first_imgJupiter Fund Management, PKA, International Corporate Governance Network, Threadneedle Investments, Syntaxis Capital, Erste Asset Management, Kames Capital, Palamon Capital PartnersJupiter Fund Management – Maarten Slendebroek has been promoted from distribution and strategy director to group chief executive, succeeding Edward Bonham Carter, effective 17 March 2014. Slendebroek joined Jupiter last year from BlackRock, where he was head of international retail. Bonham Carter will remain on the board and take on a new executive role as vice-chairman, reporting to Slendebroek.PKA – Morten Lund Madsen, CFO at Danish pensions administrator PKA, has been appointed as a director of the company, as from the beginning of December. Lund Madsen was previously head of risk management at PKA, and has been at the company since January 2008.International Corporate Governance Network – Kerrie Waring has been appointed managing director. The ICGN is an investor-led organisation of governance professionals, with members in more than 50 countries, including institutional investors responsible for $18trn (€13.1trn) in global assets. Waring joined the ICGN in 2008 as COO. She was promoted to Acting Head following the departure of Carl Rosen in June 2011. Threadneedle Investments – Noël Luchena has been appointed sales director for institutional clients in Switzerland. He joins from Credit Suisse, where he spent 15 years, the latter 13 working as a relationship manager with institutional clients.Syntaxis Capital – The provider of mezzanine capital in Central Europe has appointed Rupert Coull to its ESG team. Coull will take responsibility for all elements of the company’s ESG policy. He joins from the South Yorkshire Pensions Authority, where he was principal investment manager. Before then, he worked for eight years in investment banking at Cazenove and Merrill Lynch.Erste Asset Management – Albert Stöger has been appointed head of International Institutional Business Steering at Austrian investment company Erste. The new position was set up to help Esrte manage markets where it does not yet have a distribution unit. Stöger has been working at the company since 2009 and had been director for institutional business development.Kames Capital – Nick Chatters has been appointed to the fixed income team. He joins from Citibank, where he was an assistant vice-president in its Complex Pricing Group, with responsibility for development of derivative valuations. Before then, he also held positions at Capco, GFI Group and Bayern LB.Palamon Capital Partners – Philippe Arbour has been appointed managing director of structured finance, while Antony Barker has been appointed director of investor relations and marketing. Arbour joins having spent 10 years with Lloyds Banking Group, where he worked in a variety of roles. Barker re-joins Palamon from global placement agent Campbell Lutyens and DMC Partners, where he was an investor relations associate.last_img read more

first_img Share InternationalLifestylePrintTravel Cruise ship passengers arrested in Puerto Rico attempting to transport cocaine by: – September 27, 2011 44 Views   no discussions Share Tweetcenter_img Share Sharing is caring! Image via: topnews.aeSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — On Sunday morning, during a random inspection of passengers arriving from St Kitts and Nevis on board the cruise ship “Carnival Victory”, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in San Juan, Puerto Rico, arrested a passenger who was attempting to transport cocaine into the United States inside his back pack. CBP officers arrested Carl Peterkin, a 27 years old United States citizen, after finding approximately 1,694 grams of cocaine inside a back pack that he was carrying. His brother, Steven Peterkin, 23, was also arrested on conspiracy charges.“CBP officers are always vigilant of criminals who try to engage in illicit activities and elude detection,” stated Marcelino Borges, director of field operations for Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.Caribbean News Nowlast_img read more

first_imgLawrenceburg, IN—Current students and community members are invited to attend the annual College and Transfer Fair at Ivy Tech’s Lawrenceburg campus on Tuesday, February 25th from 11am to 1pm.Over 20 tri-state colleges and community organizations will be on-campus.  They will be offering information about transfer opportunities after Ivy Tech or college options for first-time students.last_img

first_imgAnd it could become Tropical Storm Chantal and bring some moisture to South Florida by the end of the week. A tropical wave is developing over the Eastern Caribbean Sea nearing Puerto Rico.The wave, named Invest 95L right now, is given a 10% chance of development over the next two days and a 20% chance of development over the next five days.last_img

first_imgTRENTON — The Down East Family YMCA has announced that the Bo Lewis Memorial Golf Tournament raised over $20,000 at last Friday’s golf outing at the Bar Harbor Golf Course.This is the fourth year of the Bo Lewis Tournament that started after the unexpected death of Bo Lewis on Oct. 9, 2012. Lewis, an avid golfer and YMCA supporter, was active at all of the Y’s tournaments. He was fond of the Y’s Camp Discovery and what a camp experience gives to a young child.Since the Y’s annual golf tournament was named in Bo’s memory, the tournament has raised over $68,000 and has financially. That money has assisted 206 kids to go to camp.A total of 148 golfers took to the course Friday. The team of Dale Tozier Sr., Dale Tozier Jr., Brian Hurd and Ernie Woodward won low gross score with 62. The team of Scott Kane, Chris Thornton, Eric Fitch and Buddy Archer won the low net with a score of 52.5.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textLongest drive recognition went to Nicole Gogan for women and Chris Archer for men. Closest-to-pin winners were, Hole 4, Steve Joy (43 inches); Hole 8, Rick Roberts (8 feet, 4 inches); Hole 11, Tom McDonald (7 feet, 11 inches); Hole 17, Bobby Kelly (8 feet, 2 inches). The tournament auction raised $4,800 for the scholarship.YMCA Executive Director Peter Farragher commended the organizing committee.“The tournament leadership team of Becky Sargent, Harvard Austin, Joe Domagala, Patti Patterson King and Stephen Fay, along with dozens of wonderful volunteers, made this year’s event the best to date,” he said.A list of the businesses that sponsored the tournament can be viewed at read more

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo converted a penalty to cap a dominant 3-0 win for Juventus over Fiorentina as the Italian champions opened up an 11-point lead on top of Serie A. Ronaldo slotted his 10th goal on Saturday in 14 league games from the spot after 79 minutes, to add to Rodrigo Bentancur’s opener after half an hour in Tuscany with captain Giorgio Chiellini volleying after 69 minutes. The Portuguese star was substituted just afterwards for the first time this season after receiving a yellow card spending the last 10 minutes on the bench.      Massimiliano Allegri’s side have 40 points from 14 games with second-place Napoli on 29 points before they host Atalanta on Monday.Read More | FIFA President gifts football jersey to PM ModiIt was Juventus’ fifth consecutive win in the championship and 13th in 14 games, as they have won all their away games.Read More | Atletico Madrid miss chance to win against Barcelona, Real Madrid lose”When you have such talented players in attack, they don’t need too many instructions and it’s important not to limit them,” said Allegri. “We just have to get the ball up to them.”      Midtable Fiorentina threatened in the second half with Federico Chiesa and Jordan Veretout but fell to their first home defeat this season. Stefano Pioli’s team has not won in the league for more than two months, the last time on September 30. Juventus dominated the game before which tributes were paid to former Fiorentina captain and Italian international Davide Astori who died suddenly last March.     Juventus threatened in the opening minute with Marco Benassi sending just wide.     Ronaldo escaped a yellow card for his late tackle on Giovanni Simeone before Juventus took the lead with a solo run from Uruguay international Bentancur.     Fiorentina fought back but defender Chiellini doubled the visitors account with a penalty after Edmilson Fernandes’s handball in the area.     Ronaldo slotted in the resulting penalty to go joint top of the Serie A scorers list before being replaced by Federico Bernardeschi after receiving a yellow card for his goal celebration.     Earlier, Slovenian winger Jasmin Kurtic scored headers in either half to rescue a 2-2 draw for 10-man SPAL against Empoli.     Kurtic nodded in the opener for the side from Ferrara after five minutes. Francesco Caputo grabbed the equaliser after 24 minutes with Rade Krunic blasting in from a distance just before the break.     Empoli dominated the second half with the hosts down a man for most of the second half after Thiago Cionek was shown a straight red card for bringing down Antonino La Gumina. Kurtic headed in the equaliser on 67 minutes for SPAL’s second point in their last five games, denying new Empoli coach Giuseppe Iachini a third consecutive win. last_img read more

first_img Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditDetroit (6-18, 4-7) vs. Northern Kentucky (17-7, 9-3)BB&T Arena, Highland Heights, Kentucky; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Northern Kentucky looks for its fifth straight win over Detroit at BB&T Arena. The last victory for the Titans at Northern Kentucky was a 74-68 win on Feb. 16, 2016. SUPER SENIORS: Northern Kentucky has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Dantez Walton, Tyler Sharpe, Trevon Faulkner, Jalen Tate and Bryson Langdon have combined to account for 74 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 73 percent of all Norse points over the last five games.RAMP IT UP A NOTCH: The Titans have scored 72.4 points per game and allowed 74 points per game in conference play thus far. Those are both noticeable improvements over the 67.2 points scored and 80.9 points given up per game to non-conference foes.FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: Antoine Davis has either made or assisted on 56 percent of all Detroit field goals over the last three games. Davis has accounted for 24 field goals and 19 assists in those games.STREAK SCORING: Northern Kentucky has scored 78.7 points per game and allowed 60.7 over a three-game home winning streak.ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Norse have recently gotten buckets via assists more often than the Titans. Northern Kentucky has an assist on 39 of 71 field goals (54.9 percent) across its previous three contests while Detroit has assists on 35 of 77 field goals (45.5 percent) during its past three games. DID YOU KNOW: Both Detroit and Northern Kentucky are ranked at the top of the Horizon when it comes to 3-point shooting. The Titans are ranked first in the conference with 8.9 3-pointers made per game this season while the Norse are ranked second with 8.6 per game.___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img NKU looks for home win vs Detroit February 7, 2020last_img read more

first_img Comments A breakout game from Delone Carter. Breakneck speed from Antwon Bailey and the entire Syracuse offense. A blowout win for the Orange. And it all was expected. On a day when everything seemed to go by in a flash, the SU offense made the most of its measly 15 minutes of possession, defeating Colgate 42-7 inside the Carrier Dome Saturday in front of 38,068. SU (3-1) is now off to its best start since 2003 as it heads into Big East play. ‘I think it was a matter of opportunities,’ SU head coach Doug Marrone said. ‘Opportunities, and what we were looking to get done.’ A week after it took 29 minutes for the offense to wake up, Marrone wanted a quick start. In that abbreviated start, the unit dominated when it needed to. It started with the performances of its two running backs — Bailey and Carter — via sudden scampers and breakneck speed after receptions. Bailey started it up, and Carter continued it throughout the rest of the game, racking up a career-high 172 yards rushing and four touchdowns.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text And for Bailey, the ‘breakneck’ was almost literal on the game’s biggest play. On the strength of that game-changing 37-yard catch-and-go by Bailey — concluded by a flip into the end zone that saw Bailey’s helmet nearly graze the turf as he spun — the Syracuse offense erased the thoughts of its slow start against Maine. Bailey, Carter and the offense throttled the Raiders (1-2) from the get-go to the tune of 267 total yards between the two backs in the game. But it wasn’t an effort time-dominated throughout. It was the exact opposite. ‘When you have 40-something plays and only hold the ball for 15 minutes and have over 400 yards of offense and score five touchdowns, that’s pretty good,’ Marrone said. The backs and the Orange did what they needed to when they needed to. In just six minutes of offensive possession in the first half, Syracuse averaged 28 yards per minute of possession, yielding 169 total in the half. In the second half, Carter carried SU. Finally. For Carter and Bailey, it was a welcome change from their underwhelming performances in the first three games of the season. Entering the game, Carter averaged just more than 82 rushing yards per game. Bailey rarely touched the ball — just 17 rushes and six catches. ‘This is what me and Antwon expect out of each other,’ Carter said. Saturday, Bailey and Carter averaged 11.6 yards per touch in the game. It was a stark contrast to the performance of the option-heavy rushing attack of the Raiders. Colgate starting running back Nate Eachus rushed an astounding 20 times in the first half, but gained only 3.1 yards per play. Far from the breakneck speed of Syracuse’s backfield duo. Rather deliberate and drowsy, yielding zero first-half points. Friday night in the team hotel, wide receiver Van Chew and Bailey said they spoke about how Bailey would split Colgate’s two safeties on that touchdown-scoring route. But what was not planned was the last-second flip. Bailey told Chew he would not flip. But he did. He had to. ‘Plays like that, you kind of have sense of what is going to happen when the defense lines up,’ Bailey said. ‘So (Chew) asked me what was I going to do when the safeties came toward me. I said I wasn’t going to jump, but I ended up jumping.’ And one play prior to Bailey’s Raider-splitting run and jump, Carter realized the backfield duo’s day was going to come as well. It came following a start to a half in which SU blitzed the Raiders when it could. It came preceding a halftime during which Carter told his teammates they needed to play fast. And it came before a second half in which Carter was able to continue the quick pace by slowing down on each play prior to hitting the hole like Marrone wanted him to. It was Carter’s realization of a clown who was ready to speed toward the cameras. But in a game in which the two had fun in an amount of time that came in a blur, a little clowning around seemed fitting. ‘I know when Antwon gets near that end zone and he has some people around him, he can see the cameras lighting up already,’ Carter said. ‘I told him when we got back to the sideline, ‘I knew you were going to do it. You’re a real clown.” Published on September 24, 2010 at 12:00 pmcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

first_imgMarshall Plumlee began having last-second thoughts about his college commitment.Following a trip to a U.S. Army base in Germany with his all-star team as a junior in high school, Plumlee thought he wanted to take a different path in his life.“‘Dad, I think maybe I made a mistake, maybe I committed to the wrong school,’” his father, Perky Plumlee recalls him saying. “’I think maybe I should’ve gone to West Point instead of Duke.’”Plumlee spoke with Lt. Gen. Robert Brown on his visit to Germany, a former basketball player under then-West Point head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Brown explained to Plumlee that he could pursue a career in both basketball and the armed forces.The 7-foot junior now doubles as a second-year ROTC student at Duke and the backup center for the Blue Devils, averaging just over two points per game. In January, Plumlee was sworn into the U.S. Army, where he will serve in the reserves upon his graduation in 2016.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAs a basketball player, Plumlee’s teammates and coaches see a skill set bound to translate to his military aspirations.“He’s an incredibly hard worker and someone that enjoys being a part of something,” associate head coach Jeff Capel said. “When you’re serving in the military that’s basically what it is, selfless service.“When you look at him as a teammate he epitomizes that.”What’s transpired to lead Plumlee to a life of basketball and military training has surprised no one more than his family. Growing up with two older brothers, Mason and Miles Plumlee, both currently in the NBA, Plumlee couldn’t keep up with his brothers unless his father teamed up with him.Perky Plumlee said the family didn’t think his son could survive in basketball because he was always smiling and laughing. It wasn’t until he made his seventh grade team that Plumlee’s father saw a transformation in his son.All of the sudden a scrawny, skinny Plumlee was posting up against opposing teams’ big men.“It was kind of hilarious to us to see how he would morph and get so intense,” Perky Plumlee said. “His coach would tell us, ‘Marshall’s got the heart of a lion, he just doesn’t have many rocks in his pocket.’”It was through basketball, though, that Plumlee fostered a love for camaraderie. Whether it was with his teammates or his family, the Plumlee father said his youngest son always desired the unity or camaraderie that comes along with a team.But it wasn’t until his visit to Germany when the idea of providing himself to a cause benefitting other people really struck a chord in him.“I feel like the most rewarding feeling you can get is being a part of something bigger than yourself,” Plumlee said to The Daily Orange via Duke Athletics. “And to me, there’s no bigger or more noble a call than serving our country.”His military aspirations aren’t on the front lines of battle, though. He desires to become an officer in the reserves, just as his current head coach was upon graduating college. He’s also been told by Army officials that he’ll have the opportunity to pursue an NBA career if the chance comes his way.Following the news of Plumlee’s inauguration, Perky Plumlee said he started receiving text messages reading, “We’ll be praying for him.” The Plumlee father says the news has been misconstrued, and this is something developed over the past several years for his son.“People have made it sound like he just walked in the gym when they were signing people up that day and said, ‘Hey, count me in.’” Perky Plumlee said.The Plumlee parents are now seeing an enhanced version of their son, one who’s not allowed on his cell phone when he’s in uniform for ROTC. He’s on a path that strays away from the Plumlee pedigree of years past.But the third Plumlee brother is ready to see his military vision from a few years ago come to fruition at the school that at one point he wasn’t sure he wanted to go to.“Part of growing up is learning how to make good choices and own your choices,” Perky Plumlee said. “This is a good choice that Marshall’s made.“It’s his choice, and it wouldn’t work if it were not his choice.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on February 13, 2015 at 12:35 am Contact Connor: | @connorgrossmanlast_img read more

first_img Related Stories Wide receiver Sadiq Palmer reportedly becomes 2nd verbal commit in SU’s Class of 2016Syracuse football recruiting: 2016 OL Cam DeGeorge becomes 5th decommit since Dino Babers’ hiringSyracuse football recruiting: 2016 OL Noel Brouse decommits due to ‘coaching changes’Syracuse football recruiting: 2016 LB Dymelle Parker becomes 3rd player to decommit since Dino Babers hiringSyracuse football recruiting: Hybrid Darius Stubbs decommits from SU Class of 2016 wide receiver commit Sadiq Palmer’s offer was pulled by Syracuse’s new coaching staff because of academics, according to his coach, Nick Giglio, at Red Bank (New Jersey) Regional High School. Stephen Bailey of first reported the news.A few weeks ago, one of SU’s new assistants told Giglio that the Orange would not be going after players who currently wouldn’t have qualified academically and that Palmer should open his recruitment back up. Giglio said Palmer needs to improve his SAT score between 80 and 100 points to qualify to play Division I. He will be taking the SAT on Jan. 23, per Giglio.Palmer is rated with three stars and as the 163rd wide receiver in the 2016 class by’s composite rankings. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound Palmer committed to Syracuse’s 2016 class on April 11, 2015. He was SU’s second Class of 2016 commit, behind Cam DeGeorge, who later flipped his commitment to Connecticut in December.The Orange’s 2016 class is now down to 13 players with less than a month until National Signing Day. Palmer is the sixth player to leave the class since head coach Dino Babers’ hiring on Dec. 5.Since being told SU wouldn’t wait for Palmer to bring up his SAT score and GPA, Palmer has set up visits to Massachusetts, Old Dominion, Delaware and Rhode Island.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Published on January 5, 2016 at 12:38 pm Contact Paul: | @pschwedscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more