first_imgPope Francis the first religious leader to be picked as PETA’s Person of the Year.Pope Francis was chosen for asking the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics and all other citizens of the world to reject human domination over God’s creation, treat animals with kindness, and respect the environment — something PETA views as a call to turn toward a simple, plant-based diet, given the now well-established role of animal agriculture in climate change.In his 2015 treatise, Laudato si’, Pope Francis talked about the importance of treating animals with kindness, writing, “Every act of cruelty towards any creature is ‘contrary to human dignity’” and “We are not God. … [W]e must forcefully reject the notion that our being created in God’s image and given dominion over the earth justifies absolute domination over other creatures.”Pope Francis is also known for his focus on environmental stewardship — a concern that PETA shares through its vegan advocacy. According to the United Nations, a global shift toward vegan eating is necessary for slowing down the most dangerous effects of climate change, including the extinction of wildlife.“With more than a billion Catholics worldwide, Pope Francis’ animal-friendly teachings have a massive audience,” says PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, an atheist. “His Holiness is PETA’s Person of the Year for spreading the message of kindness to all, regardless of their religion or species.”last_img read more

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Advertisement Advertisement Bailey said with Vanguard, organizers found there was overlap between the films that were in that section and those in Special Presentations and Midnight Madness. Among the Vanguard movies at TIFF 2016 was Colossal, starring Anne Hathaway. The Canadian production, due in theatres in April of this year, also stars Jason Sudeikis. Hathaway plays Gloria, who discovers that a monster currently terrorizing Seoul might somehow be connected to her.“We just wanted to be a bit clearer about the identity of the sections,” Bailey said.City to City has featured filmmakers from cities including Tel Aviv, Istanbul and Lagos, Nigeria. The Toronto International Film Festival says it remains committed to art-house and international cinema as it cuts two programs that featured such fare and reduces the overall number of titles it will screen for this year’s edition by 20 per cent.On Thursday, TIFF announced it will trim the overall number of films in the 2017 lineup and scrap the Vanguard and City to City sections.The Vanguard program featured “dark and edgy films that twist genre and art house conventions together in a new way.” City to City showcased filmmakers living and working in a selected city, regardless of where their films are set. “We’re committed to art-house cinema, we’re committed to international film, we’re a global film festival. We have programmers who are looking for movies all over the world. That will continue,” Cameron Bailey, artistic director of TIFF, said in a phone interview from Los Angeles.“The trims will be for the most part across the board but we are definitely committed to maintaining a very strong international lineup. That’s one of the main things our audience comes to us for, so that will continue.” “Now I think it’s time to integrate that programming into the festival as a whole,” said Bailey.The festival spent a long time thinking through and mapping out the changes, which are in response to feedback from audiences, the industry and the media, he added.“What we’ve heard is that people love the selection but it can be overwhelming, if you’re trying to do the festival fully, especially as a working professional,” Bailey said.“It’s really hard to cover everything that we have and we thought we can find a way to bring a tighter curation to the festival, to really go after the films we love the most and to make it a little bit easier to navigate.”TIFF also announced it’s cutting two venues from its festival — the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema and the Isabel Bader Theatre. Bailey said the move will bring things closer to the area around the festival’s main downtown hub, the TIFF Bell Lightbox.Bailey also said the festival isn’t planning on making any significant new investments in other areas or making any more cuts.“What we are going to make sure we do is not reduce the volume of available seats very much,” he said. “We’re going to try to keep as many seats as possible open for people.“So although we’ll be cutting the number of films, there’s not a direct correlation with how much less revenue is going to be coming in or how much expenses are going to be reduced.”Overall, Bailey said organizers are addressing a “refinement of the festival that was necessary.”“What I think people will see in September is a stronger festival with films that they know will be some of the best films of the year, some that will go on to awards season — as we saw this past year — and it will just be easier to navigate.”This year’s festival will run Sept. 7 to 17. Twitter Facebook Advertisementlast_img read more

Rabat – The citizens of Fez offered an historic welcome to King Mohammed VI on Tuesday afternoon.The Moroccan monarch chaired on Tuesday at the Al Qaraouiyine Mosque in Fez the inauguration ceremony of the Higher Council of the Mohammed VI Foundation for African Ulema.As soon as he exited the mosque, known for hosting the oldest university in the world, passersby and small business owners lined up to greet him and shower him with their respect and love. The Moroccan King stopped to greet many of his countrymen and take pictures with them.This is first time since his coronation that King Mohammed VI took a tour of the narrow alleyways of the old medina. He made sure to enquire about the advancement of the project he launched in 2013 to renovate and restore over 27 century-old sites that were in state of collapse.The project has breathed new life into the old city and has given it a new facelift, with the goal of eventually enabling it to attract more tourists in the future and contribute to social and economic development.The old city of Fez, known as the spiritual capital of the country, was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1981 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).Historians and tourism experts say it may be one of the best tourist destinations worldwide. In addition to being the capital of Moroccan cuisine and handicraft, Fez is home to the world’s oldest university, in which famous historical personalities have lived and studied. Among those is Muslim historiographer Ibn Khaldun, considered to be among the most prominent figures of modern sociology, historiography, and economics.In addition, Fez has over 35 kilometers of walls, and it is the largest medieval city in the world. It is also home to what it is known locally as Maristan, considered to be the first psychiatric facility in the world. read more

Rabat – Australian police arrested a man who stabbed a 41-year-old woman in the back using a large butcher’s knife in Hotel CBD in Sydney on August 13.“At this point, it seems that the attack was not due to provocation, but we remain open-minded as we move forward in the investigation,” commented Gavin Wood, a police spokesman. According to Agence France Press (AFP), the perpetrator, running in the street, tried to attack several other people while shouting “Allahu Akbar.” The police reported collecting several testimonies from eyewitnesses who said the suspect shouted “Allahu Akbar.” However, police are yet to determine the motives behind the attack. A Tweet by Andrew Denney shows the man jumping on the roof of a car screaming “Allahu Akbar” (“God is the greatest”) and “shoot me in the f*** head!”Just witnessed incredible bravery from members of the public and ⁦@FRNSW⁩ officers chasing down a man on a stabbing rampage in Sydney’s CBD. He is now under arrest. ⁦@7NewsSydney⁩— Andrew Denney (@Andrew_Denney) August 13, 2019However, ABC News reported that the police did not consider “the incident terror-related, the suspect had no known terrorist links, and he was acting on his own.”ABC News also reported that the police confirmed that the suspect had a history of mental health problems, and is believed to have escaped from a mental health facility a few days earlier.Police indicated that the victim was in a stable state and that there are apparently no other victims “despite the man’s several attempts to stab others.”However, the body of a 21-year-old woman showing several stab wounds was found in an apartment complex on Clarence Street, a short distance from where the man was arrested.According to the Guardian, “the man was carrying a USB drive containing documents espousing “terrorist ideologies” and detailing mass casualty crimes, including recent attacks in North America and New Zealand.”Before his arrest, the man was restrained by bystanders, considered ‘heroes’ by the police, using cafe chairs and a milk crate.Suspect neutralized by bystandersThe suspect, who also sustained injuries, was taken to hospital. He is expected to be charged with murder and serious assault charges.“If it becomes a terrorist incident, obviously there will be other charges in relation to that; it’s an evolving investigation,” Mick Fuller, the police commissioner said. read more

Speaking to CNN at UN Headquarters in New York, the Secretary-General noted that the United States-led Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) and the military on the ground have been extremely careful.”Anytime one is forced to fight in built-up areas, it is a very tricky and a very dangerous situation because you want to protect civilians; at the same time you want to get to those who have guns and are shooting at you,” Mr. Annan said.”I hope they will succeed in working out a political settlement” without having to fight their way into Fallujah, he added.

first_imgThe Metro-North passenger train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx this morning, throwing frightened passengers out of their seats and causing “multiple injuries,” authorities said.The FDNY says the train derailment in the Bronx was reported at 7.20 am local time this morning near the Spuyten Duyvil station. The train left Poughkeepsie at 5.54am and was due to arrive at 7.43am at Grand Central Terminal.Cuomo said the track did not appear to be faulty, leaving speed as a possible culprit for the crash, but he noted that the National Transportation Safety Board would determine what happened.Four or five cars on the seven-car train derailed about 100 yards north of the station, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said in a news release.But none of the cars entered the Hudson or Harlem rivers, which are adjacent, the MTA said.Cars from a Metro-North passenger train are scattered after the train derailed. Pic: AP Photo/Edwin ValeroThe fire department says 130 firefighters are on the scene. There were “multiple injuries,” but the extent or severity of the injuries wasn’t yet clear, the FDNY said.The agency says the crash was reported by the engineer and it wasn’t clear if any crew members are injured.A Vine video made by Sheldon Dutes shows that some carriages are at the water’s edge.Metro-North said in a tweet that the Hudson Line service between Croton Harmon and CT is temporarily suspended due to the derailment.-Additional reporting APFirst published 1pm Updated 8.11pmFirst responders gather around the derailment of a Metro North passenger train. AP Photo/Craig RuttleA PASSENGER TRAIN has derailed in New York, leading to ‘multiple injuries’ and deaths.The latest news on the crash is that an MTA spokeswoman says the NYC train derailment has caused multiple fatalities and dozens of injuries, AP reports.State officials have confirmed that four people have died and at least 67 were injured in the incident.Some of the 100 to 150 passengers on the early morning Metro-North train from suburban Poughkeepsie to Manhattan were jolted from sleep around 7.20am to screams and the frightening sensation of their compartment rolling over on a bend where the Hudson and Harlem rivers meet in the Bronx.When the motion stopped, four or five of the seven cars were off the rails in the latest, and deadliest, example of this year’s troubles for the nation’s second-biggest commuter railroad.A New York Fire Department boat approaches the scene. Pic: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle”Four people lost their lives today in the holiday season, right after Thanksgiving,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said at a news conference.Eleven of the injured were believed to be critically injured and another six seriously hurt, according to the Fire Department.The train operator was among the injured, Cuomo said.last_img read more

first_imgANTRIM COUNTY GAA Board is taking legal action against individual members of Casement Social Club (CSC) in an attempt to recoup close to €43,000 the Board says is owed to it.In a letter to members of CSC, the Board said that it will be “pursuing those it thinks most able to meet the debt” once a judgement allowing them to seek the funds has been granted.A €90 million redevelopment of Casement Park was announced last year but members of the park’s social club successfully blocked plans to demolish their premises.RentThe Board is now seeking what they say are bills owed for the electricity and rent at the premises.The CSC are willing to repay what is owed, but Chairman Bob Murray said have not been provided with receipts as to how the Board arrived at the figure of €43,000.He said an annual rent of €8,000 had been paid for several decades.The CSC notes that last week the High Court ordered Antrim GAA Board to hand over financial records relating to the social club.“It is preposterous for the Board to expect that the CSC would pay the Boards unsubstantiated invoices issued to the CSC while the Board still retained the actual financial records of the CSC”, the CSC said in a statement.“It is our opinion that the Board’s issuing of a solicitor’s letter to members/families of Casement Social Club on foot of alleged debts already disputed with the Board’s solicitors on behalf of the CSC by our solicitors […] is a most thoughtless, inconsiderate and unprofessional action to have taken,” a statement issued by Casement Social Club reads.It has caused terrible worry and stress on our members and families. Many of our members would be retired and such an unwarranted threat against them especially by the Board is entirely unforgivable.“They haven’t paid a penny since the 7 August,” chairperson of the Board Jim Murray told this website, noting that they are now separate from the GAA and are essentially a private entity.Read: Casement Park gets green light for redevelopment into 38,000 all-seater stadium >last_img read more

first_imgPlans for a new parole office in La Mesa not sitting well with residents December 3, 2018 Posted: December 3, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSan Diego (KUSI) – Plans for a new parole office in La Mesa is not sitting well with the residents who live there.The state of California wants to lease the building for the purpose of a parole office for people who just got out of state prison. Parole is for is not probation and is for those who committed serious crimes such as severe violence, sexual assault, and organized gang activity.Residents against the proposed lease argue Grossmont High is just one of four high schools nearby with thousands of kids attending. People walking to the facility would have to walk through residential streets to get to the parole office and with the lack of access to public transportation, sidewalks, and parking, there’s no room to expand. center_img Updated: 7:22 PM KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

first_imgBehavioral health providers in Alaska are concerned about the impact of a potential $7 million reduction in grants to services such as mental health counseling and alcohol and drug abuse treatment.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the total grant budget for the state would be less than $60 million under the cuts, which are included in Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed state operating budget.The director of Fairbanks Native Association, which provides alcohol and drug abuse treatment, says there will be even longer wait times for the 150 people currently in line to get treatment if the cuts are implemented.Interim director of the Alaska Division of Behavioral Health, Randall Burns, says providers can make up for the lost grant money by transitioning into expanded Medicaid dollars.last_img read more

first_imgAZAMGARH: Three statues of Baba Saheb Ambedkar were vandalised by some miscreants at three different places in Deogaon area of Azamgarh district, police said on Wednesday. The damage is said to have been done on Tuesday. Azamgarh Superintendent of Police (SP), Pawan Pandey said: “We got the information about the vandalised idols of Ambedkar from three villages. We are investigating the matter and we will replace the idols at the earliest.” The idols have been vandalised in Mirza Adampur, Sirkantpur and Barmanpur villages. The police said that they have asked the local intelligence units to trace the absconding accused. According to locals, the idols in Mirza Adampur and Barmanpur villages were installed 20 years back.last_img

first_imgPeople suffer as Gopalganj bus strike enters 2nd day. File photoThe indefinite strike enforced by bus owners and workers of the district entered the second day on Tuesday causing immense suffering to people.The indefinite strike was enforced on Monday morning protesting the torching of a bus and demanding stopping the plying of illegal vehicles on Dhaka-Khulna highway.The decision to enforce the strike came at a meeting of bus owners and workers’ associations held at Gopalganj police lines bus stand on Sunday evening.Two people, including a student of Gopalganj Polytechnic Institute, were killed as a bus skidded off the road and fell into a ditch at Gopinathpur in Sadar upazila of the district on Sunday morning.Angered at their fellow’s death, students of the institute blocked the highway, vandalised several vehicles and torched the bus responsible for the accident.Meanwhile, police filed a case against 700-800 people on Sunday night for obstructing law enforcers from performing their duties and torching vehicles, said officer-in-charge of Sadar police station Monirul Islam.last_img read more

first_imgVivaldi 1.5: Delta updates, Philips Hue support by Martin Brinkmann on November 22, 2016 in Internet – Last Update: May 22, 2018 – 28 commentsVivaldi 1.5 is the newest version of the web browser based on Chromium code and developed by former Opera Software employees.The Vivaldi browser has been out for a while as a stable browser — since April 2016 to be precise — and has received several updates — Vivaldi 1.1, Vivaldi 1.2, Vivaldi 1.3 and Vivaldi 1.4 — in recent months.Vivaldi 1.5, the latest version of the browser, is already available for download at the official website.Users of the web browser may get update notifications when they start the browser the next time. This enables them to update the program automatically using built-in mechanics.Vivaldi 1.5The biggest feature of Vivaldi 1.5 is also one that is pretty niche if you ask me. The web browser ships with support for Philips Hue color lights.Basically, what it allows you to do is to link the browser to the Philips Hue system to change the color of the linked lights based on the color scheme of the websites you visit in the browser.You find an option to enable Philips Hue in the Vivaldi preferences under Themes.Tab dragging improvementsWe reviewed Vivaldi’s improved tab dragging functionality previously already. The new feature enables you to use tab dragging like it is supposed to. Drag a single tab, multiple selected tabs, or a tab stack to another browser window or a new window directly using only the mouse.You had to right-click on the tab selection previously for some of the operations. That option is still available, so if you prefer that option you can still make use of it.Delta UpdatesVivaldi 1.5 ships with support for delta updates. The change reduces the size of stable and snapshot updates of the browser.You had to download the full browser previously when updates were released. This is no longer the case as only changed bits are now downloaded and installed.This should improve the update process on slow or unreliable connections significantly.Reader View accessibilityReader View is not a new feature in Vivaldi, but its accessibility has been improved in version 1.5 of the browser.The feature improves the readability of articles on web pages by removing all the clutter that surrounds it.Clutter in this regard means site navigation, header, sidebar and footer content, as well as advertisement and other dynamic content.Automatic screenshots when taking notesVivaldi supports note taking, either by right-clicking on a text selection on a web page and selecting the add as note feature, or by adding notes manually using panels.Vivaldi 1.5 adds a screenshot of the pages you take notes from automatically. This new functionality adds a visual component to the note.Please note that the screenshot captures the visible part of the page and not all of it.Closing WordsVivaldi 1.5 improves the web browser in several regards. Improved tab dragging is probably the major new feature in the release, while support for Philip Hue lights a first but with niche appeal.In other news, Vivaldi is preparing to launch a mobile version of the browser and the anticipated email client in 2017.Advertisementlast_img read more

first_img Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications News | June 22, 2010 Facilities Named ‘Centers of Excellence’ for Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment Image courtesy of Imago Systems News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more Related Content News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more June 22, 2010 – Nineteen facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region have been named Centers of Excellence in accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) for their use of the SAVI applicator, an advanced therapy for breast cancer as part of breast conservation therapy. The SAVI applicator can provide important advantages for women with early-stage breast cancer.The Center of Excellence designation recognizes these facilities’ dedication to education, training and experience in APBI. To qualify, physicians, medical physicists and clinical staff were required to complete a comprehensive training and education program to demonstrate proficiency in delivering radiation therapy with SAVI. The facilities have also expressed a commitment to patient education, advocacy and awareness of advanced breast cancer treatments. The commitment of these centers and physicians to offer the SAVI applicator extends the benefits of breast conservation therapy to a larger group of women and results in improved clinical outcomes. Breast conservation therapy includes lumpectomy – the surgical removal of the cancerous tissue within the breast plus tissue immediately around the tumor – followed by radiation. This approach is an alternative to mastectomy, which removes the entire breast and is often followed by breast reconstruction. The SAVI applicator delivers a form of radiation therapy known as breast brachytherapy. This approach, which targets the tumor site from inside the breast, is becoming a more widely used alternative to traditional radiation. Breast brachytherapy typically involves two treatments per day for only five days. This shorter time frame makes brachytherapy far more convenient than traditional, external-beam radiation, which is delivered five times a week and takes six or seven weeks. Centers of Excellence:• Hahnemann University Hospital Cancer Center in Philadelphia• 21st Century Oncology in Woodbury, N.J.• Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore• Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Va.• Virtua Memorial Hospital in Voorhees, N.J.• Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Christiana in Newark, Del.• Herbert L. Hanna Center for Oncology Care in Indiana, Pa. Surgeons Receiving the Distinguished Achievement Award:• Paul G. Curcillo II, M.D., and Ari D. Brooks, M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia• Michele Fantazzio, M.D., and Diane Gillum, M.D., Breast Specialty Care in Voorhees, N.J. • Gauri Bedi, M.D., The Hoffberger Breast Center in BaltimoreNineteen facilities in the mid-Atlantic region have been named Centers of Excellence in accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) for their use of the SAVI applicator, an advanced therapy for breast cancer as part of breast conservation therapy. The SAVI applicator can provide important advantages for women with early-stage breast cancer.• Stephanie Akbari, M.D., Center for Breast Health in Arlington, Va.• David C. Weintritt, M.D., Surgical Specialists of Northern Virginia in Lorton, Va.• Diana Dickson-Witmer, M.D., and Emily Penman, M.D., The Breast Surgeons at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center in Newark, Del. • Mami Martin, M.D., Metropolitan Surgical Associates in Arlington, Va.• Gerard A. Garguilo, M.D., Johnstown Breast Center in Johnstown, Pa.• Lori Chapleskie Alfonse, M.D., Mercy Suburban Hospital/Elle Center for Breast Health in Norristown, Pa. FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec. News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019 Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is now both validated… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019 IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a Proteus One solution… read morelast_img read more

first_imgRelated posts:Libertarian candidate Otto Guevara could become Costa Rica’s next president Johnny Araya holds onto lead in latest UCR presidential poll Live Costa Rica election results Why Costa Rica will have a runoff election this weekend The ruling National Liberation Party (PLN) seems to be bending the truth about candidate Johnny Araya’s chances of winning the upcoming Feb. 2 presidential election in a first-round vote.On Friday, Araya’s campaign sent out a press release claiming that the most recent elections poll, published by University of Costa Rica weekly newspaper Semanario Universidad, showed the candidate likely within reach of a first-round victory, which requires 40 percent of the vote.In the press release, campaign chief Antonio Álvarez Desanti said the poll results showed that – among decided voters – Araya was close to the 40 percent support required to win without a runoff.The University of Costa Rica’s poll, released on Tuesday, did show Araya in first place, but with only 20.4 percent support, ahead of his nearest rival José María Villalta, of the Broad Front Party, at 15.3 percent.“These results confirm that with the organization and the size of PLN, we are guaranteed a triumph in the first round,” Álvarez said in the statement.Under the most generous reading of “decided voters,” Araya would still fall short of 40 percent. In Semanario’s poll a number of respondents did not pick a candidate, did not respond or said they were not voting. These respondents totaled 35.7 percent of the survey. Excluding these numbers, Araya’s support increases to 27.7 percent.Similarly, Villalta’s support would increase to 20.9 percent. Semanario Universidad’s poll indicated a high probability of a runoff between these two candidates. Araya’s camp rightly noted that the poll predicted a runoff victory over Villalta or third-place candidate Otto Guevara.If no candidate succeeds on getting more than 40 percent of the vote on Feb. 2, the top two candidates go to a runoff in April. This has only happened once, in 2002.A January CID-Gallup poll showed Araya with 39 percent support, within reach of the runoff-breaking threshold. La Nación published a January poll that showed Araya in a virtual three-way tie with Villalta and Guevara.This isn’t the first time critics have accused the Araya campaign of playing fast and loose. On Tuesday night, Facebook users criticized a photo Araya posted of a campaign rally in Guanacaste’s provincial capital of Liberia. Araya critics accused the candidate of using Photoshop to exaggerate the number of supporters who turned out for the rally. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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supported Moore’s campaign predicted that the victory would show that the "populist national conservative movement is on the rise"Bannon and other insurgent activists are now likely to turn their attention to unseating Republican incumbents in Arizona Nevada and MississippiThe defeat of Strange a six-foot nine-inch former prosecutor and lobbyist could also put pressure on Republican Party fundraisers who are counting on high-dollar donors to help beat back anti-establishment largesse With his victory Moore became the first Republican Senate candidate since the 2014 cycle to overcome a full-scale attack during a primary from allies of Republican leadership and the US Chamber of Commerce He also won despite a last minute push by Trump for Strange including a barrage of late tweets and a rally Friday in Alabama The effect the Strange loss will have on Trump is not yet clear as both candidates in the race draped themselves in the "Make America Great Again" slogans of the president At a rally on Friday to support Strange Trump told the crowd which included many Moore supporters that he "might have made a mistake" in endorsing Strange If Moore won the primary Trump said at the rally "I’m going to be here campaigning like hell for him" – prompting applause from the crowdIn the final weeks of the campaign Moore faced more than $5 million in spending from the chamber and the Senate Leadership Fund a political committee aligned with McConnell Republican voters in the state complained of daily direct mail pieces attacking Moore and one voter outside Birmingham said Tuesday that he had disconnected his home phone in the final days to block a barrage of recorded phone calls about the raceThe local business community organized by the US Chamber also launched a get-out-the-vote effort among the employees of large companies including the state’s significant federal contracting workforce Strange the employers argued was the best person to bring more jobs to the stateMoore was defended by a loose grouping of anti-establishment conservative activists including Bannon former Alaska Gov Sarah Palin "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson and a group of conservative talk radio broadcasters including Laura Ingraham But in significant ways his campaign differed from any other Senate campaign in recent memory On the stump Moore who made the supremacy of a Christian God over the US Constitution the central rallying point of his campaignMoore believes that the Founding Fathers made clear in the Declaration of Independence that the US was founded as a Christian nation which requires the Constitution to be interpreted as adhering to the "laws of nature and nature’s God"As a judge Moore refused to obey a federal court order to remove a monument to the Ten Commandments from his courthouse and he was removed from his job as a result In a 2002 legal opinion he described homosexual conduct as "an inherent evil" and he said during the campaign that he does not believe in the scientific theory of evolution He argued that the 2005 Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage should not be considered the "rule of law"In the Senate Moore has promised to be a similarly disruptive force who will directly challenge the leadership of McConnell Moore plans to crusade against the Senate practice of requiring 60 votes to move most legislation on the Senate floor which he does not consider constitutional and has said he will seek the impeachment of federal judges who defy his view of God’s supremacy over the US Constitution He has also called for military deployment to the Mexican border and said he would have opposed Cassidy-Graham the most recent effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act because it was not conservative enoughJones and Moore will face off in the Dec 12 general election though it is not clear whether Jones will make it a competitive race Alabama last sent a Democrat to the Senate in 1992 when Shelby won on the Democratic ticketThe final day 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