Business People: Target Corp. announces two key executive retirements

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Business People: Target Corp. announces two key executive retirements OF NOTEJohn MulliganTarget Corp., Minneapolis, announced the retirements of John Mulligan, executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective February 2024, and Laysha Ward, executive vice president and chief external engagement officer. The company also announced that Matt Zabel has been named chief corporate affairs officer and Kiera Fernandez has been promoted to executive vice president and chief community impact and equity officer. In 2014, Mulligan served as interim president and CEO of Target.AGRICULTURESyngenta, a Switzerland-based global provider of agricultural products and services with operations in Minnesota, announced the appointment of Jeff Rowe as chief executive officer effective Jan.1, and Hengde Qin as chief financial officer, effective Dec 1. Rowe currently is president, Syngenta Crop Protection, the company’s largest business unit. Its Minnesota operations stem from its acquisitions of seed producers Golden Harvest and Northrup-King. … T...

Motorcyclist and good Samaritan killed in Newfield crash

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Motorcyclist and good Samaritan killed in Newfield crash NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WETM) -- Two men were hit and killed by a vehicle in Newfield on Friday night after one of them crashed his motorcycle and the other man stopped to help him. Get the latest news, weather, sports and entertainment delivered right to your inbox! According to the New York State Police Department, Patrick Robinson, 42, of Ithaca, and Mathew J. Poplawski, 34, of Schenectady, were hit by a vehicle on the 2500 block of Elmira Road (state Route 13) at about 9:35 p.m. on Oct. 20. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.Police say Robinson lost control of his motorcycle on the wet roads, and his motorcycle was lying down when Poplawski stopped to help him. While Poplawski was assisting Robinson, the men were hit by a vehicle that was being driven by a 57-year-old Illinois man. Schenectady Police investigating State Street homicide The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the New York State Police Department, and alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash....

Ranch above Golden corrals $15M price tag

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Ranch above Golden corrals $15M price tag Three parcels of a former ski area turned luxury ranch in unincorporated Jefferson County sold for $14.7 million this month after the property was first listed more than three years ago.In the 1990s, John and Debi Medved, former owners of the car dealerships that bore their name, created Bear Mountain Ranch on the former Arapahoe East Ski Area to raise their six children.The centerpiece — a nearly 17,000-square-foot mansion inspired by an English estate — includes nine bedrooms and a seven-car garage.The Medveds listed the property’s 160 acres and the mansion on the 1300 block South Grapevine Road for $37 million with LIV Sotheby’s International Realty in 2020.Hall and Hall listed it again for $25.8 million a year later, with 167 more acres.In January 2020, Hall and Hall with Compass-Denver and Re/Max listed the property again at the same price and divided it into six separate parcels.In May 2022, parcel 2, which includes 10 acres and a 2,500-square-foot ranch home, sold for $...

Pac-12 rewind: Washington and Utah escape while Oregon and UCLA roll

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Pac-12 rewind: Washington and Utah escape while Oregon and UCLA roll Recapping the best and worst of the Pac-12 in Week 8 …Theme of the week I: CFP scenariosNo two-loss team has ever made the College Football Playoff, so the Pac-12 was guaranteed to lose a contender with the USC-Utah duel matching one-loss teams. The result? It’s Oct. 22, and the Trojans (6-2) are out of the playoff race, but the Pac-12 is not: Four teams have fewer than two defeats. How does that compare? The SEC also has four, while the Big Ten and ACC have three and the Big 12 has two.Theme of the week II: Quiet quartetFour teams were idle in Week 8, creating a relatively light lineup of four games. But we can say bye-bye to the byes: Every team is in action for the next four weeks. The only remaining week off belongs to USC on Thanksgiving weekend.News of the week: UtahAfter the victory at USC, coach Kyle Whittingham went public with the worst-kept secret in the conference: Quarterback Cam Rising and tight end Brant Kuithe have been shut down for the rest of the seaso...

16-year-old killed, 3 injured at Oakley house party shooting

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

16-year-old killed, 3 injured at Oakley house party shooting OAKLEY, Calif. (KRON) -- A 16-year-old teen died after a shooting late Saturday night during a house party in Oakley, the Oakley Police Department said. The shooting happened around 11:12 p.m. on the 400 block of Shannon Way where three others were also shot. The three other victims were taken to John Muir in Walnut Creek. Their injuries are non-life-threatening, police said. Stolen vehicle flips over, crashes into San Bruno cemetery Officers were already at the residence approximately 30 minutes before the shooting happened because of complaints they received regarding a loud house party. Police advised the 18-year-old female resident of the home about the noise complaint. She was trying to shut the party down but was unsuccessful, police said. The resident also declined help from police in shutting the party down. Officers then left the residence. However, a witness said a group of 20-30 kids showed up at the front door trying to get inside, according to police. The group enter...

CNBC: cómo afectará El Niño al clima este invierno

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

CNBC: cómo afectará El Niño al clima este invierno Las temperaturas en el norte y el extremo oeste de Estados Unidos serán más cálidas de lo normal, pronostica NOAA.Partes del norte de Alaska, algunas partes del oeste, la costa del Golfo, la región de las llanuras del sur, la parte baja del Atlántico medio y el sureste de Estados Unidos serán más húmedas de lo normal, predice NOAA.El patrón climático de El Niño todavía está activo de cara al invierno de este año y significará que las partes norte y oeste de EEUU tendrán un invierno más cálido de lo habitual. Además, algunas zonas del oeste y sureste de Estados Unidos tendrán un invierno más húmedo de lo habitual, según una predicción publicada el jueves por la Administración Nacional Oceánica y Atmosférica.El Niño y La Niña, son patrones climáticos opuestos impulsados por un cambio en los vientos alisios en el Océano Pacífico. Cuando están activos, pueden afectar las condiciones climáticas en todo el mundo.Esta es la primera vez en cuatro años que El Niño ha estado activo cuando com...

European cities see vigils to oppose antisemitism and rallies seeking relief for Gaza

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

European cities see vigils to oppose antisemitism and rallies seeking relief for  Gaza LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people joined vigils in Berlin and London on Sunday to oppose antisemitism and support Israel, while in Paris and other cities, thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators demanded a cease-fire and relief for people in the besieged Gaza Strip.Some of those who gathered in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate carried Israeli flags or posters with photos of some of the more than 200 people seized by Hamas as hostages during the militants’ deadly Oct. 7 incursion into Israel.“It is unbearable that Jews are living in fear again today — in our country of all places,” President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told the crowd, estimated at 20,000 by organizers and 10,000 by police. “Every single attack on Jews, on Jewish institutions is a disgrace for Germany. Every single attack fills me with shame and anger.”Earlier, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz inaugurated a new synagogue in the eastern city of Dessau and said he was “outraged” by the upsurge in antisemitism since ...

Md. judge murder suspect still at large as search concludes in Williamsport

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Md. judge murder suspect still at large as search concludes in Williamsport As the search for the man suspected of shooting and killing a Maryland judge continues, his vehicle was found Saturday morning as he remains at large.The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said that a resident found a silver Mercedes SUV, believed to be driven by 49-year-old Pedro Argote, in a wooded area off Bottom Road in Williamsport, Maryland, around 11 a.m. Saturday and notified authorities.Argote is suspected in the murder of 52-year-old Maryland Circuit Court Judge Andrew Wilkinson.The Associated Press reported Friday that Wilkinson was shot outside his home Thursday night in Hagerstown after ruling against Argote in a divorce case in which Argote’s wife was given custody of the couple’s four kids.Washington County Sheriff Brian Albert said that the ruling was the motivation for the killing.“We’re gonna catch this guy. It’s just a matter of time,” Albert said at a Saturday news conference. “We just ask you to avoid the search ar...

Alexander Bublik beats French teenager Arthur Fils in European Open final for 3rd career title

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Alexander Bublik beats French teenager Arthur Fils in European Open final for 3rd career title ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Third-seeded Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan won his third career title by beating French teenager Arthur Fils 6-4, 6-4 in the European Open final on Sunday. Bublik saved all three break points he faced and hit 28 winners to 18 for Fils. In their first meeting, Bublik capitalized on a couple of unforced errors by the fourth-seeded Fils to break for a 3-2 lead. He saved a break point in the eighth game with a forehand winner before concluding the opening set with an ace. Fils had a poor start to the second set, dropping serve by sending a forehand into the net. Out of frustration, Fils smashed his racket into the ground. Bublik saved two break points at 3-2 with an ace and a service winner. Fils saved two match points, but Bublik converted the third with his 11th ace. Bublik was going through a poor run of form before this tournament, losing five straight matches on hard court. The 19-year-old Fils was the youngest finalist in the tournament’s history. ___ AP t...

Messi y el Inter Miami terminan su primera temporada juntos con una derrota

Published Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:55:08 GMT

Messi y el Inter Miami terminan su primera temporada juntos con una derrota (CNN) — Tras un comienzo de ensueño en su etapa en el Inter Miami, la primera temporada de Lionel Messi en la Major League Soccer (MLS) terminó este sábado con una derrota por 1-0 a domicilio ante el Charlotte FC en el Bank of America Stadium.Miami ya había fracasado en su intento de clasificarse para los playoffs, pero la victoria del Charlotte, gracias a un gol de Kerwin Vargas en el minuto 13, significó que la franquicia de dos años alcanzara los playoffs por primera vez.Tras la llegada de Messi en julio, Miami se embarcó en una racha de 12 partidos invicto, récord del club, y ganó su primer trofeo, la Leagues Cup, pero terminó la campaña sin una victoria en siete encuentros, y Messi se perdió algunos de esos partidos por lesión.Ranking: ¿Quiénes son los jugadores mejor pagados en la MLS? Messi encabeza el top 5“Cuando llegamos, teníamos dos competiciones en las que podíamos competir bien: la Leagues Cup y la U.S. Open Cup. Además, participamos en un torneo en el que ...

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