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          Face of the day      Cache   Translate Page      
Italy’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Sunday to shut the country’s airports after media reported that Germany planned to send charter flights of rejected asylum-seekers to Italy. On Twitter he said If someone in Berlin or Brussels thinks of dropping dozens of migrants via non-authorized charter flights in Italy, they should know that there […] The post Face of the day appeared first on Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media.
          Brat and the Kids of Warriors: Book 1 | Dedicated Review      Cache   Translate Page      
Review sponsored by JKS Communications The Children’s Book Review | October 9, 2018 Brat and the Kids of Warriors: Book 1 Written by Michael Joseph Lyons Age Range: 12 and up Hardcover: 358 pages Publisher: Bravur Media ISBN: 978-1946957023 What to expect: Adventure, Germany, Post War, Military […]
           Mexican Marigold      Cache   Translate Page      
At last Saturday's plant sale at the UC Davis Arboretum, I bought a Tagetes lucida. You might know it by one of its numerous other names: Mexican mint marigold, sweet-scented marigold, Santa Maria, Yerba Anise, African Marigold, Sweet Mace, Pericon, winter tarragon, Spanish tarragon, and Mexican tarragon. Technically, this plant is not a true tarragon. French tarragon (or German tarragon if you live in Germany) is Artemisia dracunculus. Its flowers are tiny and green, and the leaves are used a...

          Close Up on a Fresh Water Spring      Cache   Translate Page      

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Close Up on a Fresh Water Spring

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          Iron Maiden:1990-12-22-Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany       Cache   Translate Page      
Iron Maiden
Frankfurt, Germany
No Prayer On The Road Tour


Disc 1:
01 Intro, 633 Squadron (1:53)
02 Tailgunner (4:09)
03 Public Enemy Number One (4:01)
04 Wrathchild (3:57)
05 Die With Your Boots On (5:02)
06 Hallowed Be Thy Name (7:28)
07 22 Acacia Avenue (9:26)
08 Holy Smoke (3:37)
09 The Assassin (4:26)
10 No Prayer For The Dying (4:23)
11 Hooks In You (3:51)

Disc 2:
01 The Clairvoyant (4:38)
02 Two Minutes To Midnight (5:44)
03 The Trooper (4:02)
04 Heaven Can Wait (7:37)
05 Iron Maiden, cut (2:47)
06 The Number Of The Beast (4:57)
07 Bring Your Daughter... (10:21)
08 Run To The Hills (4:03)
09 Sanctuary (5:33)
          Curriculum Specialist – Germany      Cache   Translate Page      
Location (from list): 
London, UK
Employment type: 
Required languages: 
German, English
Required skills: 
Teaching or Research experience in STEM, STEM publishing, Presentations, Networking, Selling/Servicing Education markets, travel
Application email: 

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits   •   London or Germany   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

Our client, a well-respected, growing, and innovative STM journal publisher are looking to recruit a Curriculum Specialist – Germany, to visit Colleges and Universities to help faculty integrate the publisher’s content in their courses.

The Curriculum Specialist will work closely with Account Managers to support the sales process, ensuring customer uptake and satisfaction. Reporting to the Curriculum Specialist Team Lead, the main responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with Researchers and Teachers to ensure resources are being used in the Lab and Classroom
  • Delivering presentations at exhibits & conferences, University seminars, webinars, Trials, and sales pitches
  • Developing relationships with decision makers and teaching & research staff at Universities and Research Institutes
  • Providing customer feedback to sales, product and marketing teams
  • Delivering Product Awareness within new/ongoing customer Universities and Research Institutes
  • Providing professional development or content-based workshops at conferences
  • Having a deep understanding and knowledge of all products and content
  • Collaborating with internal teams including sales and marketing.

The successful candidate will ideally have teaching or research experience in STEM, particularly in a laboratory environment, and a knowledge of STEM publishing. You will have knowledge of education and market trends and the challenges in assigned content areas and will have a demonstrated ability to deliver presentations for large and small groups. Experience networking with scientists and decision makers is desirable, as is previous experience selling and servicing the education/publishing markets. The ideal candidate will have a degree or PhD in STEM and will speak both English and German (full working proficiency or native). This role will involve up to 50% travel.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 429. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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          Doro - Forever Warriors Forever United 2018 (lossless)      Cache   Translate Page      
Doro - Forever Warriors Forever United 2018 (lossless)

Исполнитель: Doro
Альбом: Forever Warriors Forever United
Страна: Germany
Жанр: Hard Rock
Год: 2018
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Формат: FLAC (image, cue, log, covers)
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          Grafiker m/w - Bowling World Germany GmbH - Magdeburg      Cache   Translate Page      
Zur Verstärkung unseres Teams suchen wir ab...
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          AstraZeneca presents advances in improving treatment options for ovarian and lung cancer patients at ESMO 2018      Cache   Translate Page      

AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, will present 54 abstracts, including eight oral presentations and three late breakers, to the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO 2018) Congress in Munich, Germany, 19-23 October. Data span several tumour types and include full results from the Phase III SOLO-1 ovarian cancer trial to be presented in the Presidential Symposium, along with new research on resistance mechanisms in metastatic epidermal growt...

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          Red Million is recruiting high class escorts to work in Germany      Cache   Translate Page      
Call or Whatsapp +49 151 7281 1111 to arrange an interview and get more information about our Elite Escort agency. Red Million is international escort […]
          Volkswagen deliveries in September affected by WLTP changeover, as expected      Cache   Translate Page      

- - • 485,000 vehicles delivered throughout the world in September – 18.3 percent below September 2017 - • Europe and Germany affected by especially severe fall as a result of expected WLTP effect on overall market and the brand - • Brazil continues to grow: +26.1 percent compared with September 2017 - • Volkswagen delivers 4,622,900 vehicles throughout the world from January to September, 2.9 percent above comparable period of previous year - • Volkswagen Board Member for Sales Jürgen Stackma...

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          ‘We Have Many Groups in Our Party, Why Not a Jewish Group?’ – AfD MP      Cache   Translate Page      
A Jewish group has set itself up within Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany party. According to the chairman of a southern branch of the party, last year’s federal parliamentary candidate Vera Kosova has been elected as the group’s chairperson.
          News Magazine ስለ ፀጉር ጤንነት እና ተዛማች ጉዳዮች      Cache   Translate Page      

ስለ ፀጉር ጤንነት እና ተዛማች ጉዳዮች formerly known as was founded in November 2007 for all Ethiopians and Ethiopia friends, regardless their political, religious or social views. We are a non-governmental, non-religious, non-political Ethiopian online multimedia entertainment website based in Germany, Europe. is a non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and yet non-profit making Ethiopian popular videos, music, and multimedia entertainment website, founded in February 2008 to reach all Ethiopians and Ethiopia friends worldwide who miss being in Ethiopia.

Our purposely informal, not modern, typical Ethiopian website design has been favored as the best comforting entertainment website design by many Ethiopian visitors worldwide. Every content of design on our website, including the Ethiopian made players, is carefully studied and tested, so it was not a coincidental creation. That's why it got a very positive psychological impact for homesick diaspora Ethiopians looking for a substitute to comfort their yearning. 

Many of our visitors frequently ask regarding our audio music collections:

Why do we not add every song? The answer is simple: does not do mass uploads because we value Ethiopian art, whether it is music or film, of its quality but not of its quantity, so we carefully review and select the medias before we post them.

Why we give away the sophisticatedly created virtual gifts instead of selling them?

The giveaways are just “thank you gifts” for our loyal visitors, criticizers, feedback givers, who help us improve our website. The gifts serve also as promotion and advertising strategy for our website. 

Enjoy your stay!

Your second home

          Kontiki Typeface      Cache   Translate Page      


Die Schriftart Kontiki simuliert digital einen handgemachten Holzdruck und bietet dem Designer vier verschiedene Druckbilder für jedes Zeichen mit denen er variieren und ein bewegtes Schriftbild nach seinen eigenen Vorstellungen gestalten kann. Für die Erstellung der Schrift wurden 193 Glyphen per Hand aus fünf Holzplatten geschnitten und manuell gedruckt. Aus unzähligen Testdrucken wurden die interessantesten vier ausgewählt und digitalisiert um die unterschiedlichen Schnitte zu erstellen.

27,50 Euro

Felix Braden


          The Brick      Cache   Translate Page      


The Brick ist ein Designstück, gefertigt aus echtem Walnussholz und massivem Metall. Dabei ist die Materialwahl nicht zufällig: Das Walnussholz bietet eine weiche und für die Ladeinduktion durchlässige Oberfläche. Der solide Metallkörper leitet ideal die beim Ladevorgang entstehende Wärme ab, um das Laden bei anhaltend schneller Geschwindigkeit erst zu ermöglichen. Sowohl Samsung, als auch Apple Smartphones lassen sich damit mühelos und vor allem schnell laden.

Es kann aus 5 verschiedenen Materialkombination gewählt werden, passend zum Interieur oder Design des Computers. Doch nicht nur Materialkombination und Maserung des echten Amerikanischen Walnussholzes sind besonders. Jedes Ladegerät kann mit einer einzigartigen Lasergravur nach Wunsch veredelt werden. Namensgravuren, Sprüche oder sogar Firmenlogos sind kein Problem und bekommen somit einen prominenten Platz.

The Brick ist seit einer Minute auf Kickstarter vorbestellbar.


          IceCream Tarantino      Cache   Translate Page      


Klassiker meets Klassiker

Steckerleis und Quentin Tarantino… passt nicht?
Oh doch, sehr gut sogar!

Die neue Posterserie »IceCream Tarantino« von Matthias Lehner zeigt Tarantinos Filmklassiker in Form von minimalistisch illustrierten Steckerleis-Klassikern. So wird zum Beispiel Kill Bill: Vol.1 als Capri interpretiert, die drei Hauptcharaktere von Django Unchained mittels der drei Mini Milks verkörpert und der harte Kern und die weiche Schale (oder umgekehrt) einer Jackie Brown mit einem Nogger Choc dargestellt.

„Mordsspaß hat es auf jeden Fall gemacht“, so Matthias Lehner. „Gibt ja auch nichts Schöneres als seine Kindheitserinnerungen mit einem der besten Filmemacher in Verbindung zu bringen.“

Ausgestellt wurden die Kunstwerke in der Ausstellung »Reine Formsache 18« in Straubing und sind noch bis 28. Oktober in Regensburg sehen.

Außerdem gibt es jedes der 9 Ausstellungsstücke als hochwertigen Kunstdruck im Format 50 x 70 cm auf 300g Strukturpapier im grafinesse-Shop zu kaufen – streng limitiert auf 10 Stück! Farbenprächtige Interpretationen der Plakate gibt es gesammelt mit Buttons in einer Postkarten-Box.

70 Euro

Matthias Lehner

          High time to say ‘no’ to fascism, racism, disparity      Cache   Translate Page      

High time to say ‘no’ to fascism, racism, disparity

DF Editor´s Desk

The Turku Court of Appeal on September 28 upheld a ban imposed by a lower court on Suomen Vastarintaliike (Finnish Resistance Movement), the Finnish chapter of the neo-Nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement (PVL).

We welcome this historic verdict which will not only dissuade the fascist or extremist radical forces to be formed and operate in this country but also have a long-term positive impact on the social wellbeing. When we examine the background and activities of Suomen Vastarintaliike, we don’t find them to go with the Finnish values, culture, and norms. The Finns are highly acclaimed as a peaceful and peace-loving nation across the globe. The appeal court’s ruling once again proves that Finland in no way will tolerate or allow any fascist, racist or indiscriminating activity to go on in the society.

The Nordic Resistance Movement was founded in Sweden in 1996 and branched out to the rest of the Nordic countries, i.e., Finland, Norway, Iceland, and Denmark.

The group triggered off a storm of debate, discussion, and condemnation in September 2016 following the death of a man being assaulted during a neo-Nazi rally at the Helsinki Central Railway Station. People from all professions and social strata voiced strong protests against the incident. On 24 September 2016, more than 15,000 people gathered in Helsinki and condemned racism and violence.

In October 2017, a Finnish member of the organisation was sentenced to two years of imprisonment for his involvement in the incident of assault that took place on September 2016.

And in November 2017, the Pirkanmaa District Court banned the activities of the Nordic Resistance Movement (PVL) as well as its regional chapters and the PVL-linked Pohjoinen Perinne or Nordic Tradition group. The PVL appealed against the ruling but the Turku Court of Appeal overruled the appeal. The appeal court’s decision in effect makes it illegal for the Nordic Resistance Movement to mobilise, demonstrate or propagandise in Finland.

As we said, the ban on the PVL also spells wide-scale positive consequences for the Finnish society, including encouragement to progressive forces as well as the people in general to continue to work for instituting human rights and equal rights, as well as protecting the interests of minority groups including the immigrants.

Political ideology and strategy also have a vital role to play in routing racism, fascism, and disparity from all sectors of the society. The appeal court’s verdict is very important at this time, when far-right political groups have emerged as vital political actors in many a European country in the recent past. We have seen the advancement of the rightwing populist party, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), in Germany, the populist Five Star Movement in Italy, and, finally, the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) in Sweden.

The timing of the verdict is also significant as Finland is now preparing to hold the next parliamentary elections in April 2019. The Finns should consider the issue seriously before casting their votes so that parties with an attitude or advocating an ideology of disparity, racism or fascism do not get a chance to influence the country’s politics and policy-making. To support a fanatic force will but push the country backwards. Only people have the power to decide the outcome through their choice made in the national elections.

This is high time for the Finns to say no to all negative forces and ideologies and to safeguard their country’s image as a land of equal rights, peace, and wellbeing.

To read the Finnish version click Lapin Kansa.

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          Experts: Employment rate of 72% won’t guarantee funding for welfare state      Cache   Translate Page      
Finland should not expect a 72 per cent employment rate to be enough to guarantee funding for the welfare state, stress Vesa Vihriälä of the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy and Juho Romakkaniemi of Finland Chamber of Commerce. (Credit: Antti Aimo-Koivisto – Lehtikuva)#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000
Finland should not expect a 72 per cent employment rate to be enough to guarantee funding for the welfare state, stress Vesa Vihriälä of the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy and Juho Romakkaniemi of Finland Chamber of Commerce. (Credit: Antti Aimo-Koivisto – Lehtikuva)


The Finnish government should not expect a 72 per cent employment rate to guarantee funding for the welfare state, stress Vesa Vihriälä, the managing director at the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (Etla), and Juho Romakkaniemi, the chief executive at Finland Chamber of Commerce.

Vihriälä on Friday said the objective should be to raise the employment rate to 75–76 per cent to correspond with the rates in other Nordic countries and Germany.

          The Natural Product Doctors Have Been Using for Years to Prevent Heart Attacks      Cache   Translate Page      
A natural substance was accidentally discovered from a plant in Africa to have rapid positive effects on heart conditions in the mid-19th Century. Eventually, it became part of mainstream heart medicine in Germany, but administered only by IV under clinical supervision. This natural heart attack remedy and preventative is currently known as ouabain (wah-bay-in) also known as strophanthin (stroe-fan-thin), which was initially extracted from the African tree Acokanthera ouabaio, leading to the English name version ouabain. Currently, there are many German doctors prescribing ouabain or G-strophanthin, and they want to keep it that way even though it’s natural and can’t be patented as a pharmaceutical drug, which is another reason that little is known of it outside of Germany. Dr. Thomas Cowan, MD, debunks the current official explanation of heart disease by analyzing the inconsistencies and paradoxes of actual heart attack cases compared to the accepted arterial clogging explanation. Dr. Cowan is a holistic MD practicing in San Francisco, California. He states by having his heart patients on ouabain he has not lost any of them to heart attacks. His new understanding of heart disease and subsequent successful use of ouabain is attributed to the German doctor Knut Sroka, MD, who calls ouabain “an outstanding plant drug ignored by academic medicine”.

          Smart Lighting Market to Register a CAGR of 17.1% during 2018-2025: Global Industry Overview      Cache   Translate Page      
(EMAILWIRE.COM, October 10, 2018 ) Major players in the Global Smart Lighting Market comprises of Osram Licht AG (Germany), Honeywell International Inc. (U.S.A), Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Netherland), Eaton Corporation PLC. (Ireland), Digital Lumens Inc. (U.S.A), Lutron Electronics Company Inc. (U.S.A),...
          3 Things the Church Must Do to Survive in This Culture      Cache   Translate Page      

In November, I will celebrate 50 years of being given the joy and privilege of ministering. It is and always will be the best thing that God could ever have called me to do with my life.

Over the years I've witnessed incredible miracles and walked through challenging wilderness seasons. These mountaintop and valley seasons have taught me a great deal about myself, my God and His kingdom, and they have caused me to grow and stretch in ways I never could have foreseen at the outset of my ministry career. As I look back, it's clear that my most significant lessons could be summed up in these six words of advice:

1. Be bold.

2. Be broken.

3. Be bright.

While studying the life of David and his desire for the presence of God in his life and in the lives of His people, I realized that throughout every battle and conflict, you can find the evidence of boldness, brokenness and brightness in him. These characteristics in David are what I believe made him a man after God's own heart, and they are why God was able to use him to impact the world around him, including his government. They are what will allow you and me to make an impact on our churches, our communities and our nation too.

As I was watching the Senate hearing in Washington this week, my heart was broken for where we are as a country. We are broken, divided and hostile toward each other. The enemy is saying the church is bigoted, racist, and condescending and that we doubt the Word of God. The devil wants people to believe the church is a thing of the past, so he whispers lies that cause people to question why we would pay attention to something written thousands of years ago. As for believers, even among our ranks there is little evidence of brokenness before the living, mighty, and holy God. There are very few who are willing to humble themselves and repent, or embrace God's love. Each side is flush with boldness but woefully lacking in the other two characteristics that made David so successful.

I am not at all saying the church should step back, stifling its voice in an attempt to find this balance. On the contrary. We cannot take responsibility for the actions and reactions of those with whom we are at odds, but we have a mandate to serve God obediently—and that service requires our boldness and brokenness before Him, even if it makes us uncomfortable.

Although most people who know me today wouldn't easily believe it, I was painfully shy as a child. Because of that shyness, when I was called upon to do bold things, I would cry. But here's the thing: Crying never stopped me. Even when I felt embarrassed of the spotlight or longed to disappear into the background, I knew I couldn't walk away from what I had been called to do, even if stepping out and being boldly obedient would bring painful tears that might make me the subject of ridicule. Before long I realized an important lesson, one I want you to consider today: Through my tears came the greatest breakthroughs of my life.

When our boldness comes out of brokenness before our God, the light of His presence breaks through, allowing the lost world around us to see the brightness of His glory.

The world wants to see Jesus, and right now they are more ready for Him than the church is ready for the world. But God is bringing balance to this area. I believe God is breaking the times of leanness of Spirit, and we get to witness it firsthand. He is clearing the air of a lot of junk in America. Don't be surprised but rather rejoice when you hear of outpourings of the Holy Spirit. God is birthing Holy Spirit boldness in the church, but it will only come out brokenness and humility. Watch, see, and move by faith as He releases the brightness of His glory.

The church in our nation must step up and show the world who God truly is and what the power of His love can do in our broken world. We must show them who we really are—bold, broken and bright with the love and light of Christ, the morning star.

Here's another way to put it: "You're here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We're going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don't think I'm going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I'm putting you on a light stand. Now that I've put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand—shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you'll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven" (Matt. 5:16, MSG). {eoa}

Mikel French has challenged spiritual awakening all across America, where many celebrations extended into multiple weeks, and has conducted celebrations in France, Sweden, Russia, Romania, Poland, Ukraine, Moldova, Serbia, Germany, South Africa, Malawi, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Haiti, Japan, Singapore, India and Thailand. He conducted an outreach celebration in Manila, Philippines, reaching 200,000 teenagers with the Book of Hope. Through the generous support of partners, he has presented the message of Jesus Christ to millions of people in the nation of Russia through televised citywide soul-winning celebrations. Mikel considers it an honor to assist in conducting the annual pastor's conference, where thousands of pastors from Russia's 11 time zones come for training, teaching and equipping. Mikel and his wife, Marsha, reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

          German IT security spending forecast up 9% in 2018      Cache   Translate Page      
(Telecompaper) Spending on IT security hardware, software and services has increased 9 percent in the year to date in Germany, according to figures prepared by IDC for the industry group Bitkom...
          Mobile Device Management (MDM) Market 2018 In-Depth Analysis of Industry Share, Size, Growth, and Key Players like BlackBerry (Canada), Citrix Systems (US), IBM (US), VMware (US), ManageEngine (US), Microsoft (US), MobileIron (US), SAP (Germany), Sophos (      Cache   Translate Page      
Mobile Device Management (MDM) Market 2018 In-Depth Analysis of Industry Share, Size, Growth, and Key Players like BlackBerry (Canada), Citrix Systems (US), IBM (US), VMware (US), ManageEngine (US), Microsoft (US), MobileIron (US), SAP (Germany), Sophos ( Mobile Device Management (MDM) Market 2018 report focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the Global key players. It also provides analysis of the market share, segmentation, revenue forecasts and geographic regions of the market. The report spread across

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          10/9/2018: Parenting / Children: Pregnant pause: why more people are choosing not to have children      Cache   Translate Page      

Theresa May (British prime minister), Emmanuel Macron (president of France) and Angela Merkel (chancellor of Germany). World leaders, and child-free. Add in our own Leo Varadkar, Scotland’s Nicola Sturgeon and the Netherlands’ Mark Rutte and the link...
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          Richard Grennell Speculated As Possible ‘Family Favorite’ To Replace Nikki Haley      Cache   Translate Page      
Via Washington Examiner: U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell is a name to watch as speculation commences on who will replace outgoing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, a source with knowledge of administration’s thinking told the Washington Examiner. “He’s a family favorite,” the source, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, said of Grenell. Grenell […]
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           First coaching changes in Italy, Spain and Germany       Cache   Translate Page      
Genoa and Chievo Verona have made the first coaching changes of this season's Serie A
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          Don't talk the EU down, German president Steinmeier says      Cache   Translate Page      
Vienna - Europeans take the European Union's successes for granted while concentrating too much on its problems, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Tuesday in Vienna, issuing a plea for a more positive view.
Don't talk the EU down, German president Steinmeier says
The German head of state attended a discussion event together with his Austrian and Slovak counterparts, Alexander Van der Bellen and Andrej Kiska, in which the three looked ahead at the 2019 EU parliamentary elections
"We talk too much about Europe when things go wrong or when agreements fail, but not enough about normal Europe, which is running a lot more smoothly than most people want to acknowledge or know," Steinmeier told an audience of university students.
The three presidents spoke out against populist and eurosceptic movements that seek to wrest power from the EU and hand it back to its member states.
"No one should believe that everything will become easier if we don't try European solutions," Steinmeier said, pointing to the successful integration of the job markets, trade and education among EU countries.
Voters should ask themselves who the true patriots are, former Green party leader Van der Bellen said.
"Is it those who want to elevate the 19th-century national state of yesteryear, or those who understand that sovereignty must be pooled in today's world?" he asked.
Without naming specific countries, Slovakia's independent leader Kiska said European citizens should counter populist and anti-EU politics.
"We need good leaders - pro-EU leaders," he said. "We should not be afraid to say: I am proud to be European," Kiska added.
Steinmeier said that, though decision-making in Brussels was often laborious, the EU "enables solutions to the great challenges of the 21st century that we simply would not be able resolve in the national context."
"Germany cannot be well, if Europe is not well," he concluded.


           2018 Global GCC Slide Valve Industry Report – History, Present and Future      Cache   Translate Page      
(EMAILWIRE.COM, October 10, 2018 ) The key countries in each region are taken into consideration as well, such as United States, China, Japan, India, Korea, ASEAN, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, CIS, and Brazil etc. Get Sample Report at There...
          Stolpersteine - Rudolf Bunte - Bielefeld, Germany      Cache   Translate Page      
Hier wohnte
Jg. 1882
im Widerstand verhaftet
Zuchthaus Münster
tot an Haftfolgen

Here lived RUDOLF BUNTE, born 1882.
He was engaged in resistance activity, when he was arrested for "listening to enemy radio" and "subversion of the war effort", and was imprisoned in Münster. Conditions in prison were so terrible that he died on March 1, 1945.

          Court orders diesel ban on major Berlin roads      Cache   Translate Page      

Court orders diesel ban on major Berlin roadsBerlin could shut out diesel drivers from major arterial roads next year, after a court Tuesday ordered the German capital to follow in the footsteps of Hamburg, Frankfurt and Stuttgart with exclusion zones. A renewed focus on air quality in the wake of Volkswagen's 2015 "dieselgate" scandal -- in which the car giant admitted to cheating regulatory tests on 11 million cars worldwide -- has seen a wave of courtroom action across Germany.

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*Germany worries deep emission cuts would hit car industry. LUXEMBOURG, Oct 9- European Union nations, voicing concern over a U.N. report on global warming, agreed on Tuesday to seek a 35 percent cut in car emissions by 2030, as Germany warned that overly challenging targets risked harming industry and jobs. Germany, with its big auto sector, had backed an EU...
          Information Security MSc 12 Month Placement/Internship      Cache   Translate Page      
Overview Add an annual turnover of $22.3 billion to a rental and leasing fleet of over 1.9 million vehicles spread across 9,900 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a business that’s grown into the largest global mobility provider in the world. Enterprise’s internships give you the chance to get ahead in the job market - but don’t just take our word for it; our interns have been voted Best Intern of the Year at the National Undergraduate Employability awards. It’s learning by doing, not by getting coffee all day. It’s learning by doing, not by getting coffee all day. From winning regular diversity awards to being a Top 50 Place for Women to Work for 12 years running, it’s no surprise that we were also voted the Graduate Employer of the Year last year. We are excited to announce the position of Information Security Intern; this placement is specifically designed for MSc students. This opportunity is based at Enterprise Holdings' European Head Office in Egham, Surrey. This role has a European focus and will work with our corporately owned entities across the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, and Spain as well as liaise with our corporate Security, Privacy and Compliance teams based in Saint Louis, Missouri. The Information Security team is responsible for safeguarding our customer’s data, and ensuring that we have the proper people, processes and technology in place to protect against both current and emerging threats. You will be working on a range of areas which include Security Strategy & Transformation, Cyber Maturity Assessments & Third Party Assurance, Business Resilience, Privacy, Cyber Defence & Security Testing and Records Management. Responsibilities Stay up to date on cyber security news and cyber-attack trends, while offering suggestions to keep the company environment secure Investigate and resolve security threats reported by employees Assist the Information Security Office with day-to-day activities Collaborate with internal teams including Application Development, Infrastructure, IT Communication, Privacy/Data Governance and Marketing/Communications As assigned, participate in various Information Security projects Adhere to technology standards and follow documented procedures Establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and end users Assist with task automation and process improvement Prepare Documentation and Reports for use by EHI internal stakeholders Qualifications Must be a current MSc student looking to undertake an industrial placement year Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel & PowerPoint Excellent verbal and written communications skills Excellent time management skills and punctuality Ability to prioritise work and meet timelines Self motivated and self disciplined Additional Information Please do let us know about any accommodations you may need to participate in the recruitment process; contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist Georgina Crockford. Application Deadline : 30th October 2018 (this is subject to change, early applications are wholly encouraged) Assessment Centre Date : 26th November 2018, Egham, Surrey. (This assessment date is fixed) Hours : 40 per week Salary : £22,000.00 per annum Duration : The internship will run from August 2019 to August 2020 We accept applications for our Placement Programme from university students that are due to take undertake a placement year starting summer 2019, regardless of university attended and subjects being studied. Our assessment is only based on how you perform against the competencies that are required for your role. How to Apply We take great care in our recruitment process to find the ideal candidate. But it’s not all about us; we want you to have the chance to find out what we’re all about. The first step is our application form, which takes about 30 minutes to complete. As well as telling us lots about you, it helps us identify the kind of competencies in you that we look for in our placement students. If your application is successful one of our Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to arrange a competency based telephone interview. Finally, you will be invited to attend one of our assessment days. Through the day, you’ll tackle a number of exercises designed around life at Enterprise. Don’t worry – it’s not too formal and most of our applicants agree it’s a great platform for you to shine. It’s also a chance to meet some of the people you’ll be working with as well as our current interns.
          Chris Hedges: Rise Up & Resist      Cache   Translate Page      
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Tue, 10/09/2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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When is enough enough? In the face of evil what does it take for people to move from passivity to active resistance? Throughout history there have been instances of people defying tyranny. Fighting back no matter what the odds. An example comes from Nazi Germany, often considered the benchmark of evil. Opposition to the regime was highly dangerous. Seventy five years ago, Hans and Sophie Scholl, brother and sister, and others at the University of Munich said, Genug. Enough. They formed the White Rose movement and called on Germans to recognize their moral duty and overthrow the government. They disseminated critical information through flyers and graffiti. One such graffiti said, “Whatever comes out of Hitler's mouth is a lie." In 1943, Hans and Sophie Scholl were arrested and beheaded. Their resistance and courage are honored today. They took risks. Can we? 

Interview by David Barsamian.

Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has reported from the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for He is the author of many books including Death of the Liberal ClassThe World As It IsWages of Rebellion and America: The Farewell Tour.

          Better Call Saul Season 4 Ep. 10 Recap: 'Winner'       Cache   Translate Page      
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Well here it is. The moment we've been waiting four seasons for--when our not-always-a-decent-guy-but-you-root-for-him-to-be protagonist assumes his infamous nom de plume--has arrived. The sad irony though, is after seeing the conniving waste of human potential Jimmy had to become in order to transform into Saul Goodman, what would've elicted cheers back in season one instead only inspires a mournful headshake.

"Winner," finds Jimmy again living up to others' worst expectations of him. Since the reinstatement committee thought he was insincere for not mentioning Chuck in his hearing, he doubles down on the fakery, "grieving" for Chuck by crying crocodile tears at his headstone on the anniversary of his death, plopping down $23,000 for a reading room dedicated to him and dutifully sitting on the HHM young scholar's board Howard set up in his name. A scholarship, as Kim angrily pointed out to Howard, that Jimmy would've never been given. However, these shenanigans all just a warm up for when Jimmy goes in to face the bar association. After reading a bit of Chuck's letter, Jimmy goes off script, telling (some) of the truth about himself, his brother and their at times contentious relationship.

"He didn't love me as a lawyer," Jimmy admits, the board members now firmly in his pocket. "I'll never be as good as Chuck...but I'll try." It's a masterful performance by Bob Odenkirk, and by James McGill, because what appeared to be man in the mirror-esque soul bearing was instead Matrix-level bullshit, as Jimmy giddly recounts how he completely duped those suckers. The way Kim's expression goes from happiness to utter shock is a gut punch, a look of "what did I just do?" scrawled over her face as she realizes the man she's helped pull out of the fire innumerable times has opted to dive feet first into the inferno.

That Jimmy's impassioned remarks turned out to be a hollow performance shouldn't be all that shocking. The proof was right there in the speech he gave to Kristy Epsosito, a scholarship candidate who got passed over becuase of her past shoplifting, ranting about how she'll need to game the system and cut corners to get to the top. "You made a mistake, and they are never forgetting it..they'll smile at you, they'll pat you on the head, but they are never letting you in," he says, talking about himself as much if not more than he is her, wrapping up with "remember, the winner takes it all."

It's awful advice, not least because Kristy, a young Hispanic woman, has far less room for error than Jimmy. While he's right that people like Chuck, Howard and the suits at HHM put young people like her or a Slippin' Jimmy in a box and rarely, if ever, let them out, he's overlooking the fact he's not a young kid, but a middle-aged man who still craves the next hustle. Chuck's death, combined with monumental self pity and lack of self awareness, have allowed Jimmy to rewrite his own history, painting himself as an outcast forever banished for one youthful slip up. In the process Chuck has gone from person he once tried to emulate to another tool in his conman box; being a lawyer is no longer about impressing Kim or connecting with clients, but a means to an end to grab money and power. Not respect, because damn being respected by the bar association, reinstatement committee and all those other assholes. It's about the win.

Though as we all know, Jimmy has plenty to lose.

Mike's story arc ends on a similarly dark note. After giving Lalo the slip--who knew chewing gum could be so useful for ditching stalkers?--and tracking down Werner, Mike agrees to carry out Gus' orders. It's a long, painful scene as what is understood by Mike but is unspoken--that Werner must die--becomes tragically obvious to the engineer. Werner manages to save his wife's life by picking a fight so she'll go back to Germany, then asks to go out among the stars before Mike shoots him. Like Jimmy's choice to use his deceased brother's memory to get back into law, Mike's decision will have a lasting impact. Unlike the icy super fixer of Breaking Bad, this version of Mike still believed in half measures, was still open to forming an emotional bond with another person. Pulling the trigger on Werner is essentially pulling it on himself.

After operating in different worlds all season, Jimmy and Mike's lives are closer than ever to becoming intertwined, as each evolves (or devolves) into the man Walter White will encounter, use and ultimately ruin.

See ya' next season!

Other Thoughts:

  • So what will Kim do now? After Jimmy's latest stunt, she has little to no room to be in denial about the kind of callous, superficial person her boyfriend has become. Will she stay and stake out firm boundaries between their personal and professional lives, or will she realize "Chuck be knowin'" and cut her losses?
  • Speaking of Kim, the blank stare she gave Jimmy when he tossed out a horrible plan to set fire to a judge's chambers and rescue her was hilarious. 
  • From spying to tailing to climbing through the ceiling to get access to Travel Wire's security footage, Lalo has more than proved a worthy match for Mike. It'll be exciting to see them go head up next season.
  • No Nacho for the finale, which my fondness for the character aside, was a smart choice. Unless we were going to see Nacho escape, or try to escape, the drug game, we didn't necessarily need another plot line hammering home how trapped he is in his current situtation. 
  • With Werner and the rest of the crew gone, who will finish the super lab? In any case, Gail is super amped about cooking up that first batch of meth. 
  • Ernie does a so-terrible-it's-good version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" so well.

          Economist on "How common are interracial relationships in your countries bros?"      Cache   Translate Page      

more common
UK France



Very rare
Italy Portugal Spain

          Music for Folks: The great-nephew of Django Reinhardt takes his guitar duo in new directions      Cache   Translate Page      
… I have done my own music for 20 years, with my … camps to popularize Sinti gypsy music in 1960s Germany. Lulo Reinhardt … of flamenco, salsa, and gitano music of the Gipsy Kings was … , "It is also folk music because we play for the …
          Not Your Dope Drops Adaptive and Bass Driven EP, ’21’      Cache   Translate Page      

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          Arthur I. Cyr: Important meeting strengthens German Chancellor Merkel      Cache   Translate Page      
Late last month, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey held discussions in Berlin. Command of two of the most effective militaries in Europe and the world is one reason this mini-summit has maximum importance. The two nations were allies until after World War I.Skillful, non-military Merkel displayed courage and effectiveness in the discussions, unintentionally aided by autocrat Erdoğan. She reminded him publicly of human rights abuses [...]
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          Comment on FCC might reduce AM clear channel power by DL4NO      Cache   Translate Page      
Here in Europe Radio Luxemburg was something like this from the 1950s: The German broadcasting system knew no private stations and very limited advertizing. For a large part of Germany, Radio Luxemburg filled that gap with pop music, financed by advertizing. The only alternative were the foreign military stations like AFN or BFS. This changed in the 1980s when private stations were allowed. Next to all of them were and are FM stations with some new or migrating stations using DAB+ these days.
          Comment on The Romantic Paintings of Carl Spitzweg by Gerard Frederick      Cache   Translate Page      
What is telling is that in todays art encyclopedias the Biedermeier art movement is for all intents and purposes totally ignored. So is the 1930´s Blut und Boden movement, the movement known as Neue Deutsche Sachlichkeit ( The new german Realism) even German Expressionism has been relegated to the dustbin of art history, while every Frenchman who ever smelled up a Paris atelier is represented as the Second Coming of Christ, not to forget mediocrities like Modigliani or Chagall. Germany has demonstrably produced a greater number of artists and art movements than any nation extant, yet it appears nowhere. Michael Walsh of The Ethnic European website has produced some top class books on the subject and is working on more; it behooves anyone interested in the subject matter to check out Michael Walsh´s books, most of which have been banned by Amazon ---- now THAT should tell you something!
          Comment on FCC might reduce AM clear channel power by dl4no      Cache   Translate Page      
50 kW a "monster station"? From a European perspective this is somehow anachronistic: When we had AM stations here in Germany only a few gap-filling stations worked with less than 1 kW and about every German state (200-400 km diameter) had at least one 100 kW station. Stations like Radio Luxemburg or WDR (less than 200 km apart) were in the 500 kW to 1 MW (output!) range. Even Radio Tirana was in this class, distributing communist propaganda all over Europe. There are still AM stations in this power class like Radio Romania. From what I can receive from Spain at night they also have such stations. The argument "no programs for remote audiences" is astonishing to me: Many people move around in your country. I could imagine not every move is from one coast to the other. These clear-channel stations should be an important link to the past for many listeners. At least for me, my roots are important! Compare to the discussion here about Irish radio in the UK.
          Ford plugs in to electric vans in Germany as diesel bans loom      Cache   Translate Page      
Ford is building an electric delivery van in Europe using technology provided by Deutsche Post startup StreetScooter, as German cities clamp down on diesel emissions.
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          Germany, Hungary & United States win YOG's battle of unbeatens      Cache   Translate Page      
Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 9, 2018 - Beach Volleyball pairs from Germany, Hungary and the United States prevailed in matches between unbeaten teams here Tuesday during the third of six days of pool play at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
          Germany, Hungary & United States win YOG's battle of unbeatens      Cache   Translate Page      
Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 9, 2018 - Beach Volleyball pairs from Germany, Hungary and the United States prevailed in matches between unbeaten teams here Tuesday during the third of six days of pool play at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
          THERE'S MORE THAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - PART 2      Cache   Translate Page      

APOSTLE TALK - Future News Now

Geopolitics ~ Intelligence ~ Prophecy







AI doesn't wait for tomorrow … it creates tomorrow. Tomorrow is here … today!”

Artificial Intelligence helps track down alien life.”

China uses facial recognition to fine jay-walkers … ban some from foreign travel taking passports.


Last session we discussed: When super humans become advanced—enhanced—to a stage where the ordinary normal human is no longer relevant other than for “slave” activities, then … genocide—mass destruction—of the normal humans will become efficient in terms of Global Governance.”

If you survived after Part 1, I have another challenge for you. Let's see if you're up to it. This session we will discuss “Genetic Alteration … or ... Modification.”

Have you ever wished (or even prayed) that one of your relatives would be nicer, or just different? Well, try to change their offspring. All you have to do is “modify” the cell structure in the embryo.

Eugenics is the science and practice of selective human breeding. This theory became popular in the early 20th Century, but is no longer outwardly taken seriously due to the horrific practices of “racial hygiene” experiments by the Nazis in Germany.


There is a NEW form of eugenics—not only being espoused but heavily financed in research—to create super-humans via genetic modification of human genes in eggs, sperm and early stage embryos.


Subsequent generations will inherit these modifications.
Hope the Designers dont screw up!
Does this mean the NEWER people are not ALL human?

WAIT: I will reveal something about that in another session!

This NEW form is known as genetic engineering. Genetic engineering is a biotechnological application where the DNA or genes of organisms are manipulated according to the requirement.

You probably are wondering right now: “Is this for real?”   LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Remember last session we talked about GRIN? In this session―Part 2―we will discuss NBIC. The acronym NBIC was introduced into public discourse via this report in 2014 for:

Information Technology; and,
Cognitive Science as the most popular term for emerging and converging technologies.

Cognitive Science is the study of thought, learning, and mental organization, which draws on aspects of psychology, linguistics, philosophy, and computer modeling, with a focus on how nervous systems represent, process, and transform information.


How do YOU think this “Brain-Nerve” organic synergy will partner with
changing … or ... enhancing humans by modifying their reproductive cells?


Human enhancement, or “germ-line engineering,” involves making "improvements" in reproductive cells. These changes will be passed on to subsequent generations.

Will enhanced-humans automatically receive the “Mark of the Beast?”

Will they be part-humans? LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.


Check this out: The Anti-Christ, the Beast of Revelation … the “false messiah” ... would love to use AI to … LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

Hang on again! Next time we will spend more time on what YOU really want to see happen: Robots that will be smarter than YOU. How will you defend yourself? And, don't think about kissing good looking robots … because they may have have Virtual Memory … and deposit a mysterious substance into your body!!!


Baruch haba b'Shem Adonai.

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Prince Handley
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          Travelers in the Third Reich : the rise of fascism: 1919-1945 by Boyd, Julia, 1948- author.      Cache   Translate Page      
Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's right in front of your eyes? The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible, but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt--even of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on, to grasp the essence of National Socialism, to remain untouched by the propaganda, or predict the Holocaust? Travelers in the Third Reich is an extraordinary history of the rise of the Nazis based on fas
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          The World Is Quietly Decoupling From The US... And No One Is Paying Attention      Cache   Translate Page      

Authored by Alt-Market's Brandon Smith via Birch Gold Group,

Blind faith in the U.S. dollar is perhaps one of the most crippling disabilities economists have in gauging our economic future. Historically speaking, fiat currencies are animals with very short lives, and world reserve currencies are even more prone to an early death. But, for some reason, the notion that the dollar is vulnerable at all to the same fate is deemed ridiculous by the mainstream.

This delusion has also recently bled into parts of the alternative economic movement, with some analysts hoping that the Trump Administration will somehow reverse several decades of central bank sabotage in only four to eight years.

However, this thinking requires a person to completely ignore the prevailing trend.

Years before there was ever an inkling of a trade war, multiple nations were establishing bilateral agreements that would cut the dollar as the primary exchange mechanism. China has been a leader in this effort, despite it being one of the largest buyers of U.S. Treasury debt and dollar reserves since the 2008 crash. In the past few years, these bilateral deals have been growing in scope, starting small and then expanding into massive agreements on raw commodities. China and Russia are a perfect example of the de-dollarization trend, with the two nations forming a trade alliance on natural gas as far back as 2014. That agreement, which is expected to start boosting imports to China this year, removes the need for dollars as a reserve mechanism for international purchases.

Russia and parts of Europe, including Germany, are also growing closer in terms of trade ties. With Germany and Russia entering into the Nordstream 2 gas pipeline deal despite condemnations from the Trump Administration, we can see a clear progression of nations moving away from the U.S. and the dollar, and into a “basket of currencies”.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has suggested that sanctions are possible over the Nordstream project, but trade war policies only seem to be hastening the international departure from the U.S. as the center of trade influence. American sanctions on Iranian oil support this argument, as China, Russia and much of Europe are working together to sidestep U.S. restrictions on Iranian crude.

China has even instituted its own petroyuan market, and the first shipments of oil from the Middle East to China paid for through a petroyuan contract occurred in August of this year. Mainstream economists like to point out the small portion of the global oil market that the petroyuan represents, but they seem to have missed the bigger picture entirely. The issue is, now an alternative to the petrodollar exists where none existed before. And this is the crux of the matter that needs to be examined: The trend towards alternatives, and all alternatives leading to centralization by global banks.

Beyond the shift away from the U.S. dollar as a global reserve, there is a new matter of alternative international payment systems. SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) is a global network of “financial messages” between major banks, including central banks. Transactions are recorded through the SWIFT network, which allows fast confirmation of “messages” and updates of accounts across the world.

Originally founded in Brussels, for decades SWIFT has been the only such banking network with global capacity, and until recently the primary data centers have been in the U.S. and the Netherlands.

The U.S. government has exploited extensive economic control using influence on SWIFT, including mass surveillance of international financial transactions and denying countries like Iran access to SWIFT through sanctions. In the past, the U.S. has seized or frozen funds being transferred through SWIFT between banks outside of U.S. borders, including entirely legal transactions, indicating that the U.S. has overt control over the system. The world reserve status of the dollar, combined with U.S. influence over the most important tool in international banking transactions, has solidified U.S. fiscal dominance for many years.

But the dollar’s reign is quickly coming to an end, as global banks like the IMF seek to centralize monetary authority under a single world structure. The great illusion being perpetrated is that the “multi-polar world order” that is arising is somehow “anti-globalist”. This is simply not the case.

So, what is actually happening? The world is getting smaller as everyone EXCEPT the U.S. is consolidating economically. This includes alternatives to SWIFT.

Russia dumps U.S. Treasuries but maintains close ties to the IMF and BIS, calling for a world currency system under the IMF’s control. China does the same, increasing ties to the IMF through its SDR basket system, while cutting its ties to the dollar one by one. Europe is embracing closer trade with both Russia and China, working to defy U.S. sanctions.

Now, all of these nations are building new SWIFT-like networks in order to cut the U.S. out of the loop. In other words, the U.S. is becoming the bumbling villain of our global soap opera, and through its own hubris, it is setting the stage for its own destruction. The U.S. is acting as a catalyst, helping global banks by frightening enemies and allies into further centralization. At least, that is the narrative I suspect future historians will repeat.

As part of the effort to undermine U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil, the EU has established a program to construct a new SWIFT system outside of U.S. influence. It is a model that Russia, China and Iran have agreed to participate in, and the news has gone mostly ignored by the mainstream. The Wall Street Journal begrudgingly reported on the development but dismissed it as ineffective in thwarting U.S. sanctions. And this seems to be the consensus among the MSM – to shrug off or ignore the implications of an alternative SWIFT.

Dollar bias rears its ugly head once again, and the dangers of this kind of denial are many. The dollar can be, and is being, bypassed through bilateral trade deals. U.S. dominance of oil markets is being bypassed through alternative petro-contracts. And now, U.S. control of financial networks is being bypassed through alternative SWIFT programs. The only thread that is holding the dollar and, by extension, the U.S. economy together is the fact that these alternatives are not widespread yet. This will inevitably change.

So, the question is – When will it change?

I believe the pace of the trade war will dictate the pace of the de-dollarization shift. The more aggressive that tariffs become between the U.S. and China, Iran, Europe and Russia, the faster that already existing alternative systems will be implemented. Currently, the speed of the U.S.-China conflict suggests a move away from the dollar and into an international basket of currencies by the end of 2020, with the process taking approximately another decade to become concrete.  That is to say, the SDR basket system will act as a bridge over time to a new world reserve currency; a single global currency system.

With current tariffs encompassing at least half of Chinese trade, and the other half under threat if China retaliates in any way, I believe that it is only a matter of months before China uses its own dollar and treasury reserves as a weapon against the U.S. And, when this happens, China will not announce the move publicly, nor will the mainstream media pick up on the event until it is far too late.

Do not expect Europe to come to the aid of America if this happens. To me, it seems to be clear from the EU’s recent behavior that they plan to remain neutral, at the very least during escalation, if not fully side with China and Russia out of economic necessity.

Preparing for this event requires as much financial independence as possible. This means tangible alternatives to the dollar, like precious metals, and localized economies based on barter and trade. Once the dollar loses world reserve status the transfer of price inflation into the U.S. will be immense. Dollars held overseas will come flooding back into the country as they will no longer be needed for international exchange of goods and resources. This switch could occur very quickly, like an avalanche.

Again, do not expect much of a warning before foreign creditors dump dollar-based assets, and do not expect a large window of time before the negative effects are visible on Main Street.

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DARMSTADT, Germany, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

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ESMO Abstract #

Avelumab: LBA6_PR, 659P, 1290P, 1291P, 1282P, 877P; M7824 (TGF β-trap/anti-PD-L1):1048O, 1463P, 1931P, 757P, 643P, 642P, 661P; tepotinib (MET kinase inhibitor): 1377O, 621PD, 698P; M6620: 1437P; M3814: 1845P; M7583: 1014PD; abituzumab: 487P; Erbitux®(cetuximab): 124P, 484P, 509P, 493P, 521P, 510P, 481P, 486P, 1057P, 1108P, 1068P, 1064P, 1293P

  • First presentation of Phase III data for avelumab (plus axitinib) in previously untreated, advanced kidney cancer
  • New and updated data for bifunctional immunotherapy M7824  
  • Results from Phase II trials for tepotinib, including in EGFR TKI-resistant NSCLC  
  • Additional pipeline data feature abstracts for a further four innovative agents across multiple tumor types with a significant patient need 

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that new data from a variety of high-priority clinical development programs will be presented at the ESMO 2018 Congress (European Society for Medical Oncology Annual Meeting), October 19-23, 2018, Munich, Germany.

In the year that Merck celebrates its 350-year anniversary, abstracts at the congress represent a company record with eight therapeutic agents across 14 tumor types, reinforcing Merck's position at the forefront of clinical development in oncology.

"Our data at this year's European Society for Medical Oncology Congress expand our understanding of avelumab in renal cell carcinoma and other tumors, and demonstrate the headway we are making with our pipeline, including bifunctional immunotherapy M7824 and tepotinib," said Luciano Rossetti, Global Head of Research & Development for the Biopharma business of Merck. "We look forward to many more years of real and significant progress towards our vision of transforming the management and treatment of cancer."

Data from the Phase III study JAVELIN Renal 101, evaluating avelumab* in combination with axitinib, compared with sunitinib as initial therapy for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), will be presented for the first time during the Presidential Symposium at ESMO on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 5:20 PM - 5:35 PM CEST. Avelumab is being jointly developed and commercialized with Pfizer. The results represent the first positive Phase III immunotherapy trial in combination with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) in any tumor type, supporting Merck's interest in the potential use of avelumab in combination with currently approved therapies and novel agents. These results will be submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Other updates include new avelumab data in Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) and advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer.

New data for M7824 will be presented from expansion cohorts of two ongoing Phase I clinical trials, including the first tumor-specific data for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN), biliary tract cancer, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and esophageal adenocarcinoma. In addition, updated data for M7824 in patients with gastric cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will be shared. M7824, discovered in-house at Merck, is an investigational bifunctional immunotherapy designed to combine a transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) trap by 'fusing' it with the anti-programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) mechanism. To date more than 650 patients with various types of solid tumors have been treated across the program with M7824 and the safety profile is consistent with that observed with other PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors and previously described skin lesions (keratoacanthomas, SCC, hyperkeratosis) associated with TGF-β-inhibiting therapies.

Data for tepotinib** include results from three Phase II trials in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) TKI-resistant NSCLC and advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, providing further evidence of this precision medicine's potential clinical activity in a range of tumors. Tepotinib, discovered in-house at Merck, is an investigational, oral MET inhibitor that is designed to selectively inhibit the oncogenic MET receptor signaling caused by MET (gene) alterations or MET protein overexpression.

Additional pipeline abstracts feature updated data from Merck's comprehensive DNA damage response (DDR) portfolio. These include results from a Phase I trial investigating M6620 (formerly VX-970) in combination with gemcitabine in patients with advanced NSCLC, and combined data from two Phase I trials of DNA-dependent protein kinase inhibitor, M3814. Results will also be shared from a Phase I/II trial of M7583, a Bruton's TKI, in patients with B-cell malignancies, as well as a retrospective analysis of the Phase I/II Poseidon study investigating abituzumab in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC).

Data to be presented at the congress for Erbitux® will add to the growing body of real-world evidence supporting the therapy's role as a standard of care in RAS wild-type mCRC and first-line recurrent or metastatic SCCHN (R/M SCCHN), and for patients with locally advanced SCCHN (LA SCCHN) who may not be able to tolerate cisplatin-based regimens in full.  

*Avelumab is under clinical investigation for the treatment of RCC, MCC, CRC, gastric and GEJ cancer, and has not been demonstrated to be safe and effective for these indications. There is no guarantee that avelumab will be approved for RCC, CRC, gastric or GEJ cancer by any health authority worldwide.

**Tepotinib is the recommended International Nonproprietary Name (INN) for the MET kinase inhibitor MSC2156119J. Tepotinib is currently under clinical investigation and not approved for any use anywhere in the world.

Tepotinib, M7824, M3814, M7583, M6620 and abituzumab are under clinical investigation and have not been proven to be safe and effective. There is no guarantee any product will be approved in the sought-after indication by any health authority worldwide.

Notes to Editors 

Key Merck-supported abstracts slated for presentation are listed below. In addition, a number of investigator-sponsored studies have been accepted (not listed).


Lead Author 

Abstract #



Date / Time


Late-Breaking Abstracts

JAVELIN Renal 101:

R Motzer


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A2 -

a randomized,

4:30 - 6:10 PM

Room 18

phase 3 study of

(5:20 - 5:35 PM

avelumab +

 lecture time)

axitinib vs

sunitinib as


treatment of

advanced renal

cell carcinoma


Poster Sessions


 T Doi


 Sun, Oct 21

 Hall A3 -

(anti-PD-L1) in

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area

Japanese patients

Networking Hub

with advanced

gastric or


junction cancer

(GC/GEJC): updated

results from the

phase 1b JAVELIN

Solid Tumor JPN


Avelumab in

 P Nathan


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

European patients

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area

(pts) with

Networking Hub

metastatic Merkel

cell carcinoma

(mMCC): experience

from an ad hoc

expanded access

program (EAP)


M Bharmal


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

(CE) of avelumab

12:45 - 1:45 PM

 Poster Area

vs standard care

Networking Hub

(SC) for the

treatment of

patients (pts)

with metastatic

Merkel cell

carcinoma (mMCC)

Responder analysis

SP D'Angelo


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

based on

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area


Networking Hub

outcomes (PROs)

and clinical

endpoints (CEPs)

in patients (pts)

with metastatic

Merkel cell

carcinoma (mMCC)

treated with


First-line (1L) or


Mon, Oct 22,

Hall A3 -

second-line (2L)



12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area


Networking Hub

monotherapy in

patients (pts)

with advanced

renal cell

carcinoma (aRCC)

enrolled in the

phase 1b JAVELIN

Solid Tumor trial


Lead Author

Abstract #



Date / Time

M7824 (TGF β-trap/anti-PD-L1)

Proffered Paper Session


BC Cho


Mon, Oct 22,

ICM, Room

(MSB0011359C), a

2:45 - 4:15 PM



(3:00 PM

fusion protein

 lecture time)

targeting PD-L1

and TGF-β, in

patients (pts)

with advanced

SCCHN: results

from a phase 1


Poster Sessions

Updated results of

 L Paz-Ares


Sat, Oct 20,

Hall A3 -


12:30 - 1:30 PM

Poster Area

(MSB0011359C), a

Networking Hub


fusion protein

targeting TGF-β

and PD-L1, in

second-line (2L)


Assessment of PD1/

T Mrowiec


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -


 12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area

colocalization in

Networking Hub


carcinoma (HCC)

using brightfield

double labeling

and quantitative

digital image



C Yoo


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

(MSB0011359C), a

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area


Networking Hub

fusion protein

targeting PD-L1

and TGF-β, in

Asian patients

with pretreated

biliary tract



results from a

phase 1 trial


B Tan


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

(MSB0011359C), a

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area


Networking Hub

fusion protein

targeting PD-L1

and TGF-β, in

patients with




(EAC): preliminary

results from a

phase 1 cohort

Phase 1 study

CC Lin


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

results from an

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area


Networking Hub

squamous cell

carcinoma (ESCC)

cohort treated

with M7824

(MSB0011359C), a


fusion protein



growth factor β

(TGF-β) and


Updated results

 YJ Bang


Sun, Oct 21,

Hall A3 -

from a phase 1

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Poster Area

trial of M7824

Networking Hub

(MSB0011359C), a


fusion protein

targeting PD-L1

and TGF-β, in

patients with


recurrent or

refractory gastric



Lead Author

Abstract #



Date / Time


Proffered Paper Session

Phase 2 study of

 YL Wu


Fri, Oct 19,

Hall A2,

tepotinib +

4:00 - 5:30 PM

Room 18


(4:51 PM


in lecture time)



growth factor


(EGFR)-mutant (MT)

non-small lung

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ディープ・ステート ( #DeepState ) がトランプ暗殺計画のために時間稼ぎをしようと、カバナーの最高裁判事承認を遅らせるべくあらゆる手を尽していたのは今や明白。上院はカバナーに対して虚偽の告発をした連中に法的措置を取る準……

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続》今やトランプ暗殺に向けての労力が無駄に終わり、ディープ・ステート ( #DeepState ) はキッシンジャーがかつて言及した偽の宇宙人侵略という筋書きのために、ホログラムを使用する可能性が非常に強くなってきた。上空に映像を……

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ロシア外務省がオランダ大使を呼びつけ追及中。ハーグにあるOPCWセンターをロシア軍情報部の4人がハッキングしようとしたと抗議したオランダ。 バイオ化学兵器について捜査する組織がWIFIを使って重大データを保存? 近くに駐車し、ハッ……

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Let's see the positive side, #Lula or someone who share his views, will win the elections with 80% of the votes aft……

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しかし世界では、金正恩が核実験場跡に査察官が入ることを許可したということがニュースに! 拉致問題がすべて?……

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#加計学園 報道ステーション
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イランのアフバズのテロに対して、ISISに報復! 10月1日、イラン革命防衛隊がイランから弾道ミサイルでシリアのアブカマル周辺のISIS司令室を攻撃! ところで5km離れたところに米軍が駐留。戦うこともなく、まるで仲良しの隣人!…

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米軍とクルドSDFが支配するユーフラテス東岸近くに、さらにロシア軍が配備された! イラク国境のアブカマルを絶対に米軍に渡す訳に行かない!…

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400人のISISテロリストがイラクからシリアに入った! ―ハシドPMUが警告…

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US diplomats involved in trafficking of human blood and pathogens for secret military program……

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          20 pc dish set 2 plates 1 pair of side dishes      Cache   Translate Page      
Set of 20 pieces. Service for 4. JOHANN HAVILAND. Bavaria Germany. BLUE GARLAND. $60.00 firm. 2 Glass plates $5.00 each firm. 3 pieces Fine Bone China. Majestic Choice, Staffordshire, England. Dogwood flower pattern. $25.00 firm. 2 pieces, Pink Rose flower pattern. Same info as dogwood set. $10.00 firm for the pair. HOMER LAUGHLIN White bowl. Back Stamp is USA - FFC-1. $5.00 firm, not shown. 2 side dishes are $20.00 firm for the pair, also not shown. Please call 978-304-0220. Leave a clear... $60
          StreetScooter WORK XL      Cache   Translate Page      
Ford starts the production of the Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL van at its European HQ in Cologne, Germany. The electric delivery van is produced in cooperation with StreetScooter GmbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group. Based on a Ford Transit chassis, the electric delivery van is fitted with a battery-electric drivetrain and a [...]
           First coaching changes in Italy, Spain and Germany       Cache   Translate Page      
Less than two months in the season, the first coaching changes came in Germany, Italy and Spain on Tuesday.Genoa, which is mid-table in Serie A, fired Davide...
          Delta – $482: Houston – Munich, Germany. Roundtrip, including all Taxes      Cache   Translate Page      
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          United – $580: Atlanta – Munich, Germany. Roundtrip, including all Taxes      Cache   Translate Page      
A good fare to Munich. Sample Travel Date: February 8th – 16th, 2019 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates Fare Availability: Valid for travel from early-November 2018 – early-December 2018 and from late-December 2018 – mid-March 2019. Must purchase at least 28 days in advance of departure. Note: This […]
           Russia will complete Nord Stream 2 even if more...       Cache   Translate Page      
MILAN, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Nord Stream 2 pipeline that will transport Russian gas to Germany will be completed on time even if new sanctions are imposed...
          Releasing This Week 10/8/2018      Cache   Translate Page      
This is not a list of all books releasing this week, but rather a list of books
 releasing this week that I am excited about getting in my hands.

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Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it.

Ben thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things.

But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them?

Maybe nothing. After all, they get separated.

Maybe everything. After all, they get reunited.

But what if they can’t quite nail a first date . . . or a second first date . . . or a third?

What if Arthur tries too hard to make it work . . . and Ben doesn’t try hard enough?

What if life really isn’t like a Broadway play?

But what if it is?

From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martincomes this illuminating exploration of old friendships, new crushes, and the path to self-discovery.

Courtney "Coop" Cooper
Dumped. Again. And normally I wouldn't mind. But right now, my best friend and source of solace, Jupiter Sanchez, is ignoring me to text some girl.

Rae Evelyn Chin
I assumed "new girl" would be synonymous with "pariah," but Jupiter and Courtney make me feel like I'm right where I belong. I also want to kiss him. And her. Which is . . . perplexing.

Jupiter Charity-Sanchez
The only thing worse than losing the girl you love to a boy is losing her to your boy. That means losing him, too. I have to make a move. . . .

One story.
Three sides.
No easy answers.

New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith turns to realistic fiction with the thoughtful story of a Native teen navigating the complicated, confusing waters of high school — and first love.

When Louise Wolfe’s first real boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. It’s her senior year, anyway, and she’d rather spend her time with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, the ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper’s staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school musical director’s inclusive approach to casting The Wizard of Oz has been provoking backlash in their mostly white, middle-class Kansas town. From the newly formed Parents Against Revisionist Theater to anonymous threats, long-held prejudices are being laid bare and hostilities are spreading against teachers, parents, and students — especially the cast members at the center of the controversy, including Lou’s little brother, who’s playing the Tin Man. As tensions mount at school, so does a romance between Lou and Joey — but as she’s learned, “dating while Native” can be difficult. In trying to protect her own heart, will Lou break Joey’s?

A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. 

The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava's ever had. And that's all it was--until Caleb shows up on her doorstep.

When pure chance pulls Ava back into Caleb's orbit, he proposes they enjoy their physical connection while he's stranded in Boston. Ava agrees, knowing her heart's in no danger since a) she barely likes Caleb and b) his existence in her life is temporary. Not long thereafter Ava realizes she's made a terrible error because as it turns out Caleb Scott isn't quite so unlikeable after all. When his stay in Boston becomes permanent, Ava must decide whether to fight her feelings for him or give into them. But even if she does decide to risk her heart on Caleb, there is no guarantee her stubborn Scot will want to risk his heart on her.

Spend the coldest days of winter on a Caribbean beach with New York Times Bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand. 

Join New York Times Bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand on the stunning beaches of St. John for the beginning of her thrilling new winter series-The Paradise. Welcome to Paradise, the first book in the Paradise series, has everything that readers have come to know and love about an Elin Hilderbrand novel, plus a healthy dose of intrigue. Irene Steele's idyllic life-house, husband, family-is shattered when she is woken up by a late-night phone call. Her beloved husband has been found dead, but before Irene can process this tragic news, she must confront the perplexing details of her husband's death. He was found on St. John island, a tropical paradise far removed from their suburban life. Leaving the cold winter behind, Irene flies down to the beautiful Caribbean beaches of St. John only to make another shocking discovery: her husband had a secret second family. As Irene investigates the mysterious circumstances of her husband's death, she is plunged into a web of intrigue and deceit belied by the pristine white sand beaches of St. John's. This exciting first book in the Paradise series will transport readers to a new beach locale-another world that Elin knows as well as her beloved Nantucket-and have them longing for winter

There are a million reasons why Miles Hart isn't the man I should date but allow me to enumerate the top three. 
He's friends with my brother, he's a single dad, and he's a sexy, in-demand rock star. He might as well wear an off-limits, totally unavailable, and don’t-even-attempt-to-ride-this-ride sign.

And there’s one more, little itty-bitty thing -- he's never asked me on a date.

That is, until he asks me to be his plus-one when his band plays at his high school reunion. It shouldn’t be a big deal. After all, we’re just friends, and no one is giving us our own hashtag. Except me . . .


I have three good reasons to keep my hands off Roxy Sterling—her brother’s my business manager, my kid is the center of my world, and the last time I fell hard for a woman I was burned so badly that my interest in relationships has gone up in flames. But once I bring Roxy’s body next to mine on the dance floor, I want all the not-safe-for-work things I can't have with her.
My brain knows there’s no way for us to work, but tell that to my big mouth. Because the second she plants a hot, sexy kiss on me, I have the bright idea to ask her to keep being my plus one—turning one night into a few.

What’s the harm in spending a little more time with her and having her by my side at all these events? Nothing at first, until I learn exactly how risky we might be.

Marlena Oliveira has—mysteriously, miraculously—been given the power to heal all kinds of ailments. People around the world believe she is a saint. But her power comes at a price: she can’t go to school, she can’t have friends her own age, and she certainly can’t date.

Then she meets Finn, a boy who makes her want to fall in love. For the first time, she begins to doubt whether her gift is worth all that she must give up to keep it.

Vera Woods is at her wit’s end.

Her husband has run off with the nanny, leaving Vera with a broken heart, three very angry sons, and even less time to juggle the demands of family and her career. After her boys scare away a sixth replacement nanny, Vera is out of time off from work and desperately out of options. Still nursing an aching heart, she turns to an unlikely source for help―a manny.

Lincoln Scott is no stranger to family chaos. But rather than grow jaded, he has thrown his natural talents into building his own business―providing live-in childcare for families as a manny. The money is great and the perks are a blast, but when his family of six years moves to Germany and their plans to bring him along fall through, Lincoln is suddenly unemployed and aware of how much of himself he’s given to other people’s families.

Brought together by circumstances, Lincoln and Vera’s mutually beneficial business arrangement becomes complicated by the undeniable chemistry they share. Vera needs a manny and Lincoln needs a job, but they both may have found the very thing neither one had realized they needed―a whole lot more.

He’s a player.

He plays the bass with expert fingers. He plays women with intoxicating charm. And he’ll play me with the ease of a virtuoso.

Who better to teach me to play than the master himself?

I’m his model student, front row, pencil sharp. Pick up lines? I’ve got them. Free drinks? By the dozen. Kissing? Let me grab my chapstick.

But the most valuable lesson I’ve learned is that there’s so much I don’t know. Like why his touch sets off a chain reaction straight to my nethers. Or how I’m certain each kiss is the best I’ll ever have, until the moment his lips take mine again.

There’s so much I don’t know.

Like the fact that I’m only a bet.

But we are what we are. He’s a player, through and through.

And I’m the fool who fell in love with him.

From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by the Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen.

Dear Evan Hansen,

Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...

When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.

Suddenly, Evan isn't invisible anymore--even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy's parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own, desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend. As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he's doing can't be right, but if he's helping people, how wrong can it be?

No longer tangled in his once-incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose. And a website. He's confident. He's a viral phenomenon. Every day is amazing. Until everything is in danger of unraveling and he comes face to face with his greatest obstacle: himself.

A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation.

**You will not be charged for Pre-orders until release.**

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          Four Bulgarian Teenagers were Sentenced for Raping 13-year-old Girl in Germany      Cache   Translate Page      
Four teenagers were sentenced to jail for taking part in the group rape of a 13-year-old girl in the southwest German town of Felberter, DPA reported. Eight boys aged between 14 and 17 are accused of having attacked the girl who came home from a swimming pool, dragged her to a nearby forest, and abused her until a woman who was passing through the forest stopped them and saved the girl. All accused are of Bulgarian origin, DPA notes....
          SUN membership is relevant for ALL countries, no matter their income level. Here’s why.      Cache   Translate Page      
By Lawrence Haddad, GAIN’s Executive Director
Since 2010, the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement has inspired a new way of working collaboratively to end malnutrition–in all its forms. And yet, 1000 days into the SDG era, no high-income country has become a member of the SUN Movement. Why does this matter?
First, all countries experience high levels of malnutrition in at least one of its many manifestations.  For example, according to the 2017 Global Nutrition Report, the UK has obesity rates of 27%, Germany has raised blood cholesterol rates of 70%, 28% of French men have high blood pressure and, according to the 2018 World Cancer Research Fund Report, Japan has colorectal cancer rates of 39 per 100,000 — one of the highest in the world.  And in nearly all high-income countries poor nutrition is related to 5 of the top 10 risk factors in national disease burdens. By joining SUN the high-income countries can learn from other members, share experiences of what is effective in reducing these expressions of malnutrition, and work together with other members to develop new solutions to address them.
Second, many high-income country governments do not achieve the same level of coherence across government departments in fighting malnutrition that their aid programs expect from low and middle income countries. Which European country has a whole of government approach to obesity, one that brings together urban planners, agriculture, health, education, transport and trade? I can’t think of one. Joining SUN will help high-income countries achieve greater coherence in their battle against malnutrition.
Third, nutrition affects global public goods. For example, what the high-income countries grow and eat affects the poorest in the most climate-affected countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan and many of the nations of Africa. The high-income countries have a responsibility to fix the enormous externality that their food production and consumption choices generate for those least able to adapt to climate change. Becoming a member of SUN will empower civil society within high-income countries to champion more climate smart agriculture and consumption and guide policymakers to more win-win solutions for people and the planet.
Finally, the enrollment of high-income countries embodies the highest principles of the SDGs. The SDGs are for all countries and all people. As this century progresses we will increasingly be left with the more complex problems, and they will be the ones that affect all countries and will require a degree of cooperation not seen today if they are to be tamed.  We are talking about climate mitigation, conflict prevention, insurance against financial crises, the prevention of infectious disease pandemics — and the lowering of nutrition related non- communicable diseases.
The SDGs reject the assumption that the low and middle-income countries have a monopoly on nutrition problems and the high-income countries have a monopoly on nutrition solutions.  It is time that high-income country governments realise this and join SUN.  Citizens of the world–whether from high, middle or low-income countries–deserve no less.
Lawrence is a member of the SUN Executive Committee but this view is personal and does not necessarily represent the view of the Committee.

          WW2 COLT 1911 1st year of war produced 1939      Cache   Translate Page      

WW2 Colt 1911 produced first year of the war 1939, captured by Germans and brought to Germany where they registered it. Vet bring back after the war. German proof stamp on the slide and trigger guard. VERY RARE to see this, and a very rare 1939 Colt which is also hard to find. Makes this […]

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          'We are looking forward' - John Brooks says U.S. are past World Cup disappointment      Cache   Translate Page      
WOLFSBURG, Germany -- When right-back William swings in one last cross, only seconds are remaining on the clock as Wolfsburg are down 2-1 at home to Hertha Berlin on September 15. In the box, defender John Brooks rises higher than two Berlin players, gets to the ball with his head and finds Admir Mehmedi on the edge of the penalty area. The Switzerland international gets his foot onto it and fires home, securing the hosts a deserved 2-2 draw. Minutes later, the 25-year-old Brooks stands close...
          HORROR! Muslim Migrant Beheads One-Year-Old in Germany, Merkel Bans Media Reporting —VIDEO      Cache   Translate Page      
A Muslim migrant in Germany beheaded his one-year-old baby daughter and stabbed his wife at a train station in Hamburg. Merkel’s government has banned reporting of this gruesome act. But now video has surfaced. The murder was in April. German media will not report on the dangers in their country.Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch reported: snip We reported on this incident back in April, translating a German report, since the English-language media didn’t find this incident newsworthy. But at that time, the fact of the beheading was not being reported, and now the German authorities have apparently banned all reporting...
          Re: Searching for a whiteBf in Germany      Cache   Translate Page      
losgehts0 wrote:
loveyou wrote:Dont live in Germany, but in Holland.
Am in need of a black active boyfriend.
Am 57 years old.

I've sent you a mail

It is an empty mail, please try again?
          Planet Coaster gets some international flair in its upcoming World's Fair expansion      Cache   Translate Page      

Frontier has unveiled Planet Coaster's new World's Fair Pack, an internationally flavoured DLC expansion coming to PC next week, on October 16th.

The World's Fair Pack takes Frontier's theme park sim on a globe-hopping tour of ten different countries. The result is a brand-new collection of over 360 building and scenery items - including shops, restaurants, and billboards - inspired by the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, China, and the USA. Ideal if you fancy attempting to build your own version of Disney's Epcot or, you know, the world.

There's the briefest glimpse of the new themes in the teaser trailer below.

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          #day - juand_ab      Cache   Translate Page      
#starnberg #alemania #germany #casastipicasalemanas #instagood #instanoment #münchen #munich #trip #instaday #gay #day #spanishboy #livingthelife #house #autumn #instagram #loveit #boeinglovers #happiness #travelling_europe #münchen
          An hour unspent / Roseanna M. White.      Cache   Translate Page      
cover imageOnce London's top thief, Barclay Pearce has turned his back on his life of crime and now uses his skills for a nation at war. But not until he rescues a clockmaker's daughter from a mugging does he begin to wonder what his future might hold. Evelina Manning has constantly fought for independence, but she certainly never meant for it to inspire her fiance to end the engagement and enlist in the army. When the intriguing man who saved her returns to the Manning residence to study clockwork repair with her father, she can't help being interested. But she soon learns that nothing with Barclay Pearce is as simple as it seems. As 1915 England plunges ever deeper into war, the work of an ingenious clockmaker may give England an unbeatable military edge--and Germany realizes it as well. Evelina's father soon finds his whole family in danger--and it may just take a reformed thief to steal the time they need to escape.
          finding nice black men in Germany      Cache   Translate Page      
Hi guys..are their any nice black men inGermany and around?

Or visiting Germany and passing by Frankfurt International airport?

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          Kate Middleton Is Positively Glowing, and I Bet Her Dress Has Something to Do With It      Cache   Translate Page      

It's only been a week since Kate Middleton returned to her royal duties after being on maternity leave, and she's already making statements. After having stunned in a simple look during a visit to the Sayers Croft Forest School, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out with Prince William to attend the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London wearing a gorgeous lavender dress by Emilia Wickstead. Accessorized with Mappin & Webb jewelry, an Aspinal of London Mayfair bag, and a pair of neutral Gianvito Rossi pumps ($675), Kate's elegant outfit was a perfect fit for the important occasion.

Of course, royal fans will immediately recognize Kate's fit-and-flare midi dress, which she first wore in Germany during the 2017 royal tour she and her family took part in. Back then, she accessorized it with a red clutch by Anya Hindmarch and purple Kiki McDonough earrings and had an adorable mommy-and-me moment with Princess Charlotte, who was dressed in a cute little floral dress. Read on to get a closer look at both times Kate wore this Emilia Wickstead number, then shop similar dresses for yourself.

          Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy      Cache   Translate Page      
Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy
author: Eric D. Weitz
name: Melon109
average rating: 3.82
book published: 2007
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date added: 2018/10/09
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          FS Amperex 6201 Gold pins NOS same date code, 12AT7, ECC801 variant      Cache   Translate Page      
Item: Anperex 6201 gold pin Location: Sydney, pick up available at Ultimo NSW2007 office hours or Revesby NSW2212 weekend or weeknights. Condition: bought NOS, only used under 20 hours for testing. Price: $80 pick up, $90 posted RFS: spare 12AT7 variant Payment: COP, bank deposit or PP (f&f otherwise 3.5%fee) Extra info: I bought these NOS and used under 20 hours just to make sure they are working. They have same date code, gold pins, have like a disc getter? PQ made in Germany, they look the same to Valvo 6201 gold pins.
          Reproducible builds folks: Reproducible Builds: Weekly report #180      Cache   Translate Page      

Here’s what happened in the Reproducible Builds effort between Sunday September 30 and Saturday October 6 2018:

Packages reviewed and fixed, and bugs filed

Test framework development

There were a huge number of updates to our Jenkins-based testing framework that powers by Holger Levsen this month, including:

In addition, Alexander Couzens added a comment regarding OpenWrt/LEDE which was subsequently amended by Holger.


This week’s edition was written by Bernhard M. Wiedemann, Chris Lamb, heinrich5991, Holger Levsen, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki, Vagrant Cascadian & reviewed by a bunch of Reproducible Builds folks on IRC & the mailing lists.

          Re: In search of love ....      Cache   Translate Page      
Visiting Germany soon
I'm coming from Africa
I'm visiting Frankfurt and munchen are you living closer to these city?
          Re: Seeking something serious!      Cache   Translate Page      
Hello you there ....I am looking for a relationship with my soul mate. I am 46 years young and I'm from Lauterbach, Germany. I live in a cozy row house here. But unfortunately alone. I am romantic and like sports. MTB ride and running. I am fit and feel TOP. Can I get your email address? Then we can send pictures to us so ....My name is Bruno :D
          Matteo Salvini Threatens to Close Italy’s Airports to Prevent Repatriation of Migrants from Germany      Cache   Translate Page      

Angela Merkel wants to repatriate migrants from Germany to Italy.

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          Automotive Battery Sensor Market Huge Growth Opportunities by Rising Demand for Battery Electric Vehicles      Cache   Translate Page      

Automotive Battery Sensor Market by Voltage Type (12V, 24V, and 48V), Communication Technology (LIN and CAN), Hybrid Vehicle (HEV and PHEV), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV and HCV), and Region - Global Forecast to 2025

Northbrook, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- The report "Automotive Battery Sensor Market by Voltage Type (12V, 24V, and 48V), Communication Technology (LIN and CAN), Hybrid Vehicle (HEV and PHEV), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV and HCV), and Region - Global Forecast to 2025", The automotive battery sensor market is estimated to be USD 2.35 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach a market size of USD 4.92 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 11.09% during the forecast period. The market is driven by factors such as the rising demand for fuel-efficient vehicles, increasing vehicle production, rising emission concerns, and growing demand for high- end cars.

Browse 70 market data Tables and 53 Figures spread through 134 Pages and in-depth TOC on"Automotive Battery Sensor Market"

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The 12V segment is estimated to be the fastest growing in the automotive battery sensor market during the forecast period

The increasing demand for fuel-efficient vehicles has led to the introduction of IBS for 12V lead-acid batteries. IBS helps to curb CO2 emissions and increases the fuel efficiency of a vehicle. It also helps to optimize the electrical power system and battery functioning and enhances the battery life. With the advancements in technology, a 12V intelligent battery sensor is used to monitor the battery status. IBS provides information on the state-of-charge, state-of-function (power ability), and state-of-health (aging) of the 12V lead-acid battery. The growth of the market can be attributed to the rising demand for IBS in developing countries such as Mexico, India, China, and others. Also, increasing vehicle production worldwide, government regulations, and rising demand for fuel-efficient vehicles are boosting the overall growth of the market.

Passenger car to be the largest segment of the automotive battery sensor market, by vehicle type

The passenger car segment of the automotive battery sensor market is estimated to be the largest market. The growth of this segment is expected to continue due to the increasing production of passenger cars, stringent emission laws, and growing demand for luxury vehicles. Also, the rising demand for fuel-efficient vehicles, coupled with increasingly stringent emission norms, has propelled the growth of the passenger car segment in the automotive battery sensor market.

Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing regional market for automotive battery sensors

The Asia Pacific region is the largest and fastest growing market in the global automotive battery sensor market. The market growth in the region can be attributed to the production expansions made by automobile manufacturers to meet the rising consumer demand for luxury vehicles and fuel-efficient vehicles. Also, China and India are planning to launch China VI and Bharat Stage VI which is equivalent to Euro VI to control emissions. Also, the rising demand for light commercial vehicles in China and Japan is expected to drive the automotive battery sensor market in the region.

The key manufacturers operating in the market are HELLA (Germany), Continental (Germany), Bosch (Germany), Furukawa Electric (Japan), NXP (Netherlands), Vishay (US), Texas Instrument (US), Denso (Japan), ams AG (Austria), Inomatic (Germany), and TE Connectivity (Switzerland).
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I dont know about you but God has been kind and I discovered mine couple of days ago..... I heard from my Rohit last week and we got together the day before....As a matter of fact he,s lying in bed totally pooped out from our encounter after lunch today and we,ve been at it all thats what I call PARADISE. We lost touch with each other soon after school and then bumped into each other in HongKong much later on Nathan Road ,,while I was on a shopping spree with my wife and he with his. In short ,, we exchanged pleasantries and also our business cards. Some days later I had a call from him asking me if we could get together. It was as if I had found KOHINOOR DIAMOND.... I was perplexed and didnt know if it was all a dream or real. To cut a long story short we did meet up in Delhi and got together in Meridian hotel where we stayed for three whole days ...totally freaked out on each other till none of us had even a drop of cum left. We had such wild lovemaking that would put the best of North Africans or Blacks Or whatever to shame. Although both of us were worried about our marital status and although we had initial inhibitions whether it was right or whatever yet we just freaked out and believe u me it was the best time of my life..and his , too ..or so he told me and I could make out he was not shamming. God has his own ways and I discovered was a very pleasant surprise to be together with the guy of my dreams... Now for the extraordinary bit.....For the first time ever after being forewarned about the rigours of AIDS....We both drank each other's cum many times as if we couldnt do without it.....Mind you..No tests no was plain simple love.....We both trusted and just gave into each other. Please dont forget that we both are married people and such things are unheard of in India. I have no idea if I,m ill and I,m sure he is no different. But we both made love in good old times and I have no regrets whatsoever. Our next encounter is scheduled for Dusseldorf in Germany where I,ve invited him to be my guest for 2 weeks and thereafter , if all goes well, I,ll visit him in Paris where he is working as a Marketing manager and living alone. I want everyone to know that I,ve been with some of the best guys from the world over without having to pay a penny ,save for times when I,ve spent on maybe a meal. I,ve never EVER paid a dime for sex and I,ve had the best of guys of all shapes, sizes and colour from all over....and I,ve NEVER EVER been blackmailed by anyone including the dozen odd Nigerians or the dozen odd Ghanaians or cameroonians or kenyans that I went around with.....mind you ....Not ONE. God be with you all. Cheers.
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Over twenty years ago I found a ghanaian penpal in a gay-contamagazine.
I was able to take him to Germany, sent him to a languageschool and he
absolved a malenurse-school. -He was bisexual like many other african men and our love-and sexcontacts endet after short years because of his desire to marry a girl and to get children. -But we are still good friends during all this long time up to today and he never forget that I took him out of poverty.
Than I lived together a second time with an african friend from Ivory Coast
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Замок Меспельбрунн (Schloss Mespelbrunn) находится на самом краю Оденвальда, между Франкфуртом и Вюрцбургом, в настолько удаленном от крупных городов и дорог месте, что несколько сотен лет он не был никому нужен - ни французам, ни шведам, и сохранил весь свой ансамбль. С начала 15 века он принадлежит семье Эхтер фон Меспельбрунн (Echter von Mespelbrunn). Ежегодно замок посещает 90-100 тысяч посетителей.

Это так называемый "Замок на воде", Wasserschloss. Комплекс построек окружен озером и рвом с водой, благодаря чему трудно было незаметно подкрасться к замку или что-то подслушать у его окон.

Сайт замка -

Карта замков Оденвальда. По центру виден Меспельбрунн, а внизу - замок Милтенбург, про который уже писала -

Вид на замковую долину сверху:

Вдоль дороги, ведущей к замку, растут старые дубы, буки и платаны.

Информационный щит на двух языках, английском и немецком. Слева - стена замка, по центру - вид на замок сверху, справа - семейный склеп владельцев замка.

Плакат, предупреждающий, что дорогу переходят лягушки. "Будьте внимательны! Мы путешествуем вдвоем!".

Есть легенда, что при архиепископе Майнца состоял на службе смелый рыцарь Хаманн фон Эхтер (Hamann von Echter). И эта земля, на которой впоследствии был построен замок, стала платой рыцарю за то, что во время охоты на оленей он помог раненому принцу Йохану. Тот был полностью измотан после долгой, изнурительной охоты по жаре, рыцарь очень старался и нашел ему источник воды.

По другой легенде в эти глухие леса бежали братья-разбойники. Они спасались от гнева Барбароссы. Встречались они неподалеку от того места, где сейчас стоит замок. Там был лишь столб и три кольца чтобы привязывать к нему лошадей. Сейчас эту эмблему, состоящую из трех колец, можно увидеть повсюду в замке, это своеобразный символ родоначальников рода.

Итак, в 1412 г. архиепископ Майнца подарил своему главному лесничему землю. Тот на дне пересохшего озера построил небольшой простой дом. В те времена вокруг был дикий непроходимый лес, где нередко грабили путников. Жилой дом должен был отпугнуть грабителей. В 1427 г. сын лесничего построил уже более внушительный дом со стенами, башнями и рвом. Следующие поколения семьи со временем перестроили грубые стены в прекрасный замок эпохи Возрождения. Сейчас замок словно замер в архитектурном стиле середины 16.в.

Замок находится на дне озера, в долине, поэтому с октября по начало мая сюда не попадает солнце. Стоимость отопления частного крыла была бы огромной без доходов от туризма. Другим источником дохода является более 900 гектаров леса. Время от времени в лесу устраиваются охоты. Когда на так называемую "королевскую охоту" приглашаются дружественные дворянские семьи, хозяин замка встречает их вечером в смокинге.

В 1840 г., когда наступили более мирные времена, снесли стену, которая загораживала вид от замка на пруд. Так открылся замечательный вид на арки и двор замка.

С начала 1950-х владельцы замка занимались его реставрацией и сделали его доступным для посещения. В замке о сих пор живут в правом крыле, а в левом на двух этажах проводят экскурсии. Замок открылся для публики вскоре после окончания Второй мировой. Его можно посетить с конца марта до начала ноября.

Таким замок был в 1964 году:

Графская семья до сих пор живет в правом крыле замка. С 1978 г. граф 4 раза подряд избирался мэром города Меспельбрунн, за него голосовали 95% жителей. Конкурентов никогда не было. Он отказался от должности мэра только после 60 лет, после совета врачей. С 2001 г. он стал главным должностным лицом, отвечающим за культурную и социальную политику региона.

Вход в замок через каменный мост.

Рядом старый дуб усыпан желудями.

Над входом в замок изображены щиты, что подтверждает, что здесь жили немцы благородной крови. В 1930-х гг. эти щиты помогли многим семьям подтвердить свое немецкое происхождение и тем самым спасли жизнь.

В левом крыле внутри двух залов размещаются собрание оружия, охотничьи трофеи, картины, китайские тарелки и вазы, две полные амуниции самураев, китайский самовар. Меч 16 века соседствует рядом со стальным шлемом Первой мировой войны. Здесь можно увидеть церемониальный меч принца-епископа Вюрцбурга, самого известного члена семьи Эхтер.

Внутри нельзя фотографировать, но некоторые снимки интерьеров замка можно найти в сети:

Вдоль стен развешано много оружия, которое раньше активно использовалось.

Обеденный стол в Рыцарском зале. Пол выложен репликой исторической плитки. Вдоль стен щедро представлены охотничьи трофеи.

Расписные стены в замковой часовне.

Китайская комната:

Возможно, замок уберегли от врагов и войн маленькие гримасы, вырезанные на фасаде из песчаника. Они должны были защищать замок от злых духов.

Одна из шуток каменщиков давних времен - маленький голый мужчина, который приветствует посетителей в арке рядом с входом в замок.

Башня была построена немного позже, чем сам замок. С военной целью она не использовалась и позже была превращена в библиотеку. Вход в башню закрыт.

Удивительно воздушная, ажурная металлическая лестница.

Если присмотреться к левой стороне бани, там виден нависающий туалет. Всё падало в воду, под окна замка.

В 1957 г. на территории замка была снята немецкая комедия по сказке Гауфа "Das Wirtshaus im Spessart" , "Трактир в Шпессарте". Она рассказывает про разбойников, которые под видом трактира организовали логово в глухом лесу и грабили доверчивых путников. Вообще сказки у Гауфа довольно мрачные. Но фильм получился веселый.

Перед замком летними вечерами иногда устраивают театральные постановки этой сказки:

Также замок был изображен на одной из государственных почтовых марок. В 2012 г. отмечали 600-летие замка. Замок открыт для посещения с 9 до 17 ч., вход стоит 5 евро. Замок и его территория могут быть закрыты во время свадеб. Лучше приезжать во второй половине дня, т.к. с утра много автобусных туристов. Тогда придется ждать своей экскурсии больше часа. Небольшая экскурсия внутри проводится только на немецком, на каждом этаже она длится 15-20 минут. К группе можно присоединиться в любой момент.

Парковка возле замка стоит 2 евро (только наличными), но можно оставить машину на бесплатной стоянке в деревне неподалеку и пройти 1 км.

В замке есть комната, где исторически устраивались свадьбы членов графской семьи. Сейчас эта отреставрированная комната снова открыта для торжеств. Внутри установлены рояль, камин и 25 праздничных отреставрированных кресел для гостей.

Справа за полукруглой дверью, где висит сердечко из оленьего меха, скрывается комната для свадеб.

Колонны внутреннего двора из резного песчаника.

Рядом есть кафе "Лошадиная долина" (Café Pferdestall).

В неглубоком озере живут карпы кои, радужная форель, утки и пара лебедей. При входе в замок, возле ворот на мосту, можно за 50 центов купить пакетик корма для рыб и увидеть как они хвостами вспенивают воду.

В здании бывшей мельницы устроен небольшой отель, из окон которого открывается вид на пруд и замок. Историческое здание было отреставрировано и обставлено современной мебелью. Вечером, когда замок и территория закрыты для посетителей, можно сидя на лавочке смотреть на закат.

Проживание в мельничном доме для 2-4 человек на 2 ночи стоит 200-300 евро, включая уборку и дрова. На первом этаже устроены спальни с прилегающей ванной комнатой, кухней и столовой, туалетом, гостиной с кафельной печью, телевизором и аудиосистемой. Узкая лестница ведет на чердачный этаж, где расположены 2 односпальные кровати и стиральная машина. На кухне есть газовая плита, кофеварка, духовка, микроволновка, чайник и посудомоечная машина. Банные полотенца нужно привезти свои. В стоимость аренды проживания входит экскурсия по замку. Интернета нет.

В течение многих поколений семья Рюгер служила семье Эхтер из Меспельбрунна. В 19 в. буквально в 300 м от замка был построен небольшой домик "Wirtshaus im Spessart" - трактир, где можно было поесть и переночевать. Летом 1910 г. он был перестроен. Когда охотники приносили добычу, женщины здесь готовили ужин.
Интерьеры охотничьей таверны в 1958 г.:

Старая открытка, где вместе показаны замок и охотничий домик:

Со временем небольшой трактир стал крупной гостиницей 4* Schlosshotel Mespelbrunn, а в 2015 г. после ремонта все номера и ванные комнаты были по-новому обставлены. Парковку увеличили, сделали электрозаправку для автомобилей и велосипедов. В 2009 г. были созданы центр спа и оранжерея.

Вокруг замка проложены пешеходные тропы. Они проходят по склонам и вершинам холмов, откуда открываются красивые виды.

Повсюду удобные указатели. Маршруты помечены как "с лисой" и "с зайцем", отличатся протяженностью.

В этом году какой-то небывалый урожай яблок. Даже маленькие прутики стоят обсыпные. Яблоки валяются и их никто не собирает. Вокруг тянется сладкий фруктовый запах.

После прогулки по замку очень рекомендую отобедать в итальянском семейном кафе, основанном в 1935 г. - Кафе находится почти напротив супермаркета Rewe (кстати, там можно взять в дорогу замечательный кофе и посетить бесплатный туалет).

В итальянском кафе большой выбор мороженого по местным рецептам, а мы ели пиццу и салаты. Очень приятное обслуживание. Сюда приходят и местные жители, и туристы.

Что посмотреть в окрестностях замка:

- Брошюра формата А4 на английском и немецком про комплекс замка и родовую усыпальницу -

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Brooks Forsyth- So Much Beyond Us - So Much Beyond Us
Prince- Cold Coffee Cocaine Piano A Microphone 1983 Version - Piano A Microphone 1983
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The Black Lillies- Ten Years - Stranger To Me

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Ephemera at The Wende Museum

During my brother, Ken's visit to Los Angeles we managed to sneak in a visit to The Wende Museum in Culver City. I've been wanting to visit ever since it opened in the former U.S. National Guard Armory in Culver City in 2017. It takes out of town visitors to prompt exploration of our city!
Ken Bloom at The Wende Museum, Culver City

The Wende Museum of the Cold War is more than just a building holding artifacts, it is an art museum, historical archive, musical and educational institution. "Wende" is a German word meaning "transformation," a period of transition and change leading up to the toppling of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991This fascinating museum was founded in 2002 by Justinian Jampol, an L.A. native (and boy wonder) who traveled and studied in Eastern Europe. He started to collect everything he could find related to the Soviet Union and the former Eastern Bloc. Historical artifacts from this era were being destroyed during this time. Jampol's collection was brought back to Los Angeles. He organized the collection and established a non-profit organization to fund it. Eventually, the collection was moved to Culver City.
Storage and Library

The Wende is easy to find. It's just west of Veteran's Memorial Auditorium on Culver Boulevard. There is plenty of free parking surrounding the building.
Cultural Artifacts

I was most impressed with the design of the interior and exterior of the Museum. Depending on the current exhibition, the huge building is divided into hallways and rooms that are easy to navigate. At the east end of the building is a lovely garden area with benches, meeting rooms and offices. 
Ken and Larry, outside at The Wende Museum

Air Raid Siren

This past weekend, there was a 1977 Wartburg 353 automobile, a car produced in East Germany. It looked very practical, except for it's snazzy color!
1977 Wartburg 353 Automobile
Concert Area

There was a piano set up inside the Museum. I would like to go back for a musical performance in the future. I also want to return to thoroughly tour this fascinating collection! I'll see you there!
Vandalized Lenin Bust, 1965/1989. Plaster. This icon was spray-painted in pink and turquoise by protesters.

           Online Forex Broker EuropeFX Partners With Bundesliga Stalwart Hertha BSC For The 2018/19 Season       Cache   Translate Page      
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by hodges69

Okay,I’m assuming every crew member and the pilot all get one after 4 qualifying sorties...Right? Can these be spent by an individual crew member or pilot..? I mean if I spend x amount to upgrade an individuals skills..does that deplete the overall number of experience points...?of is the number cost deducted from that particular indvidual? Hope I’m clear on that...
          Session: Rise and Decline of the Third Reich:: A legendary 3R game - Part 16: Summer 1940 Allied Turn (Full Turn)      Cache   Translate Page      

by kostaskav

The allied gamble to finish off Germany:
The allied Anglo-French headquarters have now decided that the time has come to finish Germany off and all but end this game: There is clearly an opening: Even without air superiority, a 2-1 in Brussels is all but a guaranteed success, as the allies can sea transport units next to Brussels and can always guarantee enough of air support to DAS intercept the maximum 9AF that Germany can commit. The big question is how to take this a step further. The key the big victory is the survival of the surrounded French armor corps at N27. If it survives, the bulk of German forces in Belgium will be unsupplied and unable to threaten France next turn. There are even more grandiose plans drafted for a southern “pincer” that will result to a complete defeat of Wehrmacht. Of course all these are theoretical as the Germans have 20AF vs 18AF for the allies. In this situation the rule of thumb is that you don’t declare an offensive without air superiority. However the allies hope to deceive the Germans and force them to overcommit their DAS in one part of the front thus leaving openings in different parts of the front in order for the offensive to bear fruit. For example, if 9AF of DAS are committed to Brussels and the allies choose not to fully DAS intercept they may have enough forces available to DAS intercept elsewhere…The allies can always manage an 1-1 with a close to 50% chance of success in resupplying the isolated French armor even without ground support. The joint Anglo-French conference opts to shed 60BRP for a joint Western offensive that also has the advantage of finishing off Norway and getting this hassle out of the way…The drawback is that builds have to be kept to a minimum to prevent the threat of an Axis double turn that will mean the Fall of France or even worse…

Here is the situation in the West just before the allied offensive begins: Please note that there are 13FF in Bremen and 1FF in Kiel. This has corrected a “carryover error” from part 14. (See prior commentary)

What about the Soviets? Obviously they want to get rid of the Greek thorn on their side as soon as possible in order to concentrate in a potential German threat. They will opt for an offensive option.

Option Selections:

UK and France will take two offensive options in the West, while taking a joint attrition in the Med. USSR will declare an offensive in the Med and pass in all other fronts
New BRP levels are UK: 90(58), France: 65(32), USSR 108(47)
No voluntary destruction of units.

Movement of fleets:

Russians will not move any fleets. The UK and France announce the following fleet movements:

1) 18FF from Gibraltar to Plymouth (path as far from German interception as possible). UK will rearrange the counters from 9-8-2 to 9-9-1 (always allowed to do rearrangements to generate more 9FF counters)
2) 9FF from Brest to Calais

The Germans choose to intercept with 13FF from Bremen at Plymouth hex (11-20 range success with 1-4) and roll a 1 (successful).
The remaining French Atlantic fleet at Lorient chooses to intercept at L23 (1-10 range) and are also successful rolling a 3.
The situation just before resolution of naval battles is shown below:

The Franco German naval battle at L23 rolls a 5-3. There is an overall +3DRM for Germans (+2 for Nationality, +1 for size). This means that the French go to -1 overall, losing 1NF, while the Germans continue without a scratch towards intercepting the Royal Navy at Plymouth.
The German British naval battle at Plymouth rolls 2-6. The overall DRM is 0, as UK has +1 for Size and Germany +1 on Nationality DRM difference. Germans will lose 4FF and UK will lose 2FF, but the fleet movement will be successfully completed.
Here is the situation just after completion of the fleet movement:

Now, you may wonder why did the allies choose to move their fleets. Gibraltar fleets can do Sea Transport missions, as well as Plymouth fleets! There were two reasons: Having more UK fleets at home also allows SR to France and Gibraltar is essentially free of Seaborne invasion threats considering how decimated the German fleets are and with no Italy in the game. But -more importantly-the allied fleet movement aimed two lure the Germans into a naval battle so that the German fleets are unusable during the Axis turn and also for the remaining of the allied turn: There will be no more threat through the “capture an airport by an airdrop and SR a unit into Britain” trick, so barely any need for home defenses. Futhermore the naval battle gave more fragments that are useful as supply fleets. And there will be no interception of the massive allied Sea Transport Mission. The British Admiralty is high-fiving...
6FF will be designated as supply fleets from Scapa Flow to Bergen and Antwerp

Air and ground movements:

The Russians will move their eastern defenses closer to the front, worrying about some German surprise attack…
They will also move into Greek territory also occupying one Albanian hex and preparing to assault the Greek unit at CC27 with a likely exploitation to the DD27 hex next to Athens. They don’t try to commit more AF than the necessary 5 AF from Izmir, apparently intending to preserve their airbase counters for future use.
Here is the situation post movement in the Greek front:

The French move shows the Allied grand plans unfolding. Note the strategic position of the French armor at Metz! It is adjacent to both infantry stacks at P25 and Luxembourg. The isolated French armor at N27 can open the breakthrough by attacking either the Frankfurt 4-6 panzer corps or alternatively the Bonn infantry unit, thus forcing the Germans to split their DAS on two hexes. If the Germans fail to notice the danger the French armor at Metz can exploit deeply into the German rear essentially handing Hitler a humiliating defeat by the French in conjunction with some British progress in Belgium! This would be essentially a "game-over" situation for the beleaguered Germans…
The British do some inconsequential movements in Egypt, prepare to assault Oslo with 2X3-4 and 2AF from Bergen, and are also positioned to take Brussels. They will also displace the 2NF from Venice to Tobruk. Their attempt to intercept this Italian movement from Venice to Tobruk with 1NF from Gibraltar fails.
Here is the situation post-movement in the West:

It seems that the allies have “choked” at the most critical stage of this game committing some unimaginable blunders!
The positioning of the RAF trying to secure Brussels (or preserving the RAF for the Axis turn) rather than supporting the French offensive is hard to explain. The 2AF needed NOT be diverted to Norway, as a sea transported unit could do the job. Instead 15 AF of RAF should have been used to counterair the 15AF German superstack at Cologne/Essen so that it is not available during the German turn. The remaining 1AF should have been used on N26 to make the possible 1-1 attack there a 8 vs 6, while the 3 French AF should have been saved for possible DAS interception on Frankfurt or for defense purposes next turn. Now the Germans have only 5 AF left for DAS. If they wanted to secure Frankfurt they could still allocate 4AF on Frankfurt and 1AF on Bonn, but still the French have a chance to win the dogfight…
More importantly the Germans would have no AF left for their turn and Anglofrench cooperation rules favor joint attacking, while joint defending is much less effective.
Instead the allies try a deception tactic hoping the Germans will not allocate much DAS and then surprise them with ground attacks. For example if the Frankfurt or Bonn attacks 1-1 succeeded with AAC (Advance after combat) and either the French armor survived, or another one exploited from Metz, another 1-1 on Q26 could encircle more armors….

Overall map after movement:


1) 1AF (Izmir) CA 1AF on Athens. Greek AF is eliminated. Russian AF survives and returns to Izmir
2) 2AF (Izmir) of GS on CC27
3) 9FF Seaborne Invasion on CC26 from Istanbul carrying 1X3-5
4) 9FF Seaborne Invasion on CC26 from Izmir carrying 1X3-3

1) 4FF ST 1 x 2-3 to Marseilles and No air missions
1) 2AF GS on Oslo
2) 6FF from Plymouth carrying a 1-3 ST on Antwerp.
3) 1FF from Plymouth joins 1FF from Scapa Flow and then 8FF from Cherbourg for ST to Antwerp carrying the 3-4 in Cherbourg. Fleet joins path of mission 2).

DAS and Interception decisions:
1) Germans commit 6AF (1AF from Wilhemshaven and 5AF from Leipzig) on Frankfurt.

DAS Interception decisions:
1) British commit 5AF from Antwerp for DAS interception on Frankfurt.

Here is the overall map showing all missions:

Pls note that there are a couple of small errors in the picture above.
1) Somehow it shows 1AF of Russian GS, not 2 as it should.
2) Somehow a 9FF from Scapa flow was accidentally picked up together with the other fragments. this needs to be ignored.

Here is the situation before DAS interception resolution in the West:

British roll a 3-5 losing the DAS interception and 3AF while 2AF get inverted in Antwerp. Germans lose 1AF from Leipzig and continue their DAS mission.

Here is the situation after conclusion of all missions and before ground combat roll resolution in the West:

And in the Med:

Overall map just before ground combat rolls. Note that the error in Russian GS has been corrected, but not the one with the wrongly picked up fleet from Scapa Flow.

Ground combat rolls:
USSR: 2x3-5 and 2AF of GS vs 2-3 Greek unit at CC27 8 vs 4 2:1. Roll is a D
UK: 2x3-4 and 2AF of GS in Oslo, 8 vs 4 2:1. Roll is EX-CA. Norway conquered
France: 2x2-3 from Luxembourg and 1 X 3-5 vs. Bonn 3-3 7 vs 6, 1:1. Roll is EX
France 4x2-3 vs 4-6 in Stuttgart 8 vs 8 1:1 Roll isD
UK 2 x 4-5 and 2 x 3-4 vs 1 x 3-3 in Brussels 14 vs 6 2:1 Roll is EX
There will be no exploitation movement
Ahead of exploitation combat, the Russians announce 2AF of GS from Izmir against DD27 in Greece

Here is the situation post Combat not including exploitation in the West:

And in the Med just before exploitation combat:

Exploitation combat (2X3-5 and 2AF vs 2-3(doubled) in Greece rolls an EX for the Russians.
There is no Med attrition roll for UK and France, as there are no units in contact anywhere.

Here is the Post combat phase overall situation: Note that there were some misallocation of prior files which German units did DAS and which were inverted. It is corrected now…

USSR will spend 6 BRP for construction building the lost 3-5 during exploitation in Greece.
USSR BRP at 102 (35)
UK: 1x5-4, 4x3-4, 1replacement. A total of 28BRP. Down to 62(30)
France: 1x5-4, 1x3-5, 4x2-3, 3replacements. A total of 32BRP. Down to 33(0)
Overall map after builds and before SR phase: Note that I now corrected the accidentally picked up uncommited 9FF from Scapa Flow which are used for Sea Escort.

SR phase

1) French Replacement to Venice
2) French rep to T25
3) 3AF from Metz to Q20
4) 2-3 from Marseilles to Metz
5) 4FF from Beirut to Lorient
1-4) 4X3-4 from UK mainland and Norway to O23 and P23 in France and to Rome using 4x9FF for Sea Escort
5) Rep to Portsmouth from J25
6) And 7) 3-4 and 1-4 AF to Rennes and Caen

Soviet Union
1) 1-3 from Rostov to L38
2) 2-3 from Rostov to BB27
3) 3-5 to Salonika
4+5) 2 x 3-3 1hex west from Salonika
6) 5 (2-3) to BB27
Here is the board post SR:

And at the end of turn after removal of unsupplied French 2-3 in Dieppe.

Western Allies end up with 95 BRP which is the exact same total as the Germans. They are guaranteed to maintain the initiative.

The allies had objectively a bad turn, and not only in terms of rolls, but more importantly also in terms of strategy and tactics. Their grand plan was to “trick” the Germans to overcommit their AF but it backfired royally, as the Germans used exactly the minimum 5AF to spoil the allied grand plan. The French defense now has a notable weakness in the North, where the Germans can attack relentlessly solely on the French and ignore the British, while they still enjoy overwhelming air superiority. The allies should have air-attritioned the Germans and force them to commit as much DAS as possible but they failed to do so. With all their hopes pinned up on a coin-toss 1-1 attack, and no effective defense against the panzers the French now seem quite vulnerable. The airborne is not ZOCed, and from Wilhemshaven is a threat to both England and Paris. Norway was conquered by UK…but it did cost valuable BRPs…The Russians had some success in Greece, but with fall of France looking imminent, they better watch their back…Overall, it seems that the allies are ready to pay for their arrogance next turn. More to come, soon! Stay tuned!

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Today we are celebrating the release of FIVE YEARS GONE, a romantic standalone title by New York Times Bestselling author Marie Force. Check out some teasers and an excerpt for the book below.


FIVE YEARS GONE by Marie Force

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The most brazen terrorist attack in history. A country bent on revenge. A love affair cut short. A heart that never truly heals.

I knew on the day of the attack that our lives were changed forever. What I didn’t know then was that I’d never see John again after he deployed. One day he was living with me, sleeping next to me, making plans with me. The next day he was gone.
That was five years ago. The world has moved on from that awful day, but I’m stuck in my own personal hell, waiting for a man who may be dead for all I know. At my sister’s wedding, I meet Eric, the brother of the groom, and my heart comes alive once again.
The world is riveted by the capture of the terrorist mastermind, brought down by U.S. Special Forces in a daring raid. Now I am trapped between hoping I’ll hear from John and fearing what’ll become of my new life with Eric if I do.
From a New York Times bestselling author, Five Years Gone, a standalone contemporary, is an epic story of love, honor, duty, unbearable choices and impossible dilemmas.


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Read this excerpt from Five Years Gone.
Prologue Ava We met in a bar, of all places, a dingy hole-in-the-wall favored by military members from the nearby Navy base in San Diego. I went with a friend from school who was interested in one of the military guys. Before that night, I’d never been there, and I’ve never been back. John was celebrating the promotion of one of his buddies. He crashed into me as I left the ladies’ room and kept me from falling by grabbing my arms to steady me. Just like in the movies, our eyes met, and my spine tingled with the kind of instantaneous awareness I’d only read about but never experienced personally. “I’m so sorry,” he said, gorgeous and fierce in his fatigues. I noticed gold on his collar, a hint of late-day scruff on his jaw and the name WEST in bold black letters on his chest. Intense electric-blue eyes made it impossible for me to look away, even when I was safely back on my feet. “Are you all right?” he asked. Realizing I’d been staring at him, I blinked and reluctantly broke the connection. “I… Yes, I’m fine. Thank you for the save.” And then he smiled, and the tingling began anew. “I’m John.” I shook his outstretched hand. “Ava.” Keeping his hold on my hand, he tipped his head. “You come here often?” “Never,” I said, laughing. “I’m a first-timer.” “What do you think so far?” “I wasn’t impressed until about thirty seconds ago.” As if he had all the time in the world to give me, he leaned against the wall. “Is that right? What happened thirty seconds ago?” I thought about taking back my hand but didn’t. “I was saved from certain disaster by a man in uniform.” “The guy in the uniform is the reason you needed saving in the first place, because he wasn’t watching where he was going. Least he can do is buy you a drink.” “I wouldn’t say no to that.” I was proud of my witty responses and got the feeling he could more than hold his own in the wittiness department. Across the crowded room, I noticed my friend talking to the guy she’d come to see, and her brows lifted in interest when she saw me with John. He guided me to the bar, placing a proprietary hand on my lower back, and told one of the guys to give me his stool. “Yes, sir.” The younger man bowed gallantly to me as he took his beer and moved along. “Do people always do what you say?” “If they know what’s good for them.” His teasing grin kept the comment from being overly cocky. “What can I get you?” Deciding to live dangerously for once, I asked for a cosmopolitan. “Go big or go home,” he said with admiration. “That’s my motto.” I was so full of shit. I wondered if he could tell I was all talk or what he’d think of me if he knew I usually err much closer to the side of caution than the wild side. I wondered if he could tell I was just barely old enough to drink. I’d turned twenty-one only six months earlier. When my cosmo and his Budweiser had been delivered, he offered a toast. “To new friends.” I touched my glass to his bottle. “To new friends.” “So, where’re you from, Ava?” “New York.” “I thought I heard New Yawk in your voice.” I batted my eyelashes at him. “So four years at the University of California San Diego didn’t scrub the New York out of me?” Laughing, he said, “Hardly. I know some guys from New York. One of them is from Staten Island, which is about as New York as it gets. I know New York when I hear it.” “I’m from Purchase, upstate from the city. What about you?” “I’m from all over. My old man is a retired general. You name it, I’ve lived there.” “Where’s home?” “Right here.” He turned that intense gaze on me, and I went stupid in the head. I couldn’t see anything but him. We might as well have been alone in the crowded bar for all I knew. Unlike my friend, who loved men in uniform, I was never turned on by the uniform. Until then. Until John. “You want to get out of here?” I swallowed hard. It wasn’t like me to leave a bar with a man I’d just met. “And go where?” “Somewhere we can talk.” “What do you want to talk about?” He leaned in so his lips were close to my ear. “Everything. I want to know every single thing there is to know about you.”   That’s how we started. We were intense from the first second we met until the last time I saw him five years ago today. I can’t believe it’s been five years since I looked into those incredible blue eyes or woke to him on the pillow next to me or heard his voice in my ear, whispering words that’re permanently carved into my heart as he made love to me. The worst part is I have no idea where he is. I don’t know if he’s alive or dead, being held captive or if he’s living his life somewhere else with someone else. I don’t know, and the not knowing is the hardest thing I’ve ever dealt with. I love him as much today as I ever did. No amount of time could ever change that simple fact of my life. We had two beautiful, magnificent years together, caught up in our own little bubble. He never met my family. I never met his. We didn’t make couple friends. We didn’t talk about the future. We didn’t need to. Our future was decided that first night, and it would take care of itself in due time. I honestly and naïvely believed that. Now, with hindsight, I realize the bubble was strategic on his part. He gave me everything he had to give, including no promise of tomorrow. Five years ago today, we watched the horror unfold on live television. A US-based cruise ship blown up by suicide bombers. Four thousand lives extinguished in a heartbeat. Our world permanently changed once again, our country declaring yet another war on terrorists. After 9/11 we thought we’d seen everything. We were wrong. “I have to go,” he said, grabbing the duffel that stood ready in the front hall closet. He called it his “go bag.” I’d thought nothing of it. “Where’re you going?” “I don’t know.” “When will you be back?” “I don’t know that either.” He held my face in his hands and gazed at me, seemingly trying to memorize my every feature. “I love you. I’ll always love you.” Then he kissed me as passionately as he ever had and was gone, out the door in a flash of camouflage. I never saw him again. I’m not his wife or even his fiancée, so no one notified me of his whereabouts. And three months after he left, when I found a way onto the base in a desperate quest for information, no one there could tell me anything either. I tried to locate his parents and other people he mentioned, but it was like they didn’t exist. I could find no record of a retired general named West in the Marine Corps, Army or Air Force. Furthermore, an exhaustive search for information on the John West I had known led nowhere. No high school, no college, no military service, no nothing. Sometimes I wonder if I dreamed the two years we spent together, doing mundane things like grocery shopping, cooking, watching TV and sleeping together after long days at work. But then I’d remember the blissful passion, the scorching pleasure, the desire that ruled us from the beginning, and I’d know I didn’t dream him. I didn’t dream us. We were real, and he was everything to me. Sitting on the floor in our apartment, surrounded by boxes, I take a few minutes before the movers arrive to memorize every detail of the place where we lived together. I’ve packed his things along with mine, and I’m moving home to New York. Today was my deadline. I gave it five years, and I simply can’t do it anymore. I can’t sit in our home among our things, waiting for something that’s never going to happen. It’s over. It’s time for me to move on. It’s probably long past time, if I’m being honest with myself. And though I know it’s the right move at the right time, that doesn’t mean my heart isn’t shattering all over again as I dismantle the place where we were us. My sister is getting married next month. I promised her I’d be home in time to hold her hand through the festivities. Other than occasional trips home for holidays and other occasions, I’ve been gone more than ten years. I bear no resemblance whatsoever to the girl who left home at eighteen seeking independence from her overbearing family at a faraway college out West. I accomplished all my goals, finishing college, landing a decent job and falling in love with the man of my dreams. I found out what happens when dreams come true and how painful it is when they blow up in your face. It’s time now to set new goals, to start over, to begin a life that doesn’t have John at the center of it the way it did here. It’ll be nice to be back with people who love me and care about me, even if they tend toward smothering at times. That’s looking rather good to me after years of loneliness and grief. The intercom sounds to let me know the movers are here. I pick myself up off the floor and steel my heart for the day ahead. I can do this. I’ve been through worse, and I’ll survive this the same way I’ve survived everything else. Despite my resolve, my eyes fill with tears as I press the button that opens the door downstairs to the movers. It doesn’t take them long to pack my belongings into their truck. I keep with me the things that can’t be replaced—precious photos, gifts he gave me, the clothing he left behind. After taking a final look around the apartment, I pack those boxes into my car, turn my apartment keys into the leasing office and head east, feeling as if I’m leaving behind everything that ever mattered to me. It’s like I’m losing him all over again. I cry all the way through the desert of Southern California and well into Arizona. I relive every minute I can remember, every conversation, every special moment. I think about what it was like to make love with him and wonder how I’ll ever to do that with anyone but him. Maybe I won’t. Maybe that part of my life ended with him, and even though I’m only twenty-eight now, I’m okay with that possibility. Once you’ve experienced perfection, it’s hard to imagine settling for anything less. The tears finally dry up somewhere in northern Arizona, but the ache inside… I take that with me all the way to New York, where I will try my very best to pick up the pieces of my shattered life and put them back together into some new version of myself. After all, what choice do I have?





Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary romance, including the indie-published Gansett Island Series and the Fatal Series from Harlequin Books. In addition, she is the author of the Butler, Vermont Series, the Green Mountain Series and the erotic romance Quantum Series. In 2019, her new historical Gilded series from Kensington Books will debut with Duchess By Deception.
All together, her books have sold 6.5 million copies worldwide, have been translated into more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list many times. She is also a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller, a Speigel bestseller in Germany, a frequent speaker and publishing workshop presenter as well as a publisher through her Jack’s House Publishing romance imprint. She is a two-time nominee for the Romance Writers of America’s RITA® award for romance fiction.
Her goals in life are simple—to finish raising two happy, healthy, productive young adults, to keep writing books for as long as she possibly can and to never be on a flight that makes the news.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and said Germany had a responsibility to confront anti-Semitism and never to forget the Holocaust. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
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Für ihre Digitalisierung würde die Assekuranz gerne mehr Anleihe bei den IT-getriebenen Neugründern nehmen – doch das ist „harte Arbeit“, wie bei einer Veranstaltung des Insurlab Germany gesagt wurde. mehr ...
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U.S. Army soldiers conduct sling load training at the Oberdachstetten Local Training Area in Germany on September 6, 2018. Thanks to Charles Rosemond for capturing this image.        
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The UBA Foundation and Gavi will leverage the United Bank for Africa’s network and expertise to invest in Africa’s health system, starting with Nigeria.

Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, UBA Group CEO and Chairman of the UBA Foundation as they announce the partnership agreement between the two institutions towards strengthening health systems and raise awareness of immunisation across Africa, starting in 2018 with Nigeria

New York, 28 September 2018 - Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Group, have joined together to strengthen health systems and raise awareness of immunisation across Africa, starting in 2018 with Nigeria.

“We are delighted to work with the UBA Foundation to help protect children across Nigeria against some of the world’s deadliest diseases,” said Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi the Vaccine Alliance. “Strong, sustainable health systems are key to ensuring no child misses out on lifesaving vaccines which is why this partnership will make a real difference, reducing child mortality and helping to meet the Sustainable Development Goals in 2030."

The partnership with the UBA Foundation aims to raise US$ 1.5 million over the next two years by leveraging UBA’s network of partners to support Gavi’s immunisation programmes in Nigeria. The UBA Foundation will also advocate for immunisation in Nigeria, which has one of the lowest vaccine coverage rates in the world.

“The United Bank for Africa and the UBA Foundation have been impacting lives positively in Nigeria and across the African continent for several decades, and this is another opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of Africans," said Kennedy Uzoka, UBA Group CEO and Chairman of the UBA Foundation. “We are proud of the partnership with Gavi which will run until the end of 2020, with both institutions focused on the overall aim to provide innovative solutions that can increase the capacity of healthcare systems in Nigeria and across Africa."

In the last five years over 14 million children in Nigeria have been vaccinated against some of the world’s deadliest diseases with support from Gavi. If Nigeria meets its targets for vaccine coverage, it will be able to prevent at least one million deaths by 2028.

"However, Nigeria needs to invest more domestic resources in health and immunisation,” said Dr Berkley. ”The private sector can be a crucial partner to help leverage expertise and provide new solutions to ensure children across Nigeria have the opportunity to lead long, healthy lives.”


United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s global bank, is committed to being a socially responsible company and role model for all businesses in Africa. UBA recognises the need for a social contract between the bank, the community and its people. To this end, UBA became one of the first banks in Africa to institute a Foundation, the UBA Foundation. UBA Foundation has been impacting lives positively on the African continent for over a decade.

ABOUT Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is supported by donor governments (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, the People’s Republic of China, Principality of Monaco, Republic of Korea, Russia, South Africa, Spain, the State of Qatar, the Sultanate of Oman, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States), the European Commission, Alwaleed Philanthropies, the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as well as private and corporate partners (Absolute Return for Kids, Anglo American plc., The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, China Merchants Group, Comic Relief, Deutsche Post DHL, the ELMA Vaccines and Immunization Foundation, Girl Effect, The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (IFPW), the Gulf Youth Alliance, JP Morgan, “la Caixa” Foundation, LDS Charities, Lions Clubs International Foundation, Majid Al Futtaim, Orange, Philips, Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever, UPS and Vodafone).

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In a previous article,Vladimir Putin made it quite clear about the security of Russia and or its personnel will Not be comprised, Israel is learning there Iron behind his words.President Putin cares Not who rules Syria but he will Not countenance another failed state like Libya, for it was the Libyan crisis that brought him back to politics ,When the cuddly Medvedev got screwed,the NATO forces were only supposed to provide a no fly zone,but not to get directly involved in conflict,but as we all know now they did,tilting the balance in favour of jihadis forces over Gaddafi's, this wrong action led to refugees and the very western countries that NATO claims to protect ,being murdered by the affiliates of those jihadis in Libya..All I can say thank God ,the Universe or whoever for Vladimir Putin,because our leaders are nuts,they seem to go along with every crazy US ziocon scheme, I hope with the new leaders in Italy and the AFD in Germany things will change Now..P.S.,We should learn from the Roman and the Venetian, for they knew the Ugly Truth and how to protect themselves..
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The West End season of the award-winning Bat Out of Hell - The Musical must end at the Dominion Theatre on Saturday 5 January 2019. Meanwhile, the North American Tour opens in Toronto, Canada on 16 October 2018 and the German language premiere will open in Oberhasuen, Germany on 2 November 2018.

Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell - The Musical is a romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love, set against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city adrift from the mainland. Strat, the forever young leader of The Lost, has fallen for Raven, daughter of Falco, the tyrannical, ruler of Obsidian. It scooped the 'Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award' for Best Musical in 2017.

The cast of Bat Out of Hell - The Musical at the Dominion Theatre is led by Jordan Luke Gage as Strat and Christina Bennington as Raven, with Rob Fowler as Falco and Sharon Sexton as Sloane. Also starring are Alex Thomas-Smith as Tink, Danielle Steers as Zahara, Wayne Robinson as Jagwire, Giovanni Spanó as Ledoux and Ryan Anderson as Blake. At certain performances, the role of Strat will be played by Simon Gordon. Also in the cast are Kyle Anthony, Emily Benjamin, Christopher Cameron, Georgia Carling, Natalie Chua, Jonathan Cordin, Rob Copeland, Hannah Ducharme, Isaac Edwards, Collette Guitart, Eric Hallengren, Vicki Manser, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky, Aston Newman Hannington, Eve Norris, Joseph Peacock, Kyle Roberts, Craig Ryder, Dawnita Smith, Courtney Stapleton, Julie Stark, Charlotte Anne Steen, Sam Toland and Barney Wilkinson.

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical has book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman, direction by Jay Scheib, choreography by Emma Portner, with musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, set design by Jon Bausor, costume design by Jon Bausor and Meentje Nielsen, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell, casting by David Grindrod CDG, fight direction by Stuart Boother and musical direction by Robert Emery.


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Rain in eastern Spain and the Balearics, fine in much of central Europe Tuesday Dry with sunshine in the north and west of Portugal and Spain but showers, perhaps locally heavy and thundery in the south and east will extend east across into the Balearics and towards Corsica and Sardinia. Spells of sunshine for Italy and the Adriatic and while a few showers will crop up they will be mostly light. Sunny spells for Greece and Turkey but with a scattering of light showers. Heavy, possibly thundery showers in the south of France but much of France, together with the Low Countries, Germany and Poland will be dry with a good deal of sunshine. Austria, Switzerland and other central parts, across to the Black Sea coast will be dry too, with a fair bit of sunshine. Breezy across Norway, Sweden and Finland with some rain at times but Denmark and the Baltic States will stay dry with hazy sunshine. Temperatures hold at the low to mid 20s in central and southern areas, locally a shade warmer in the south of Portugal, Spain and Turkey but becoming cooler further north and rather cold in Northern Scandinavia.

Wednesday A few showers over southern coasts of Spain and Portugal with rain into northwest Spain. Fair for most of Spain with lots of sunshine. Showery bursts of rain in the balearics. Unsettled with rain in Sardinia and Corsica. Italy will have a mix of sunshine and showers. fair for Greece with plenty of sunshine. Some showers affecting the south of Turkey. Rain and some cloud in France, heavy in the west. The Low Countries and Germany should be dry with good spells of sunshine. Staying fine in Austria and Hungary with more sunshine. Scattered showers over the southern Alps. Fine weather and breezy conditions for Denmark. Plenty of sunshine for the Baltic States and Finland. A fine day in Sweden with more sunshine. Scattered showers in northern Norway but good spells of sunshine in the south.

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Michigan & Wisconsin have met 66 times on the gridiron & for what it’s worth U-M holds a 50-15-1 advantage.   No one considers these teams to be rivals and of course there’ll be no trophy exchanged Saturday night.  But much has happened between our schools over the years including this odd, somewhat horrific bit of history that we share. Three of those sixty-six games have featured major incidents in the stands where hundreds, in one case thousands, of fans were crushed during or just after the game.  Three times!  This is not completely random of course as many of the Michigan-Wisconsin games in history were pretty big events with fans packed in to watch..but still.   Here’s a run down of each incident –> 1993 – Madison (Camp Randall) – Wisconsin 13, Michigan 10.    Some of you out there might remember this one. Twenty-five years ago Badger students tried to storm the Camp Randall field at the end of their big win over your beloved Wolverines.  From the LA Times: Spectators in the end-zone portion of Camp Randall Stadium pushed forward as the game ended. The metal rail fences lining the front of the stands collapsed, and a chain-link fence about five feet high separating a walkway from the playing field also went down, pulling up its concrete footings.The cheering ceased within 10 minutes as a public address announcer alerted the crowd to the injuries.“We tried to get some of the people back so the people below them who were getting trampled could get out,” said John Brogan, a Dane County deputy sheriff.  “It was just too loud for them to hear.   People kept falling on top of each other.”Said freshman Jennifer Hartzell, 18: “People were pushing down. I was pushed down, too, but the people in front were mainly the people who got trampled. Everyone rushed onto the field and maybe seven people were on the goal post rocking it.” 1902 – Chicago (Marshall Field) – U-M 6, Wisconsin 0.   In a massive game held in the Windy City, trains full of fans from Madison and Ann Arbor descended on Chicago to be there.   According to John Kryk’s epic Stagg vs. Yost,  both schools agreed to construct temporary stands to meet the demand for a few hundred additional fans.  Unfortunately it seems many more than could fit hopped aboard the stands…and it got ugly.  Again, Kryk: In the middle of the first half, timbers in the grandstand suddenly began to creak–then snapped.  The whole stand swayed to the north then collapsed, dropping hundreds.  Incredibly, no one was killed and only a few were seriously injured.  The game was interrupted for fifteen minutes as stunned, scared, and some bloodied spectators flooded onto the northeast corner of the playing field to escape the woodpile wreckage. A lighter note: during the hysteria following the collapse, with the guards distracted & tending to the mess, hundreds of ticketless fans rushed in to the field to grab of a view of this huge game. And no, things never change as a big legal mess ensued between Wisconsin, Michigan and even Chicago (whose Marshall Field was used to stage the big game), with fingers pointing in all directions. 1905 – Ann Arbor (Ferry/Regents Field) – U-M 12, Wisconsin 0.   Just three years after the Chicago incident tragedy struck again.  At the tailend of Yost’s Point-A-Minute reign of terror, the Badgers traveled to Ann Arbor for another massive tilt between our schools.   Sure enough, just two minutes into the second half screams were heard from one end of the gridiron.   One of the Ferry Field grandstand collapsed sending a few thousand fans to the ground.  Both teams (sans one prominent U-M player, more later) rushed to help the panicking fans. 1905 Wisconsin game – stands collapse [U-M Bentley Historical Library] As described by the November 19, 1905 Michigan Daily: …a crash was heard and the whole west bleachers, which contained about five thousand spectators, became a mass of ruins in the short space of a minute.  Judging from the appearance of the wreck immediately after the accident, everyone believed there would surely result a number of fatalities.  Both football teams with the substitutes immediately hastened to the rescue and the wire fence at the end of the field was torn down and the work of rescuing began. Once again thankfully there were no fatalities but a few folks were messed up pretty good. We know a few more things about the 1905 collapse thanks to the U-M Bentley Historical Library and other sources: Get the Engineers:  An investigation was conducted immediately  with findings submitted to the dean of the U-M School of Engineering.  The report’s findings in a nutshell:  The designs for the temporary stands that were put in place during the season weren’t reviewed and once erected, not properly inspected.  They inadequately slotted the temp seats on top of an existing structure and — sure enough — it wasn’t ready for prime time.  When the mass of fans started moving around, as Meechigan fans tend to do, the bleachers folded “like a deck of cards.”  Here’s a diagram included in the report: The Michigan Technic – February 1906 NEVER Discuss This Again,  Oh, and Go Blue!  The U-M Bentley Library’s Brian Williams shared with me some of the archived data from the whole incident – and there’s plenty.  The Ferry Field authorities actually recruited whomever they could to help get fans to the hospital–even coffin-carrying morticians–and later reimbursed them for their services.  [The Bentley has the receipts, bro.]  On the legal side, U-M worked diligently to track down the victims of the collapse.  In exchange for a payment (different sums were negotiated) Michigan was released from any further legal responsibility.   Here’s one that’s housed at the Bentley for one fan #1000SSS finally chased down in June of 1906: $25 for your silence, Hewlett | [U-M Bentley Historical Library] Schulz Stays Put.   This is all horrific and all, but I can’t help it but drop in a hilarious sidenote for y’all.  According to a story reprinted in the Daily in 1932, Yost had his badass, man-mountain All-American Germany Schulz focus on other matters in the critical seconds after the 1905 collapse: …two football teams raced to the spot and pulled the cement posts out by the roots and prevented a catastrophe–and how when the excitement quieted down, one turned back to find Germany Schultz [sic] in the midfield guarding the ball.  Yost had told him to stay with the ball.”   That’s classic Yost–concerned about the outcome of the game amidst the chaos–you’ve gotta love it. A final subnote, to allow you to file this under ‘It’s-not-Us-It’s-Them’, Badger fans were actually involved in another grandstand-collapse in 1915 while playing the Gophers.  Be careful out there, Bucky. Follow MVictors on Twitter
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In theory, a skill-based immigration system could work to reduce skill shortages in certain UK industry sectors but there are some key implications that remain unresolved.

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A shadow of the unknown has been cast over Britain since the announcement of Brexit in 2016. On the lead up to Britain’s exit in March 2019, Theresa May has been tirelessly invoking what the future will hold in terms of immigration, the free movement and trade.

Immigration has been at the forefront of the debate since the announcement of Brexit; and with no clear resolution, business owners, international students, non-UK residents have all been in the dark regarding the matter.

Whatever the government decide, will shape the future of the country in terms of trade, industry, overseas relations and how other countries will, in turn, choose to treat UK nationals. After extensive delays and disagreements, the cabinet have unanimously decided that the UK should have a skill-based immigration system and that EU residents will not be accorded preferential treatment in terms of immigration.

May has stated that this works in the best interests of the United Kingdom, as this will help to boost productivity and shape the future of the nation.

In theory, a skill-based immigration system could work to reduce the skill shortages in industry sectors such as the NHS, engineering and IT. However, there are some implications that remain unresolved.

Understanding the system as it stands

As it stands, the UK immigration system is based on a threshold as opposed to merit or skill. Which means that many non-UK residents, including doctors and nurses have had their visa applications rejected previously.

In addition to this, the UK and the EU currently uphold a “free movement” agreement, meaning that EU nationals can live and work in the UK, and vice versa. However, the cabinet have unanimously agreed to end this after Britain takes its leave from the European Union in March 2019.

In order for the entire immigration focus to shift towards a skilled workers, it was necessary for the government to remove the priority status for EU nationals. However, this could have an adverse effect on trade, EU relations and overseas opportunities for UK citizens.

Within the terms of the new immigration system proposal, it’s been outlined that in order to qualify for a Tier-2 skilled worker visa, the applicant will need to earn £30,000.

Although this will ensure a certain level of capability for the skilled migrants that enter the UK to live and work, this could also be restrictive for those who possess the capabilities, but do not yet meet the salary requirements.

Over the span of three months, NHS vacancies have risen by almost 10%, meaning that there are around 108,000 jobs that have been unfilled.

In theory, the new policy could bridge the employee shortages in the future: however, this could also mean that some of the “lower-skilled” sectors could struggle to fill their roles.

Although overseas doctors and nurses could be accounted for in the new post-Brexit immigration system, this could prevent vital administrative, management and clerical roles in the healthcare sector from being filled also.

These limitations will benefit the healthcare sector by assisting with the key roles, but in the same heartbeat, could also be a hindrance in so far as scheduling, managing and all of the crucial behind the scenes work could be overlooked. 

In addition to this, industries such as the care and hospitality sectors that rely on so-called “low skilled workers” could suffer in the long term.

The political ramifications

This announcement risks antagonising EU leaders in the final months leading up to Brexit and will be likely to face criticism from those who argue that the UK should use the immigration system to negotiate preferential trade deals once it has left the EU.

It has been announced that the UK will also introduce new “e-gate visa checks” for tourists and business travellers coming to the country for short-stay trips from “low risk countries”.

This could work as leverage in the ongoing negotiations and can prevent any delays that UK nationals may face when entering the EU for a business trip or a holiday in the future.

However, in terms of working overseas, UK citizens will most likely be placed under the same scrutiny as non-UK residents looking to move into the UK.

Japan said that they would welcome the UK with open arms into TPP after Brexit. Which means that if any EU-UK trade relations become jaded after Britain takes its leave from the European Union, this could be a mitigating factor and much less detrimental than if Britain had no trade deals settled.

However the Prime Minister of Japan has warned both the EU and UK parties that exiting with no deal could have extremely negative ramifications for global business. Which means that the government need to tread carefully in the final months leading up to Brexit.

Despite the fact that UK immigration policy is a completely different matter to the post-Brexit deal, any immigration policy that can be deemed a hindrance to EU citizens could result in EU leaders revoking or changing the deal. In essence this could make a no-deal Brexit much more possible. 

Looking towards the future

Overall, the no-preference post-Brexit system would be a positive for failing sectors such as the IT and healthcare sector. This is a much better policy than the current immigration cap. However the lower level jobs are becoming much more difficult to fill.

The government need to find a balance between appeasing the EU leaders, by agreeing to a level of leniency for EU nationals, whilst remaining true to the initial proposal.

Additionally, many agree that the existing immigration proposal also needs to be reassessed because as it stands currently, the £30,000 minimum earning to qualify for a Tier-2 visa may be much too high and could prevent medium-skilled workers from moving to the UK and fulfilling the role.

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has agreed to assess the wage cap for skilled workers on the run-up to Brexit in relation to this. Although the premise is there with regards to the no-preference system, it is clear that the government need to do much more in order to create a more salient and appeasing immigration system before the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.

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Architect Peter Roesch came to the Illinois Institute of Technology afterwards World War II, a Fulbright academic whose studies there with acclaimed modernist artist Ludwig Mies van der Rohe set the advance for the blow of his life.

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“He begin absolutely a acceptation in architectonics back he advised with Mies,” said his wife, Vibeke “Biba” Roesch. His studies in Europe had accomplished him the apparatus of buildings, from bricklaying to carpentry, but it all came calm as he advised in Chicago in the aboriginal 1950s.

The appulse on Roesch and his assignment was lasting, according to Chicago artist John Ronan, of John Ronan Architects.

“Peter represents a articulation from the Miesian accomplished to the present,” Ronan said. “He’s allotment of this Chicago avant-garde architectonics legacy.”

That Chicago avant-garde bequest is conceivably best represented in the burghal by the Roesch-designed St. James Commons building, a handsome five-story architectonics of aphotic brownish animate and bottle at the southwest bend of Rush and Huron streets.

Roesch, 89, died of accustomed causes Sept. 24 in his home in a Mies architectonics in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, his wife said.

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Roesch was built-in in 1929 in Leipzig, Germany. He was about 16 at the end of World War II back his mother awash a allotment of her adornment to get money to acquiesce him to biking to the West. Once out of Leipzig, he advised at several places in Europe, including an architectural academy in Hamburg, his wife said.

From there, he able beneath the postwar Fulbright affairs to appear to the United States and to IIT, area he advised beneath Mies, who became his mentor. Afterwards two years of studies in Chicago, Roesch alternate to Germany to advice with postwar rebuilding efforts in befitting with the spirit of the Fulbright program, his wife said.

A few years later, he entered a architectonics contest. While he didn’t win, the accomplishment brought him to the absorption of the Skidmore Owings & Merrill architectonics close in Chicago, and in the backward 1950s he came to assignment for the close here.

He met artist James Hammond at Skidmore and in the aboriginal 1960s, the two formed Hammond and Roesch, area they formed calm for about 10 years. Among their projects is a characteristic coffer architectonics in Villa Park, originally the Villa Park Bank, on the southwest bend of St. Charles Road and Villa Avenue.

The 1964 building, now a BMO Harris bank, is notable for two exoteric atramentous animate trusses that abutment the roof and acquiesce for a bright autogenous arresting through bottle walls. The exoteric bandage architectonics is agnate to the Mies architectonics for Crown Hall at IIT as able-bodied as an unbuilt Mies architectonics for a fast-food restaurant.

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After Hammond larboard the firm, Roesch connected to convenance from an appointment that was allotment of his home.

Roesch accomplished architectural architectonics at IIT for about 35 years until he retired bristles or six years ago.

Ronan, additionally a abecedary at IIT, said the classes accomplished by Roesch and others are the capital classes in which architectonics acceptance apprentice to architectonics buildings.

“He was actual accomplished but additionally had a actual acceptable spirit and was actual giving of his time,” Ronan said.

Roesch, Ronan said, was committed to advancing the ethics of the Bauhaus aesthetics that acceptable architectonics could bigger society.

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“You saw this in his teaching. Affordable apartment would be a affair of his studio,” Ronan said. “He was like the best that the profession has to action in agreement of actuality accomplished but additionally actuality actual generous. There was a absolute optimism about him.”

In accession to his wife, Roesch is survived by daughters Katharina Walker and Michelle; sons Stefan and James; eight grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Services are actuality planned.

Graydon Megan is a freelance reporter.

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The Trade Deficit Isn’t the Boogeyman

By John Mauldin

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I have to confess something: I run a huge trade deficit. It’s not with China or Mexico, but with Amazon. I buy all sorts of goods from them and Jeff Bezos has yet to spend a penny with me. It’s just not fair.

Sound ridiculous? That’s exactly what it is. Totally absurd. I like Amazon. I’m happy with the items the company ships to me and (I presume) Amazon is happy to receive my money. We both win.

The same kind of relationship exists between the US and China, although with a few twists we’ll discuss below. That’s not to say China is a trade policy choirboy, but the trade deficit is not the key problem. Trying to “fix” it won’t accomplish what we want and could have serious side effects.

Trade deficits or surpluses aren’t bad. Nor are they good. They are a natural characteristic of post-barter economies that have achieved division of labor… a sign of success, in other words. For certain countries, there are times when trade deficits simply don’t make a difference. And then there are times when they can be devastating. It all depends on the current account surplus, a concept we will deal with below, and/or whether the country’s currency has reserve status. It’s not hard to understand, so let’s dive in.

Nothing to Fear

President Trump seems to think the country with a trade deficit automatically “loses” to the one with a surplus. I suspect that comes from how he ran his businesses and his understanding of debt, but the two don’t equate, and until he understands that we are going to be talking about silly concepts like trade wars and tariffs. I wish his advisors would educate him on this.

One thing readers seem to appreciate in my writings is that I try to make complex information simple. Today, I will try to make an already-simple thing even simpler.

First, simply using the word “deficit” in conjunction with trade sounds bad to the vast majority of people. We all know that a deficit in our personal finances, meaning we spend more than we make, is bad. And so we equate that kind of deficit with the concept of a trade deficit. It makes a great political theme and wonderful demagoguery. Trade deficits and populism have gone together for centuries.

What Is a Trade Deficit?

Let’s pause here and define our terms. A trade deficit occurs when Nation X purchases more goods and services (by value) from Nation Y than Y purchases from X. In this example, X has a trade deficit with Y and Y has an identical trade surplus with X.

And that works for every other country that we run a trade deficit with or trade surplus with. We buy their goods, they take our dollars.

That’s not bad. In fact, it’s arguably better for the US side because China (and everyone else) accepts our currency as payment, instead of demanding we obtain renminbi to pay the bill. The US can do that because we have the world’s reserve currency. It is what French finance minister (and later president) Valéry Giscard d'Estaing disparagingly called an “exorbitant privilege” in the 1960s when France demanded gold for its dollars. That led Nixon to close the gold window and ended the Bretton Woods system. It seemed dramatic but the dollar was still the world’s reserve currency. Everyone still wanted it.

D’Estaing and his boss de Gaulle were right: Being the world’s reserve currency IS an exorbitant privilege. One can argue of late that Japan has had similar privileges. Europe and the eurozone and even to some extent the UK have it, too, not to the extent of the US but for basically the same reasons. They also have offsetting current account surpluses, which means money is flowing back into their countries.

This goes back to David Ricardo’s “comparative advantage” doctrine he espoused in 1817. Like people, nations have both talent and weaknesses. Everyone is better off if we all do the things we do best. If China can produce something at a lower cost than we can produce it ourselves, then both countries win if we let them do it.

Admittedly, problems emerge when relative advantages change. Maybe your country is really good at producing a certain product that a new imported technology renders obsolete. That’s not good for the workers whose jobs disappear, even though consumers now have access to a better product at a lower price. But, that’s not a reason for tariffs or protective measures. It simply means the importing country needs to get those workers retrained and help them transition to different work.

Trading Math

Now we will review some simple mathematics. Almost every economist in the world accepts this basic Gross Domestic Product equation: Y = C + I + G + (X – M). This is where Y is GDP, C stands for consumption, I stands for investments, G stands for government expenditures and (X – M) stands for exports minus imports. This is called an accounting identity. In the same way that 2+2 = 4, an accounting identity is always and everywhere true.

If your goal is to reduce or eliminate the US trade deficit with China (or anyone else), are tariffs a good tool to do it? No, because tariffs don’t affect the underlying causes. Trade deficits exist not because the US imports too much, but because Americans consume too much and save too little.

Now, if you accept that the above equation is correct, with some rearranging of the symbols you can come to the equation in a different form. It is still an accounting identity, as Steve Hanke explains. (You may have to read this two or three times.)

In national income accounting, the following identity can be derived. It is the key to understanding the trade deficit.

(Imports - Exports) ≡ (Investment - Savings) + (Government Spending - Taxes)

Given this identity, which must hold, the trade deficit is equal to the excess of private sector investment minus savings, plus government spending minus tax revenue. So, the counterpart of the trade deficit is the sum of the private sector deficit and the government deficit (federal + state and local). The U.S. trade deficit, therefore, is just the mirror image of what is happening in the U.S. domestic economy. If expenditures in the U.S. exceed the incomes produced, which they do, the excess expenditures will be met by an excess of imports over exports (read: a trade deficit).

This is simply math. Since Americans collectively consume more than they produce or invest, the difference must come from somewhere besides thin air. (Borrowing the money doesn’t help because the borrowed money itself has to come from savings.) The only way to solve the equation is to import the excess consumption, i.e. run a trade deficit.

Furthermore, the trade deficit needs an equal and offsetting current account surplus. You as an individual have to get your money that you spent from somewhere. It works the same for countries. That means foreigners have to buy things in the US, like real estate or stocks, or US companies invest their money outside of the US and bring the profits back into the US. This makes the trade deficit equal the current account surplus.

If you don’t like this outcome, you can change it by some combination of reduced consumption and higher savings. Recessions have that effect, so they are good ways to reduce the trade deficit. The inverse correlation between unemployment and trade deficits is really pretty high. But I don’t think anybody would want a recession just to get rid of the trade deficit. (Please note sarcasm.)

Or, there are ways government could encourage lower consumption and higher savings, but they would mean a dramatic lifestyle change for many, if not most Americans. We would have to become more like Japan, for instance, where people tend to save more of their earnings and live more frugally.

Since, as we know, millions of Americans have little excess income to save and already lead pretty frugal lives, it’s hard to see any such change happening, at least anytime soon. So math says we will run a trade deficit with somebody. It doesn’t necessarily have to be China, but our economy is not suited to be a net exporter. We can buy our T-shirts from Vietnam or Pakistan instead of China, but it is still a trade deficit.

Why can’t we make T-shirts in the US? Because they will cost more, which means consumers will buy fewer, which means a smaller economy with fewer jobs. I know it is counterintuitive but that is just the reality of a world that Ricardo described.

But running a trade deficit, when you can get away with it, also has advantages. It’s the reason the US dollar is the world’s reserve currency. We ship enormous quantities of greenbacks overseas to pay for all the stuff we import. Our trade partners have to accept them (as opposed to some other currency) because the US is such a large customer. We carry the big stick.

Better yet, all those dollars eventually come back home because they are of limited use to the foreigners upon which we force them. Chinese investors use them to buy our Treasury bonds or other purchases. The money flows to other countries and companies and eventually back to the US. Their added demand lets our Treasury borrow at lower rates than it otherwise could. In effect, the trade deficit subsidizes our government debt (which is too high but that’s another subject).

So we see trade deficits aren’t necessarily bad, but that’s not all. Even if we wanted to get rid of the trade deficit, it’s not clear we could—at least without creating some serious side effects. Martin Wolf said it well in the Financial Times last week.

Serious economists, back to Adam Smith, would insist that seeking a surplus with every trading partner is not “winning.” It is absurd. This is not even intelligent mercantilism, which would focus on the overall balance. Yet, particularly with free capital flows, overall balance is a foolish goal and one that trade policy cannot achieve. It is incredible that such primitive ideas rule the most sophisticated country on earth.

Martin’s point is well taken. Whether a country’s balance of trade is helpful depends highly on the circumstances. They aren’t automatically good or bad. The US trade deficit is helpful, as I’ve described, but in Greece a few years ago it was disastrous. The internal trade deficit southern eurozone countries ran with Germany (and other highly productive European countries) let them run up massive government, personal, and corporate debt, which they couldn’t pay. Greece was just the first and Italy is lining up to be the next.

In a normal world, when Greece used the drachma, the currency valuation would have fallen and made Greek citizens demand fewer imports. What actually happened was all the debt became due, forcing massive austerity in a kind of shadow devaluation. It was simply brutal.

Germany’s corresponding trade surplus with other EU countries is not necessarily great, either. Notice that in the chart below, Germany is the world’s third-largest exporter. It could not do with a strong currency like the Swiss franc. It works only because it is in the eurozone with weaker economies. A Volkswagen or Mercedes-Benz valued in deutsche marks that cost 50% more wouldn’t compete very well on a global scale. Germany will learn that the hard way before this is all over.

Creating Crisis

One oddity of all this is that the same people who want to reduce the trade deficit often worry about the dollar losing its reserve status. That may well happen anyway in some far-off distant future, but making the trade deficit smaller will only accelerate it.

The simple matter is that by agreeing to be the world’s reserve currency, and by essentially making the Federal Reserve the world’s central bank, we have agreed to supply dollars to the rest of the world so that they can trade with them. The US has done a remarkable job of running trade deficits and supplying those dollars. It is what my friend Paul McCulley calls being “responsibly irresponsible.” If we didn’t provide those dollars, the world would find another currency to trade in, and the US would lose the exorbitant privilege and its benefits.

We already see the early stages of this process. Between the relatively small tariffs that are already in effect and fear of more to come, the US dollar has been tearing higher against other currencies. (The Fed’s tightening policy has something to do with it, too.) This is just supply and demand. The supply of dollars outside the US is shrinking, making each one more valuable.

The consequences aren’t good for the US. For one, a stronger dollar makes US exports more expensive and encourages foreigners to seek alternatives to American goods. That’s the case even without the retaliatory tariffs foreign governments are placing on many US exports. Worse, the stronger dollar penalizes every US exporter, not just those unlucky enough to get hit by tariffs.

The other consequence is even scarier. Foreign governments and corporations, particularly those in emerging market countries, owe trillions in dollar-denominated debt. The rising dollar is making it more expensive to repay those debts. Governments and central banks are taking heroic measures to help but can only do so much. Eventually, some will default. Then we will have an old-fashioned currency crisis in a world far more interconnected and leveraged than it was in 1998.

Exactly how that will unfold, or when, is unclear. But there is the real possibility that it can happen. The genie is out of the bottle and swirling around, deciding where to strike. We’re going to get what we wished for and we are not going to like it.

The endgame, as I’ve written, will be The Great Reset where the debt of governments all over the world, plus all their unfunded government liabilities and promised pensions and healthcare, is going to be “resolved,” and unfortunately it will happen in the middle of a crisis.

Last week’s deal to revise and rename NAFTA, while positive, is being wrongly spun as reduced trade tension. I don’t see it that way at all. The new agreement still needs legislative approval in all three countries which may not be forthcoming. Opposition forces are already springing into action, now that they have an actual text to attack.

But the bigger problem is that this clears the way for Trump to concentrate fire on China. If you recall, my Camp Kotok sources said the NAFTA revisions, once complete, would let Trump pivot to China and try to force Beijing into a deal before the midterm elections. That appears to be what is happening.

Gavekal’s Arthur Kroeber pointed out in a bulletin this week “the forces pawing the ground for a fight with China are far stronger, and the reins on them far weaker, than was the case in the NAFTA and trans-Atlantic scuffles.” He also points out that US businesses with China exposure are caught in the middle and not trying to fight the White House on this. Kroeber also highlighted this Axios report that the Trump administration is planning a major broadside against China in the next few weeks. That means the relief markets are presently feeling may not last long.

Speaking of Gavekal, I have to say their research has been one of my best resources for years for staying on top of all this. No one knows Asia like the Gavekal team. Each morning I get an e-mail or two or three with all their firm’s latest research on the world economy, China, currencies, central banks, interest rates, and more. It is astonishingly useful. I wish I could share it all with you, but it’s a very expensive service intended for institutions and family offices.

However, I do share some of Gavekal’s best analysis with Over My Shoulder members. Lately, they’ve sent so much great info I asked Louis if we could hold a special “Gavekal Week” and feature their material every day. He graciously agreed and we are doing it next week, Oct. 8-12.

For instance, on Monday Over My Shoulder members will get the Gavekal Dragonomics China Inc. Annual Report 2018. This amazing chartbook outlines key trends in China’s corporate sector. It digs into differences between state-owned enterprises and private listed companies, drilling down to the sector level to show different impacts of the trade war and other policies. It’s invaluable if you want to understand what is really happening in China.
Toronto and Frankfurt

Sometime in the next few weeks I have to go to Toronto for a day, where I hope to also meet former BIS chief economist Bill White and a few other friends for dinner. Then in early November I will go to Frankfurt for a conference. Shane and I also intend to get to Puerto Rico sometime over the next month or so. And there was my 69th birthday this last week.

A little personal humor from my life. I got an email from AT&T saying they were going to cancel my account. I had no idea which account. Since I don’t generally handle these things, I sent it on to the powers that be (Shane) and she determined it was my internet connection, which we just installed recently. There was some problem with the automatic billing.

We called AT&T and they wanted to know our password. I didn’t know it. So they gave me a clue. I swear to God, they asked who was my favorite childhood hero. I started guessing. Davy Crockett? The Lone Ranger? Roy Rogers? Tom Swift? I went through a long list and was told “no” to each one. In our catch-22 situation, we could not go online without knowing that particular password to change our other password. Shane finally guessed her numeric password and that was a winner.

My childhood hero? My mother’s maiden name, my best friend growing up, my favorite pet, and a host of the other usual questions would all be on the tip of my tongue, but not that one. Who makes this stuff up? My assistant Tammi, after she could get in the account, checked every other password question trying to figure out where they came up with that. We still have no clue.

And with that, I will hit the send button, hoping that the AT&T bureaucrats aren’t from the same mold as those running the international credit system. That would make me tremble. Have a great week!

Your still-wondering-who-my-favorite-childhood-hero-was-and-how-they-think-they-knew analyst,

John Mauldin
Chairman, Mauldin Economics


How US Banks took over the financial world

Ten years after the global financial crisis, Europe’s banks are in retreat

Martin Arnold in London

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Three days before Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy in September 2008, Bob Diamond was ushered into a large conference room with “buyer” hand-written on the door at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in Manhattan.

As the Barclays boss closed on a deal for Lehman, Mr Diamond says that the opportunity looked “wonderful” — even if he remains frustrated that he could not reach agreement before it collapsed which, he says, may have saved the world from the worst of the financial crisis. In the end, Barclays bought much of Lehman’s US operations out of bankruptcy.

At that time, Barclays was among the European banks riding high even as the US banking system went into meltdown, with ambitions to be among those left to pick over what was left after the subprime crisis had run its course.

A few months earlier, Royal Bank of Scotland had become the world’s biggest bank by assets by outbidding Barclays to acquire Dutch rival ABN Amro.

But as shares in the biggest US banks were being pounded by waves of panic about which might collapse next, few could imagine then how the implosion of the debt-fuelled housing bubble would ultimately result in the US financial sector surging back stronger than ever.

Over the next decade, Wall Street’s top groups would go on to establish a seemingly unshakeable dominance in global corporate and investment banking.

European banks, meanwhile, have been forced into a steady retreat — weakened by the subsequent eurozone debt crisis and overtaken in the global rankings by resurgent US rivals as well as the even faster growing Chinese state-owned banks.

According to figures compiled by the Financial Times, the top five European banks — HSBC, RBS, BNP Paribas, Barclays and Deutsche Bank — made close to $60bn of combined net profits in 2007. This was a fifth higher than the earnings of their main US rivals: JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.

By 2017, the picture had changed drastically. The net profits of European groups had shrunk over two-thirds to $17.5bn, more than a quarter below the $24.4bn that JPMorgan earned on its own last year. Indeed, JPMorgan’s $380bn market capitalisation exceeds that of its five European rivals combined.

Between 2006 and 2016, the top five US banks gained 6 percentage points of market share in global wholesale banking revenues, while the top five Europeans have lost 4 percentage points, according to research by Oliver Wyman and Morgan Stanley.

Senior bankers trace the contrasting fortunes back to the different responses to the crisis on each side of the Atlantic.

The US, led by Treasury secretary Hank Paulson, forced its big banks to go on a crash diet by forcibly injecting government funds and blocking them from repaying it — or from paying dividends and bonuses — until they had passed a stress test.

“It totally stabilised the US system,” says Paul Achleitner, Deutsche Bank’s chairman and a former colleague of Mr Paulson at Goldman. “It allowed them to radically write off all kinds of stuff that they had there, and yes, they replenished. Over here [in Europe], you couldn’t possibly do any of the above.”

Bankers such as Mr Diamond and Mr Achleitner say Europe is now making a big strategic mistake by leaving itself exposed to increasingly blatant US economic nationalism, particularly under Donald Trump’s presidency. 'If you’re a bank, you’re bad, so let’s penalise you.'

Bob Diamond, former Barclays chief executive. © Charlie Bibby/FT“

As American banks have shown through history, they go hot and cold on commitment to markets outside the US,” says Bill Winters, the former JPMorgan executive now running the emerging markets lender Standard Chartered.

“So I think it would be imprudent for Europe to find itself in a position where their conduits to international capital markets are entirely companies that do not have a vested interest in the local economy.”

Others share the mounting concerns that US banks will retreat in the next crisis, leaving European companies with less access to funding.

Frédéric Oudéa, chief executive of Société Générale  Deutsche Bank chairman Paul Achleitner

Bill Winters, former JPMorgan executive

“For European industry to have to rely on American banks for the raising of capital, for mergers and acquisitions, for intermediation of equity and investment is geopolitically somewhat challenging,” says Andrea Orcel, head of UBS’s investment bank, which has retrenched significantly since the crisis.

He describes UBS as a “little” David against Goliath. “David can win, but your challenge is a little bit steeper.”

European politicians, however, mostly seem untroubled, showing little sympathy for the continuing struggles of regional banks that are still considered politically toxic. Even the companies that rely on bank finance seem unfazed. Corporate treasurers point out that banks are queueing up in Europe to provide access to cheap funding.

Multinational companies typically have a stable of at least a dozen banks — a mix of local and international lenders that can support global operations — to meet financing needs. “European banks have retrenched, but others have stepped in to pick up the slack,” says Sarah Boyce at the UK’s Association of Corporate Treasurers.

But Ms Boyce, the former director of treasury at British chocolate maker Cadbury, says there is risk of complacency when banks are queueing up to service companies as they are now.

“In the last crisis everybody took their ball home and retrenched to their domestic market,” she says. “There is a real risk the American banks will do exactly the same in the next crisis.”

In the past decade, the five European banks tracked by the FT have shrunk their revenues by 20 per cent, their assets by 15 per cent and their workforce by almost 30 per cent. Meanwhile, their five Wall Street rivals have grown their revenues by 12 per cent and their assets by 10 per cent, while their headcount has shrunk by less than 10 per cent.

There are some who believe that Europe’s shrinking banks should be celebrated. Sitting in the peaceful courtyard of Oxford university’s All Souls College, where he is warden, Sir John Vickers says: “You had in effect a huge taxpayer-backed subsidy for risk-taking and that ended in tears. So pulling back from that is directionally a good thing.”

“The [banks’] balance sheets got so overblown with a lot of activities which I believe were completely unproductive so there is no social loss or economic loss in their disappearance,” says Sir John, who chaired the commission that drafted Britain’s policy response to the 2008 crisis.

Sir John Vickers: 'You had in effect a huge taxpayer-backed subsidy for risk-taking and that ended in tears. So pulling back from that is directionally a good thing.' © Charlie Bibby/FT

RBS remains the most extreme example of a European bank in retreat. For a spell in 2008, it was the world’s biggest bank by assets until being bailed out by Gordon Brown’s Labour government a month after Lehman collapsed.

Since then, RBS has been engaged in a drawn-out restructuring, shedding more than 60 per cent of its assets and 70 per cent of staff.

Ewen Stevenson, finance director at RBS, says the European corporate and investment banking market suffers from “an excess of capacity” that drags the profitability of most banks in the region down below their cost of capital, meaning that they are destroying value.

“So it is a concern, but it is a multi-faceted problem that I don’t think would get solved just by insisting that European investment banks continue to exist at scale,” he says.

As well as being slower to flush toxic assets out of their balance sheets, European banks have also suffered from the political stigma around the sector in the aftermath of the crisis.

“Across much of Europe you saw almost the application of biblical justice, which is if you’re a bank, you’re bad, so let’s penalise you, as opposed to let’s make you healthy again,” says Mr Diamond, who was pushed out by regulators as Barclays chief executive in 2012 and now runs private equity funds that buy assets from banks.

Since the crisis, most European countries have introduced bank-specific taxes and laws, such as the bonus cap and the Mifid II investor-protection rules, which do not apply in the US.

But Andrew Tyrie, the former chairman of the Treasury committee of backbench MPs who now chairs the Competition and Markets Authority, says the UK had little choice but to rein in its banks after the crisis because they had grown so large relative to the size of the British economy.

“As a proportion of GDP the US banking sector is much smaller than that of the UK, so the price of a regulatory mistake may be relatively less severe,” he says.

The US government is now unwinding parts of its post-crisis financial regulation, such as the Volcker rule restricting proprietary trading by banks, but Mr Tyrie says Britain must be wary of following suit.

“The UK cannot afford to allow any such reconsideration to weaken vigilance over systemic risk,” says Mr Tyrie, who chaired a parliamentary commission on bank reform.

There are structural reasons for the outperformance of US banks, which benefit from a dominant position in a homogeneous domestic market that boasts the world’s largest investment banking fee pool.

Europe has no truly pan-European banks, its economic growth remains sluggish, and the eurozone banking union is unfinished. Added to that, Brexit now looks set to further fragment the market.

Frédéric Oudéa, chief executive of Société Générale points out that US banks can charge triple the fees for an initial public offering and 30 per cent more for bond issues than in Europe. “I would not call it an oligopoly, but it is not far off,” he says.

At a time when the US is using sanctions against countries like Russia, Iran and Turkey as a way to harness the dominance of the dollar in international trade and achieve its foreign policy goals, some argue that strong, global banks are more important than ever for Europe.

Mr Achleitner says he has been asking politicians in Berlin if they are happy leaving the US to be the world’s financial policeman since he became chairman of Deutsche Bank six years ago.

His questions grew louder when the US panicked investors in 2016 by threatening Germany’s biggest bank with a $14bn fine for alleged mortgage securities mis-selling before the crisis.

“Six years ago they were quite indifferent to the question if we need big international banks in Germany,” says the Deutsche Bank chairman. “In the current political environment this position has changed fundamentally.”

For 60 years, most Europeans have assumed that their strategic interests are aligned with the US, but Mr Achleitner says this is now changing. “The hard-nosed fact is there may be elements where it deviates and they just become much more accentuated under the current US president,” he says.

Additional reporting by Patrick Jenkins

Make America Germany Again

The Democratic Party’s left flank has ideas for fixing the country

Some of them have a Mitteleuropa flavour

TUCKER CARLSON, a Fox News host, and Bernie Sanders, a democratic-socialist senator, seldom agree. Yet on the matter of billionaires supposedly sponging off taxpayer largesse, they are completely simpatico. On September 5th Mr Sanders introduced a bill which would force large firms to pay taxes exactly equal to the amount of safety-net benefits consumed by their employees, including food stamps, housing vouchers and Medicaid. The target of Mr Sanders’s legislation, titled the “Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies” or “Stop BEZOS” Act, was clear. Attacking Jeff Bezos, the founder and boss of Amazon, is a uniquely bipartisan pastime. The left of the Democratic Party views him as a latter-day Ebenezer Scrooge. Trump-cheerleaders like Mr Carlson despise him for owning the meddlesome Washington Post. Mainstream economists took a dismal view of the pitch.

Congressional Democrats, especially those eyeing a presidential run in 2020, are awash with bold policy ideas. In addition to Mr Sanders’s pitch, Kamala Harris, a Democratic senator from California, has offered a proposal to give generous tax credits to citizens who spend more than 30% of their incomes on rent. Elizabeth Warren, a progressive senator from Massachusetts, would like to up-end corporate boards by requiring that employees pick 40% of the members.

Start with Mr Sanders’s proposal. The cost of safety-net programmes like food benefits, Medicaid coverage and rental subsidies could easily amount to thousands of dollars per employee. A pitch to charge firms that amount would be a de facto head tax, strongly discouraging employment. “It’s essentially a tax on hiring low-skill workers, but worse,” says Samuel Hammond of the Niskanen Centre, a think-tank. “Since eligibility largely varies with children and dependants, it’s actually a tax on firms for hiring low-skill parents.” Companies would have perverse incentives to filter out the applicants they thought likeliest to be on benefits. Because they would be barred by law from asking about welfare status directly, they would probably resort to pernicious stereotypes (such as not hiring a middle-aged black woman without a wedding ring). It would also encourage companies to minimise low-skilled labour as much as possible, hastening automation.

Bad, worse, wurst

Ro Khanna, a Democrat from Silicon Valley, introduced an identical bill in the House of Representatives. While he concedes that automation is a real worry, he dismisses the discrimination critique offered by liberal economists. Though discrimination is notoriously difficult to prove in court, high penalties would still encourage firms to behave, Mr Khanna insists. Besides, he says, the point of the bill is to encourage companies to forgo the headache by paying their employees a higher minimum wage. “If you raise to a liveable wage, like $15 an hour, then you’re exempt. But if you’re not going to provide a decent wage, and you’re making trillions of dollars, then you’re going to be on the hook for all the public benefits that you’re consuming,” Mr Khanna says.

The idea that benefits schemes for low-income workers are corporate welfare is mainstream on the far left. Yet it is also quite strange, since it implies that for those at the bottom of the earnings distribution, wages would rise if the safety-net were slashed. “Some people could draw a message from the bill that programmes like SNAP [food stamps] or Medicaid are bad…because they’re fundamentally corporate subsidies,” says Robert Greenstein of the Centre on Budget and Public Priorities, a left-leaning think-tank. The earned-income tax credit, which operates explicitly as a wage subsidy for working-class families through the tax system, has been helpful in alleviating poverty. Indeed, many—including Mr Sanders—would like to see it expanded.

Similar problems haunt Ms Harris’s daring plan to offer tax credits for those facing high rents. She would like the federal government to reimburse households for rent that is over 30% of household income. Housing affordability is certainly a growing issue, especially in America’s booming cities. But that is because of constrained supply. Fuelling demand with billions in government cash while housing supply is stuck means that prices will only rise. The winners would be landlords, who would pocket most of the vast expenditure.

Ms Harris’s proposal would encourage people to rent flats well beyond their means. Those making less than $25,000 would get 100% of their excess rent subsidised by the government. In San Francisco, the costliest city in America, this means that such a person would pay at most $625 a month, even for a flat costing $4,681 a month. Uncle Sam would kick in the rest. Because the policy abruptly shifts reimbursement rates around cut-off points, those making $75,000 in San Francisco could lose as much as $8,500 of tax credits by making an additional dollar. In cities with high rents, those making up to $125,000 a year, hardly a needy bunch, would qualify for subsidies.


Of all the proposals, Ms Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act is the least destructive. Some of its provisions—like requiring firms with more than $1bn in revenue to obtain a federal charter and barring executives from selling shares for five years—are relatively modest. Others, like requiring corporations to create a “general public benefit”, seem vague and unenforceable. The most eye-catching proposal, which is for employees to elect 50% of the representatives on corporate boards of directors, seems radical but has been commonplace in Germany since 1976. Although such a system might not work as well in America, where employees are less likely to remain loyal for years, it is hardly the stuff of revolution.

None of the proposals will become law anytime soon. But they do foreshadow the themes of the next Democratic presidential primary, at a time when the party seems to be in its wilderness-wandering stage. Populist policies, such as sticking it to Mr Bezos, subsidising rent and giving more power to workers, are in the ascendant.
          WHY THE EURO WON´T REPLACE THE DOLLAR / BARRON´S MAGAZINE      Cache   Translate Page      

Why the Euro Won’t Replace the Dollar

By Matthew C. Klein

Why the Euro Won’t Replace the Dollar
Photo: Joel Arbaje

Europe has a dream that the euro will overtake the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency. It’s an old dream, but it’s based on a misconception.

In his last State of the Union speech as president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker pledged “to strengthen the international role of the euro.” Yet the dollar’s preponderance in foreign reserves and in international trade comes from specific properties of the U.S. financial system that most European governments do not want to emulate. Global use of the euro is incompatible with the other priorities of European governments, particularly sovereign debt reduction.

European complaints about the dollar are not new. The seeds were planted shortly after the D-Day landings, when the Allies agreed at the Bretton Woods Conference to create a postwar monetary regime of fixed exchange rates centered on the dollar. This dollar-based payments system gave Europeans good reason to hold safe dollar-denominated assets they could use to settle debts or pay for imports in emergencies. Those reserve assets lubricated international trade, but they were also debts Americans owed to the rest of the world.

In the 1950s and 1960s, those debts funded growing financial outflows from the U.S. The U.S. had effectively become the world’s bank, exploiting its overvalued exchange rate to buy long-term risky assets abroad with funds raised from short-term “deposits” sold to foreigners. The French particularly resented what they saw as an “exorbitant privilege” that allowed Americans to buy European assets on the cheap. Europeans eventually responded by converting their dollars into gold bullion at the official U.S. fixed price of $35 an ounce.

The Nixon administration was unwilling to defend an arbitrary exchange rate by stifling American domestic spending or selling all the Treasury’s bullion. Instead, it officially broke the dollar’s link to gold  in 1971. The supposed privilege had actually been a burden: Foreigners accumulated reserves at the expense of Americans borrowing more and more from the rest of the world. By 1971, those debts had become unpayable—and rather than honor its obligations in gold, the U.S. government effectively defaulted.
This did not end foreign demand for U.S. financial assets—much to the annoyance of the architects of the euro. The “One Market, One Money” report, published in 1990 by the European Commission, complained that “permanent asymmetries regarding the burden of adjustment have persisted…because of the special international significance of the dollar.” They hoped their new single currency “could finally be a decisive building block for a more stable multi-polar monetary regime.”

The report’s authors failed to appreciate that the dollar’s “international significance” requires Americans to satisfy foreign demand for dollar-denominated fixed income by increasing their indebtedness. This was demonstrated most clearly in the 2000s. Many emerging markets were traumatized by the crises of the late 1990s and were determined to avoid a repeat. At the same time, oil exporters were enjoying a windfall thanks to soaring prices and wanted to save in preparation for the eventual reversal. The combined effect was a large increase in the demand for safe assets in hard currencies.

While the U.S. federal government consistently ran budget deficits, the growth in public debt was far too small to satisfy foreign savers. Financial innovations, most notably “private label” mortgage bonds and their derivatives, were therefore needed to bridge the gap between supply and demand. This turned out to be a disaster for both the mortgage borrowers and many of the end investors, but it was the only way to reconcile foreigners’ seemingly insatiable need to hold U.S. bonds with America’s relatively restrictive fiscal policy.

This unfortunate episode shows why the euro is unlikely to achieve equivalent status to the dollar: Beyond the likely unwillingness of the European private sector to go on a borrowing binge so soon after the financial crisis, there is already an acute shortage of safe euro-denominated assets available. Moreover, this shortage is being made worse by policy.

In 2007, the governments of the euro area had about €4.8 trillion ($5.6 trillion) in debt securities outstanding. Back then, all of that debt was considered equally “safe” by regulators, monetary policy makers, and—crucially—by investors.

The total face value of euro-area government bonds has since grown to nearly €8 trillion, but that number needs to be adjusted for credit risk, since the new European consensus is that countries unable to raise funds in the markets will have to default on their obligations. Less than €2 trillion of euro-area sovereign bond debt is issued by AAA-rated borrowers (Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands), and even adding in the relatively safe countries of Austria, Finland, and France only brings the total up to €4.1 trillion. Moreover, the European Central Bank has bought roughly €1.1 trillion of those bonds, shrinking the supply available for investors still further.

This shortage is being exacerbated by the obsessions of policy makers. A new joint proposal to reform the euro area’s budget rules from France’s Council of Economic Analysis and Germany’s Council of Economic Experts, for example, explicitly says that “a major aim of our proposed rule is to reduce public debt.” The German government has already been paying down its debt for several years, even though an anonymous former International Monetary Fund economist convincingly argues that German government debt “could reasonably—and quite sustainably—approach 240 percent of GDP,” given the country’s high level of domestic savings.

There is no inherent reason why the euro could not become a credible alternative to the dollar for international payments and reserves. All the Europeans would need to do is replace their national sovereign debts with a single government bond market explicitly backed by the ECB and unconstrained by any fiscal rules. Until they are prepared to do that, however, Juncker’s ambition will remain nothing more than a dream.
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LONDON — Global stock markets fell Monday as investors responded to the weekend decision from the Chinese monetary authorities to reduce the amount of capital that banks are required to hold, a move that stoked concerns that the world's number 2 economy is struggling in the face of the tariff dispute with the U.S.

KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.9 percent at 12,000 while the CAC 40 in France fell 0.9 percent, too, to 5,310. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.6 percent lower at 7,272. U.S. stocks were poised to open lower too with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures down 0.3 percent. Trading on Wall Street is expected to be light as the federal government, bond markets and much of the country observe Columbus Day. However, light liquidity levels have the potential to accentuate moves one way or the other.

CHINA RATE CUT: Beijing injected money into its cooling economy by reducing the level of reserves banks are required to hold. Economists say that should free up some 1.2 trillion yuan ($175 billion) for lending. The central bank told banks to lend more to entrepreneurs. Chinese leaders are trying to shore up economic growth that began to cool after Beijing tightened lending controls last year to rein in a debt boom. A tariff fight with U.S. President Donald Trump has added to downward pressure on growth. After a weeklong holiday, the Shanghai Composite ended its first day back almost 4 percent lower.

ANALYST TAKE: This drives the idea that further retaliatory measures against U.S. trade tariffs will follow," said James Hughes, chief market analyst at AxiTrader.

US RATES: Also weighing on stocks is the growing expectation that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates even further than markets currently expect. The shift in expectations has come after further solid jobs data reduced the U.S. unemployment rate to a near 40-year low of 3.7 percent and comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell that the level of U.S. interest rates are a "long way" from holding back economic growth.

ASIA'S DAY: The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 3.7 percent to 2,716.51 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng retreated 1.4 percent to 26,201.08. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 1.4 percent to 6,100.30 and Seoul's Kospi was off 0.6 percent at 2,253.83. India's Sensex declined 0.3 percent to 34,267.77. Jakarta gained while New Zealand, Taiwan and Singapore retreated.

ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude tumbled $1.01 to $73.33 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange while Brent crude, used to price international oils, dropped $1.16 to $83.

CURRENCY: The euro dropped 0.4 percent to $1.1478 while the dollar declined 0.3 percent to 113.36 yen.



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People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Asian stock markets declined Monday, after China injected extra money into its cooling economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)


A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Asian stock markets declined Monday, after China injected extra money into its cooling economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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Many conservatives would like to see President Donald Trump tap US Ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell as the next US ambassador to the UN.Within hours of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announcing she's resigning, conservatives began pushing for President Donald Trump to replace her with his controversial ambassador to Germany: Ric Grenell.
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A Berlin court ordered Germany's capital to ban older diesel vehicles from some of its roads, dealing a blow to the government's attempts to avoid such restrictions while it strives to reduce air pollution.
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EU governments are divided over what 2030 limits to impose on Europe's powerful automakers. Germany backs a 30 percent reduction while France is pushing for a stricter limit of 40 percent.
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YOU can’t help but warm to them: the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in the exact same outfits they wore to Germany on a visit last year. Were they being thrifty or was it a little private joke between them in memory of a special day? Either...
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          Comment on The Jewish Hand in the World Wars, Part 1, by Thomas Dalton      Cache   Translate Page      
"The reticence was so strong that even during WWII many European Jews wanted to come to America or Canada before even considering Palestine." -- The similar reticence was characteristic for Jewish emigration from the USSR in the 70-s and 80-s, when the "most victimized" strongly preferred Canada and the US to the "next year in Jerusalem," and tried to avoid the "promised land" by any means. "German authorities presented the new restrictions on Jewish immigration to Germany’s two national Jewish organizations last week. As put forth, the restrictions effectively will end the wave of migration that has brought almost 200,000 Jews and their relatives to Germany from the former Soviet Union:" "...thousands of young Israelis are moving to Germany:"
          The election of President Trump eroded free speech.      Cache   Translate Page      
At least according to the shysters at Google ..And they also moan that "racists" have a voice alongside "revolutionaries" Interesting article for those interested in how our speech is being censored, manipulated and curtailed, I suspect the actual document is a very long read, but some key points are summarised below. Full article, and link to full document can be found here .. [url][/url] Key points in the briefing can be found at the following page numbers: P2 - The briefing states that "users are asking if the openness of the internet should be celebrated after all" and that "free speech has become a social, economic, and political weapon." P11 - The briefing identifies Breitbart News as the media publication most interested in the topic of free speech. P12 - The briefing says the early free-speech ideals of the internet were "utopian." P14 - The briefing admits that Google, along with Twitter and Facebook, now "control the majority of online conversations." P15 - Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is linked to Google's position as a platform for free expression. Elsewhere in the document (p68), Google and other platforms' move towards moderation and censorship is associated with the role of "publisher" - which would not be subject to Section 230's legal protections. PP19-21 - The briefing identifies several factors that allegedly eroded faith in free speech. The election of Donald Trump and alleged Russian involvement is identified as one such factor. The rise of the populist Alternative fur Deutschland (Alternative for Germany) party in Germany - which the briefing falsely smears as "alt-right" - is another. PP26-34 - The briefing explains how "users behaving badly" undermines free speech on the internet and allows "crummy politicians to expand their influence." The briefing bemoans that "racists, misogynists, and oppressors" are allowed a voice alongside "revolutionaries, whistleblowers, and campaigners." It warns that users are "keener to transgress moral norms" behind the protection of anonymity. P37 - The briefing acknowledges that China - for which Google has developed a censored search engine - has the worst track record on internet freedom. P45 - After warning about the rise of online hate speech, the briefing approvingly cites Sarah Jeong, infamous for her hate speech against white males (Google is currently facing a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against white males, among other categories). P45 - The briefing bemoans the fact that the internet has until recently been a level playing field, warning that "rational debate is damaged when authoritative voices and 'have a go' commentators receive equal weighting." P49 - The document accuses President Trump of spreading the "conspiracy theory" that Google autocomplete suggestions unfairly favored Hillary Clinton in 2016. (Trump's suspicions were actually correct - independent research has shown that Google did favor Clinton in 2016). P53 - Free speech platform Gab is identified as a major destination for users who are dissatisfied with censorship on other platforms. P54 - After warning about "harassment" earlier in the document, the briefing approvingly describes a 27,000-strong left-wing social media campaign as a "digital flash mob" engaged in "friendly counter-commenting." P57 - The document juxtaposes a factoid about Russian election interference with a picture of Donald Trump. P63 - The briefing admits that when Google, GoDaddy and CloudFlare simultaneously withdrew service from website The Daily Stormer, they were "effectively booting it off the internet," a point also made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the FCC in their subsequent warnings about online censorship. P66-68 - The briefing argues that Google, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are caught between two incompatible positions, the "unmediated marketplace of ideas" vs. "well-ordered spaces for safety and civility." The first is described as a product of the "American tradition" which "prioritizes free speech for democracy, not civility." The second is described as a product of the "European tradition," which "favors dignity over liberty and civility over freedom." The briefing claims that all tech platforms are now moving toward the European tradition. P70 - The briefing sums up the reasons for big tech's "shift towards censorship," including the need to respond to regulatory demands and "expand globally," to "monetize content through its organization," and to "protect advertisers from controversial content, [and] increase revenues." P74-76 - The briefing warns that concerns about censorship from major tech platforms have spread beyond the right-wing media into the mainstream.
          The Hobo Guide to Wild Camping in Europe      Cache   Translate Page      

I’m camping in Europe at the moment. Pitching my tent at rest stops, in the mountains and inconspicuously behind bushes on private land. I’m camping because there are some day hikes I can’t bear to leave after only a few hours. I want to wake up in the fog and sleep amongst all the creatures that explore the land at night. I’m also doing it to stretch the little money I flew to Europe with.

Each country has its own laws when it comes to wild camping. Here’s a list, but please do your own research if you’re really concerned.

Wild camping is legal in: Sweden, Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine, Scotland

Wild camping is a bit of a grey area in: France, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech, Hungary, Moldova, Netherlands, Romania, Serbia, Switzerland

Wild camping is totally illegal in: Italy, Aldorra, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain (they’re really complicated), England, Wales

However, if you’re setting up shop just to rest your head for the night, camping is generally permissible. Pitch at dark and leave in the morning and nobody’s going to bat an eyelid, especially if you’re out of sight. How many times do you drive on a highway or pass a mountain and look for a tent? Worst case scenario: plead ignorance. You’re a tourist.

Here are my packing essentials:

1. A tent

If you’re heading over in summer, you can probably get away with a festival tent, especially if you’ve got some cash in the bank to splurge on accommodation when there’s a stormy night. I use a lightweight two-person Vango Bravo 200, because I need something I can carry on my back with the rest of my stuff that can also accommodate a mate, should I meet one on my journey.

If you’re wild camping, especially in places where wild camping is considered illegal or a grey area, maybe invest in something a little more inconspicuous than the blue one I’ve gone for. You can spot that baby from a mile away.


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          Cloud Telephony Services Market Expected to Reach US $41,760 Mn by 2026      Cache   Translate Page      

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- the global cloud telephony services market is expected to reach a value of US$ 41,768.3 Mn by 2026 on account of cost reductions compared to traditional telephony systems. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 17.2% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Increasing demand for enterprise mobility, mobile workforce, and multiple benefits offered by cloud telephony services are encouraging their higher adoption. In addition, rising penetration of mobile devices is boosting the global demand for cloud telephony services. Europe is anticipated to be a rapidly expanding region of the market, followed by Asia Pacific during the forecast period.

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Cloud telephony services are being increasingly adopted across different industry verticals around the globe. Increase in the implementation of IP networks, Internet bandwidths, and improvement in the quality of services offered by telecommunication providers are further contributing to the expansion of the cloud telephony services market.

Multiple Telecommunication Operators are Migrating Their Customers over the IP Network, which is Likely to Drive the Demand for Cloud Telephony Services in Coming Years

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Adoption of cloud telephony services in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is increasing mainly due to cost efficiency as well as limited capital investment required for deploying network systems as compared to traditional network services. The advancements in technology and addition of multiple features to IP phones have attracted business customers to migrate to IP networks.

The cloud telephony services market can be segmented based on deployment, enterprise size, network, application, industry, and region. There is high demand for cloud telephony services from multiple industry verticals including BFSI, telecom and IT, health care, retail, government, media & entertainment, education, and others (transportation and manufacturing). The IT and telecom segment held a prominent share in cloud telephony services market in 2017 and is also expected to show sustainable expansion during the forecast period. Rapid expansion of the BPO industry and fast growth in network services developments such as VoIP services and IP network have largely contributed to the penetration of cloud telephony services across different regions. Cloud telephony has been evolving as a cost-effective solution to offer an effective communication network. The health care, retail, and education segments are anticipated to offer lucrative expansion opportunities in cloud telephony services market. In terms of adoption of cloud telephony services, the health care sector is projected to expand at a CAGR of approximately 19% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

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Demand for cloud telephony services in Europe is likely to increase as leading telecom players migrate their customers to IP networks. The market in the U.K., Germany, and France is expected to offer lucrative opportunities due to the phasing out of Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) lines by telecom operators in these countries. Asia Pacific is anticipated to be a high potential region of te market for the cloud telephony services during the forecast period. Rise in investments in the commercial sector and on-going network infrastructure developments in the developing countries such as China, India, and Philippines are anticipated to favor the cloud telephony services market in Asia Pacific during the forecast period. High concentration of IT and telecom companies and network developments in the U.S. are aiding the adoption of cloud telephony services. Moreover, the rise in number of contact centers across North America is expected to contribute to the cloud telephony services market. Integration with web real-time communication (WebRTC) and session initiation protocol (SIP) to support bring your own device (BYOD) are the key trends influencing the market expansion in the region.

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          Furniture Coatings Market to Partake Significant Development by 2026      Cache   Translate Page      

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- Global Furniture Coatings Market: Overview

Furniture coatings are protective coatings that provide high gloss and long-lasting finish. Furniture coatings are used on table and chairs, bed frames, armoires, bath vanity, cupboards, kitchen furniture, and office furniture. These coatings protect furniture from changes in temperature, exposure to chemicals, liquids, dirt-build up, and scratches. Coatings applied over the furniture possess properties such as quick drying, sanding & stackability, chemical and mechanical resistance, and superior tannin blocking. Polyurethane and poly-acrylic based coatings are commonly employed to protect furniture. Key properties of these coatings include resistance to climate change, corrosion, abrasion, and chemicals. The choice of binder has significant impact on furniture coatings. Furniture coatings exposed to high moisture areas are formulated to withstand high moisture level in order to maintain substrate adhesion. They also possess high scrubbing and stain resistance.

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Global Furniture Coatings Market: Drivers

Demand for furniture coatings is primarily driven by the rise in demand for these coatings in the residential sector and renovation activities across the globe. Increase in demand for sustainable products in interior applications and growth in demand for low odor and higher durability coatings are boosting the demand for furniture coatings with low VOC emissions. Rise in number of new housing constructions is anticipated to boost the furniture coatings market. Demand for furniture coatings is high in Asia Pacific owing to the high population, urban development, and new construction projects.

In terms of resin, the global furniture coatings market can be segmented into polyurethane, acrylic, alkyd, and vinyl/styrene. Different resin coatings are applied depending upon applications. Easy curability and quick drying are the key reasons why polyurethane is preferred. In terms of technology, the global furniture coatings market can be classified into water-based, solvent-based, and powder-based technologies. Water-based technology is anticipated to offer immense growth opportunities in the next few years. Water-based technology is more environmentally-friendly compared to the solvent-based technology, as it helps lower the emission of volatile organic compounds. Demand for powder-based technology is also rising owing to the zero emission of volatile organic compounds. Based on application, the furniture coatings market can be divided into residential and commercial. Furniture coatings are used in table and chairs, bed frames, armoires, bath vanity, cupboards, and kitchen furniture under the residential segment.

The global furniture coatings market expanded moderately in 2017. This trend is expected to continue during the forecast period. Rapid urbanization is fuelling the furniture coatings market across the globe. Asia Pacific accounts for the largest and the fastest growing market. Increase in construction and renovation activities in Asia Pacific is driving the furniture coatings market. Availability of key resins such as polyurethane and acrylic is anticipated to significant boost the furniture coatings market, especially in China and India .North America, especially the U.S., is a major region of the global furniture coatings market owing to the increase in renovation activities in the region. Germany and countries in Eastern Europe contribute significantly to the furniture coatings market. The market in Middle East & Africa and Latin America is estimated to expand in the near future due to the recent economic developments and growth in investments in construction projects.

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Key manufacturers of furniture coatings include Akzo Nobel N.V, The Sherwin-Williams Company, PPG Industries, Inc, and RPM International Inc.

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          Recycled Plastic Fabric Market to Witness Comprehensive Growth by 2026      Cache   Translate Page      

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- Global Recycled Plastic Fabric Market: Overview

Recycled plastic fabric is broadly defined as collection of waste plastic fabrics that are recycled, processed with various technologies, and finally treated with chemicals and additives to produce a newer plastic fabric. Most companies create fabrics from plastic waste from oceans. This fabric is known as Oceania plastic fabric. It is finally converted into fibers by utilizing zero-waste 3D printing technology. Adidas, G-Star Raw, and Patagonia are some of the leading brands that produce fabrics from recycled wool and recycled polyester, which is made from fiber created from used plastic bottles, unusable manufacturing waste, and worn-out garments. For instance, Adidas AG, a leading manufacturer of shoes, clothing, and accessories, formed a partnership with Parley for the Oceans, an environmental organization, to produce running shoes made from 95% recycled ocean plastic, typically recycled polyester. In 2017, Adidas AG announced the production of one million pair of footwear using recycled plastic from coastal areas.

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Global Recycled Plastic Fabric Market: Key Segments

The global recycled plastic fabric market can be segmented based on product and application. In terms of product, the global recycled plastic fabric market can be categorized into polyester terephthalate (PET), polyurethane, HDPE, LDPE, polypropylene, nylon, and others. Recycled polyester-based fabrics are ten times stronger than normal polyester fabrics and can resist the growth of fungi, mold, and bacteria. Based on application, the market can be classified into clothing, industrial, medical, and household & furnishing. Clothing is a leading application segment of the global recycled plastic fabric market. Rapid expansion of the textile industry across the globe and shift in demand toward sustainable products manufactured by leading companies such as Nike, Patagonia, and Otto Group to reduce energy and carbon emissions are expected to boost the segment during the forecast period. Medical application of recycled plastic fabrics is also expected to gain popularity due to rise in geriatric population and increase in demand for antimicrobial textiles.

Increase in pollution and global warming due to rise in accumulation of plastics near coastal areas is anticipated to drive the recycled plastic fabric market during the forecast period. Utilization of recycled plastics for manufacturing fabrics aids in significant reduction in energy and carbon dioxide emissions. Recycling of plastic into fabrics is an expensive process as it contains harmful chemicals that may require further processing, making the process expensive and labor intensive. This is expected to restrain the market.

Global Recycled Plastic Fabric Market: Regional Outlook

In terms of geography, the recycled plastic fabric market can be segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. In terms of consumption, North America and Europe are expected to lead the market during the forecast period. Rise in awareness regarding sustainable textile production is propelling demand for recycled plastics for textile production. Many companies in the U.S., Italy, Germany, etc. are joining hands with environmental organizations to recycle waste plastic bottles in order to create sustainable products. In addition, many fashion designers are also coming forward to adopt sustainable clothing to support the environment. The market in Asia Pacific is expected to expand at a rapid pace in the near future. Rise in population and rapid expansion in the textile industries in emerging economies such as India, China, etc. are some of the factors expected to fuel the market during the forecast period. Latin America and Middle East & Africa are less mature region of the market compared to other regions due to low product awareness. However, product awareness through brand promotion and capacity expansion by various textile producers is likely to boost sales in the regions during the forecast period.

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Key players operating in the recycled plastic fabric market are Lenzing AG, Teijin Ltd, Foss Performance Materials, and Vivify Textiles.

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          SAN Switches Market Overview, Technology Insights, Sales and Forecast to 2025 : CISCO, Brocade, Qlogic, IBM, Huawei, Lenovo, NEC Corporati      Cache   Translate Page      

The SAN Switches market was valued at 1900 Million US$ in 2017 and is projected to reach 1620 Million US$ by 2025, at a CAGR of -2.0% during the forecast period. In this study, 2017 has been considered as the base year and 2018 to 2025 as the forecast period to estimate the market size for SAN Switches.

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- A storage area network (SAN) switch is a device that connects servers and shared pools of storage devices and is dedicated to moving storage traffic. The SAN switch contains the Director-class switches and Fibre Channel switches.

Beginning in the late 1990s, FC emerged and widely adopted by the worlds leading server and storage systems manufacturers and is now available in 2, 4, 8 and 16 gigabit per second (Gb/s) FC solutions. Its advanced capabilities enabled new architectures such as SAN which connect multiple host computers to one or more storage arrays.

One of the key drivers of growth in the SAN market is the greenfield deployments in emerging markets, such as BRICS countries, with more pronounced growth mainly in China and India. Government and financial institutions in these regions are also significant contributors to the SAN markets growth.

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NEC Corporation
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development

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Other Regions

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SAN Switches Consumption by Region
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United States
South Korea
Rest of Europe
Central & South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
GCC Countries
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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To identify significant trends, drivers, influence factors in global and regions.
To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market.

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History Year: 2013 - 2017
Base Year: 2017
Estimated Year: 2018
Forecast Year: 2018 - 2025

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          Smart Lighting Control Systems Market Overview, Technology Insights, Sales and Forecast to 2025 : Philips Lighting, Osram, Siemens, GE Lighting, Petra Systems, Honeywell, Legrand      Cache   Translate Page      

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Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- The global smart lighting control systems market report, offers in-depth insights, revenue details, and other vital information regarding the global smart lighting control systems market and the various trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and threats in the target market till 2025. The report also offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players operating in the global smart lighting control systems market, and their financials, apart from strategies, acquisitions & mergers, and market footprint. The global smart lighting control systems market is segmented on the basis of type, component, application area, and region.

The Smart Lighting Control Systems market was valued at Million US$ in 2017 and is projected to reach Million US$ by 2025, at a CAGR of during the forecast period. In this study, 2017 has been considered as the base year and 2018 to 2025 as the forecast period to estimate the market size for Smart Lighting Control Systems.

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This report presents the worldwide Smart Lighting Control Systems market size (value, production and consumption), splits the breakdown (data status 2013-2018 and forecast to 2025), by manufacturers, region, type and application.

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Philips Lighting
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Petra Systems

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Lights & Luminaires
Lighting Controls

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Commercial Lighting

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Smart Lighting Control Systems Production by Region
United States
South Korea
Other Regions

Smart Lighting Control Systems Consumption by Region
North America
United States
South Korea
Rest of Europe
Central & South America
Rest of South America
Middle East & Africa
GCC Countries
South Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa

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History Year: 2013 - 2017
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Estimated Year: 2018
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          Wearable Security Device Market to Grow at a Faster Rate by 2025 : Apple, Google, Fitbit, Samsung Electronics, Microsoft, Amulyte      Cache   Translate Page      

The global wearable security device market is estimated to grow at a faster rate due to the adoption of these security devices in wearable forms like smart watches, eyewear, headgear and even clothes.

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- One of the major benefits of using smart wearable devices includes messaging and calling services regarding emergency services, real-time health monitoring, and tracking applications.

The global wearable security device market report, offers in-depth insights, revenue details, and other vital information regarding the global wearable security device market and the various trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and threats in the target market till 2025. The report also offers insightful and detailed information regarding the various key players operating in the global wearable security device market, and their financials, apart from strategies, acquisitions & mergers, and market footprint. The global wearable security device market is segmented on the basis of type, component, application area, and region.

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The Wearable Security Device market was valued at xx Million US$ in 2017 and is projected to reach xx Million US$ by 2025, at a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period. In this study, 2017 has been considered as the base year and 2018 to 2025 as the forecast period to estimate the market size for Wearable Security Device.

This report presents the worldwide Wearable Security Device market size (value, production and consumption), splits the breakdown (data status 2013-2018 and forecast to 2025), by manufacturers, region, type and application.

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Samsung Electronics
Carre Technologies
LG Electronics

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Smart Watches
Smart Jewelry
Smart Shoes

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