Chris Boucher (Toronto Raptors) with a dunk vs the Dallas Mavericks, 01/18/2021
Chris Boucher (Toronto Raptors) with a dunk vs the Dallas Mavericks, 01/18/2021
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UVC led strip manufacturer SunTechLeds.com has come up with new products related to UVC led applications. UVC Led Strip Manufacturer SunTechLeds.com UVC led strip manufacturer SunTechLeds.com has come up with new products related to UVC led applications. Shenzhen, China, March 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UVC Led strips are increasingly being adopted for sterilization and disinfection applications due to which UVC led based products are witnessing a sharp rise in demand. SunTechLeds.com is a company that focuses on building a quality range of UVC led products and it has become one of the most recognized names in this sector. When it comes to UVC Led Strip manufacturers and suppliers, SunTechLeds.com has the resources to handle the supply of all UVC LED orders globally. UVC Radiation: UVC is one of the three invisible rays of the sun (others being ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B). Although ultraviolet C (UVC) is the most dangerous type of radiation in terms of its potential to endanger life on the earth, it cannot penetrate the earth’s protective ozone layer. Therefore, it does not pose a threat to human, animal, and plant life on the earth. So, the only way humans can be exposed to UVC radiation is from artificial sources, such as lamps or lasers. Disinfection: Currently, it is generally acknowledged that many infectious microorganisms spread through the air. When you cough, heavy water droplets are scattered a few meters away. However, there are some small droplets that are invisible to the naked eyes. The size of these small droplets is very low, which is between 60 nanometers (nm) and 140 nanometers (nm). These tiny droplets can be suspended in the air for several hours. More importantly, they will remain in the air indefinitely if they are not influenced by airflow or ventilation. Unfortunately, the simple masks we usually wear don't block all sizes of particles and microorganisms. The purpose of wearing a simple mask is to prevent the spread of large droplets of infection from the infected person. However, it does not prevent uninfected people from inhaling very small particles in the air. A direct way to limit the spread of pathogens in the air is to inactivate them within a short period of time after they are produced. In this case, ultraviolet (UV) rays, which is usually sterilizing at UVC (254 nm), is effective, but it is harmful to the skin and eyes. In contrast, far-ultraviolet light (222 nm), such as 222nm far uvc excimer tube and 222nm far uvc excimer lamp, can effectively kill pathogens without harming human skin and eyes. In a study, UVC LED strip technology was used to prove the effectiveness of killing pathogens in less than 30 seconds of ultraviolet radiation. UVC LED technology has also been proven to successfully kill 99.9% of other harmful bacteria, such as Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumonia, and Salmonella typhimurium, etc. Various Application of UV LED Light Strips UVC Led lights have emerged as a multipurpose tool for dealing with various kinds of infection. These features differentiate it from traditional lightning which has been used primarily for lighting and decorative purpose only. Let us see some of the top applications of UVC LED Lights 1) As a Disinfectant. Ultraviolet light has great potential when it comes to sterilizing air and water. This is one of the major reasons why wet clothes dried under the Sun do not leave a foul smell which typically occurs in cases when they are not exposed to sunlight. By hanging clothes in Sunlight, the natural UV light of the Sun kills the harmful bacteria of the clothes. The same holds true for water too. UV rays can disinfect water easily thereby making it a great choice for applications in water purifiers. One can see a range of products for water disinfection at UVC LED strip for water disinfection 2) In Indoor Gardening UV lights are an important component in photosynthesis and are therefore useful for plants. Due to this reason, UV LED light strips are much better than fluorescent lights as they can promote better yield in your indoor garden. Due to the wide spectrum of light available in a UV LED strip light, polyphenol production in plants is increased. 3) In Skin Conditions Nowadays beauty clinics have started using UV LED strips for treating various types of skin conditions which is technically known as light phototherapy. This therapy is used to improve skin conditions in cases of psoriasis and some signs of skin cancer. 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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox said on Friday he expected Congress to pass its new law to legalize cannabis next week, a move that would effectively create one of the world's largest weed markets. The bill, backed by the administration of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, would mark a major shift in a country bedeviled for years by violence between feuding drug cartels. Fox, a director at Colombian-Canadian Khiron Life Sciences which focuses on cannabis for medical use, has been a long-standing advocate for the decriminalization of marijuana in Mexico.
The election campaign strategist has advised the DMK not to cower to ‘weaker’ parties, sources say.
Theme parks and stadiums can accept visitors next month under plans to relax Covid restrictions.
A technical committee of experts in Mexico gave a unanimous favorable opinion Friday on approving the Covaxin vaccine made by the Indian pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech. The report by the committee for new molecules will be sent to the federal medical safety commission's approval board, which usually follows such recommendations. The interim results from the vaccine manufacturer’s late stage trials shows its COVID-19 vaccine to be about 81% effective in preventing illness from the coronavirus.
BOSTON — Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist, and the Boston Bruins responded to a head shot from Capitals forward Tom Wilson with a three-goal second period to beat Washington 5-1 on Friday night. Two days after Alex Ovechkin slashed Trent Frederic in the groin, the game again took an ugly turn when Wilson smashed Brandon Carlo’s head into the glass with 90 seconds left in the first period. Both Frederic and Jarred Tinordi fought Wilson in the game, but the real revenge was the scoring. Frederic scored Boston’s second goal — the first after Wilson’s hit — and Patrice Bergeron had a goal and an assist for Boston. Nick Ritchie also scored, and Jaroslav Halak stopped 31 shots. Nicklas Backstrom recorded his 700th career assist, setting up Jakub Vrana to spoil the shutout bid with six minutes left in the game. Vitek Vanacek stopped 14 of the 18 shots he faced before he was pulled with 4:17 left in the second period and the Capitals trailing 4-0; Ilya Samsonov made six saves on seven shots the rest of the way. Carlo went down late in the first period after Wilson went hands-high to his head in the corner behind the Boston net. Carlo absorbed a cross-check from Vrana on his way to the ice and remained there for several minutes. The music went silent in the empty arena, and the Bruins bench could be heard cussing out Wilson. When Carlo finally got to his skates, the only noise was his teammates banging their sticks against the boards. No penalty was called. When the teams came out for the second period, Bergeron skated over to Wilson as he stretched out and spoke to him. Ovechkin skated by to monitor the situation, as did an official. Players began shoving each other after the next whistle, and Brenden Dillon was sent off for roughing in a transparent make-up call. With about six minutes gone in the period, Tinordi and Wilson dropped their gloves. Thirty seconds later, Frederic deflected a pass right past Vanecek to make it 2-0. Midway through the period, Bergeron converted on a pass from Pastrnak to make it 3-0. With five minutes to go in the second, Matt Grzelcyk sent a cross-ice pass to Marchand, who was perched at the side of the net to easily shove the puck in and make it 4-0. David Krecji connected with Ritchie cross-ice with about a minute gone in the third made it 5-0, and then Frederic and Wilson went at it off the ensuing faceoff. Frederic picked up a minor for instigating and a 10-minute misconduct. UP NEXT Washington: Visits Philadelphia on Sunday night. Boston: Hosts New Jersey on Sunday night. ___ More AP NHL: https://apnews.com/hub/nhl and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Jimmy Golen, The Associated Press
A controversial pay offer for NHS staff leads many of the front pages on Saturday.
Notices of marriages under SMA intended to safeguard the interests of the two parties to the marriage, but for some years, they have been used to prevent, often forcibly, inter-faith and inter-caste marriages
Hate crimes against Asians and Asian Americans jumped dramatically in major U.S. cities in 2020.
Senate Democrats reached a deal to keep the federal unemployment benefit at $300 per week until September. The change will be voted on in the Senate.
International human rights groups on Friday condemned what they said was the use of "indiscriminate" force by police in Argentina´s Formosa province against people protesting tightening restrictions amid a spike in COVID-19 infections. Local media broadcast images on Friday showing regional police firing rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters in the provincial capital Formosa after authorities moved to close down some businesses to stem the recent increase in cases. The regional office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the resident coordinator for United Nations Argentina said in a statement they were concerned police had employed "indiscriminate violence that resulted in people being injured and detained."
Senate Democrats reached a deal to end an impasse over the Covid-19 relief bill, after coming to an agreement with moderate Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. VA) on the size of the legislation’s outlay for unemployment benefits. The bill now will provide an extra $300 per week of jobless benefits that extends through Sept. 6. Those […]
WASHINGTON — Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party's showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The compromise, announced by the West Virginia lawmaker and a Democratic aide, seemed to clear the way for the Senate to begin a climactic, marathon series of votes and, eventually, approval of the sweeping legislation. The overall bill, President Joe Biden’s foremost legislative priority, is aimed at battling the killer pandemic and nursing the staggered economy back to health. It would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance. The Senate next faced votes on a pile of amendments that were likely to last overnight, mostly on Republican proposals virtually certain to fail but designed to force Democrats to cast politically awkward votes. More significantly, the jobless benefits agreement suggested it was just a matter of time until the Senate passes the bill. That would ship it back to the House, which was expected to give it final congressional approval and whisk it to Biden for his signature. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden supports the compromise on jobless payments. The day's lengthy standoff underscored the headaches confronting party leaders over the next two years — and the tensions between progressives and centrists — as they try moving their agenda through the Congress with their slender majorities. Manchin is probably the chamber’s most conservative Democrat, and a kingmaker in a 50-50 Senate that leaves his party without a vote to spare. With Democrats also clinging to a mere 10-vote House edge, the party needs his vote but can’t tilt too far centre without losing progressive support. Aiding unemployed Americans is a top Democratic priority. But it’s also an issue that drives a wedge between progressives seeking to help jobless constituents cope with the bleak economy and Manchin and other moderates who have wanted to trim some of the bill’s costs. Biden noted Friday's jobs report showing that employers added 379,000 workers — an unexpectedly strong showing. That's still small compared to the 10 million fewer jobs since the pandemic struck a year ago. “Without a rescue plan, these gains are going to slow," Biden said. “We can’t afford one step forward and two steps backwards. We need to beat the virus, provide essential relief, and build an inclusive recovery." The overall bill faces a solid wall of GOP opposition, and Republicans used the unemployment impasse to accuse Biden of refusing to seek compromise with them. “You could pick up the phone and end this right now,” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said of Biden. But in an encouraging sign for Biden, a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 70% of Americans support his handling of the pandemic, including a noteworthy 44% of Republicans. The House approved a relief bill last weekend that included $400 weekly jobless benefits — on top of regular state payments — through August. Manchin was hoping to reduce those costs, asserting that level of payment would discourage people from returning to work, a rationale most Democrats and many economists reject. As the day began, Democrats asserted they'd reached a compromise between party moderates and progressives extending emergency jobless benefits at $300 weekly into early October. That plan, sponsored by Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., also included tax reductions on some unemployment benefits. Without that, many Americans abruptly tossed out of jobs would face unexpected tax bills. But by midday, lawmakers said Manchin was ready to support a less generous Republican version. That led to hours of talks involving White House aides, top Senate Democrats and Manchin as the party tried finding a way to salvage its unemployment aid package. The compromise announced Friday night would provide $300 weekly, with the final check paid on Sept. 6, and includes the tax break on benefits. Before the unemployment benefits drama began, senators voted 58-42 to kill a top progressive priority, a gradual increase in the current $7.25 hourly minimum wage to $15 over five years. Eight Democrats voted against that proposal, suggesting that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and other progressives vowing to continue the effort in coming months will face a difficult fight. That vote began shortly after 11 a.m. EST and by 9 p.m. had not been formally gaveled to a close, as Senate work ground to a halt amid the unemployment benefit negotiations. Republicans say the overall relief bill is a liberal spend-fest that ignores that growing numbers of vaccinations and signs of a stirring economy suggest that the twin crises are easing. “Our country is already set for a roaring recovery," said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in part citing an unexpectedly strong report on job creation. “Democrats inherited a tide that was already turning.” Democrats reject that, citing the job losses and numerous people still struggling to buy food and pay rent. “If you just look at a big number you say, ‘Oh, everything's getting a little better,'" said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. “It's not for the lower half of America. It's not." Friday's gridlock over unemployment benefits gridlock wasn't the first delay on the relief package. On Thursday Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., forced the chamber's clerks to read aloud the entire 628-page relief bill, an exhausting task that took staffers 10 hours and 44 minutes and ended shortly after 2 a.m. EST. Democrats made a host of other late changes to the bill, designed to nail down support. They ranged from extra money for food programs and federal subsidies for health care for workers who lose jobs to funds for rural health care and language assuring minimum amounts of money for smaller states. In another late bargain that satisfied moderates, Biden and Senate Democrats agreed Wednesday to make some higher earners ineligible for the direct checks to individuals. Alan Fram, The Associated Press
KELOWNA, British Columbia, March 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allied Corp. (the “Company” or “Allied”) (OTCQB: ALID) is pleased to announce that it has retained the services of IDR Marketing, Inc. to provide public relations strategies, brand awareness, financial and digital marketing services to the Company. The marketing awareness services provided by IDR will be aimed at maintaining and building the profile of Allied Corp. through traditional press initiatives, advertising directives and social media strategies. “IDR Marketing has a proven track record of creating quality media and content across multiple platforms, married with wide-scale distribution, to get our story out to the science, health and investment communities. We look forward to working with the company to grow our profile in America. We believe it’s time to deliver our message to existing and prospective shareholders to maximize our value,” said Calum Hughes, CEO and Founder of Allied Corp. IDR is a leading marketing firm and ad agency located in Long Beach, California specializing in the marketing of small and microcap companies. IDR Marketing, Inc., including its principals, does not own any of the Company’s securities. About Allied Corp. - https://allied.health/Allied Corp. is an international heath and technology company with a mission to address today’s medical issues by researching, creating and producing targeted health solutions. Allied Corp. uses an evidence-informed scientific approach to make this mission possible, through cutting-edge pharmaceutical research and development, innovative plant and fungi based production and unique development of therapeutic products. Investor Relations:email@example.com About IDR Marketing, Inc. - Idrmarketing.comIDR Marketing, Inc. is an independent ad agency providing full-scale integrated marketing and advertising services. Clients trust IDR for brand strategy and awareness, digital marketing, social media and advertising, newswire distribution, article marketing, financial journalism, public relations and more. IDR specializes in direct response marketing, delivering results to clients through its multichannel approach. While primarily specializing in financial services, the company provides results-oriented online and traditional offline campaigns across all sectors and industries. Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws in Canada or “forward-looking statements” made pursuant to the “safe harbour” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (collectively, “forward-looking information”). Forward-looking information may relate to the Company’s future outlook and anticipated events, plans or results, and may include information regarding the Company’s objectives, goals, strategies, future revenue or performance and capital expenditures, and other information that is not historical information. Forward-looking information can often be identified by the use of terminology such as “believe,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “expect,” “pending,” “in process,” “intend,” “estimate,” “project,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “would,” “could,” “can,” the negatives thereof, variations thereon and similar expressions. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is based on the Company’s opinions, estimates and assumptions in light of management’s experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that management currently believes are appropriate and reasonable in the circumstances. Forward looking statements in this press release include the following: that Allied is leveraging the conditions in its Colombia grow operation and future Kelowna location to support its Research and Development efforts; that Allied is making important strides forward to position itself as a leader in the medical cannabis space, that Allied intends to make a series of proposed trademark and other intellectual property protection filings, as part of the Company’s Intellectual Property and Pharma Development (IP&PD) Strategy, statements respecting the joint development, manufacturing, and introduction of TACTICAL RELIEF™ branded products, and the use of proceeds from the offering of convertible notes. There can be no assurance that the underlying opinions, estimates and assumptions will prove to be correct. Risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information in this release include: the Company’s exposure to legal and regulatory risk; the effect of the legalization of adult-use cannabis in Canada and Colombia on the medical cannabis industry is unknown and may significantly and negatively affect the Company’s medical cannabis business; that the medical benefits, viability, safety, efficacy, dosing and social acceptance of cannabis are not as currently expected; that adverse changes or developments affecting the Company’s main or planned facilities may have an adverse effect on the Company; that the medical cannabis industry and market may not continue to exist or develop as anticipated or the Company may not be able to succeed in this market; risks related to completion of the greenhouse construction in Colombia, risks related to market competition; risks related to the proposed adult-use cannabis industry and market in Canada and Colombia including the Company’s ability to enter into or compete in such markets; that the Company has a limited operating history and a history of net losses and that it may not achieve or maintain profitability in the future; risks related to the Company’s current or proposed international operations; risks related to future third party strategic alliances or the expansion of currently existing relationships with third parties; that the Company may not be able to successfully identify and execute future acquisitions or dispositions or successfully manage the impacts of such transactions on its operations; risks inherent to the operation of an agricultural business; that the Company may be unable to attract, develop and retain key personnel; risks resulting from significant interruptions to the Company’s access to certain key inputs such as raw materials, electricity, water and other utilities; that the Company may be unable to transport its cannabis products to patients in a safe and efficient manner; risks related to recalls of the Company’s cannabis products or product liability or regulatory claims or actions involving the Company’s cannabis products; risks related to the Company’s reliance on pharmaceutical distributors; that the Company, or the cannabis industry more generally, may receive unfavourable publicity or become subject to negative consumer or investor perception; that certain events or developments in the cannabis industry more generally may impact the Company’s reputation or its relationships with customers or suppliers; that the Company may not be able to obtain adequate insurance coverage in respect of the risks that it faces, that the premiums for such insurance may not continue to be commercially justifiable or that there may be coverage limitations and other exclusions which may result in such insurance not being sufficient; that the Company may become subject to liability arising from fraudulent or illegal activity by its employees, contractors, consultants and others; that the Company may experience breaches of security at its facilities or losses as a result of the theft of its products; risks related to the Company’s information technology systems; that the Company may be unable to sustain its revenue growth and development; that the Company may be unable to expand its operations quickly enough to meet demand or manage its operations beyond their current scale; that the Company may be unable to secure adequate or reliable sources of necessary funding; risks related to, or associated with, the Company’s exposure to reporting requirements; risks related to conflicts of interest; risks related to fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; risks related to the Company’s potential exposure to greater-than-anticipated tax liabilities; risks related to the protection and enforcement of the Company’s intellectual property rights, or the intellectual property that it licenses from others; that the Company may become subject to allegations that it or its licensors are in violation of the intellectual property rights of third parties; that the Company may not realize the full benefit of the clinical trials or studies that it participates in; that the Company may not realize the full benefit of its licenses if the licensed material has less market appeal than expected and the licenses may not be profitable; as well as any other risks that may be further described in and the risk factors discussed in the Company's continuous disclosure including its Management's Discussion and Analysis sections in its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Current Reports on Form 8-K filed under the Company's profile at www.sec.gov. Although management has attempted to identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information in this presentation, there may be other risk factors not presently known to the Company or that the Company presently believes are not material that could also cause actual results or future events to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking information in this presentation. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers and viewers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information, which speaks only as of the date made. The forward-looking information contained in this release represents the Company’s expectations as of the date of this release or the date indicated, regardless of the time of delivery of the presentation. The Company disclaims any intention, obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities laws.
Florida State signee John Butler scored 25 points in the state championship victory
A convicted drug trafficker who skipped out on his probation and a suspected gang member believed part of a criminal enterprise behind an alarming spike in kidnappings are both in U.S. custody after being flown out of Haiti Friday by federal agents.
Nicolas Cage is again "Leaving Las Vegas" hitched. The actor tied the knot for the fifth time to girlfriend Riko Shibata, 26, in Las Vegas on Feb. 16.
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