The 5 at 5 Friday

first_imgThe 5 at 5: Friday Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock… Friday 5 Apr 2019, 4:56 PM Share1 Tweet Email Short URL No Comments Image: Shutterstock/Kaikyll https://jrnl.ie/4579163 Apr 5th 2019, 4:57 PM EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five biggest stories of the day.1. #GORILLA WARFARE: Armed gardaí have seized a monkey, as well as a quantity of drugs and guns, during the raid of a premises in Dublin.2. #BREXIT: British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked for Brexit be delayed until 30 June as she holds ongoing negotiations to get British MPs to agree a withdrawal deal.3. #MISSING PERSON: Two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Co Down woman Lisa Dorrian, who went missing after a party 14 years ago.4. #BIRMINGHAM BOMBING: An inquest into the deaths of 21 people as the result of two separate IRA bombings in 1974 has found that the victims were all unlawfully killed.5. #TERROR WATCHLIST: A Syrian national barred from a Dublin mosque has fled Ireland after he allegedly attacked a man with a hammer. By Stephen McDermott Image: Shutterstock/Kaikyll 6,196 Views Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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RMLD Why The Buzz About Plugin Electric Vehicles

first_imgREADING, MA — We’re hearing a lot more about plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) these days, but why the buzz? There are many benefits to driving electric, but the primary motivations for those seriously considering a plug-in electric vehicle are fuel cost savings and environmental benefits.Fuel Cost Savings – Plug-in electric vehicle owners save a significant amount of money by reducing their fuel costs. A good way to quantify these potential savings is to compare the cost of a gallon of gasoline to the cost of an electronic gallon (eGallon). According to the US Department of Energy (DOE), an eGallon is the cost of fueling a vehicle with electricity compared to a similar vehicle that runs on gas. Based on RMLD’s residential electric rates, RMLD customers would pay between $0.95 and $1.17 per eGallon, as compared with the average Massachusetts gas price of $2.94/gallon. This equates to a savings of between $500 and $1,000 a year (depending on vehicle type, make, model, and annual mileage). Check out the DOE’s Fuel Savings Calculator at https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/savemoney.jsp to compare fuel costs by make and model and see what you can save.Environmental Benefits – PEVs are proven to significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Even when a PEV is charged using electricity generated from fossil fuels, it still produces far fewer greenhouse gas emissions than conventional gas-powered vehicles. And because natural gas is the main fuel used in power generation in the Northeast with renewables increasing daily, electricity generated in this area is among the cleanest in the country.Many other factors are contributing to the increased popularity of PEVs. Technology is improving, so range is increasing while the cost of batteries is decreasing. Car manufacturers are introducing more models every year, so there is more selection. Federal and state governments are becoming more aggressive with environmental goals, so they’re offering attractive incentives to consumers to reduce the purchase price of a PEV to increase adoption. Some states also have programs to expand the availability of charging stations to give owners more options when it comes to charging their vehicle.Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) recently launched a summer plug-in electric vehicle pilot rebate program which offers residential customers a $1,500 rebate for the lease or purchase of a new or used Battery Electric Vehicle, and a $1,000 rebate for the lease or purchase of a new Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle PLUS. Customers must take delivery of the vehicle by October 31, 2018 to qualify. For more information, visit https://www.rmld.com/electric-vehicle-rebate-programs.Want to learn more about PEVs and take a test drive? Stop in to RMLD’s Plug-in Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 10am-2pm in the Swain Green parking lot, which is located at the corner of Middlesex Avenue and School Street in Wilmington across from the Town Common.This is the first in a series of articles RMLD will publish this summer regarding plug-in electric vehicles. Be on the lookout for our next article: Plug-In Electric Vehicle 101. Visit https://www.rmld.com/electric-vehicle-rebate-programs/pages/electrify-your-ride-article-series to view the series and sign-up to receive new articles via email.(NOTE: The above article is from the RMLD.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedRMLD Invites Customers To Attend Free Electric Car Show In Wilmington On September 15In “Community”RMLD: Why Plug-In Electric Vehicles Cost Less To MaintainIn “Government”RMLD To Hold Electric Car Show At Wilmington Farmers Market On September 15In “Community”last_img read more

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Northside PAC To Hold Trivia Night On January 25

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Northside PAC will hold a Trivia Night on Friday, January 25, 2019, from 7:30pm to 11:30pm, at the Tewksbury Knights of Columbus Hall (2068 Main Street, Tewksbury).Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedShawsheen Tech PAC To Hold Family Trivia Night On April 7In “Community”Tickets Still Available For Wilmington Rotary Trivia Night On June 14In “Community”99 Restaurant To Host Fundraiser For Northside PAC On May 29In “Community”last_img read more

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OBITUARY Carl JA Anderson Jr 89

first_imgNORTH READING, MA — Carl J. A. Anderson, Jr. – 89, of North Reading and formerly of New Haven, CT, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Woodbriar of Wilmington.Born in New Haven, CT on October 5, 1929. He was the son of the late Carl J. A. and Bergliot (Carlson) Anderson. He was a graduate of Hill House High School in New Haven, CT and Lowell Technological Institute in Lowell, MA. Carl was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was an Airman First Class and he served from 1951 to 1954. Carl was an Engineer for AVCO/Textron in Wilmington for forty years. He was a resident of North Reading for over 62 years.Carl was a soft spoken, compassionate person, who was patient and dedicated to his work and family. He liked playing and coaching ice hockey. Carl enjoyed sailing with his wife Muriel off the coast of New England for decades. He loved listening to Jazz and Classical music.Family members include his loving wife of 67 years, Muriel F. (Way) Anderson; loving sons, David C. Anderson and his wife Laura and Peter L. Anderson and his wife Kathleen; 4 grandchildren, Jennifer LeMasurier and her husband David, Stephen Anderson and his wife Sherie, Kristina and Kyle Anderson; 6 great grandchildren, Gregory, Jeffrey, Bradley and Katie LeMasurier, John and Lucas Anderson.His funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 27 at 10:00 AM at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, March 26 from 4 to 7 PM. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice.Carl Anderson(NOTE: The above obituary is from Croswell Funeral Home.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedOBITUARY: Mario J. Miani, 94In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Anthony Charles Mack, 78In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Lawrence “Mike” Considine, 63In “Obituaries”last_img read more

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Homer Man Shoots Kills Self With Troopers Pistol

first_imgAlaska State Troopers say a Homer man fatally shot himself after he grabbed a trooper’s gun during a struggle following a domestic violence call.Download AudioTwenty-four-year-old Aaron Michael Rael-Catholic is dead following the incident Wednesday night.According to a Trooper report, an unidentified Trooper attempted to apprehend Rael-Catholic following a report of a domestic violence assault shortly after 8 p.m. at a residence about four miles out East End Road.The female victim who made the report was able to escape the assault by her ex-boyfriend – Rael-Catholic. She left the residence in a vehicle just as the Trooper arrived on the scene. Rael-Catholic then used another vehicle to ram into the victim’s car.According to the report, the suspect then got out of the car and a struggle ensued with the Trooper. In an attempt to apprehend Rael-Catholic, the Trooper used pepper spray and then his Taser but to no avail. The Trooper and the suspect ended up wrestling on the ground. During this struggle, Rael-Catholic got a hold of the Trooper’s pistol and fatally shot himself.Trooper Spokesperson Megan Peters said Troopers could not release any further information about the incident until completion of an investigation by the Alaska Bureau of Investigation. Peters did confirm that the Trooper was the only law enforcement officer who responded to the call. She did not know if he called for backup during the incident. After the shooting, several local agencies – including the Homer Police Department and the Homer Volunteer Fire Department – responded to the scene. The female victim was taken to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer but her condition was unknown.The Trooper was not injured in the incident. Peters said his identity will not be released for 72 hours.According to court records, Rael-Catholic was arrested for Fourth Degree Assault in December. In that incident, he was allegedly intoxicated and had assaulted a member of his family.Peters said an autopsy on Rael-Catholic by the State Medical Examiner’s Office is expected to be performed later this week. She could not estimate how long the investigation might take.Peters said it is extremely rare for a suspect to get a hold of an officer’s service weapon. The last time it happened on the Kenai Peninsula was in 2003, when 33-year-old David Forster took a pistol from Kenai Police officer John Watson and used it to kill him. Forster was sentenced to 101 years in prison for the murder.last_img read more

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AK Petersburg family leads charge to save historic cabin in Tongass National

first_imgJacob Hammer looks out the window from the kitchen of his family’s historic cabin, located in the Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness.(Photo: Nora Saks, KFSK – Petersburg)90 privately-owned cabins were grandfathered into the Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska when areas of it were designated as wilderness. But once the cabins are passed down one generation, they are slated to be removed or destroyed.Listen nowOne family in Petersburg is leading the charge to save their historic cabin, and others like it.Jacob Hammer tromps down an overgrown trail on Kupreanof Island, a few miles north of Petersburg. He stops where a creek forks, and then narrows.“We’re here, or almost here. That one’s the Hammer family cabin,” Hammer said.Hammer scrambled up the bank and onto the porch of a tiny red cabin nestled against the trees.“There’s a very good chance we’re within 100 yards of a bear right now – this is their creek,” Hammer said.This cabin has been in the Hammer family since the late 1950s- when Jacob’s grandfather got a permit from the Forest Service, floated it up the creek, and planted it on this plot of land inside the Tongass National Forest.Hammer just turned 39. He’s been coming here his entire life – first with his parents, now with his own kids. He also served in the Marines. For decades, the cabin has been a refuge for him, his father and brother – also veterans, and others healing from the scars of war.The Hammer family’s cabin sits next to Petersburg Creek in the Tongass National Forest. (Photo: Nora Saks, KFSK – Petersburg)“It doesn’t fix anything. But it’s definitely a place where you come back and you feel like your soul’s batteries have been recharged. Especially after things like that,” Hammer said. “When you just need that time – there’s no other place that lets you shut down so effectively.”This area was designated as the Petersburg Creek-Duncan Salt Chuck Wilderness in 1980 when the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) was passed.Under ANILCA, permits for pre-existing private cabins are allowed to be transferred once by the original owner. After that, the cabin can’t stay.When that time came for Hammer’s grandfather, he had to make a tough choice. Both of his grandsons were deployed overseas. The family worried they might not come back. So the permit went to their father, Kenneth Hammer, instead.Last September, Kenneth passed away suddenly at the age of 66. In May, the U.S. Forest Service informed the family that the cabin had to be removed, or destroyed.“It’s like taking away – when everything else is bad in the world – then this is your one good thing that you come to,” Hammer said. “A couple days up here – just imagining losing that, it was hard to take.”Petersburg District Ranger Dave Zimmerman is sympathetic to the particulars of the Hammer family’s situation.“It’s always difficult when that type of thing happens,” Zimmerman said. “At least for me and my staff – it’s awkward and sad.”But Zimmerman also said that as an employee of the Forest Service, a federal agency – there’s not much wiggle room.“The real basic answer is – it’s kind of raw – but I’m hired to follow the law as it’s set out – so the law says they have to follow this procedure, and that’s what I have to do,” Zimmerman said.But not everyone here has been willing to accept that position. When fellow Petersburg resident Mike Schwartz heard the Hammer cabin was in jeopardy, he felt like it was his own dogs in the fight.“I’ve had a cabin taken away from me and I didn’t deserve it nearly as much as they do,” Schwartz said. “If I didn’t do everything in my power to help them keep the rights to that cabin, I would never forgive myself.”Schwartz convinced the Hammers to jump into action. He helped them circulate a petition in Petersburg and online. Over the summer, they gathered more than 1,400 signatures in support of saving the cabin, mostly from locals.Jacob Hammer said that initially, speaking up made him uncomfortable.“I struggled with at first,” Hammer admitted. “Why would we get a special cabin? Why just us?”But Hammer sees it in a different light now. It’s not about protecting private property, or politics. It’s about trying to preserve a way of life that’s unique to Southeast Alaska, and passing on a connection with the land to future generations.According to the Forest Service, there are 83 privately-owned cabins remaining in the Tongass National Forest which fall under the same one-time permit transfer rule. Seven more have already been removed.“So this began as a fight and a battle for the two boys to get their permit extended, at least another generation, and what it’s turned into is a battle for all the cabins,” Schwartz said.While the Hammers and their allies might be the squeakiest wheel, it’s an issue that touches a larger number of Alaskans.That’s one of the reasons they’ve been able to get attention from some members of the Alaska congressional delegation.Matt Shuckerow is a spokesman for U.S. Representative Don Young.“For Congressman Young, this is a classic example of an agency having the ability to help someone – to help an Alaskan or a constituent, but choosing not to,” Shuckerow said.Young and state Senator Bert Stedman have both written letters to the Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, who oversees the Forest Service. They’re asking him to review that section of ANILCA, and use his authority to intervene and change the policy.According to Shuckerow, Young and Perdue have spoken about the matter, but there’s no further decision at this time.Meanwhile, District Ranger Dave Zimmerman said that no one’s cabin is being burned down, and he wants to work with the family to come up with a plan.“If it’s still muddied up above me, what we’re going to do or not do, from the national level, then I’m not going to do anything here until I have solid direction to go,” Zimmerman said.For now, the status of the Hammer family’s cabin remains in limbo, with no clear end in sight.last_img read more

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PM may ask party men to stay away from corruption

first_imgBangladesh Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader. File PhotoAwami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday predicted that the Jatiya Oikya Front will not survive for lack of principles and ideals in the alliance, reports UNB.”This coalition (Oikya Front) lacks principles and ideals. The way the Oikya Front was formed, it seemed from the beginning that the alliance won’t survive,” he said while talking to reporters at the AL president’s Dhanmondi political office.Mentioning that the number of party aspirants for the reserved MP seat has seen a rise this time, Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, attributed it to the increase in party’s popularity and acceptability.He, however, said dedicated party leaders and activists will be given priority for this. “Especially, those worked for the party in the last election with dedication will be given priority,” he said.Turning to the party’s Suhrawardy Udyan rally scheduled for Saturday, the ruling party leader said AL president and prime minister Sheikh Hasina will send out important messages from the rally.”She will warn party leaders and activists against misuse of power. She’ll ask them to stay away from corruption, drugs and terrorism declaring her zero tolerance against the menaces,” Quader said.He also said there will be directives from the rally to the party men to deeply get involved in the fight against drug abuse. “Besides, the prime minister will unveil her development plan at the rally.”Awami League will hold a grand rally to celebrate the massive victory of the party in the 11th parliamentary election.last_img read more

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Lady Bird to Land on Amazon Prime Video Under Exclusive Streaming Pact

first_imgGreta Gerwig’s Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird” will be available on Amazon’s Prime Video service next month, under the ecommerce giant’s exclusive subscription-streaming pact with A24.The critically lauded coming-of-age indie film revolving around a high-school girl in Sacramento (played by Saoirse Ronan) will arrive exclusively on Prime Video starting on June 3. Per the terms of the deal with A24, it will be available only to Prime members in the U.S.“Lady Bird” garnered five 2018 Academy Award nominations — for best picture, best director (Gerwig), best actress (Ronan), best supporting actress (Laurie Metcalf) and best original screenplay (Gerwig). However, it came away empty handed.“Lady Bird” grossed about $49 million at the domestic box office in theatrical release, a very respectable haul for an indie film. It’s New York-based distributor A24’s top-grossing title to date. The addition of “Lady Bird” to Prime Video comes under Amazon’s multiyear pact with A24, which also covers 2017 Oscar-winning best picture “Moonlight,” among other films.Amazon has more than 100 million Prime members worldwide, but the company hasn’t broken those down by country. “Prime Video continues to drive Prime member adoption and retention,” CEO Jeff Bezos wrote in his annual letter to shareholders last month.Amazon hiked the annual price of Prime by 20%, to $119 per year, effective May 11 for new members and starting in mid-June for current members. The program includes free shipping on millions of products in addition to Prime Video and other perks.As part of promoting the addition of “Lady Bird,” Amazon conducted a survey of Prime members about coming-of-age movies they would recommended to younger people. No. 1 was “The Breakfast Club,” with “Lady Bird” coming in second place, followed by “Stand by Me,” “Dead Poets Society,” “Wonder,” and “Remember the Titans.” Amazon’s survey also found that among people who went to public school “The Breakfast Club” was the top recommendation, while those who went to private school picked “Lady Bird” as their No. 1 coming-of-age film. ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15center_img Popular on Variety last_img read more

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CocaCola Coffee Plus Is the Caffeine Boost You Didnt Know You Needed

first_img Pepsi Abandons Dystopian ‘Space Billboard’ Plan for Russian Gamer SodaCoca-Cola Reveals Sci-Fi Soda For ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge&… Stay on target Do you like Coca-Cola? Do you like coffee? You probably answered yes to both things, so you’d probably be the target audience for the new Japanese product Coca-Cola Coffee Plus, which actually has 50% more caffeine than regular coffee and 50% less calories, too. How? It’s probably sorcery, at least as far as I can tell.This may sound like a weird combination of tastes, but apparently it actually tastes pretty good. You might remember Coca-Cola BlaK, which we had the chance to try in the United States a few years ago. It wasn’t very good. But this sounds like it could be a little tastier. According to publication Shin-Shouhin, the drink doesn’t really smell like coffee or Coke at all, which is a bit off-putting, as the two tastes compliment each other. Apparently, it has a cola-like taste, but a weird coffee aftertaste. The writers didn’t appear to really enjoy the flavor, but to each his own.コークご乱心!? コーラにコーヒーはアリなのか、自販機限定『コカ・コーラ COFFEE PLUS』を飲んで確認! https://t.co/pUDOnY2GIr pic.twitter.com/wPW2xDi1cu— 【公式】リュールブ 最安値ショップ (@ryuurubusaiyasu) September 13, 2017The main point of the drink is likely to be a vehicle for getting more caffeine into your body while lacing it with something more palatable like Coke, but the fact of the matter is people don’t always like the two differing flavors mixed. Personally, I still have trouble with iced coffee and liquids that aren’t milk-based. The thinness of Coke would likely put me off this weird product, but I can certainly see how its intended audience might go crazy for it. It’s probably a lot tastier than Monster Energy or something like that, that’s for sure.If you’re interested in trying it, unfortunately it doesn’t seem as though it’s going to be coming to America any time soon, but stranger things have certainly happened. You might have more luck unearthing a bottle of Coca-Cola BlaK or perhaps importing one of these babies if you really do want to give it a whirl.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

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VIDEO Bill Belichick isnt nearly as excited about the James Harrison signing

first_imgThe internet caught fire yesterday when it was announced Bill Belichick and the Patriots signed longtime Steelers linebacker, and the most intimidating human walking the planet, James Harrison.The move created massive buzz on social media, with passionate reaction about Harrison jumping ship to the rival Pats, but during his press conference this morning,  Belichick was predictably not nearly as excited about the story line as you are. He effortlessly deflected a rapid fire barrage of questions about Harrison, but did admit he was an outside linebacker. Breaking.Don’t ever come to a Pats presser looking for a headline:last_img read more

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Expedia and Best Western new partnership

first_imgSource = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wiseman Expedia, one of the world’s largest online travel companies, and Best Western International, have signed a global partnership agreement to distribute Best Western branded hotels on Expedia sites.This partnership is global in nature as Expedia features more than 150 travel sites in more than 70 countries, while Best Western boasts more than 4,000 hotels in over 100 countries and territories worldwide.Expedia senior vice president of the Global Partner Group Melissa Maher, said that Best Western is one of the most recognizable and popular hotel brands in the world.“We are thrilled at the opportunity to drive demand to their owners, and offer Expedia shoppers a swath of new Best Western hotel options to book,” Ms Maher said.Best Western senior vice president of marketing and sales Dorothy Dowling, said that Expedia is an incredibly valuable distribution and marketing channel.“This new strategic partnership is a great investment to ensure hoteliers can easily and efficiently sell their hotel rooms on their sites,” Ms Dowling said.The agreement includes participation in the Expedia Traveler Preference program, which provides Expedia shoppers with an option to pay at the time of the booking, or pay the hotel at the time of stay.Further technology enhancements between the two companies will also ensure that rates and availability of rooms will be reflected in real-time on Expedia sites, providing the best possible customer experience with seamless booking integration.last_img read more

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TwentyFour Groups Call on CFPB to Make QM Rule Safer

first_img Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Dodd-Frank Federal Reserve Lenders & Servicers Mortgage Bankers Association National Association of Home Builders National Association of Realtors Processing Regulation Service Providers TILA Underwriting Standards 2012-04-27 Ryan Schuette Twenty-Four Groups Call on CFPB to Make QM Rule Safer in Government, Origination, Servicing Twenty-four trade groups and associations signed off on a comment letter Friday that calls on the “”Consumer Financial Protection Bureau””:http://www.consumerfinance.gov/ (CFPB) to give creditors more legal leeway when it comes to Qualified Mortgages.[IMAGE]The two-page letter ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô headed up by the “”American Bankers Association””:http://www.aba.com/default.htm, “”Mortgage Bankers Association””:http://www.mbaa.org/default.htm, “”National Association of Home Builders””:http://www.nahb.org/, and “”National Association of Realtors””:http://www.realtor.org/, among others ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô framed forthcoming rules around credit availability and sound home loans.The comment letter targeted provisions that would establish a rebuttable presumption of compliance, describing it as one that “”will force lenders to retreat to far more conservative lending standards”” in a still-nascent recovery.””Smaller lenders will have great difficulty managing this degree of risk and the resultant litigation costs,”” the undersigned organizations added. The letter called for the inclusion of a so-called legal safe harbor to reduce the scope of litigation for originators and creditors, portraying it as a rule that would reduce “”groundless claims,”” permit “”lenders of all sizes to compete,”” and allow the “”maximum number of families to qualify [COLUMN_BREAK]for traditional, affordable and sustainable loans.””The fight over amendments to the Qualified Mortgage ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô and what it will ultimately look like under new rules from the CFPB ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô continues from last year, when the “”Federal Reserve””:http://www.federalreserve.gov/ first proposed changes to the ability-to-repay standards under the Truth-in-Lending Act.Influential trade groups continue to portray the Qualified Mortgage as a credit-limiting rule, while others largely take the side of the consumer, arguing that the absence of legal consequence for creditors would provide for the same conditions that led to the financial crisis.In a comment letter last July, other organizations ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô including the “”Center for Responsible Lending””:http://www.responsiblelending.org/, “”National Association of Consumer Advocates””:http://www.naca.net/, and “”National Consumer Law Center””:http://www.nclc.org/ ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô billed any safe-harbor provisions as some that would run contrary to the spirit of Dodd-Frank and risk the next recession.””Dodd-Frank created a finely tuned balance of market incentives and market discipline, and a safe harbor would upset that balance,”” the four organizations said in a separate letter. “”It would once again make it difficult to hold irresponsible parties in the market accountable ├â┬ó├óÔÇÜ┬¼├óÔé¼┼ô thus repeating the mistakes of the past decade.””The four said that the CFPB “”will certainly be urged to adopt [safe harbor] with threats that access to credit will dry up and the market will continue to stall,”” adding “”[i]t was the absence of regulation and the absence of accountability that let once marginal bad practices become industry wide.””Reduced accountability will work no better in the next decades than it did in the last,”” the letter said in July.Since going live with Richard Cordray’s recess appointment in January, the CFPB continues to move forward with proposals for new rules. The agency more recently pledged to release proposals to standardize servicing rules this summer.center_img April 27, 2012 421 Views Sharelast_img read more

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NRES Welcomes Two New Managers to Operations Team

first_img National Real Estate Solutions NRES 2016-06-20 Seth Welborn NRES Welcomes Two New Managers to Operations Team Share National Real Estate Solutions (NRES), a Southern California-based nationwide field service company providing property inspections, preservation, maintenance, rehab/repair and other property services for lenders, servicers, money center banks, investors and hedge funds, has announced that two senior level managers, Brian O’Toole and Christine Pillow, have joined the company’s Operations team to support current and future growth.O’Toole has joined NRES as the Director of Operations and is based out of Jacksonville, Florida. He brings more than 15 years of experience in the default servicing industry to NRES. His most recent position was with Residential Credit Solutions managing that company’s default servicing department. He has also served in management positions for Saxon Mortgage, Washington Mutual, and ABN AMRO Mortgage. At the latter company, O’Toole worked with property preservation and default claims which included portfolios for government agencies such as Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Veterans Affairs, Federal Housing Administration, and the Department of Agriculture.Pillow joins NRES as the Director of Field Operations and is based in Jacksonville, Florida. She has more than 30 years of experience in finance, consumer and commercial banking, and default servicing at Wells Fargo. Her extensive experience includes in default servicing includes working closely with vendor management companies regarding pre-foreclosure and REO properties.“We are excited to have two seasoned default operational professionals on our staff,” stated Brian Mingham, CEO of NRES. “With their experience and leadership, the NRES office in Jacksonville has grown and our service levels have improved for our clients and vendors.”center_img in Headlines, News June 20, 2016 486 Views last_img read more

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Turkish Cypriots rights usurped with pipeline deal

first_imgThe Turkish Cypriot side said on Friday they would take retaliatory steps in consultation with Ankara over Cyprus’ gas pipeline deal signed with Egypt on Wednesday.According to Bayrak TV, the ‘foreign ministry’ in the north issued a statement saying “the agreement signed was a direct usurpation of the rights of the Turkish Cypriot people.”It added that retaliatory steps would be taken in consultation and cooperation with Turkey in the coming days.Claiming that the Greek Cypriot side’s move regarding the future of the region’s wealth was unlawful, it said: “The Greek Cypriot side does not have any authority to decide on the future of these resources that also belongs to the Turkish Cypriots. While all relevant sides have openly accepted the rights of the Turkish Cypriots over these resources, the unilateral decisions given by the Greek Cypriot side on when, how and via which channel the resources will be transferred to the global markets have no legal basis.”The statement also said such decisions poison relations between the two sides.“Without meeting or discussing the matter with the representatives of the Turkish Cypriot community, without seeking the consent of the Turkish Cypriot side, these steps, which are taken at a very critical juncture of the half-century long Cyprus negotiations process and its future, once more prove the Greek Cypriot leadership’s lack of political will for a comprehensive settlement on the island,” it added.The ‘foreign ministry’ also said the move was clear proof that the Greek Cypriot leadership, “which ignored repeated calls by the Turkish Cypriot side to act jointly on the issue of hydrocarbons, was not only against sharing power with Turkish Cypriots but the island’s wealth as well”.It added that steps would be taken soon in collaboration with Turkey.“We will not allow the rights of the Turkish Cypriots to be seized by anyone and we urge all relevant actors to stop,” it said.Egypt and Cyprus on Wednesday signed an agreement for the construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Egypt.The deal was signed at the presidential palace by Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Egypt’s Oil Minister Tarek el-Molla.The agreement is meant to facilitate the mooted construction of a pipeline from Cyprus’ Aphrodite gas field — estimated to contain around 4.5 trillion cubic feet (130bn cubic meters) of gas — onto Egyptian shores and then to the LNG facility in Idku.It can also apply to other gas fields that may be discovered off the island in the future.You May LikeCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityWe protect our home with earthquake insuranceCalifornia Earthquake AuthorityUndoLivestlyChip And Joanna’s $18M Mansion Is Perfect, But It’s The Backyard Everyone Is Talking AboutLivestlyUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoAuthorities release five of 12 Israeli rape suspects, seven due in court FridayUndoVarosha move merely a ‘PR stunt’ by Ozersay, expert saysUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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