Namhae Cheo-ma House / JOHO Architecture

first_img Projects Namhae Cheo-ma House / JOHO ArchitectureSave this projectSaveNamhae Cheo-ma House / JOHO ArchitectureSave this picture!© Namgoong SunHouses•South Korea ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/328297/namhae-cheo-ma-house-joho-architecture Clipboard CopyAbout this officeJOHO ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesSouth KoreaPublished on February 09, 2013Cite: “Namhae Cheo-ma House / JOHO Architecture” 09 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDaily “COPY” Architects: JOHO Architecture Area Area of this architecture project Area:  576 m² Photographs Photographs:  Namgoong Sun, Jeonghoon Lee+ 24 Share Namhae Cheo-ma House / JOHO Architecture ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/328297/namhae-cheo-ma-house-joho-architecture Clipboard South Korea CopySave this picture!© Namgoong SunRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornLouvers / ShuttersLunawoodThermowood BattensEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAText description provided by the architects. Rural houses, or farmhouses are easily seen around countryside. However, these artificial forms are being placed here and there thoughtlessly in Mother Nature. A common stereotyped rural houses around Namhae, Jindo, and Pyeongchang have set a scenery of 20th century’s Korean farm village. One might say, the system of a local constructor also being a designer also being a constructor is extremely economical in terms of building rural houses. However, mother nature we have is too nice to only covered with identically produced rural houses. The fantasy of poor copied western wooden houses and red brick houses become formed a typical figure of Korean rural communities. Without any concern about an infinite landscape or a spirit of bamboo forest, red brick houses have become a romance dream for farmers, and an ultimate architectural goal for architects. Save this picture!© Jeonghoon Lee“In the new house, wish I felt at home and attached to its surroundings,” the client who owns a design company in Seoul, asked. He had already requested a local carpenter to build a rural house at his hometown, but the result couldn’t fulfill his wish. Afterwards, whenever he visited the site, he didn’t feel like living there after his retirement. The house was simple with only two small rooms, which meant to be a summer house. However, to be honest, the building  was out of its proportion and was not good enough to hold the beautiful landscape of Namhae. The client respected the scenic view and sensitivity of the site itself.  He wanted to give a unique identity to his house that can harmonize with nature that the building put in. In urban point of view, this project was an unremunerative and unordinary one, may be too much. One cozy spring day, this interesting project started. Save this picture!© Namgoong SunA line produces another line. Sky-line, a line made by mountain-line, and land-line are all the Absolute’s line. Newly drawn line means capturing the earth and the point where the sky and the land merge. After all, Cheo-ma possibly means setting a line where mankind and above meet. It is a human beings’ imaginary action about nature and sky while responding back to the beauty of its topography. As a strong stroke from calligraphy, Cheo-ma lines asymmetrically condense the energy of a line while resetting the relationship between mankind and the nature. The Cheo-ma lines are magnificent abstract boundary that mankind visualized and also a tool to reveal the identity of the land. It embraces the land in its own line and disguises itself in the nature’s ridge at the same time. This paradoxical duplicity of Cheo-ma meets the Korean philosophy of being harmonious but not the same and being similar but different. It is our lives and the virtue that the line has. Save this picture!© Namgoong SunIt bends to one side. And it bends again to another axis. Bent steel contains energy in itself. This embodied energy is the inherent strength of property of matter and the point where it balances out. We make a line with a grinder on the bended steel. A square shape steel pipe warps through curved surface as if it will burst right away. 3 dimensional bending is a process of exposing the nature of bended steel by making a line on it. The numbers on the drawing might be useless during the bending. 2 dimensional bending values are only theoretical figures when we try to bend 3 dimensionally. Workers’ sense, constant exertion and endless trial to find the true identity of the curve will be the only realistic solution for 3D bending. The drawings are only a base data to minimize the trial and error. It originates from how one controls and spreads internalized energy of property of matter which depends on the maker’s long time experiences and skills. With the heat we can bend a flat steel plate, but a square shape pipe refuses to be tamed. As we force the pipe to be bent, the energy captured within. The line of the Cheo-ma starts from as we bend a previously bent force to a different direction again. It is a long journey of seeking an answer to a mystery of balancing between physical force and three dimensional geometries. Save this picture!© Namgoong SunThe façade that is created by Cheo-ma curvature, gets filled with parametrically patterned aluminum louvers. Two perpendicularly arranged diamonds form a simple unit to flow through a 3 dimensionally bended line to compose the main façade. Because of the tight budget we had to come up with a best rational solution of how to construct rather than how to design. Discussion about the practical construction was the main issue in order to solve this problem. That is finding the material which is easy to find, simply workable at the site, and strong enough to face open air, and the way to handle the material. To construct a curved-line-shaped skin pattern, a repetitive module was used; making a line on easily manipulatable aluminum bars with a grinder, and arraying the diamond-shaped modules next to each other. If we say that the steel frame defines the line of the Cheo-ma, the diamond-shaped aluminum louver pattern sets a boundary between land and the house like a filter. These louvers protect the building from the rough hot noonday sun and sometimes it privatizes the inside from the outside while restructuring the scenery. Save this picture!© Namgoong SunA small, but tough 2-month long construction was over during the monsoon season. Because of my sweet words Mr. No, a construction field manager of window frame company in Yong-in, had to stay in a secluded house and listen to sing from scops owl every morning for two months. Employees and Employers had to save a word and overcome the construction of 3 dimensional bending that they never experienced before and the pattern of aluminum louver that changes a centimeter every each members. The construction can be seen very simple in a way, but the process of the renovation was not so. From harmony with color of the pre-existing house to electricity wire from sliced slab, everything needed to be very precise and perfect. Luckily, Mr. No was very familiar with all kinds of steels, so he could deal with every construction that we needed, even connections of tiny steel pieces that rotates in each step. In order to create a line within a beautiful landscape we visited Namhae a lot without noticing spring was almost over. Thanks to the construction we could enjoy the beautiful landscape of Namhae and admired the perfection of lines created by nature. We finally draw a line in that scenic place. Save this picture!Front ElevationProject gallerySee allShow lessTime Lapse Video: Elqui Domos Astronomical HotelArticlesPodčetrtek Traffic Circle / EnotaArticles Share “COPY” Houseslast_img read more

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Thousands attend parades in Donegal

first_img Facebook Pinterest Previous articleCalls for a new investigation into the 1981 murder of woman in DerryNext articleAnger as Derry barracks excluded from gifting process News Highland Facebook Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By News Highland – March 17, 2011 center_img Thousands attend parades in Donegal Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today WhatsApp WhatsApp News Google+ Thousands of people have been attending St Patrick’s Day Parades across Donegal, with the largest taking place in Letterkenny.The overall prize at the Letterkenny Parade was won by Lurgybrack Open Farm, the best float award went to Encore Performing Arts Academy, and the Letterkenny 400 Historical Prize sponsiored by the Town Council went to Letterkenny Gaels.The Sport Award went to St Eunans, the Youth Award to Letterkenny Commmunity Gymnastics Club, the Dabce Award to Fox and Crew, the Community Award to Letterkenny CDP, the Best Band Award to Fanad Accordian Band and the Carnival Award to Port na Failte.last_img read more

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Rajasthan Politics: SC Adjourns Plea Against BSP-Congress merger To August 24

first_imgTop StoriesRajasthan Politics: SC Adjourns Plea Against BSP-Congress merger To August 24 Sanya Talwar and Radhika Roy16 Aug 2020 11:56 PMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the case pertaining to the plea challenging Rajasthan High Court’s refusal to stay Rajasthan Speaker Dr. CP Joshi’s decision approving the merger of six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs with Indian National Congress (INC) to August 24.Senior Advocate Satya Pal appearing for the Petitioner BJP MLA Madan Dilawar urged a bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the case pertaining to the plea challenging Rajasthan High Court’s refusal to stay Rajasthan Speaker Dr. CP Joshi’s decision approving the merger of six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs with Indian National Congress (INC) to August 24.Senior Advocate Satya Pal appearing for the Petitioner BJP MLA Madan Dilawar urged a bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai & Krishna Murari to take up the case by next week. Senior Advocate Sunil Fernandes appearing for the Speaker stated that the the dictation of order by the Rajasthan HC had begun on Friday but it could not be completed due to paucity of time. Fernandes said that the HC had indicated that matter will be disposed of one way or the other.Senior Advocate SC Misra for BSP also urges the Court to take up the matter on 24th.The Top Court will consider the case on August 24.On August 13, the Court had stated that that any transactions on the floor of the house during the assembly session scheduled for the next day will be subject to the orders of the Court, thereby refusing to stay the Speaker’s decision of approving merger of BSP MLAs of Rajasthan assembly with Congress.The Court was hearing the special leave petition filed by BJP MLA Madan Dilawar, challenging Rajasthan High Court’s refusal to stay Rajasthan Speaker Dr. CP Joshi’s decision, approving the merger of six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs with Indian National Congress (INC).In September 2019, the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker, Dr. CP Joshi, had allowed merger of six BSP MLAs with Congress. These six MLAs had been elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly in December 2018 on the ticket issued by BSP. An Application was submitted by them to the Speaker in September 2019, who allowed for the merger.Challenging the Speaker’s decision, Dilawar had moved the Rajasthan High Court in March 2020 under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India, seeking for a stay of the same in order to restrict the six MLAs from attending proceedings in the House while was the matter was pending in Court. This plea was later withdrawn. After that the Speaker passed an order on 28th July dismissing Dilawar’s petition to disqualify the BSP MLAs. This was further challenged by Dilawar before the Division Bench of the Rajasthan High Court.Both the single bench and the division bench of the Rajasthan HC refused to order interim stay of the Speaker’s decision.In the meanwhile, a Transfer Petition was filed by the six MLAs, seeking a transfer to the Supreme Court, the petition filed in Rajasthan HC challenging the Speaker’s order approving the merger with Congress. During the previous hearing, Advocate Amit Pai withdrew the transfer petition.Next Storylast_img read more

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TroyFest crowd larger than ever

first_img Published 8:23 pm Monday, April 29, 2019 “This is the first time I have received the Best of Show Award at TroyFest and it’s  a real honor,” he said. “To be recognized here at home is special to me and I greatly appreciate it. I stared participating in art shows here in Troy back when there was a show at Murphree Park and I don’t guess I’ve missed one. I hope I can keep coming because this is always a great show,  is well organized and has some of the best artists anywhere. I’m just proud they will have me.”As “Best of Show” artist, Adams received $1,000 and will be featured in an upcoming solo exhibit at the Johnson Center for the Arts.The Corley C. Chapman First Place Fine Arts Award was present toe Juan Carlos Cahue, jewelry, Ocala, Florida. Cahue received a $500 cash prize.The First Place Craft Award was presented to Michele McLendon, Brundidge. She received a $500 cash award.The $500  Jean Lake Folk Art Award  went to Katherine Michael of Tampa, Florida.Merit Awards carried $125 cash prizes. The recipients of the Merit Awards are:  Steve Brown, Troy, painting; Lavon Strickland, Blakely, Georgia, pottery; Mary Holman Johnson, Palmetto, Georgia, jewelry; Mike Tanner, Nicholls, Georgia, photography; Danielle Tickell, Calera, graphics and drawing; Alan Burnett, New Brockton, sculpture; Heaven McCaulley, Piedmont, functional crafts; Wendy Ward, Troy, Decorative Crafts; and Marian Baker, Oneonta, folk art.Cracker Harris, Birmingham, was awarded $100 for Most Creative Use of Materials. Noel West, Panama City, Florida was recognized as Demonstrating Artist and Billy Howell, Gardendale, was named the Freshman Exhibitor and received $100. Dan Davenport, Millington, Michigan traveled the greatest distance to TroyFest and received $125. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Drinkard said TroyFest 2019 would not have been possible without the support of the City of Troy and the committee volunteers.“It  took everyone working together and we appreciate all of those who worked so hard to make TroyFest 2019 happen,” he said. “We thank the artists and the vendors, our entertainers and all of those who came and made the two-day festival a success.”The artists’ awards were presented at the Charles Adams Barbecue Saturday night. You Might Like Measles making a comeback in the Southeast In the wake of reports of cases of measles around the country, the concern is moving closer to home. Reports… read more By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration TroyFest crowd larger than ever Book Nook to reopen By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Morgan Drinkard said TroyFest featured outstanding artists, therefore, continuing TroyFest’s reputation as the premier arts festival in the region.“We congratulate all of the artists who made TroyFest once again a great success,” Drinkard said. “One of our own, Charles Adams  was judged “Best of Show” for his solo exhibit. Charles has been with TroyFest since 1983. We want to congratulate him on the TroyFest 2019 Best of Show Award. He is certainly deserving of this recognition.”In true Charles Adams’ fashion, Adams said. “I was floored.”Adams said he honestly was not expecting “anything like that.” If there has been a larger crowd in Troy, Rob Drinkard has not been witness to it.Drinkard and his wife, Morgan, co-chaired TroyFest 2019.  By all accounts, the fine arts and crafts festival attracted one of the largest crowds ever in Troy, he said.“I think the large crowd was a combination of great artists, great weather and  great publicity , Drinkard  said.  “And it was certainly a boost to have  Parents Weekend for two Troy University sororities the same weekend.” Skip Sponsored Content Print Article Email the authorlast_img read more

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Imagi-Con Virtual reaches more than 1,800 people

first_img Imagi-Con Virtual is in the book, but the book is not closed. There is more to be written, said Karis Nicholson, project coordinator for the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library’s first comic/gaming convention.“Amanda Trawick, co-coordinator, and Amber Brantley, library administrative assistant, and I have talked briefly, and we believe Imagi-Con Virtual was the beginning of bigger things to come. We started small but many events start small and steadily grow and bigger and better.”COVID-19 dictated that the convention be virtual so plans for the first-ever event in Brundidge had to be revised and reworked.“A lot of people worked together to make Imagi-Con Virtual a success,” Nicholson said. “We were pleased with the turnout. Even though it started slow, the crowd steadily grew.” Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Photos by Jaine TreadwellBilly Augerot, left, and Noah Nicholson participate in events at Imagi-Con at the Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library in Brundidge. “We have heard the requests and plans are for the stand-ins to remain in the Knox Ryals Pavilion throughout the week,” Nicholson said. Theresa Trawick, Tupper Lightfoot Memorial Library director, said she would like to profusely thank library staff member Karis Nicholson for her great work as project coordinator for Imagi-Con. “Imagi-Con was an idea from young adults who encouraged the library to have an event for them.  Before Covid, Imagi-Con was to be held in downtown Brundidge.  Because of the pandemic, the event became mostly virtual,” Trawick said. “Through oral and written comments, the library has gotten a great deal of encouragement to hold the event again, and this time have the second Imagi-Con in downtown Brundidge, where participants can meet and interact with each other.” Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Print Article Published 7:59 pm Monday, March 1, 2021 By Jaine Treadwellcenter_img Imagi-Con Virtual reaches more than 1,800 people Even the smaller crowds were enthusiastic and everyone had a good time.“The public feedback that we have gotten so far has been very good,” Nicholson said. “The live speakers were very popular as were the guest panelists throughout the day. Role playing is always fun and, at times, all three of the DND slots were filled.”Nicholson said congratulations were due the costume contest winners: Twelve and under, Rylee Brooks, Brundidge, as Tsuyu Asui from My Hero Academia; 19 and over, Scott Richardson, Opelika, as Steampunk/Western/Post-Apocalyptic, Gender-Reversed, Dorian, from The Wizard of Oz.The Imagi-Con web pages will remain this week for those who would like to watch videos and to see what was included in the events held on Saturday. Patrons thrilled by ‘noisy’ exhibit opening at JCA You can never have too much fun. But on Friday night, those who attended the artist’s reception for Vincent Buwalda… read more Sponsored Content You Might Like By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Fatal act of kindness: Baltimore woman stabbed after giving money to panhandler

first_imgCourtesy Keith Smith(BALTIMORE) — As Keith Smith talked about his wife, Jacquelyn Smith, he rattled off a list of characteristics he fell in love with: She was a career woman, a good mother, a church-goer and, most of all, a giving person.Her kindness, he said, is what cost her her life.Now Baltimore police are hunting for an apparent team of panhandlers who preyed on her good nature and stabbed her to death for a few dollars.“She was trying to help someone out,” Keith Smith told ABC News. “I think the reality is, we forget about the times that we’re living in. You may have the best intentions on helping this person, but when you let a person get into your safe zone, you’re actually opening yourself up to whatever this person has intended for you.”‘Help me feed my baby’About 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Smith was diving his wife and daughter, Shavon Smith, home after they had been out celebrating Shavon’s 28th birthday. At a stop sign in the Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore, Jacquelyn Smith, 54, spotted a woman standing on the side of the road, carrying what looked like a baby wrapped in a blanket and holding a cardboard sign, reading, “Help me feed my baby, God bless.”She asked her husband to pull over and she rolled down the window and handed the woman $10, Keith Smith told ABC News.“It was drizzling, it was cold, wet and my wife, like any normal person, felt sorry for the baby, which turned out not to even be a baby,” he said. “It must have been like a stuffed animal or something wrapped in a blanket. From where we were, it looked like a baby and we thought it was a baby.”Keith Smith said he noticed a man standing next to the panhandling woman. But it never crossed his mind that he and his wife were being set up.“As she was handing her the money, the guy came to say ‘Thank you,’ and the woman was saying ‘God bless you. God bless you,’” Smith recalled. “While we’re looking at her saying ‘God bless you’ and my wife was handing her the money, he came over to the car and said ‘Thank you’ and then he started stabbing my wife and snatched her necklace off and ran.”He said the female panhandler reached into the car, grabbed his wife’s purse and scurried off into the darkness.Search for suspectsWith his wife bleeding profusely from a stab wound to her chest, Smith sped to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where Jacquelyn was pronounced dead.“For most people, the last thing you’re going to think about is that this person is about to take your life for a few dollars,” Keith Smith said.Baltimore interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said during a news conference Monday that detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two suspects.He described the female suspect as being in her 20s with medium brown skin, a medium build, about 5 feet tall, and wearing a long brown coat. He said the suspected male accomplice is black, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build, a goatee and wearing a black hoodie.“They’re using this ruse as panhandlers to get the attention of their would-be victims,” Tuggle said. “We also want to caution the public about engaging with panhandlers in recognizing the fact not all of them have honest intent. Not all of them are in real need.”‘I want justice’Keith Smith said he and his wife were married for nearly five years. Together they have six children and three grandchildren.Jacquelyn Smith worked as an electrical engineer at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, an Army facility in Aberdeen, Maryland, her husband said. He said he and his wife are members of the Helping Hands Ministries Church in the Baltimore suburb of Churchville, where Jacquelyn’s memorial service is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Friday.“I don’t want to beat myself up, but I feel somewhat responsible for letting that person get that close to my wife,” Keith Smith said, his voice choking with emotion. “It’s just a lot right now going through my mind. That’s why it’s hard for me to sleep because now I’m trying to see how I could have did things differently, how I could have took another street. I’m just thinking of all kind of ways that my wife would still be here.”He also had a warning to other kindhearted people like his wife, saying, “You’ve got to stay vigilant or you’re going to be sitting in the same seat I’m sitting in.”“I just want justice. That’s it,” he said. “I just want justice for my wife.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Number of measles cases in US in 2019 surpasses previous record in 1994

first_imgManjurul/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The number of measles cases reported in the first five months of 2019 has now surpassed every year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.A whopping number of 971 cases have been reported in 26 states so far, according to the CDC. In 1994, 963 cases were reported for the entire year.The disease was eliminated in 2000, according to the CDC. Since then, the highest number of cases reported in an entire year was 667 in 2014.CDC Director Robert Redfield emphasized in a statement that the way to end the massive outbreak is to ensure that all adults and children get vaccinated.“I want to reassure parents that vaccines are safe, they do not cause autism,” Redfield said. “The greater danger is the disease that vaccination prevents.”Outbreaks in New York City and Rockland County, New York, have persisted for nearly seven months, according to the CDC. If the outbreaks continue through the summer and fall, the U.S. could lose its measles elimination status.“That loss would be a huge blow for the nation and erase the hard work done by all levels of public health,” the CDC statement stated.The measles elimination goal was first announced in 1963 and was accomplished in 2000, according to the CDC, which described the feat as a “monumental task.” It was accomplished due to the availability and widespread use of the vaccine and a strong public health infrastructure to detect and contain measles.“CDC encourages parents with questions about measles vaccine to consult with their child’s pediatrician, who know the children and community, and want to help parents better understand how vaccines can protect their children,” the statement said. “Concerns based on misinformation about the vaccine safety and effectiveness, as well as disease severity, may lead parents to delay or refuse vaccines.”In addition, everyone 6 months and older should be protected against measles before traveling internationally, the CDC recommended.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Ahmaud Arbery’s mother files federal lawsuit against 3 men accused of killing son

first_imgKuzma/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News(AUGUSTA, Ga.) — The mother of Ahmaud Arbery filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday alleging that the three white Georgia men charged with murder in the death of her son were acting as surrogate police when they chased him down and shot him.The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia on the one-year anniversary of Arbery’s death.Named as defendants in the lawsuit are the three men charged with murder — retired Georgia police officer Gregory McMichael, 64, his 34-year-old son, Travis McMichael, their 50-year-old neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan — as well as former Glynn County Police Chief John Powell, former Glynn County District Attorney Jackie Johnson, Waycross Judicial Circuit District Attorney George Barnhill and several Glynn County police officers.Attorney Lee Merritt, who represents Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, said the lawsuit was filed on directions from Cooper-Jones to pursue all avenues of justice on behalf of her son.“Justice for this family looks like going after the system that justified it, that allowed these men (the McMichaels and Bryan) to run free for months, that failed to prosecute properly, that offered racist explanations or why the shooting was justified,” Merritt told ABC News. “That’s George Barnhill, Jackie Johnson, the entire Glynn County PD. Miss Cooper is a fighter, and she’s instructed us to take no stops on the road to justice.”The lawsuit alleges the McMichaels and Bryan were “entrusted by local law enforcement to respond to recent trespasses” in the neighborhood of Satilla Shores in Brunswick, Georgia, where Arbery was killed on Feb. 23, 2020.Arbery was out for an afternoon jog in Satilla Shores, less than 2 miles from his home, when he stopped and went into a house under construction, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Surveillance video showed Arbery inside the unsecured house looking around, possibly for a water source, and then leaving, authorities said.Prosecutors allege the McMichaels mistook Arbery for a burglar and Bryan helped the father and son chased Arbery in their trucks. Travis McMichael allegedly shot Arbery three times during a struggle over his shotgun, prosecutors said.Travis and Gregory McMichael were arrested on May 8, about three months after the killing, and charged with murder and aggravated assault. Bryan was arrested May 22 and charged with felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment.All three men have pleaded not guilty and have been ordered to stand trial later this year.“These men believed that they had authority to pursue the man on the Construction Lot because they had been deputized by the Glynn County Police Department,” the lawsuit filed by Cooper-Jones alleges.The lawsuit contains text messages from Glynn County Police Officer Robert Rush, who is also named as a defendant in the lawsuit, to the owner of the home being constructed that Arbery entered the day he died, directing him to contact Gregory McMichael if his surveillance camera filmed strangers on his property.The lawsuit alleges that Johnson and Barnhill each delayed arresting the suspect because they each had a personal relationship with Gregory McMichael. Both prosecutors recused themselves from the case.Attorneys for Travis McMichaels and Bryan both said the lawsuit was expected.“The civil suit, like the criminal case, will show that Mr. Bryan acted within the law,” Bryan’s attorney, Kevin Gough, said in a statement to ABC News.Travis McMichael’s lawyer, Robert Rubin, also issued a statement to ABC News, saying, he has yet to read the lawsuit.“Obviously, the plaintiff lawyers are seeking a substantial sum of money from any party they think has deep pockets,” Rubin said. “I don’t expect Travis McMichael will give them the money they are seeking.”Gregory McMichael’s attorney did not respond to a request for comment. Efforts by ABC News to reach Johnson, Barnhill and Powell were not successful.ABC News’ Douglas Lantz and Kate Hodgson contributed to this report.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Talent is the top priority for leaders

first_imgTalent management is now the top business priority for leaders, surpassinggrowth as a commercial objective, according to a new international study. The survey, by global HR consultancy DDI, found almost eight in 10organisations continue to have difficulties finding qualified leadershipcandidates. The study, Leadership Forecast 2003, which follows research conducted in1999 and 2001, determined perceptions of leadership strengths and capabilitiesby both HR departments and line managers. The research of more than 3,000 managers, employees and HR professionals,found that fewer than half (38-46 per cent) of those surveyed have confidencein leaders’ abilities, although this has increased slightly since 2001. Almost two-thirds of the study’s respondents reported that they plan toincrease spending on leadership development over the next year, with thegreatest increase going towards middle managers. Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Talent is the top priority for leadersOn 27 Jan 2004 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

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Top News of the Week Mar 24 – 30, 2014

first_img View post tag: Mar Share this article View post tag: Navy View post tag: 30% View post tag: News by topic Authorities View post tag: Top March 30, 2014 View post tag: week View post tag: Naval Korea Opts for Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II AircraftThe Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program.  USS Elrod Takes Over Escort Duties of Libyan Seized TankerThe U.S. Navy’s USS Elrod relieved the USS Stout of its escort duties for the Morning Glory tanker ship on March 19, Army Col. Steven Warren, a Defense Department spokesman, told Pentagon reporters on Friday. Russian Black Fleet Seizes Ukrainian SubmarineShips from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet surrounded on Saturday the Zaporizhzhia, the only Ukrainian Navy submarine, which was stationed in Crimea and took control over the boat from the Ukrainian sailors, RIA Novosti reported.Malaysian PM: No Survivors in MH 370 CrashMalaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur that “based on satellite imagery, it can be confirmed that no one on board the Malaysian flight MH 370, that went missing, survived.” UK Ships Set Sail for Exercise Joint WarriorHMS Illustrious, the Royal Navy’s helicopter and commando carrier, and the Type 23 Frigate HMS Kent sailed yesterday from Portsmouth to take part in Europe’s largest naval exercise off the coast of Scotland.  Indian Puts Search Operation for MH370 on Standby The Malaysian authorities have indicated that based on investigation, the search operations for the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft MH 370 have entered a new phase and a strategy for further searches is being formulated.   Accordingly, search operations have been suspended and all Indian assets earmarked for SAR operations have been placed on standby. View post tag: 2014 View post tag: 24% Back to overview,Home naval-today Top News of the Week Mar 24 – 30, 2014 Top News of the Week Mar 24 – 30, 2014last_img read more

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