U.S. President Expresses Condolences, Pledges Aid for Korean Ferry Sinking

first_img View post tag: President View post tag: Condolences View post tag: pledges View post tag: Korean Authorities View post tag: Sinking View post tag: Expresses Back to overview,Home naval-today U.S. President Expresses Condolences, Pledges Aid for Korean Ferry Sinking View post tag: Naval View post tag: News by topic U.S. President Expresses Condolences, Pledges Aid for Korean Ferry Sinking View post tag: Navy U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMAU.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have expressed condolences to the families of the victims of Korean ferry which sank off the coast of South Korea on April 16th. Share this article April 18, 2014 View post tag: Aid In a White House statement, the president also said he’s directed the U.S. military “to provide any and all assistance requested by our Korean partners in the days ahead.”The text of the president’s and first lady’s statement follows:“On behalf of all the American people, Michelle and I send our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the tragic ferry sinking off the coast of the Republic of Korea. The bonds of friendship between the American and Korean people are strong and enduring, and our hearts ache to see our Korean friends going through such a terrible loss, especially the loss of so many young students.“South Korea is one of our closest allies, and American Navy personnel and U.S. Marines are already on the scene assisting with the search and rescue efforts. I’ve directed our military to provide any and all assistance requested by our Korean partners in the days ahead.“As I will underscore on my visit to Seoul next week, America’s commitment to our ally South Korea is unwavering—in good times and in bad. As the Korean people deal with this heartbreaking tragedy, they will have the unending support and friendship of the United States.”[mappress]Press Release, April 18, 2014; Image: Wikimedia View post tag: U.S. View post tag: Ferrylast_img read more

April 1, 2005 On the Move

first_imgApril 1, 2005 On the Move On the Move Brian H. Pollock opened the Law Office of Brian H. Pollock at 3550 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 400, Miami 33139. The firm practices civil litigation, and provides personalized legal representation, advice, and counseling to individuals and growing businesses. Pollock can be reached by phone (305) 807-5377, and by fax (305) 675-8260. Michael Ufferman announces the opening of the Michael Ufferman Law Firm. The firm concetrates on state and federal criminal appeals, criminal postconviction motions, and family law appeals. The office is located at 660 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32301; phone (850) 386-2345; e-mail [email protected]; Web site Uffermanlaw.com. Walter H. Palmer was admitted to the Brazilian Bar, Rio de Janeiro Division. Palmer and Cristina Pinheiro Palmer announce the opening of their firm Pinheiro Palmer Advogados in Rio de Janeiro. Palmer continues to practice in the area of intellectual property. Jeffrey T. Donner joined Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart in Miami as an associate. Donner concentrates in the areas of environmental and land use law and administrative law. Christopher W. Deering joined Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart in Birmingham, AL. Eric Light, Jessica Goler, William Kelly, and Dana Strong joined Nason, Yeager, Gerson, White & Lioce in West Palm Beach. Light concentrates in the areas of estate planning, probate, taxation, and corporate law. Goler and Strong focus on real estate law. Kelly practices in the areas of real estate, community association, and general business law. Garvin B. Bowden has become shareholder with Gardner, Wadsworth, Duggar, Bist & Wiener in Tallahassee. Leonardo Ortiz joined Smith, Currie & Hancock in Ft. Lauderdale as an associate. Ortiz concentrates in the area of construction litigation. Amy Garrard joined Quarles & Brady in Naples. Garrard joined the labor and employment practice group. Tracy Duda Chapman was appointed corporate vice president and general counsel to A. Duda & Sons in Oviedo. Liz Gierbolini was named partner at Zinober & McCrea in Tampa. Conrad & Scherer opened a new Tallahassee office and announced Mark Casteel, Jack B. Tuter, and Bill Wichmann as partners in the firm. Additionally, David E. Irwin, Sara Walters, Albert “Chip” Hutzler, and Jacqueline A. Taylor joined the firm as associates. Richard E. Brodsky was named adjunct professor at St. Thomas University School of Law to teach securities regulation. Christian Dunham announced the opening of The Law Offices of Christian Dunham located at The White Building, One NE 2nd Ave., Suite 200, Miami 33132. The firm focuses on state and federal criminal defense. Richard “Rick” Stephens of Holland & Knight in Lakeland was named national practice group leader for public finance, a practice area within the firm’s business law section. Lorraine O’Hanlon Rogers attorney with Schwarzberg & Associates in West Palm Beach was appointed head of the firm’s employment law practice group. Barry N. Heisler II joined Lytal, Reiter, Clark, Fountain & Williams in West Palm Beach as an associate. Heisler concentrates in the areas of medical malpractice and product liability. Raymond E. Kramer III and Patricia A. Leonard were named shareholders in Beasley & Hauser. The firm will now be called Beasley, Hauser, Kramer & Leonard. Benjamin H. Hill IV and S. Gordon Hill joined Hill, Ward & Henderson in Tampa as associates. Benjamin Hill practices in the real estate related litigation group and Gordon Hill works in both the general commercial litigation and employment law groups. Laurie M. Chess was made a partner in Jones Walker in Miami. Laura E. Prather was appointed to lead the employment law practice of Trenam Kemker in Tampa. James E. McDonald joined Steel Hector & Davis in Miami as of counsel. McDonald practices in the litigation group. Carmela Beltran was named minority shareholder of Bratter Krieger in Miami Beach. Beltran practices in the area of business immigration. Alexander Lian joined Akerman Senterfitt in Ft. Lauderdale as an associate in the litigation practice group. Todd A. Buchman joined Akerman Senterfitt in Miami as an associate in the corporate practice group. Michelle Kramish Kain and Jay L. Valinsky announce the formation of Kain & Valinsky. The firm concentrates in the area of corporate and securities law. The firm’s office is located at 750 Southeast Third Ave., Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale 33316; phone (954) 786-0678; fax (954) 768-0158. Robert C. White, Jr. , joined Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart in Ft. Lauderdale. White’s practice areas include corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, technology, venture capital, and private equity investment. Crystal L. Arocha joined Culmo & Culmo in Coral Gables as an associate. Michael J. Ivan, Jr., and John P. Cole announced the formation of Ivan & Cole located at One Independent Dr., Suite 3131, Jacksonville 32202; phone (904) 358-3006. The firm focuses on estate and trust litigation, fiduciary risk management and counseling, estate planning, business succession planning, and tax planning for individuals and businesses. Lance D. Reich joined Carlton Fields in Atlanta as a shareholder. Reich is a patent attorney and concentrates in intellectual property. He may be reached at 1201 West Peachtree St., Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30309; phone (404) 815-3400. Adam Horowitz joined Herman & Mermelstein in Miami. Horowitz concentrates in the areas of sexual abuse, employment, and commercial litigation. Phillip T. Ridolfo, Jr., joined Broad and Cassel in West Palm Beach as of counsel. Ridolfo practices in the corporate and securities practice group. Radey, Thomas, Yon & Clark has moved its offices to 301 S. Bronough St., Suite 200, Tallahassee 32301; phone and fax will remain the same. Harry M. Rosen joined Ruden McClosky in Ft. Lauderdale as of counsel. Rosen joined the real estate practice group and the civil litigation practice group. Pam Ellen Hudson joined Roetzel &Andress in Naples as an associate in the business litigation group. Ena T. Davis joined Astigarraga Davis in Miami. Diaz represents the firm’s corporate clients in business disputes with a focus on labor and employment litigation. Francisco Ramos, Jr., was made a partner in Clarke, Silverglate & Campbell in Miami. Ramos handles a variety of litigation matters. Jeffrey M. Schumm joined Regeneration Technologies of Alachua as the company’s general counsel. John P. “Pat” Brumbaugh and David Tetrick, Jr., of the Atlanta office of King & Spalding were elected partners. Brumbaugh focuses his practice on general commercial litigation with an emphasis on securities and professional liability litigation. Tetrick focuses his practice on representing management in ERISA and employment litigation matters. Raymond S. Castro joined the Tampa office of Akerman Senterfitt as of counsel in the litigation group. Additionally, Blair Hedges joined the Jacksonville office as an associate in the litigation practice group. David C. Banker has joined Bush Ross Gardner Warren & Rudy in Tampa as a shareholder. Banker focuses on products liability, medical malpractice and employment discrimination. Debra M. Metzler joined Allen Dell in Tampa and practices in the areas of workers’ compensation defense and health care law. M. Scott Noble has become a shareholder in the law firm of Head, Moss, Fulton & Noble in Ponte Vedra Beach. Noble concentrates in the area of commercial real estate. Steven M. Ebner, Robert W. Vale, and Juli Simas James were made partners in Shutts & Bowen. Ebner is a member of the litigation department and practices in the insurance practice group. Vale and are members of the real estate department. Ann S. Johnson, Esquire has joined Edwards & Sells as an associate in Lakewood Ranch. Armando J Tirado joined Tyco International as general counsel for Latin America and Caribbean operations. Bradley J. Gross was appointed to head the new e-business and digital content practice group at Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Michael Shelley joined David W. Singer & Associates in Hollywood as an associate. Shelley concentrates on insurance law. Alison R. Miller joined Phelps Dunbar in Tampa. Giovanni Stewart joined Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin in Jacksonville as an associate. Stewart joined the professional liability department. Blandin J. Wright joined Becker & Poliakoff as chair of the tax law group. Gregory Slemp and John VonLangen joined Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed in Orlando as associates. Slemp concentrates in the area of commercial litigation. VonLangen concentrates in the areas of real estate transactions, development and finance, and commercial leasing. Kevin M. Levy and Michelle Oms were named shareholders in Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart’s Miami office. April 1, 2005 On the Movelast_img read more

Shkodran Mustafi reacts to being voted world’s second worst defender behind Phil Jones

first_imgShkodran Mustafi reacts to being voted world’s second worst defender behind Phil Jones Advertisement Emery admitted Mustafi could leave in the summer (Picture: Getty)Mustafi has revealed that he thought about leaving Arsenal ahead of the 2019/20 campaign but a deal could not be reached between all parties.‘In the summer there were considerations to change the club but there wasn’t an option that all sides would have been happy with,’ he added.‘Arsenal also attached some conditions to a possible departure despite the statements.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘And I knew the next change is going to be extremely important in order to write a positive chapter in my career again.‘If I move somewhere where it doesn’t really fit, the situation couldn’t improve much so I stayed.‘I am open for the future – also for the Bundesliga.’Who is the worst defender?Shkodran Mustafi0%Phil Jones0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos drops hint over Arsenal future Advertisement Mustafi has not featured in the Premier League this season (Picture: Getty)Mustafi pinpoints Arsenal’s 5-1 thumping at Liverpool in December 2018 as the moment he began receiving more criticism from supporters.The German had been struggling with a thigh muscle strain leading up to the clash and suffered another setback when Emery pushed him to play at Anfield.‘I had missed three weeks through injury and then went into the game without training with the team because the coach needed me,’ Mustafi added.‘At half-time it was 4-1, I didn’t look good a few times and injured myself again.‘Afterwards, I got a lot of negative comments from Arsenal fans on Instagram and Twitter and articles were written in which I was harshly criticised.’center_img Shkodran Mustafi was voted the second worst defender in the world behind Phil Jones (Picture: Getty)Shkodran Mustafi insists he’s taken no notice of a poll conducted by Spanish publication Marca which named him the second worst defender on the planet.After more than 150,000 votes were cast, Manchester United centre-back Phil Jones (47%) beat Shkodran Mustafi (35%) to the title that neither of them wanted.Unai Emery admitted in the summer that Mustafi was free to leave if Arsenal received a suitable offer this summer and Serie A giants Juventus and Roma were reportedly interested in the 27-year-old.However, a move never materliased and, while Mustafi is yet to feature in the Premier League this season, he’s impressed in Arsenal’s cup competitions.ADVERTISEMENT Emery: Victory over Bournemouth ‘one more step’ towards consistencyTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 11:48FullscreenEmery: Victory over Bournemouth ‘one more step’ towards consistencyhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-victory-bournemouth-one-step-consistency-2021034/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.The Germany international played every minute against Eintracht Frankfurt, Nottingham Forest and Standard Liege, with the Gunners recording clean sheets in all three matches.AdvertisementAdvertisementAsked bluntly whether he is the world’s second worst defender, as Marca‘s poll suggests, Mustafi told Spiegel: ‘No, I do not think so.‘I would think about it more seriously if it had been a survey among the best coaches in Europe.‘In the first two years after my move to Arsenal in 2016, things went very well for me. I saw myself as a top performer. But shortly after Christmas 2018 there was a kink.‘I made a few mistakes and they produced a reaction that I’ve never experienced before.’ Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 8 Oct 2019 5:20 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2kShares Commentlast_img read more