Ricky Hatton regains IBF light welterweight title

Ricky Hatton regains IBF light welterweight title
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Sunday, January 21, 2007

Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton regained the IBF light welterweight title belt he relinquished less than 12 months ago when he defeated Juan Urango in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight.

“The Hitman” won by unanimous decision, as the fight went to 12 rounds. Despite early match odds suggesting Hatton would dominate the fight, this was not the case. Each round was close, but most pundits and judges alike agreed that Urango only won 1 of the 12 rounds, with Hatton taking the other 11.

Despite the unfamiliar confines of Las Vegas, Hatton looked touched by the ringing of football fan-like chants, familiar in British boxing, that rang around the arena, as more than half of it was filled by traveling support from across the atlantic.

Many in the UK will hope Hatton has ended the “curse” that has seen names such as Frank Bruno, Naseem Hamed, Barry McGuigan and others fall short while headlining fights on “The Strip”.

From here, it is widely believed “The Hitman” will move on to fight Jose Luis Castillo in June, again likely in Vegas.

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Uncategorized September 25th 2021

Why You Need To Visit Dentists In Manassas

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byAlma Abell

It is very important to understand that regular visits to dentists in Manassas necessary for much more than simply having your teeth cleaned. The majority of people do not realize that dental checkups are important for your oral health, as well as the early detection and prevention of more serious health issues, such as oral cancer and gum disease. During your checkups your dentist will examine your teeth and take x-rays in order to determine whether or not there are any signs of infection or decay. These teeth cleanings also help to maintain and then improve all of your oral health.

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Preventative Care

When you visit dentists in Manassas they will focus on preventative are, to ensure that your smile and teeth remain healthy for years to come. While it is important that you use home maintenance tips, such as flossing and brushing daily, having your teeth professionally cleaned is just as important as it helps to rid your mouth of plaque and tartar build up. It is highly recommended that you have a dental checkup twice yearly.

When you are deciding if you need to schedule your regular dental visit, you should consider that it is much easier for your dentist to prevent major issues than repair them. If you have poor oral hygiene for a long period of time, it can lead to a number of serious problems such as infections, bond loss and even gum disease. When you visit your dentist regularly, it will help prevent these with early detection, prevention of tooth decay and teeth cleanings.

Your oral health is an extension of your overall health. In fact, it has been proven that when people have an unhealthy mouth, they also have a number of other health issues. Additionally, poor oral hygiene can lead to low birth weights in babies and even premature labor. The fact is that all of these potential issues could be prevented with regular and professional dental care from your general or family dentist.

There is no reason to put your health at risk when you can easily rectify any problems that you have with a biannual visit to your dentist.

Dentist September 25th 2021

Sevilla signs Sirigu on loan from Paris SG

Sevilla signs Sirigu on loan from Paris SG
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Monday, August 29, 2016

On Friday, French capital football club Paris Saint-Getmain announced they loaned Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu to Spanish club Sevilla F.C. till the season end.

29-year-old Sirigu started his career in Italy and joined the Parisians five years ago, in 2011. After playing 60 Serie A matches from 2009 to 2011, Sirigu became the first-choice goalkeeper at PSG for four years, playing 145 matches.

In five seasons at Parc des Princes, Sirigu has won four consecutive Ligue 1 titles, three Trophée des Champions, three Coupe de la Ligue, and two Coupe de France. Sirigu has played seventeen international matches, debuting in 2010.

Last season, German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp joined PSG and became their first-choice keeper. Lacking playing time with PSG, Sirigu signed the contract with Sevilla on Friday, after passing the medical tests hours before.

Per the agreement between the clubs, PSG has not included an option for Sevilla to buy the player.

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Uncategorized September 23rd 2021

Businesses and individuals worldwide to turn lights off as part of Earth Hour 2009

Businesses and individuals worldwide to turn lights off as part of Earth Hour 2009
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Friday, March 27, 2009

Earth Hour 2009 takes place Saturday, March 28, 2009 between 8:30 to 9:30 pm local time when communities will participate by turning out their lights starting in New Zealand and progressing along time zones around the world.

Earth Hour began as a symbolic initiative against global warming by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). “[It is] The largest demonstration of public concern about climate change ever attempted.” Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General said.

Earth Hour began in 2007 with around 2 million participating, and increased to about 50 million in 2008. The Empire State Building, Las Vegas Strip, the Eiffel Tower, Petronas Twin Towers, the Peace Tower, the Parliament Buildings, the Christ the Redeemer statue, Acropolis of Athens, the Egyptian pyramids, and the Colosseum are some notable landmarks which will honour Earth Hour Saturday evening.

WWF organisers wished 1,000 cities would enlist in Earth Hour, however this was surpassed as this year over 2,400 have signed up to take part.

“The Government of Canada’s continued participation in Earth Hour is an indication of our commitment to being mindful consumers. As the custodian of one of the largest office building portfolios in the country, Public Works and Government Services Canada is committed to incorporating environmental practices into waste management, water conservation and the efficient use of energy in our buildings.” Christian Paradis, Minister of Public Works and Government Service said.

“Supporting Earth Hour is part of our commitment to help create a healthier environment for Canadians. Simple actions such as turning off the lights can help improve our environment and tackle climate change as well as empower Canadians to make important lifestyle changes that benefit their families and their environment. We encourage Canadians to take part in Earth Hour.” Jim Prentice, Minister of the Environment.

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Uncategorized September 22nd 2021

Benefits Of Plastic Injection Molding

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If you have been involved in industrial production in any shape or form since the 1940s, you have heard about the process called plastic injection molding. Service of this type increasingly became common as a result of the technological advances made during World War II. Increased demand by the public for manufactured goods made inexpensively and quickly also affected the need to come up with more efficient production methods. The response from James W. Hendry (1921-2014) in 1946 was the screw plastic injection molding machine.

What Is Plastic Insert Molding?

A plastic injection molding service is a company or supplier that takes several different components (They can be made of metal, ceramic or plastic.), lines them up in a set pattern in a specifically designed molding cavity and inject them with a thermoplastic substance. The result is a new, strong, single unit.

Why Choose an Injection Insert Molding Service?

Companies have long preferred to employ an injection insert molding service in the manufacturing process for several reasons. Among the most stated motives are the following:

* It results in decreased labor and assembly costs when compared to the alternative methods of soldering or employing adhesives or fasteners* Everything can be molded in a single action rather than in several actions* The material required results in a savings over material costs because the amount is less. An injection insert molding service does not need as much or as heavy an amount of joining or adhesive material because the plastic addition eliminates the need for other fasteners and other devices required for attachment.* The resultant product is stronger due to the co-joining of the plastic and the various components* The resulting item is more reliable since the injection insert molding service ensures the parts are fixed firmly in the proper position. This is particularly important when it comes to medical devices and electrical units. They need to be highly resistant to shock and vibrations* The process allows for companies to have flexibility in design. They are able to combine various materials and create diverse configurations as required.* In the procedure, you can employ recycled materials such as plastic pellets with greater ease.

Companies have also found that it is inexpensive to retool. Conversion is easy with the resultant savings, including the use of recycled plastic pellets. Is it any wonder there are many companies out there willing to help you get started and/or supply you with their plastic injection molding service.

Finding the Right Plastic Injection Insert Molding Service

There are many different companies that offer you a plastic injection molding service. Be sure to check their credentials. Talk to those who have used their services and be sure to obtain samples of their work. Visit the company and be sure to see the products in action. The construction and mold design of the product is extremely important when dealing with insert moldings. Only after you have ascertained that the company is credible, reputable and delivers a quality product on time should you agree to work with them.

If you are seeking out a high quality, reliable plastic injection molding service, be sure to talk to the professionals at Aberdeen Technologies Inc. They can help you with a diversity that is known in the business. From helping you with your own designs to supplying you with products from their own molding operations performed in their GMP-compliant cleanroom, their team of experts can help you find the answers and/or the right molds. To learn more about them and their services, visit online at aberdeentech.com.

Hyperhidrosis Surgery September 21st 2021

US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate drops to seven year low

US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate drops to seven year low
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Monday, September 7, 2015

The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The unemployment rate fell from 5.3 to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008.

Although August job gains were lower than most economists forecast, job growth numbers for June and July were revised upwards by a combined 44,000. Average job gains over the past three months stand at 221,000, compared to March-May’s 189,000 monthly average. Over the past twelve months, job growth has averaged 247,000 per month.

Average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent, or 8 cents, marking the largest increase in earnings in seven months. Hourly earnings had risen by 6 cents in July. Wages have risen by 2.2 percent over the past year.

Job growth in August was primarily concentrated in the health care and social assistance, financial activities, and professional and business services sectors. Those three areas of the economy added a combined 108,000 jobs. Food service and drinking places employment increased by 26,000 over the month, and other economic sectors saw employment hold steady. Manufacturing, on the other hand, saw employment decline by 17,000 in August. A stronger dollar and worldwide economic weakness make US exports less desirable, leading to a flattening in manufacturing employment so far this year after steadily rising in the early years of the US economic recovery.

The solid overall job gains led analysts to slightly raise expectations for a decision by the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this month. Investors raised the likelihood of a September rate increase from 26 percent before the jobs report to 30 percent, and stocks dropped by over one percent on Friday. “The payrolls data is certainly good enough to allow for a Fed rate hike in September,” said Deutsche Bank’s head of currency strategy, Alan Ruskin. “The big question is still whether financial market volatility will scupper the plans.”

“This is the first time the market has looked at a Fed meeting and really has no idea what the Fed is going to do,” said Mark Kepner, a New Jersey equity trader with Themis Trading. “Right now you’re looking at the overall uncertainty and that’s what’s hanging on the market. I don’t think this number in and of itself changes how somebody’s going to vote.”

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Uncategorized September 21st 2021

Times Square bomb suspects arrested in Pakistan

Times Square bomb suspects arrested in Pakistan
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Saturday, May 22, 2010

At least six suspects, wanted in connection with a failed car bomb attempt in Times Square, New York City on May 1, have been arrested by authorities in Pakistan. The arrests follow a visit to Pakistan by two high-ranking American security officials—US National Security Adviser Gen James Jones and Leon Panetta, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), both of whom praised Pakistan for its efforts in tracking down suspects in the bomb attack.

Amongst those arrested are the co-owner of a large company which provides catering to several embassies in Pakistan and a major in the Pakistani Army, though the Army released a statement denying any involvment. Some are believed to have been educated in the United States. A notice on the website of the US embassy in Islamabad reported that the catering company co-owned by one of the suspects had links to terrorism and has since advised US citizens against using the firm.

Those arrested are believed to have had links with Faisal Shahzad, the primary suspect in the bombing, who was arrested on May 3 on board an aircraft at New York’s JFK Airport.

One source told Reuters: “We are investigating whether Ashraf has provided any financial support to Faisal because Ashraf and his father are rich people and they run a very big catering business” though another stated that “[t]hey may be innocent because being friends does not mean you are involved in the activities of your friends”.

The suspects are currently being detained by the Pakistani security services, who are known to have close links with the CIA, to the extent of allowing CIA officials access to prisoners.

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Uncategorized September 21st 2021

Singapore and Brunei issue joint banknote

Singapore and Brunei issue joint banknote
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Tuesday, June 12, 2007

That Singapore and Brunei are today marking 40 years of currency interchangeability with a special banknote might come as a shock to some.

And it’s not the part about the special banknote, it’s that the two small southeast Asian countries have had interchangeable currencies for 40 years.

Singaporean Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong admits that not a lot of Singaporeans know about it, and that currency from Brunei is routinely refused by Singaporean retailers.File:Brunei 2006 circulating coins.jpg

“They are not used to seeing Bruneian currency,” Goh said at a press conference yesterday in Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei. He added that he sees the need to educate Singaporean retailers “again and again” on the matter.

Maybe, said Goh, if more money from the tiny, oil-rich sultanate on Borneo was spent in the island republic of Singapore, there would be change.

“If Bruneians spend a lot of money in Singapore, and you have millions of Brunei dollars floating around, there’ll be no problem. So the retailers see the currency, they are not familiar with it,” Goh said.

“So from time to time, we have to tell the retailers that there is an interchangeable agreement with Brunei and the currency must be accepted,” Goh continued.

The 40th anniversary banknote will be an important tool in educating Singaporeans about current interchangeability, Goh said.

“It is a way to tell Singaporeans and also Bruneians that we have these interchangeable currencies… If the currency is not accepted just tell the retailer and explain to them that there is no problem, that they are acceptable to banks,” Goh said.

However, while the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Brunei Currency and Monetary Board will issue the notes into general circulation, it will be a limited issue.

“I think it will become a collectors’ item,” Goh said. “Because it’s the first time we are doing this in 40 years, I think collectors would not circulate them. But it is meant for circulation and can be used like any currency note,” he said.

The front of commemorative note has scenes from both Brunei and Singapore, while the reverse bears Singapore’s coat of arms and the face of Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei. Goh said he thought the design is “very attractive.”

The two countries have maintained currency interchangeability since 1967, when the Singapore dollar and the Brunei dollar replaced the Malaya and British Borneo dollar as legal tender in those countries.

Goh was in Brunei to attend yesterday’s royal banquet, put on by the Sultan of Brunei, on the occasion of the sultan’s daughter’s wedding.

Princess Majeedah Nuurul Bulqiah, 31, 11th daughter of the sultan, and Khairul Khalil, 32, exchanged their vows last Thursday, and were presented to the public on Sunday in a lavish, two-week ceremony steeped in Brunei royal and Muslim tradition.

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Uncategorized September 20th 2021

A Guide To The Beaches Of Vendee

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By Eamon Hoolihan

Vendee has some beautiful beaches making for great summer camping holidays. Whether you want to surf, sunbathe, build sand castles or enjoy beautiful coastal wildlife, you can find the perfect beach to suit your needs when camping in Vendee.

Bois de la Chaize

Whilst camping in Vendee, a great place to get some sun is Boise de la Chaize, a picture-perfect beach on one of the Noirmoutier Islands. With bathing huts dotting the beach and sparkling blue waters as far as the eye can see, your beach holiday scene will be complete if you spend some time here whilst on a Vendee camping holiday.


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This beautiful Blue Flag beach is ideal for families while camping in Vendee. You can enjoy a day of family fun, with beach equipment on sale at the beach; buy a bucket and spade and you can build a family sand castle. You can stroll along this pretty coastline licking an ice-cream and enjoying the views. If your stroll should lead you just south of the beach, youll come across some mini cliffs. Continuing further, you will find another beach, La Normandaliere, where children can spend hours discovering the wonders of the rock pools at low tide, a perfect activity for a summer Vendee camping trip.


A contrast to the golden sandy beaches typical of summer holidays, this beach will be most appealing to nature lovers who enjoy camping in Vendee. The town is known for its shellfish, sea and marsh. Bird lovers will enjoy watching wading birds in the muddy seabed, and the town is also home to some beautiful migrating birds, such as goldfinches, thrushes and innets. Whilst you cant do too much sunbathing here, it nonetheless makes for an interesting day out whilst camping in Vende.

La Faute-sur-Mer

If you have a love of oysters, this region is ideal to visit whilst camping in Vendee. The 8km of beach along the coastline here provide great fishing spots, and the water quality is of an excellent standard. You can enjoy beautiful scenery here, where a 140-year-old pine forest holds the dunes in place and provides an excellent place for coastal walks.

Le Pege

During the summer months, this area is extremely popular for holidaymakers camping in Vendee. Ideal for family holidays, this beachside area has a great attraction for children the Atlantic Toboggan – a water world of chutes and flumes. The beach is beautiful too, and is oriented towards family beach holidays.

Le Tanchet

This beach will particularly appeal to surfers, and is a pretty beach located beyond Les Sables. If your Vendee camping holiday sees you spending some time in this area, you have more than just the beach to entertain you. An interesting zoo is located near the Casino des Pins, and your children will be delighted if you pay it a visit. You can feed the goats and watch the monkeys swinging carelessly about their enclosure, a fun way to spend an afternoon during your Vendee camping holiday.

About the Author: Eamon Hoolihan is the brand and advertising manager of Canvas Holidays, one of the leading European camping and mobile home holiday operators in the UK. With over 40 years of experience, Canvas offer superb

Vendee Camping

holidays as well as trips to Spain, Italy and a total of 9 European countries.



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Timber September 19th 2021

ANZACs remembered ninety years after assault on Gallipoli

ANZACs remembered ninety years after assault on Gallipoli
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Monday, April 25, 2005

Australians and New Zealanders throughout the world stood still for their national war memorial days in remembrance of the failed Australian and New Zealand Army Corps — ANZAC — attack on Gallipoli, Turkey that began on 25 April 1915. The fateful attack was designed to end the First World War more quickly by creating a supply line to Russia. A hundred-thousand died in the battle, remembered every year as ANZAC Day by both nations.

The British-directed battle of Gallipoli is often seen as the defining moment in the ‘birth’ of Australia and New Zealand. With New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark saying “For New Zealand as for Australia it was at Gallipoli that our young nations came of age.” [1]. This being the 90th anniversary of the attack, Clark, Australian Prime Minister John Howard and Britain’s Prince Charles are all at Gallipoli to remember that fateful campaign.

Some controversy has been created about Australian Prime Minister John Howard not attending the New Zealand ceremony at Chunuk Bair on the Gallipoli Peninsula. This has upset many people as it is a break in a tradition that the Prime Ministers attend the ceremonies of both countries.

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Uncategorized September 18th 2021