Reports Seahawks Marshawn Lynch to End Holdout After 8

As it turned out, all Marshawn Lynch received were eight days off from the champion Seattle Seahawks’ training camp. His holdout for a new contract will end Thursday, according to ESPN sources, with no new deal as part of his return.Seattle, though, is expected to add some financial concessions to his contract, sources indicated.Lynch, 28, is in the third year of a four-year, $30 million deal. He received $6 million of it in a signing bonus. Lynch will make $5 million in base salary this season and $5.5 million in 2015, but he wanted more money up front or more money guaranteed.He is the key cog in the offense that helped Seattle win this year’s Super Bowl. Not having Lynch ready and eager would be a setback for a team with aspirations for a repeat.Lynch showed up for minicamp in June to avoid a hefty fine, but made a stand with the start of training camp. He is subject to a $30,000 fine for each day of camp he misses. Lynch has accumulated nearly $500,000 in team fines for his holdout through Thursday, but it is unclear if the Seahawks will collect the fines or waive them.He has rushed for 4,051 yards (along with 39 touchdowns) on 901 carries. He has averaged 300 carries and 1,350 yards over the past three seasons. read more

Wire Fraud scams sucking in islanders court cases coming

first_img Related Items:Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force, scams, wire fraud Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 07 Aug 2015 – Police are warning about a growing trend which is seeing residents out of their hard earned cash. There are three cases set for TCI court, with complainants and defendants from the Turks and Caicos; it is unclear the exact charges. Money transfer scams are not new but they are on the rise and it seems some islanders are being sucked into sending strangers money by wire transfer, which makes the con artists nearly impossible to catch. The bogus businesses are functioning out of Jamaica and Africa. The requests can come by text, by email and usually make demands for you to act right away. The Financial Crimes Unit of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force explained in a media statement that it is best to check even people you know, to verify their identity. Whether it is a claim that you have won the lottery, an offer for a deal which seems too good to be true or requests to give out personal banking or credit card information over the phone, the FCU says “don’t fall for it.” Prostitution crack down necessary says Premier to Police Commish New: Tourist man fell or pushed; Police investigating Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Police read for kindergarten children as part of school programlast_img read more

A new Governor comes to the Turks and Caicos

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppA new Governor comes to the Turks and Caicos by October, as Peter Beckingham bids farewell to the territory.Dr. John Freeman, CMG has been appointed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as the next Governor and comes to the TCI from Argentina where he has been serving since 2012.Governor Beckingham said he will be sad to leave the country, he and his wife, “We have had three very happy years here, the work has been stimulating and everyone most welcoming. Our two daughters and our new grandchildren have also loved visiting.”HE, who will also be retiring from diplomatic service added that the couple wants to hold one more of their charity events before departing the Turks and Caicos.“I hope we can see many friends, colleagues and business contacts before we leave in October; Jill is planning another Footsteps4Good in September, so that will be a great opportunity to catch up with lots of people across the Family islands.”Dr Freeman, the British Ambassador to Argentina, will take up his appointment during October 2016. Related Items:last_img read more

New Balboa Park project could eliminate significant amount of parking

first_img 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) – A new project is being considered in Balboa Park and it aims to remove parking from some museums in the park, including in front of the new Comic Con museum.The goal is to replace the parking spaces with more green spaces throughout the park.Some estimate that the park has $250 million in deferred maintenance, and critics of the new parking plan say that should be the focus.Councilmember Mark Kersey spoke to KUSI’s Dan Plante about the situation. Posted: August 14, 2019 August 14, 2019 New Balboa Park project could eliminate significant amount of parking KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more

Man who shot sleeping neighbor in Poway charged with murder pleads not

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter August 21, 2019 KUSI Newsroom Posted: August 21, 2019 Updated: 6:13 PMcenter_img 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) – Murder and other felony charges were filed today against a 20-year-old probationer who allegedly fired a gunshot toward his brother, missing him but inadvertently killing a next-door neighbor asleep inhis bed.Manuula Save is accused in the Saturday morning death of Michael Walker, 38, who was shot about 1:45 a.m. by a bullet that traveled through a bedroom wall in the defendant’s apartment and into the victim’s unit in the 13400 block of Midland Road. Walker was hit once in the abdomen and died at a hospital about an hour later.Save faces life imprisonment if convicted of murder, shooting into an inhabited dwelling, assault with a semi-automatic firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He pleaded not guilty.Deputy District Attorney Kristie Nikoletich said the shooting stemmed from a verbal argument and physical fight between Save and his older brother. Following the argument, Save retrieved a gun and fired at his sibling “to show his brother he wasn’t scared of him,” the prosecutor alleged.Save then allegedly hid the 9mm firearm, which he was not allowed to possess due to a previous hit-and-run conviction involving the death of an elderly woman, Nikoletich said. Save was sentenced to probation in that case,she said.Nikoletich said Save was charged with murder due to “the defendant’s conscious disregard for human life.”Save, who’s being held in lieu of $3 million bail, is due back in court Aug. 29 for a readiness conference. Man who shot sleeping neighbor in Poway charged with murder, pleads not guilty KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more

Maggi noodle recall forces sales miss Nestle lowers its 2015 outlook

Nestle (NESN.VX), the world’s largest packaged food company, lowered its full-year outlook on Friday, as a Maggi noodle recall in India knocked sales and undercalculated U.S. Skin Health rebates weighed on the Swiss company’s profits.Sales dropped 2.1 percent to 64.9 billion Swiss francs ($68 billion) in the nine months through September, missing analysts’ average forecast of 65.9 billion in a Reuters poll.Organic or underlying growth, adjusted for currency swings, acquisitions and divestitures, slowed to 4.2 percent in the period from 4.5 percent in the first half, sliding further behind its 5 percent target for 2015.The company cut its 2015 outlook to around 4.5 per cent, below its long-term model calling for 5 to 6 per cent growth.”The shortfall comes from pricing, as Nestle does not seem to have been able to pursue its pricing actions as hoped, and more importantly the issue seems to be again the Asia, Oceania, Australia region, with sales down in the third quarter,” Barclays analysts wrote in a note.Chief Executive Paul Bulcke said: “After a good performance in the first half of the year, we were impacted in the third quarter by exceptional events, with Maggi noodles in India and a rebate adjustment in Nestle Skin Health.”Maggi noodles were subject to a recall in India over safety concerns.In the United States, frozen food sales began improving after a revamp of Nestle’s Lean Cuisine brand, but this contrasted with lagging sales in China, which showed a slower sales recovery, Bulcke said.India’s Maggi noodle recall continued to have a significant impact on growth in the South Asia Region, Nestle said.In its Skin Health division, Nestle’s U.S. prescription drug rebates exceeded what it had set aside for this purpose, resulting in an additional one-off charge in the third quarter.Despite prospects that Europe’s hot summer would have consumers grabbing ice cream out of freezers, sales at the group’s milk products and ice cream unit fell 350 million francs year-on-year to 11 billion. Water, however, achieved 7.1 organic growth through September, second only to confectionery at 7.8 percent.Nestle earlier this month confirmed it was in advanced talks to merge its international ice cream business with R&R Ice Cream, in its latest effort to refocus on other, higher-performing brands and advance its goal of becoming a “nutrition, health and wellness” company.Unilever (ULVR.L)(UNc.AS), the global number one in ice cream, on Thursday posted third-quarter underlying sales up 5.7 percent, thanks in part to a strong summer. But the Anglo-Dutch group said it expected sluggish global markets to keep weighing on performance.Nestle stock trades at around 21.4 times 12-month forward earnings, above Danone (DANO.PA) and Unilever, according to StarMine, which weights analysts’ estimates by their track record. read more