Republican politician and lobbyist runs for election in EVE Online”Maybe 20 years ago this would be weird, but given how mainstream gaming has become… how can anyone say ‘You’re throwing your life away playing these games?'”Haydn TaylorSenior Staff WriterMonday 14th May 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleCCP GamesRunning in this year’s EVE Online elections for a position on the Council of Stellar Management (CSM) is the uniquely-placed lawyer and Republican politician Brian Schoeneman. With a political and legal career stretching over 15 years, Schoeneman currently works as maritime law lobbyist in the state of Virginia. “I think the largest single thing I can bring to the CSM is that I have been doing what is effectively the CSM’s role for my entire political career,” Schoeneman told Kotaku in a recent interview. “I am constantly going out and lobbying the government and trying to educate them on what my members think is important, and how what the government does affects my industry, all while making sure what we do is good for the country.”Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “If you replace ‘government’ with CCP, ‘union members’ with the player base, and ‘country’ with the game world, I’m already basically a CSM. It’s literally my day job.”Created as an intermediary between the players and EVE Online developer CCP Games, the CSM is an officially recognised government which is elected every year to represent the interests of the community. “Maybe 20 years ago this would be weird, but given how mainstream gaming has become with Twitch streamers and YouTube stars making millions of dollars, how can anyone say ‘You’re throwing your life away playing these games?'” he said. “I’d rather be attacked for playing EVE than for being a liar, or for doing something truly bad.”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEVE Online’s latest citizen science project to help COVID-19 researchCCP Games has announced the third phase of its Project Discovery initiativeBy Marie Dealessandri 10 months agoBanned Republican politician restored to EVE Online council following investigation“We made a mistake here and we offer our formal apologies,” says CCP GamesBy Haydn Taylor 2 years agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.
sPower taps Rosendin Electric for EPC servicesThe agreement represents a significant portion of solar in the leading electrical contractor’s renewable energy division. sPower aims to double its operating portfolio this year. January 28, 2016 pv magazine Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Renewable energy provider sPower has tapped Rosendin Electric, Inc. (REI), one of the largest private electrical contractors in the U.S., to oversee engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on its nearly 700 MW in utility-scale solar PV projects slated for this year. Aligning ourselves with Rosendin marks one of the key strategic relationships that sPower has prioritized as we look to double our operating portfolio in 2016, said sPower CEO Ryan Creamer. Creamer added that Rosendins depth of experience with solar facility construction would be instrumental in executing the companys aggressive development plans. 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Crime Two aggravated assault arrests in Hoboken early Sunday morning TAGS1 republikaggravated assaulthoboken police SHARE Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Kate Mosso – December 16, 2014 11:29 am 0 CrimeHoboken Bayonne man pepper sprayed, arrested after punching cop in the face, authorities say RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Hoboken police say a verbal altercation in front of the 1 Republik Bar on Washington St. around 12:46 a.m. Sunday ended up with a man knocked out cold, with another fight around 3:00 a.m. causing a potential broken nose. Police: 45-year-old man arrested for attempting to have sex with 15-year-old girl in Secaucus Bayonne Bayonne Previous articleMichael Viruet Sr: ‘I still, and will go to my grave, saying that my son is a hero’Next articleHHA Chair Dana Wefer talks improved security, generators and the ED search Kate Mosso By Kate Mosso/Hudson County ViewPolice responded to the 12:46 a.m. incident at 1 Republik bar to find a 21-year-old Hoboken resident lying unconscious on the sidewalk while a group of men pushed each other around, officials said.A 29-year-old Florida resident told authorities that he suffered a laceration near the eye after he was struck by another resident, who was not charged, police said.Federico Rocha, 28, of West Orange, was charged with aggravated assault for punching and knocking out the 21-year-old Hoboken resident and police noted that the initial cause of the conflict is unknown.Just over two hours later, the Hoboken PD said two men were arrested after a verbal conflict led to fists flying near the intersection of 13th and Clinton Streets, authorities said.A 28-year-old city resident and his girlfriend were walking in the bike lane on 13th and Clinton Streets around 3 a.m. Sunday morning when a car full of men swerved towards them and beeped, officials said.Startled, the man yelled an obscenity at the car, prompting the group to stop the car and attack him, police said.Samer R. Hajmohamed, 21 and Thomas J. Fischer, 23, both of Ridgefield, are charged with aggravated assault as a result of the incident.Additionally, the victim was transported to the Hoboken University Medical Center and treated for a possible broken nose. Facebook Twitter CarePoint Health reaches deal for Cigna Health Insurance to join their network
Scott Olson/Getty Images(SANTA FE, Texas) — Two teachers and eight students, including an exchange student, were killed when a gunman stormed into Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday morning.Thirteen others were injured in what Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas schools.”The suspected gunman, a 17-year-old student, is in custody after allegedly targeting two art classes.Here is what we know about the 10 people killed.Cynthia TisdaleArt room teacher’s aide Cynthia Tisdale, a wife and mother of four, was among the dead, her brother-in-law, John Tisdale, wrote on Facebook.Glenda PerkinsVictim Glenda Perkins had been a substitute teacher at Santa Fe High School for years and her grandchildren attend the school, reported The Houston Chronicle.Perkins was a respected member of the high school community, remembered for her patience and great attitude, the newspaper said.“She always had a smile on her face,” junior Jay Mann told the newspaper.Shana FisherShana Fisher was shy, sweet, quiet and talented, her mother, Sadie Rodriguez, told ABC station KTRK-TV in Houston.She said the suspected gunman had been “making advances” toward her daughter.“She kept telling him no over the past four months. She finally stood up to him because he kept getting more aggressive,” Fisher said. “And not even a week later he just shoots everyone. And she was the first one.“It would have to take a lot for someone to keep picking at her for her to even say anything,” Fisher said. “‘Cause she’s just, when you introduce her to someone, she automatically puts her head down and smiles. I just don’t get it. I don’t understand why he would do that. Why would you take someone’s life?“I keep expecting her to come home ’cause we can’t view the bodies,” the distraught mother said. “So I don’t think it’s her. Like it’s not real.”Sabika SheikhSabika Sheikh, 17, was an exchange student from Pakistan who was determined to bring her native country closer to America, the Texas family who took in the foreign exchange student told mourners at her funeral on Sunday.“She was the most beautiful, loving person I’ve ever met,” said Jaelyn Cogburn, whose family took in Sabika six months ago as part of the Youth Exchange and Study program sponsored by the U.S. State Department.“She was so loyal to her faith, her country and she only had good things to say about everybody. She loved her family. She couldn’t wait to see them, and she loved us,” Jaelyn added.Jaelyn’s mother, Joleen Cogburn, recalled a conversation she had with Sabika when she first came to live in her home about what she wanted to accomplish as a foreign exchange student.“I asked her how she got involved with wanting to become a foreign exchange student and why, and she said, ‘Because I want to learn the American culture and I want America to learn the Pakistan culture and I want us to come together and unite,’” Cogburn said. “She wanted to be a businesswoman and she said she wanted to impact the world, and I think she’s done that.”Cogburn’s husband, Jason Cogburn, said that in the short time Sabika lived with them, she became as close as one of his daughters.“We had no idea what God was going to send us, but he sent us one of the most precious gifts I’ve ever had in life,” Jason Cogburn said.Angelique RamirezAngelique Ramirez was outgoing, precious, kind, beautiful and smart, according to a Facebook post from her older sister, Araceli Ramirez, who called Angelique “my other half.”“I’ll never forget my best friend, the first baby I ever held in my arms,” Araceli Ramirez wrote. “My baby sister, the person who looked up to me for the longest time.”“You deserved so much, you had so much planned for yourself and they took that away from you,” she wrote. “I’ll see you again my love.”Christopher Jake StoneChristopher Stone, 17, an adventurous thrill seeker, was the youngest of three siblings, but he acted as the protector of his older sisters, his father said, the New York Times reported.“Being a brother was his best job,” his father, also named Christopher Stone, said, according to the newspaper. “He was always there if someone needed someone to listen or some cheering up.”Jared BlackJared Black was in art class — his favorite — when he was killed, The Washington Post reported.He had recently turned 17 and his birthday party was supposed to take place on Saturday, the newspaper said.Jared’s father is “broken and devastated,” family friend Elizabeth McGinnis wrote in a statement, according to the Post.“We miss him so much,” his half-brother, Nick Black, said in a statement, according to the Post. “We wish we would see him at least one more time.”Kimberly VaughanSlain student Kimberly Vaughan was described by a family friend as witty, intelligent and unique, The Houston Chronicle reported.Kimberly was raised by her mother, Rhonda Hart, who works as a bus driver for her daughter’s school district, the newspaper said.While Hart was waiting to learn her daughter’s fate, she still comforted other children, a family friend said, according to the newspaper. One mother wrote on Facebook that the “wonderful” bus driver “did everything she could” to make her daughter “feel safe while not knowing the status of her own child.”Later that afternoon, Hart wrote on Facebook, “We need GUN CONTROL. WE NEED TO PROTECT OUR KIDS.”Aaron Kyle McLeodChristian Riley GarciaChristian Riley Garcia, 15, who went by Riley, grew up attending Crosby Church in Crosby, Texas, according to a Friday night Facebook post from Pastor Keenan Smith.“I just left his wonderful, loving family and extended all of the prayers and love for them from our Church,” Smith wrote. “I don’t know exactly how, but I know together in Christ we can make it.”Smith posted a photo he said was taken about 10 days earlier, showing the teenager posing next to scripture on a piece of wood. Smith said this was going to be the door frame of his new bedroom.“Riley you are greatly loved and greatly missed,” Smith said.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Chester, a 10-month-old Border Collie and Blue Heeler mix, is enjoying his social distancing Tuesday at home with a snack treat. Chester is a member of the Melissa Salmon family. As he munches on his treat he is thinking about how he might lift spirits around the community. Courtesy photo
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones likes to compare guiding a young football team to raising children and watching them mature.The Volunteers are about to take their first steps.Tennessee plans to start three freshmen and one junior-college transfer in Sunday’s season opener against Utah State. Ten more freshmen, two redshirt freshmen and three junior-college transfers are in second-team roles. Tennessee’s entire offensive and defensive two-deep includes just six seniors, matching Temple for the fewest of any Football Bowl Subdivision program.”First games are the games of the unknown,” Jones said, “and we probably have more unknowns than anyone else in the country.”Likely freshman starters include defensive end Derek Barnett, offensive guard Jashon Robertson and tight end Ethan Wolf. Junior-college transfer Von Pearson is listed as a starting receiver. Tennessee actually has five freshmen atop its depth chart if you include kicker Aaron Medley and kick returner Evan Berry, who are mentioned as co-starters at their respective positions.Never before has a Tennessee true freshman tight end or defensive lineman started a season opener. Robertson, who opened training camp on the defensive line before moving to offense, would become Tennessee’s fourth true freshman offensive lineman to start an opener.Freshmen in second-team roles include linebacker Dillon Bates, tight end Daniel Helm, defensive end Dewayne Hendrix, running back Jalen Hurd, linebacker Colton Jumper, strong safety Todd Kelly Jr., receiver Josh Malone, defensive tackle Dimarya Mixon, cornerback Emmanuel Moseley and offensive tackle Coleman Thomas. The second team also features three junior-college transfers (offensive tackle Dontavius Blair, linebacker Chris Weatherd and nose tackle Owen Williams) and two redshirt freshmen (offensive guards Austin Sanders and Brett Kendrick).”It is exciting because I think it’s the future of Tennessee football,” Jones said. “This football team is going to be intact for many years to come. Along with that you suffer growing pains, but also they’re very talented.”By contrast, Utah State has six potential senior starters on offense and five more on defense as well as a senior kicker and punter.The makeup of Tennessee’s depth chart isn’t a surprise, but it does create plenty of uncertainty. Not even the newcomers themselves know how they’ll respond in front of a likely sellout crowd. Barnett acknowledged last week that he’d probably be nervous.”I’m nervous before every game,” Barnett said. “High school games, I’d get nervous. There are just so many people. I’m not used to (playing in front of) all these people. But it will be a good experience.”The Vols took steps to prepare their newcomers. Tennessee conducted an open practice at Neyland Stadium this month that drew an announced attendance of 40,000. Jones noted afterward that many of his players had never performed in front of a crowd that large.Jones still doesn’t know how well they’ll adapt to game situations. He notes that season openers often provide opportunities for teams to try new things that an opponent hadn’t seen from them on tape. An experienced team can adjust to that type of scenario. Jones is hoping his freshmen also are able to handle it.”How are these individuals really going to react when the scoreboard’s on and it’s for real?” Jones asked. “There are no do-overs. There are no reset buttons.”NOTES: Less than 2,000 tickets remained for the Utah State game as of early Tuesday afternoon. … Medley and George Bullock continue to compete for Tennessee’s kicking job. Jones said it could end up being a game-time decision. … Cameron Sutton, the Vols’ top cornerback, also will open the season as Tennessee’s main punt returner. Sutton didn’t return any punts last season. … Jones said reserve quarterback Joshua Dobbs, wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard and Berry all could get opportunities to simulate Utah State star quarterback Chuckie Keeton in practice this week.
In the fourth quarter, the Johnnies attempted to extend their lead with a field goal, but it was blocked by UW-Stout.The Johnnies improve to 1-0 and will return to Collegeville on September 21st for their home opener against Gustavus Adolphus College. 1080p HD Auto (360p) 720p HD Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip 360p About Connatix V56490 The St. John’s University football team started their 2019 season with a big road win over the University of Wisconsin-Stout 14-7.The Blue Devils took a 7-0 lead early, maintaining it through the first half of the game. In the third, St. John’s rallied. Jackson Erdman found junior running back Kenneth Udoibok late in the third to tie the game 7-7.Roughly two minutes later, Erdman threw his second touchdown pass of the day: a 46-yard bomb to sophomore running back Henry Trost. About Connatix V56490 1/1
This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in the title role of “Mulan.” The film is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4. Customers will have to pay an additional $29.99 on top of the cost of the monthly subscription to rent “Mulan.” (Disney Enterprises, Inc. via AP)“Mulan” is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4.But this is no “Hamilton”: Customers will have to pay an additional $29.99 on top of the cost of the monthly subscription to rent “Mulan.” The company plans to release it in theaters in areas where Disney+ is not available.“In order to meet the needs of consumers during this unpredictable period, we thought it was important to find alternative ways to bring this exceptional family-friendly film to them in a timely manner,” Disney CEO Bob Chapek said on the company’s earnings call. “We see this as an opportunity to bring this incredible film to a broad audience currently unable to go to movie theaters.”The live-action remake of the animated film was one of the first major films to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Originally set for a March 27 release, “Mulan” moved to late July, then late August and was then pulled from the calendar all together as COVID-19 cases spiked through the U.S.Along with Warner Bros.’ “Tenet,” “Mulan” was going to be one of the first major movies to open in theaters since the shutdown. Exhibitors, most of which have been closed for over four months, have been desperate for new films that would help draw wary audiences back to theaters.But while Warner Bros. is moving forward with a theatrical release plan, which involves opening “Tenet” internationally first and then in select U.S. theaters a week later, on Sept. 3, Disney decided to pivot and direct consumers to its streaming service.It is not unprecedented for a major studio to offer a premium video on demand release during the pandemic. Universal Pictures debuted “Trolls World Tour” on streaming in April while most theaters were shuttered. Although it caused a major rift at the time, it has since led to an historic compromise between the nation’s largest theater chain and Universal to shrink its theatrical window to 17 days.But few expected “Mulan,” a $200 million production, to go this route, even Disney. In late June, when announcing its delay to August, Disney executives Alan Horn and Alan Bergman wrote in a joint statement that “Mulan” was, “Everything the cinematic experience should be, and that’s where we believe it belongs—on the world stage and the big screen for audiences around the globe to enjoy together.”
When Spain won the World Cup in 2010 they did so after losing their first match to Switzerland. If they want to retain their trophy, they will have to take a similar route after they were humbled 5-1 by a Holland side inspired by Arjen Robben that grew more impressive as the game went on. Man of the match Robben then demonstrated his pace again as he added the Dutch’s fifth late on. He raced clear from his own half, plonked Casillas on the floor and stuck the ball in the net. Holland: Cillesen; Janmaat, De Vrij (Veltman 77′), Vlar, Martins Indi, Blind, De Guzman (Wijnaldum 62′), Jong; Sneijder; Van Persie, Robben (Lens 79′). From that point on, things took a turn towards embarrassing for Spain. Sam Marsden Four years ago La Roja could argue the Swiss struck it lucky, however on Friday night in Salvador the circumstances couldn’t have been more different as the Dutch struck revenge for their 1-0 defeat to the Spanish at the last World Cup final in South Africa. There will be few complaints from a Spain side that left themselves far too open at the back and, but for a 20 minute spell in the first half, failed to trouble an inexperienced Oranje backline. Booked: Casillas. Holland came more into the game from that point, but it was the linesman’s flag which was troubled more often than Casillas. At the other end Silva’s chipped finish was well saved by Cillesen and moments later the game would swing in the direction of Louis Van Gaal’s side. Things could not have gone much worse for Spain. Goal: Alonso 27′. Gerard Pique played Van Persie onside, and he obliged by escaping Sergio Ramos and fantastically heading in Daley Blind’s cross on the stroke of half time. Upd. at 23:33 Robben was causing problem after problem, and his driving run on the hour ended with Van Persie testing the woodwork – Holland would not have to wait long for a third though. Sneijder’s free-kick wasn’t dealt with by the Spanish defenders, and De Vrij will not get many easier headers at the far post. Silva then had a goal ruled out for offside, before Casillas had a moment he will never want to see again. Ramos rolled the ball back to his Real Madrid colleague, whose horror touch presented Van Persie with the sort of opportunity strikers of his caliber don’t waste. Within eight minutes of the restart, Robben displayed the form that Bayern have enjoyed so much over the past two seasons. Collecting a Blind pass, he cut inside Pique and rifled beyond the helpless Casillas. CEST Booked: De Guzman, De Vrij, Van Persie. All this after Xabi Alonso had given Spain the lead from the penalty spot. Del Bosque’s men started on top, but it was Sneijder who first brought one of the goalkeepers into life. He wriggled free down the middle, but his shot was palmed away by Iker Casillas. It was a ball Costa received in the box which led to the opener though. De Vrij hauled him down and Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli pointed to the spot. Alonso dispatched low to Jasper Cillessen’s right. Match facts: Spain: Casillas; Azpilicueta, Pique, Ramos, Alba; Busquets, Alonso (Pedro 63′), Xavi; Silva (Fabregas 78′), Iniesta, Costa (Torres 63′). Manchester United forward Robin Van Persie scored twice, Bayern Munich’s Arjen Robben scored two sublime solo goals and Feyenoord’s Stefan de Vrij headed in a Wesley Sneijder free-kick. Spain then typically took control of the ball, looking relaxed on a stage they have owned for the best part of a decase now. Andres Iniesta fired over from distance, while Costa regularly looked uncooth when when given the ball in the area, blazing over his best chance after an incisive David Silva pass. Goals: Van Persie 44′ and 72′, Robben 53′ and 80′, De Vrij 64′. Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy). 13/06/2014 Most of the debate in the build up to the game had revolved around who Vicente Del Bosque would start as his striker – he opted for Diego Costa in the end – but it was the Dutch forwards who people will be talking about tomorrow.
Advertisement 8m3NBA Finals | Brooklyn VsoysqiWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eq9( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) tWould you ever consider trying this?😱b53bmCan your students do this? 🌚2t0rsRoller skating! Powered by Firework AC Milan after a disappointing last week against Napoli, losing after taking a lead of 2-0 to 3-2 played well against AS Roma last night after they won the match, scoring at the dying minutes of the game.Advertisement Patrick Cutrone the super sub scored for the team to assure the team it’s winning goal at the 95th minute on Friday. Milan’s manager, Gennaro Gattuso feels relaxed after the clash as speculations of former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte replacing him for a bad start to the season were rumored for quite a long time.Advertisement Both the teams faced goals getting cancelled after referee Marco Guida consulted Video Assistant Referee (VAR), Higuain seeing his goal cancelled for getting trapped of off-side and Roma’s Steven Nzonzi suffered a handball for their goal dis-allowance.Determined to bounce back after a disappointment against Napoli, Milan kept on attacking the other half as Roma keeper Robin Olsen denied Higuain and Suso before Franck Kessie netted in the 40th minute. Roma equalised just before the hour as centre-back Federico Fazio unleashed a sharp volley to level the scoreline.Advertisement Olson made two more stunning saves but couldn’t keep Cutrone’s deciding strike to make things go in favour of AC Milan. Also Read :Usain Bolt’s football debut: Will the Speed King become Football King? Advertisement