Saturday, October 12, 2013

Baby P's mother Tracey Connelly to be released from prison ...

Baby P mother Tracey Connelly

Tracey Connelly's release from prison was granted by a three-member panel of the Parole Board. She was jailed in 2009 over the death of her son, Baby P. Photograph: Metropolitan police/PA

The mother of Peter Connelly, the toddler known as Baby P who died with more than 50 injuries despite being on the at-risk register, has been recommended for release from prison by the Parole Board.

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Peter Connelly – 'Baby P' (AFP/Getty)

Tracey Connelly, who was jailed indefinitely with a minimum of five years in May 2009 for causing or allowing her 17-month-old son's death, is to be freed following a second review of her case.

"We can confirm that a three-member panel of the board has directed the release of Tracey Connelly," the board said in a statement.

"Tracey Connelly first became eligible for parole in August 2012, and at that time a Parole Board panel made no recommendation to release. This is the second parole review for Tracey Connelly. The decision to release is a matter for the board, which is independent – arrangements and the date of the release are a matter for the secretary of state."

Peter died at his home in Tottenham, north London, on 3 August 2007, despite 60 visits from social workers, police and health professionals over eight months. Connelly admitted the offence soon after being charged and served several hundred days on remand.

She was given an imprisonment for public protection (IPP) sentence, which carries a minimum term and allows the prisoner to be considered for release by the Parole Board when that term is served.

The nature of the offence, the prisoner's offending history, their progress in prison and any statements made on behalf of the victim, as well as reports from psychologists, probation officers and prison officers, are taken into account by the board in reaching decisions.

Connelly, now 32, will remain on licence for the rest of her life and could be recalled to custody if she breaches any of its conditions.

Her boyfriend Steven Barker, then 32, and his brother Jason Owen, then 36, were convicted of the same offence. Barker was jailed for life with a minimum of 10 years for raping a two-year-old girl and given a 12-year term to run concurrently for his "major role" in Peter's death. Owen was jailed indefinitely with a minimum three-year term but later won an appeal to lower it to a fixed six-year term. He was freed in August 2011 but was then recalled to prison in April this year.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Flipkart Raises Another $160M For Its Amazon-Style Indian E ...

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Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace that’s often referred to as the “Amazon of India,” has raised another $160 million. This is an extension of the $200 million raise announced in July of this year, with the final $360 million Series E round the largest ever to be raised by an Internet startup in India. It brings the total raised by Flipkart since 2007 to $540 million.

The extra capital will give Flipkart the ammunition it needs to compete against the likes of eBay-backed Snapdeal — not specifically by building out into new product areas and tapping new customers, but by investing in improving what is already there. Funds will go to improving Flipkart’s technology and supply chain, hiring, and to “further enhance the end-user experience,” according to a statement from Flipkart. The company says it has some 10 million customers and 1 million uniques per day. Among the 17+ product categories that it covers, newer additions include clothes, footwear, toys, furnishings and ebooks, adding to a legacy business strong on electronics, books and home goods. It projects that it will make some $1 billion in gross merchandise sales by 2015 and it’s “more than halfway there,” CEO and co-founder Sachin Bansal tells me.

Flipkart doesn’t specify exactly what sorts of new services may get included in this round but a recent launch of PayZippy, a payment processing service not unlike PayPal, could be one area of investment. As in other developing countries, India has a strong offline payment system, where people pay for goods bought online only when they get delivered. PayZippy is Flipkart’s bid to try to change that.

This round adds several new investors to Flipkart’s balance sheet: Dragoneer Investment Group, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Sofina and Vulcan Capital are all coming in on this round, also with participation from existing investors Tiger Global, whose first publicly disclosed investment in the company was in 2011 for $20 million. Other Flipkart investors include Accel Partners and ICONIQ Capital.

The news today was first announced by Bansal, confirming rumors that had been swirling already:

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Flipkart then followed that up with a statement with more details about new investors.

The investment comes at an interesting point in India’s e-commerce landscape. Like other BRIC countries, India and its population of 1.24 billion people are coming a bit later to the e-commerce market than countries like the U.S. or those in Western Europe, but this also means less saturation and more opportunity. At the same time, there is a growing middle class, bolstered by improved data networks and affordable devices — smartphones, tablets and, yes, PCs — to use on them (many sold via Flipkart :) ). Those consumers are switched on and taking to the internet by storm to buy goods and services.

That’s having a double effect in terms of business: the rapid rise of strong domestic players like Flipkart, and more interest from foreign investors and e-commerce businesses. Earlier this year, Snapdeal — probably Flipkart’s biggest competitor online — picked up a $50 million investment from eBay, and we understand that this was after a bidding war that also included Amazon.

“We are excited to work with a group of investors who strongly believe in our business strategy and are completely aligned with our long-term goals,” Bansal noted in that statement from Flipkart. “India’s e-commerce market is at a critical inflection point and this additional capital will allow us to further expand our leadership position.”

Update: From an interesting conversation with Bansal, I’ve picked up some more detail about the funding, and what Flipkart may be looking at next. For starters, there are no plans for international expansion right now. “It’s already very busy here, with a big opportunity,” he said. “Longer term it’s hard to say anything else.”

In terms of what the company will look to enhance with the new funding, Bansal pointed specifically to payments (the PayZippy business I mentioned above) and e-books. Right now, he says that about half of all purchases on Flipkart are paid for in cash on delivery, although non-cash payments are growing gradually with a strong push from companies like his, credit card providers, banks and others. This is where Flipkart’s investors will also come in handy. “New and existing investors have faced similar e-commerce experiences in China. They know the challenges,” he said.

This also relates to logistics and further developing this: given that cash and delivery are currently going hand-in-hand. One area this might go is to see at least better and more efficient forms of payment at the point of delivery. Mobile commerce in general is a big opporunity for Flipkart, not just as a way of giving more value to its logistics and fulfilment operation, but also because of the rapid rise of mobile devices and making it easier for consumers on those platforms to be able to buy after browsing, he said. Today, however, desktop still accounts for the majority of all purchases on Flipkart.

In that vein, e-books are also a “strategic” area for the company, he said. The idea is to capitalise on the already very large rise of tablet and smartphone usage in the country, not just among upper and middle classes but the more general population. This would also tap into the fact that right now margins and sales of printed, physical books are not actually that strong. “If you look at the average book buyer they don’t spend a lot on books,” he notes, but they have the devices to potentially be turned into e-book consumers.

For now, this will not lead to Flipkart itself making and selling hardware, a la Amazon and its Kindle business. “We will be evaluating that option in the future,” he told me. That option may be another Android tablet, which Bansal says it the platform everyone leans toward.

Flipkart’s not disclosing its valuation or whether this E Round takes it closer to the realm of going public. What it will do, however, is help it have the upper hand in whatever consolidation is bound to hit the Indian e-commerce market. Bansal notes that its competitors include not just global players like Amazon and eBay but also Germany’s Rocket Internet (which has been investing in building out a number of services in India), Snapdeal and more. The kinds of acquisitions that Flipkart might make would be either to pick up new classes of consumers, such as those who might use specialized online fashion storefonts, or those that can add new kinds of technology to Flipkart’s existing business to improve it.

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Monday, August 5, 2013

Egypt says clock ticking on sit-in standoff

CAIRO (AP) ? Egypt's highest security body warned Sunday that the clock is ticking for a peaceful end to the standoff over sit-ins by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, suggesting that authorities will break up the protests unless mediation efforts produce results soon.

More than a month after the military overthrew Morsi, thousands of the Islamist leader's supporters remain camped out in two main crossroads in Cairo demanding his reinstatement. Egypt's military-backed interim leadership has issued a string of warnings for them to disperse or security forces will move in, setting the stage for a potential showdown.

Also Sunday, authorities announced that a court case accusing the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and his powerful deputy of inciting violence will start Aug. 25. Morsi hails from the Brotherhood.

A top U.S. official visiting Cairo urged all sides to find a peaceful resolution to the standoff to avoid a repeat of violence that has killed more than 250 people ? at least 130 of whom pro-Morsi protesters shot dead by security forces ? since the July 3 military coup.

While diplomats raced to find a compromise, the Egyptian interim government signaled that its patience with the pro-Morsi sit-ins was running out.

The National Defense Council, which is led by the interim president and includes top Cabinet ministers, said the timeframe for any negotiated resolution should be "defined and limited." The council also said any negotiated resolution would not shield from legal proceedings what it called "law-breakers" and others who incite against the state.

The group called on the protesters to abandon the sit-ins and join the political road map announced the day of Morsi's ouster.

With the Islamist-backed constitution adopted last year suspended and the legislature dominated by Morsi's supporters dissolved, the road map provides for a new or an amended constitution to be put to a national referendum later this year and presidential and parliamentary elections early in 2014.

In a move that underlined the government's resolve in dealing with the protests ? now in their second month ? Egyptian authorities denied Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman entry into Egypt after she landed at Cairo airport on Sunday.

Karman, the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace prize, has stated her opposition to Egypt's military coup and said she had intended to join the pro-Morsi sit-in protests. She won the prize for her role in protests in Yemen in 2011 that forced longtime dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh from office.

Airport officials did not say why she was denied entry, only that her name had been placed by various security agencies on an airport stop list. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media.

The decision to bar Karman suggests authorities wanted to deny the pro-Morsi camp the publicity she would have generated. Morsi supporters strongly condemned Karman's barring, claiming it was evidence of the "resurrection" of the police state under autocrat Hosni Mubarak, toppled in a 2011 popular uprising.

Meanwhile, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns extended his visit to Cairo by two days so he could have further talks with Egyptian leaders on Sunday and Monday. He met Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi, who led the coup, and the country's prime minister on Sunday.

The State Department said Burns discussed the importance of avoiding violence and fostering an inclusive process "that helps Egypt's ongoing transition succeed" ? another clear sign Washington has moved on from Morsi's presidency.

Burns also met for a second time this weekend with an anti-coup delegation that included two Muslim Brotherhood figures. He requested the meetings and urged them to avoid violence, said Nevine Malak, who attended both meetings with Burns as part of the anti-coup delegation.

Malak described Burns' position in the meetings as "neutral" and said delegates told him that the government needs to foster trust for national unity talks to take place. She said this includes reigning in the use of force against pro-Morsi protesters, improving prison conditions for top Islamist political figures detained and ceasing arrests of Islamists, she said.

"The current climate does not build confidence nor lay the groundwork for talks or real reconciliation," Malak told The Associated Press. The delegation insisted that any solutions must be based on the Islamist-drafted constitution, she said.

Other top diplomats in Cairo are the foreign ministers of the United Arab Emirates, which had been at odds with Morsi's government, and Qatar, which maintains close ties to the Brotherhood. European Union special envoy Bernardino Leon was also in Cairo attending the meetings with Burns.

The UAE's diplomat met with Egypt's president and vice president, but Qatar's foreign minister had not held any meetings with government officials by late Sunday, presidency officials said. Burns met separately with the two Arab Gulf ministers while in Cairo, an Egyptian official said.

At the core of discussions is the political future of the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies.

Morsi has been held at undisclosed locations since July 3. He faces accusations of comprising with the militant Palestinian Hamas group to escape prison in 2011.

Egypt's state news agency said on Sunday that Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat el-Shater are to stand trial Aug. 25 for complicity and incitement in the killing of eight demonstrators outside the group's Cairo headquarters.

Badie is at still large, while el-Shater is in custody.

The killings took place during the first day of the mass street protests calling for Morsi's ouster. The agency also said that senior Brotherhood figure Rashad Bayoumi will face trial on the same charges. Three others face murder charges in the same case.

Morsi's palace aides Rifaah el-Tahtawi and Asaad el-Sheikha meanwhile faced questions over allegations they illegally held and tortured anti-Morsi protesters. Both aides are in detention.


Associated Press writers Aya Batrawy in Cairo and Deb Riechmann in Washington contributed to this report.


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Ike hoop star to college coach

His playing days behind him.

But, just tipping off another chapter in his exciting roundball career.

All everything star out of Eisenhower High, hooping on nothing but, high notes in his b-ball days at Central Washington University. Two years ago helping to lead a 26 - 4 Wildcats team to a regular season league championship and tournament title. An outstanding point guard, and as every coach who Drew's ever played for will tell you, so intelligent on the court.....and off. A conference academic all star, .....Central thrilled to name Drew its new assistant basketball coach.

Drew Harris "For a very long time I wanted to do coaching and make it a career. All my coaches I've had in the past thought I'd be a great coach. That was a little more motivation to push through it. Stick with it. Make it a career. So, like one or two seasons here, and, then you're off to be a head coach. We'll see."

It'll be a while for the one time star from Ike....that's Drew...number 31 back in his outstanding Cadet days. so court savvy...but, still so much to learn under CWU head coach Greg Sparling as Drew has absorbed from so many tutors before including former Ike Coach Pat Fitterer.

Drew Harris "Man, old school Remember that stuff? Ya, that was a while back. Seem like a long time ago? Ya. Haven't seen that footage for a long time."

Already a wildcat player's assistant coach Drew Harris is in Las Vegas this week recruiting, which he told me he loves.....selling the University to potential student-athletes with his own personal resume of success in the gym and in the classroom.

Drew Harris "I really do like Central Washington University a lot. Not just basketball, but, the whole school, the campus. The community of Ellensburg been great to me. So, I plan on being there a while.


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Obamacare = 198% Increase in Georgia Health Insurance Rates

A recent trend in the naming of legislation is to include the purported benefits in the title, hence, the ?Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act??aka Obamacare. Unfortunately, experience has shown that many legislation titles tend to be diametrically opposed to reality, as in the ?paperwork reduction act.?

Consequently, it came as no surprise that Ralph Hudgens, Georgia?s Insurance Commissioner, has asked for a 30-day delay in approving plans submitted by seven insurance companies. In his request to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Hudgens stated, ?In complete contradiction to every promise made by the President with regard to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (?PPACA?), insurance companies in Georgia have filed rate plans increasing health insurance rates up to 198 percent for some individuals.

Georgia consumers cannot afford these massive rate increases. For their protection, I am requesting that you grant an emergency 30 day delay of the July 30, 2013 deadline for our department to approve these increases. In addition, I am requesting that your Department show cause why these massive requested rate increases ate not justified under PPACA. I am asking that you answer this emergency request by close of business, July 30, 2013.?

Georgia Senate President Pro Tem David Shafer also voiced concerns about the Obamacare-instigated rate increases. ?Notwithstanding the President?s many assurances to the contrary, I have always suspected that Obamacare would lead to higher health insurance rates,? Shafer said. ?But the rate increases pending before the Georgia Insurance Department are absolutely staggering in magnitude.?

Shafer isn?t a Johnny-come-lately to health insurance issues. Previously, he served as Deputy State Insurance Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Senate Insurance and Labor Committee.

According to ACA proponents (mostly Democrats), Hudgens and Shafer are wrong about the legislation creating massive increases in premium costs. As proof, they cite a Washington Post headline: ?Maryland issues insurance rates that are among the lowest in the U.S.? What the headline fails to address is the fact that in spite of the comparatively lower rates (compared to other states) health insurance premiums in Maryland would increase up to 25%, compared to 2013 rates.

That increase was noted in a Baltimore Sun article, which stated: ?Marylanders who buy health insurance on a state exchange under health reform could see their premiums jump as much as 25 percent under rates approved by state regulators, but those increases are less than insurers sought.

Maryland Insurance Commissioner Therese M. Goldsmith approved premium increases Friday for nine insurance companies who applied to sell plans to individuals through a state exchange, called Maryland Health Connection, established under health reform.

The rates were significantly lower than what insurance companies had requested, but still higher than the 6 percent to 7 percent annual premium increase that is typical across the country. Insurers said they were seeking the increases to cover the uncertainty of new costs associated with health care reform.?

(Maryland having one of the lowest insurance rates in the nation is a perfect example of ?The Doctrine of Associated Irrelevance? in action. For more information about the doctrine, click here.)

When you cut to the chase, you find that claimed health insurance premium rates aren?t necessarily what individuals will pay. Federal tax subsidies will help offset costs for some individuals. Maryland officials estimate that approximately 75% of the people buying health insurance through the state exchange will receive ?federal assistance? in one form or another. If you?re confused as to the source of the dollars used for ?federal assistance?, consult your income tax return, or (if your stomach is naturally strong) the current national debt.

In a number of states, insurance premiums are claimed to be significantly lower than predicted by the Congressional Budget Office, which raises questions regarding the massive increases noted by Georgia?s Insurance Commissioner. Without question, actuarial assessments, state regulations, and enrollment levels vary from state to state and influence ultimate rates. That influence has obviously not been beneficial to residents of Georgia.


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A crystal of a different color: One chemical forms two colors of crystals, sheds insight on agostic bonds important in industrial catalysis

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Chemists have unexpectedly made two differently colored crystals -- one orange, one blue -- from one chemical in the same flask while studying a special kind of molecular connection called an agostic bond. The discovery provides industrial chemical reactions such as those that occur while making plastics and fuels.


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Sunday, August 4, 2013

The Cleveland DUI Checkpoint Facebook Page is Pretty Popular

The Cleveland DUI Checkpoint Facebook Page is Pretty Popular

Posted by Vince Grzegorek on Sat, Aug 3, 2013 at 10:45 AM

If you're looking for a one-stop shop for alerts about DUI checkpoints being run in and around Cleveland, join over 15,000 of your closest friends over at the Cleveland DUI Checkpoint Facebook Page, which has amassed that healthy total of followers in just about two weeks.

Save the outrage about the page and general alerts about where cops will be camped out looking for drunk drivers for another outlet. This isn't about assisting tipsy travelers in avoiding the law ? though, there's certainly some who use public notices of checkpoints for just that purpose. As the Facebook page's admin notes:

We believe that knowledge breeds responsibility. If people are reminded of the existence of Checkpoints, they are far more likely to call a cab or designate a driver. Indeed, it's far safer for the person who has been drinking to never get behind the wheel of a car because they know about the many Checkpoints out there, than to drive drunk for miles, endangering lives & causing the types of accidents your discussing of the way to a DWI checkpoint. Indeed, MADD has studied this issue & determined that the deterrent effect of social media warnings exceed the value of the Checkpoints themselves, reducing alcohol related injuries & deaths by 20%

Stay safe out there.

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}); } $("#BlogComments").on('click', ".bottomOptionBar a#doSubscribe", activateSubscribe); $("#BlogComments").on('click', ".bottomOptionBar a.togglePanelClose", function(){$(this).parent().fadeOut("fast"); return false;}); $("#BlogComments").on('click', ".brandNewComment a.commentDeleteLink", deleteComment); $("#BlogComments").on('click', ".brandNewComment a.commentEditLink", editComment); $("#BlogComments").on('click', ".brandNewComment a.doneEditLink", editCommentSave); $("#BlogComments").on('click', ".brandNewComment a.cancelEditLink", editCommentCancel); })(jQuery); jQuery(document).ready(function($){ $("#BlogComments").on('click', '#showMoreComments,#showAllComments', getMoreComments); $("#BlogComments #sortSelect").change(getMoreComments); getMoreComments(); new Foundation.PostCommentComponent(componentId); var nc = Foundation.NotificationCenter.sharedNotificationCenter(); nc.observe("comment:added", function (e) { var comment =; getComment(comment.get("oid")); // clear rating if (jQuery(".commentFormRating").length!=0){ jQuery(".commentFormRating input[name='reviewRating']").val(""); jQuery(".commentFormRating .goldStarContainer").css("left", zeroPos+"px"); } }); var subscribeCheckBox = $("#BlogComments_commentSubscribe"); subscribeCheckBox.prop("checked", getCookie("subscribeToThread") === "true" ? true : false); subscribeCheckBox.change(function (e) { var subscribeToThread = $(this).prop("checked"); setCookie("subscribeToThread", subscribeToThread ? "true" : "false", 30); }); var shareFacebookBox = $("#BlogComments_postCommentToFacebook"); shareFacebookBox.prop("checked", getCookie("shareOnFacebook") === "true" ? true : false); shareFacebookBox.change(function (e) { var shareOnFacebook = $(this).prop("checked"); setCookie("shareOnFacebook", shareOnFacebook ? "true" : "false", 30); }); $("#BlogComments").on('click', 'a.likeLink', doLikeComment); $("#BlogComments").on('click', 'a.reportCommentLink', reportComment); });


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