Russian Strategic Submarine Receives Light Damage

first_img View post tag: Naval Russian Strategic Submarine Receives Light Damage Industry news A Russian strategic submarine received light damage to its outer hull when a fishing vessel rammed into it early on Thursday, a Pacific… View post tag: News by topic (rian)[mappress]Source: rian, September 23, 2011 View post tag: Light September 23, 2011 Share this articlecenter_img Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian Strategic Submarine Receives Light Damage View post tag: submarine View post tag: Damage View post tag: Russian View post tag: STRATEGIC View post tag: Navy View post tag: receiveslast_img

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Wycliffe crisis continues

first_imgBy Joy Wong  WYCLIFFE HALL’S troubles continue following the resignation of another Council member in protest at the PPH’s governance this week.Claire MacInnes announced her resignation in a letter to the Council’s chair, the Bishop of Liverpool, which was forwarded to the Church of England’s newspaper.Her resignation follows last term’s crisis when five academic staff quit in protest at the way the Hall was being run, in particular the actions of its Principal, Christian Evangelist Reverend Dr Richard Turnbull.In the letter she claimed that that the Council had “failed to observe due process” in its dealings with the staff.“I am disturbed by the Council’s failure to respond to allegations of bullying, intimidation of Council members and a lack of transparency in its decision-making,” she said. “I regret I have no confidence in the chair, the Principal or the Council as a whole to address these serious matters of governance, employment practice and simple human relationships.” Her letter suggests that a decision to pay Turnbull a salary thousands of pounds above national pay scales was not properly appraised by the Council when he was appointed.MacInnes said she decided to put the letter in the public domain because of the “importance of the issues for the ongoing welfare and governance of the Hall and the wider church.”Wycliffe Hall has been the focus of a dispute involving allegations of a culture of bullying and intimidation, and an ultra-conservative attitude to women. Complaints have focused on the Turnbull’s management style and his appointment of Rev Simon Vibert as Vice-Principal, who made public his belief that women should not teach men. Turnbull has denied allegations that he is a member of conservative religious groups, saying, “I am not a member of any Evangelical pressure group and never have been.”The governing Council of the PPH announced a review of the Hall’s governance this week.A Council statement issued on Tuesday said, “The Council has embarked on a major review of its governance and a new development strategy for the future of the Hall in the light of changing patterns of ministerial formation. This inevitably involves changes that are unsettling. “Wycliffe is committed to maintaining its Evangelical ethos and its international reputation for excellence in theological education, ministerial formation, and training for Christian leadership in the Church and the world.”last_img read more

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Askew to address Historical Society’s April 7 annual dinner

first_imgAskew to address Historical Society’s April 7 annual dinner March 1, 2005 Regular News Askew to address Historical Society’s April 7 annual dinner Former Gov. Reubin Askew will be the keynote speaker for the annual dinner of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society in Tallahassee April 7.All society members and their guests are invited to attend the dinner and the preceding 6:30 p.m. reception at Tallahassee’s Governor’s Club. The Supreme Court justices will be special guests for the dinner. During his years as Florida’s chief executive (1971-1979), Askew championed the importance of a strong and independent judiciary as an essential component in the balance of power among the three branches of state government. He was an outspoken advocate of judicial reform, including establishment of a merit selection and retention process for Florida judges.For more information call (850) 222-3703 or e-mail [email protected]last_img read more

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Juuso Pasanen provides steady hand to Syracuse midfield in final season

first_img Related Stories Julian Buescher operates from defensive position in wake of Juuso Pasanen’s injurySyracuse tests depth in win over Wolfpack Published on November 2, 2015 at 9:55 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @ChrisLibonati Juuso Pasanen laid on the wet grass with his hands on his head and trainers examining his leg.Zero goals, three assists and the least points of any starter are what Syracuse lost when he came out of the game against Hartford on Oct. 20. His production wasn’t what made him so valuable. The player that became punctual and had grown into a leader this past year was what SU nearly lost.“If you’d ask the seniors when I was a freshman, I honestly didn’t think I was ever going to be a captain of the team here,” Pasanen said.The senior defensive midfielder may play his last game at SU Soccer Stadium on Wednesday. The injury against Hartford put the rest of his season in doubt — SU head coach Ian McIntyre constantly said he was day-to-day — but Pasanen was able to play against Boston College last Friday. As recently as SU’s game against North Carolina State on Oct. 23, Pasanen had worn a walking boot.He is one of three captains, and teammates say he provides a steady hand guiding SU in the back of offensive sets. Pasanen had to grow up early, moving from Finland to Switzerland and leaving behind where he was born.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“He’s a calming influence on our team,” McIntyre said.Pasanen found out he was moving after he came home from a soccer practice and his mother told him his dad had been offered a job in Switzerland. His father flew there and stayed for a month. Pasanen’s parents deliberated about having his mother and he and his siblings stay in Finland, but ultimately they decided to go as a family.The Swiss Airlines plane dropped among the Alps, a rare sight to Pasanen because Finland is mostly flat, he said. “Clarity,” by John Mayer vibrated in his ears as it finally hit him that the move was real.He and his family moved approximately the distance from Syracuse to Los Angeles when they moved near Hunenberg, Switzerland from Kuopio, Finland. He played for FC Zurich’s club team and attended the International School of Zug and Luzern.In Finland, kids start school a year later than in most other parts of the world. When Pasanen moved to Switzerland, he started hanging out with kids in the 10th grade, one grade higher than him.“In a way I felt like I was more mature than kids in my grade,” Pasanen said.He was allowed to skip a grade to take classes with the older kids he had already been hanging out with. Pasanen’s older siblings had come to the United States for an exchange-student program, with one traveling to Boston and the other to Chicago. They dropped a grade below, so he also was able to jump up to their’s.At Zug and Luzern, some kids had parents that worked at an embassy, so Pasanen learned not to get attached because some friends were there one week and gone the next.Even though he said the first move helped him adjust at SU, he admits he wasn’t quite ready. Moving from Switzerland to Syracuse was double the distance from Finland to Switzerland.“Back then I moved with my family, now I moved alone,” Pasanen said. “So it was more of a responsibility.”He said some of the little things have improved like being on time and that he was “noisy all the time like an excited, new, young kid.” The maturity has come with the responsibility of being an older player on the team. Twelve players left Syracuse after last season to play professionally, graduate or transfer, two of which would have been seniors.In the offseason, he had meetings with McIntyre and the other coaches, Liam Callahan and Oyvind Alseth. He knew he had to grow as a captain.“You can go to him if you need that (calming influence),” freshman Andreas Jenssen said.Alseth says sometimes Pasanen’s laid-back mentality can be mistaken for laziness. Even though he’s become one of the leaders, he still has kept some of the tendencies from when he wasn’t regarded that way.There’s still the locker room jokes and sarcasm even though some of his teammates don’t get it. Sometimes it’s just Pasanen and Korab Syla that understand their own band of sarcasm with some jokes not suitable for print.“I’m mature, right?” Pasanen said to Ben Polk, who walked by.“Of course, mate,” Polk joked as he smiled. Commentscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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