Building a Better Cloud Starts with Getting the Best People

first_imgAs we close in on the end of our fiscal year, it’s amazing to see how much success we’ve had on the Dell Technologies Cloud team in our inaugural year. This isn’t a blog post to pat ourselves on the back or take the victory lap; it’s an acknowledgement that we still have a long way to go to achieve our goals, and that means growing the team.In this new decade, what organizations require from their cloud solutions partners has substantially changed. No one is clamoring for yet another public cloud vendor to further splinter things. No, what organizations need is a partner who can drive consistency across these disparate environments. And who better than Dell Technologies, a leader not only in infrastructure solutions, but also virtualization and cloud software, with a strong commitment to building the solutions that organizations have come to rely on so heavily.With that in mind, we launched Dell Technologies Cloud, the first set of solutions that show the path forward for Dell Technologies: Embracing Cloud Operating Models everywhere. This direction permeates every aspect of our business from engineering, to sales, to marketing. And because of this we are actively expanding our team, looking for the best and the brightest to join us on this rocketship.Here is why you should believe in us, and why this is a great organization to come into:Market Acceptance – You might be saying, “why should I select Dell Technologies versus one of the hyperscalers?” The truth is we are one of the largest and most trusted infrastructure and software companies in the world, and our launch of Dell Technologies Cloud has been praised by analysts and customers alike.Ability to Make an Impact – Since the solution is relatively new to market and we’re rapidly transforming to meet new markets and new customers’ needs across the board, we have a startup-like culture, backed with the investments only the largest companies can make.Smart and Pragmatic Leadership – We enter spaces with an obvious market need and where we hold a competitive advantage, versus getting into protracted and messy battles where either side’s success looks more like mutually assured destruction. Because of this, even during challenging economic conditions we’ve executed well and taken share.Strong Culture – I’ve spent time in many different organizations but Dell’s commitment to work/life balance and ability to foster a collaborative “one team” culture is truly unique. I can’t stress enough how amazing it is to be able to ask for help and see folks willing to support as opposed to having them say “that’s not in my KPIs.”Career Trajectory – From what I’ve observed in my almost three years here, and looking at this team specifically, we’re in a high growth area that can lead to great career growth. From my own experience I would say it’s been the most I’ve ever been rewarded for the work I’ve done.Come join us! Take on the challenge of educating an entire market that the next decade must deliver consistent experiences across all the clouds. It’s a great company to work for.Please visit the Dell Technologies career site and search for “cloud” jobs there. We have many openings including Product Marketing, Sales Enablement, Engineering, and Product Management roles that we’re actively filling.last_img read more

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Winter Storm Update: All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9

first_img View Comments ‘The Book of Mormon’ and ‘Chicago'(Photo: Jenny Anderson) The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9.The followings shows will offer no cost exchanges to an alternate date for Broadway.com customers who are unable to attend performances due to the weather: Aladdin, The Book of Mormon, A Bronx Tale, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, The Glass Menagerie, Jitney, The Lion King, On Your Feet!, The Present, Sunset Boulevard, Waitress, Avenue Q, The Imbible, Not That Jewish, Shear Madness, Cagney, Black Angels Over Tuskegee, Jonah and Otto, The Marvelous Wonderettes and Yours Unfaithfully.If you purchased tickets through Broadway.com and are unable to attend a performance to the shows above on February 9, call 1-800-BROADWAY to arrange an exchange. Customers must call up to two hours before the respective showtime.last_img read more

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Pioneer Environmetal hires Perry, Prasch

first_imgPioneer Environmental Associates, LLC. (Pioneer) of Vergennes, Vermont is pleased to announce the following additions to the staff of the firm. Mr. Ameddia Meddie Perry has joined the firm as Senior Hydrogeologist. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science & Biology from St. Lawrence University, in Canton New York, Mr. Perrys Vermont-based expertise is in water supply development, wastewater management, environmental investigations, and surface water investigations. As Senior Hydrogeologist at Pioneer, Mr. Perry will manage projects focusing on the development, testing, and management of public and private drinking water systems; hydrogeologic evaluation of wastewater disposal systems and surface water assessments involving studies of water flow and water quality.In addition, Mr. Daniel J. Prasch has joined Pioneer as Wetland Scientist. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Aspects of Conservation from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems, Mr. Praschs expertise is related to the ecology and management of wetlands and other aquatic systems, and he has extensive professional experience conducting wetland/stream delineations, GPS surveying, and reporting and preparation of permit applications. Mr. Praschs responsibilities at Pioneer include management of projects involving wetland delineations, functional evaluations, botanical surveys; assessment of cumulative impacts to wetlands/surface waters; the delineation/assessment of atypical wetlands that have been converted or disturbed; the development and implementation of wetland restoration plans; GIS analyses, and Natural Resource Inventories.The expertise of both Mr. Perry and Mr. Prasch will enable the continued excellence and advancement in the environmental consulting work done at Pioneer.last_img read more

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FARC Leader Timochenko Convicted in the Murder of Archbishop Isaias Duarte Cancino

first_img Archbishop Duarte was 63 when he was gunned down, becoming the oldest of more than 30 Colombian clerics to have been assassinated in an apparently uncontrollable cycle of revenge murders. An outspoken critic of political and drug-related violence, he was appointed archbishop by John Paul II in 1995 after serving several years as bishop of Apartadó, a banana-growing region near the Panamanian frontier. For years, Apartadó had been plagued by guerrillas, paramilitaries, drug-traffickers and arms smugglers. Duarte tried to kick-start peace negotiations, but had little success. Arriving in Cali, the southwestern base of some of Colombia’s most powerful drug-trafficking cartels, Duarte wasted no time in denouncing criminals and guerrillas alike. Within weeks, he accused drug bosses of corrupting the country’s congressional elections by their pouring money into the campaign coffers of local candidates. Unafraid of political controversy, he didn’t pull any punches with the guerrillas either. In 1999, he excommunicated leading members of Colombia’s second-largest left-wing guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), after the group abducted more than 150 people attending Mass in a Cali church. And while maintaining tireless pastoral and educational work, he continued to agitate against all forms of violence and those who carried it out. He goaded the government and blasted then-President Andrés Pastrana, for his peace overtures to FARC, arguing that attempting to negotiate with the country’s main guerrilla army was absurd when it refused to implement a ceasefire while talks were going on. “A rebel who kidnaps and kills, eliminates entire populations and mocks the whole process of peace lacks the virtues proper to a human being and becomes the most miserable of men,” Duarte wrote in 2000. “We ask God that the guerrilla fighters in Colombia may feel deep sorrow in their souls for the evil they commit when they kill an innocent, defenseless brother or sister, that they may understand that theirs is not a just war, but merely a repeating of savage acts of the saddest times of human history.” Duarte’s unrelenting criticism earned him praise from right-wing paramilitary leaders, but he shrugged that off and turned his attention to their killings. The gunshots that killed Archbishop Isaias Duarte Cancino outside a church in Cali, Colombia, on Mar. 16, 2002, echoed around the world. Swift condemnation followed, including harsh words from Pope John Paul II. “He paid the highest price for his energetic defense of human life, his firm opposition to all types of violence and his dedication to social development according to the Gospel,” said the late pope. Nearly a decade later, a Colombian court has placed responsibility for Duarte Cancio’s murder with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, convicting FARC’s supreme leader, Rodrigo Londoño Echeverry (alias “Timochenko”) of involvement in the assassination along with three other FARC luminaries: Noel Mata Mata, Jorge Torres Victoria and Luciano Arango. All four were tried in absentia and sentenced to 25 years each. They also were ordered to pay the equivalent of $543,000 to the prelate’s family. In delivering the judgment, the Cali criminal court said: “There is no doubt that the murder of Archbishop Isaias Duarte Cancino was related to his religious status and position. As archbishop of Cali, he protested the reprehensible acts constantly carried out by guerrillas in this country.” The judge reiterated calls for the capture of all four convicted rebels. The convictions came seven years after another guerrilla, Alexander de Jesus Zapata (alias “Cortico”) was convicted of the same crime in January 2005 and sentenced to 36 years in prison. Timochenko, 52, took over control of FARC after his predecessor, Alfonso Cano, was killed in a military operation last November. Assassination sparked outrage The archbishop was born in San Gil in the province of Santander and attended secondary school in nearby Bucaramanga before entering a seminary in Pamplona, Spain. He went on to study theology in Rome. On graduation, he returned to Bucaramanga to become a parish priest until 1985 when he was appointed bishop of Germania de Numidia. Three years later, he became the first incumbent bishop of the newly created diocese of Apartadó in northern Antioquía province. It was in Antioquía that Duarte developed a close working relationship with Alvaro Uribe Vélez, then a no-nonsense provincial governor who would later become president. Duarte’s assassination was shocking but in some ways not surprising. It was brutal, and the gunmen made sure the prelate would not survive. The killing came after guerrillas stormed the Good Shepherd church in Aguablanca, one of the poorest districts of his Cali archdiocese. He had just finished officiating at a collective marriage ceremony for 105 couples when armed men broke into the church and fired repeatedly at the archbishop, according to witnesses. A parish priest was wounded also in the assault. Edilberto Ceballos, Duarte’s driver, told Caracol Radio that the archbishop had been shot several times by two of the gunmen. “Two guys came and opened fire and hit him three or four times, maybe even six times,” the driver said. “I saw him dead.” The director of Carlos Holmes Trujillo Hospital in Cali, Ricardo Vanegas, confirmed that the prelate was dead on arrival at the hospital. The government launched a special task force to identify and hunt down the perpetrators. Colombian authorities immediately blamed left-wing rebels, but amid a flurry of accusations, they later said they were working on other theories. One theory was that FARC had not acted alone — that drug-traffickers and narco-linked paramilitaries also had a hand in the assassination’s planning. Bishop Julio Cesar Vidal Ortiz of Monteria, a close personal friend of the archbishop, was persistent in arguing there had been a wider conspiracy behind the murder, basing his allegations on a meeting he had with paramilitary leader Carlos Castano Gil, who himself was killed. The bishop denounced the nature of armed conflict in Colombia “in which Marxist ideologies and their archrivals join together to defend their business, that of cocaine.” But a prosecutor attached to the National Human Rights organization dismissed the wider conspiracy theory and linked the slaying directly to FARC leaders. Following the assassination, the Pastrana administration came under criticism for failing to protect the archbishop. The president said police had offered to provide Duarte with bodyguards but that he had always demurred. However, Duarte’s assistants insisted after his death that they had requested police protection for him but never got a response. Speaking about the archbishop a few days later, John Paul II remarked: “While I lift up my prayers for the eternal rest of the late prelate and express my closeness to the Colombian church that weeps over his tragic demise, I urge Colombians once again to follow the way of dialogue, excluding all types of violence, blackmail and kidnapping and to firmly commit themselves to what are the true roads of peace.”center_img By Dialogo January 20, 2012 Duarte well-known for criticizing FARC violence last_img read more

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Proposed civil jury instruction amendment

first_img Proposed civil jury instruction amendment The Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases proposes the following new instruction. After reviewing the comments received in response to this publication, the committee may submit its proposal to the Florida Supreme Court. Send all comments to Scott Makar, Committee Chair, Office of General Counsel, City of Jacksonville, 117 West Duval Street, Suite 480, Jacksonville 32202. You can e-mail your comments to him at [email protected] or fax them to (904) 630-1316. Your comments must be received by February 15 to ensure that they are considered by the committee . 1.9 Talking to a Witness. It is not improper for a witness to talk to a lawyer about what the witness would say if called to testify. The witness should not be discredited by talking to a lawyer about [his] [her] testimony. Note on Use The committee recommends that this instruction be given when the issue arises or as part of closing instructions. This instruction should not be used to limit legitimate cross-examination to show bias or prejudice of a witness. January 15, 2006 Regular News Proposed civil jury instruction amendmentlast_img read more

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NCUA heeds NAFCU’s call to reinstate removed FOMs

first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Following NAFCU’s request Monday that the NCUA reinstate any field of membership (FOM) statements removed due to litigation related to its 2016 FOM rule, the NCUA Tuesday issued a Letter to Credit Unions saying it is in the process of doing so.The U.S. Supreme Court last week declined to hear the lawsuit brought by the American Bankers Association (ABA) against the NCUA over the agency’s 2016 FOM rule. NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger said now that the legal questions are resolved, “[t]o streamline the chartering process, the NCUA should provide for a blanket reinstatement of any FOM statements removed due to the litigation. Reinstatement will allow for a quick and seamless process for credit unions to continue to provide vital financial services to re-adopted members, particularly in underserved areas.”In the Letter to Credit Unions, NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood said the Supreme Court’s decision “ends nearly four years of uncertainty and helps the NCUA foster greater financial inclusion for all Americans.”“The lack of financial access is especially prevalent in rural communities, which have experienced the withdrawal of financial institutions over the last decade. The Supreme Court’s decision will assist the agency’s efforts to bring these important and often overlooked communities back into the financial mainstream,” Hood added.last_img read more

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With No Evidence of Fraud, Trump Fails to Make Headway on Legal Cases

first_imgUpdated Nov. 6, 2020, 7:47 p.m. ET The former Republican Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, echoed the president’s son on Fox News, calling for the jailing of poll workers and more involvement from Attorney General William P. Barr.But in the days since the election, Mr. Barr and the Justice Department have been largely silent. After initially echoing Mr. Trump’s warnings about electoral fraud, Mr. Barr muted his statements, and Mr. Trump complained to aides about the department’s lack of action.But a supportive outside group, True the Vote — one of the most prominent promoters of the false narrative that “voter fraud” is rampant in the United States — sought to help Mr. Trump build his cases. On Friday, it announced it had formed a $1 million “Whistleblower Defense Fund” to “incentivize” witnesses to step forward with charges of malfeasance. Officials with the Biden campaign said they would meet every legal challenge Mr. Trump brought but said they were confident that none of the cases they had seen so far seemed likely to loosen Mr. Biden’s tightening grasp on the presidency.“The Republican legal claims are utterly baseless and have failed and will continue to fail in the courts,’’ said Bob Bauer, a senior adviser to the Biden campaign. “They serve no purpose other than to echo Donald Trump’s discredited and shameful attack on the democratic process.”In a statement, the Republican Party’s chief counsel, Justin Riemer, said, “We are focused on protecting the integrity of the vote and ensuring all legally cast ballots are counted,” but he was not made available for further comment on the particulars of the party’s legal strategy.The intensive Trump effort was the endgame of a long-planned contingency in which the president planned to challenge any possible loss through claims that the voting system was “rigged” against him. The campaign has been abetted by a robust pro-Trump media ecosystem, with Mr. Trump’s own social media accounts at its center, amplifying his false claims.As the legal push has failed to make substantial headway this week it has taken on an urgent, at times desperate, tone. In Pennsylvania, the two top Republicans in the legislature called on Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, to conduct “an immediate audit” of the election. No state was seeing more legal activity than Pennsylvania, where the Trump campaign and local Republicans had brought at least a half-dozen lawsuits immediately before and after Election Day.The case that had the potential to affect the most votes was the one filed at the Supreme Court on Friday seeking an order that would force election officials in Pennsylvania to separate mailed ballots that arrived after Election Day from other mailed ballots. In its emergency application, the party acknowledged that the secretary of state’s office had already ordered election officials to do so but said it had no way to know if they had complied. President Trump’s bellicose pledge to fight the outcome of the election in the courts crashed on Friday into skeptical judges, daunting Electoral College math and a lack of evidence for his claims of fraud.On a day that began with vote tallies in Georgia and Pennsylvania tipping in Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s favor, Mr. Trump’s campaign declared, “This election is not over,” as the Republican National Committee announced it had activated “legal challenge teams” in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania. And the Trump forces named a new general to lead the effort, the hardened conservative political combatant David Bossie.- Advertisement – On Thursday, Eric Trump, one of the president’s sons, said on Twitter, “I truly hope the @FBI/@DOJ engages immediately.” But even if the court were to take the case and rule in favor of the Republicans to wipe out all of the ballots in question — votes from mail ballots have overwhelmingly gone to Mr. Biden — it would not affect the current vote totals, which do not include the ballots that came in after Election Day. By early Friday evening, Mr. Biden had a lead of about 17,000 votes in Pennsylvania.Other suits in Pennsylvania sought to knock out votes that were the result of a decision by Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar to allow county officials to give voters a chance to fix mistakes in their rejected mail-in ballots or to cast provisional votes instead.A federal judge dismissed one of those cases on Friday, in Montgomery County outside Philadelphia, two days after implying during a hearing that he viewed the effort as a move to disenfranchise voters who were following state instructions.But even if that case had succeeded, it would have affected only 93 votes. Similarly, in Michigan, a judge dismissed a Republican suit challenging the vote count in the state, noting the counting was already effectively over and dismissing some of the evidence as based on hearsay.Frustrated supporters of the president like the talk radio host Mark Levin called on Republican legislatures in states including Pennsylvania to use their constitutional authority to send a pro-Trump delegation of electors to the Electoral College regardless of the popular vote. But none of the dozen or so lawsuits they had brought in battleground states appeared to be gaining any traction in the courts. And in any case, none seemed likely to give Mr. Trump the edge he would need in vote counts in the states that will determine the outcome.In seeking to foment widespread doubt about the legitimacy of the election, Mr. Trump and his surrogates seemed less focused on substantive legal arguments that could hold up in court than on bolstering the president’s political narrative, unsupported by the facts, that he was somehow being robbed of a second term. The most high-profile step of the day came when Pennsylvania Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and require election officials in the state to segregate ballots that arrived after Election Day to keep them from being counted toward the total in the largest and most critical of the swing states.- Advertisement – But the move was almost entirely for show: Pennsylvania is already segregating those ballots, counting them separately and is not including them in the announced vote totals. The secretary of state, over the objections of Republicans and Mr. Trump, has said they can be counted if they arrived by 5 p.m. on Friday, in line with a state court ruling. A state official said those ballots number in the thousands but not tens of thousands.Their lack of progress in stopping the count or making a persuasive case for large-scale ballot fraud left Mr. Trump and his team increasingly reliant for political salvation on recounts — which appeared likely to take place in Georgia, Nevada, Arizona and Wisconsin but which rarely result in big swings in vote counts.The Trump effort may be getting a boost from state legislatures in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which are both controlled by Republicans. In Wisconsin, Robin Vos, the speaker of the State Assembly, directed a legislative committee to “use its investigatory powers” to conduct a review of the election, again raising the specter of voter fraud without offering specific evidence.- Advertisement – At the same time, allies of the president openly suggested an extreme move: to use baseless allegations of Democratic malfeasance to pressure Republican-controlled state legislatures in key states to send pro-Trump electors to the Electoral College regardless of the results of the popular vote. Republicans have been unsuccessfully fighting the secretary of state’s decision to allow election officials in Pennsylvania to count mail-in ballots that arrived at their offices by Friday as long as they had postmarks from Election Day or before. The Supreme Court had twice passed up opportunities to rule on the dispute, though the case is still technically pending, giving the justices the opportunity to weigh in if they saw reason to do so. Asked during a news briefing on Friday if state Republicans would do so, the majority leader of the Pennsylvania senate, Jake Corman, replied, “We want to stay in the tradition that the popular vote winner wins the election.”Even if the state Republicans could make such a move legally — the legislature “cannot simply ignore the popular vote,” said Attorney General Josh Shapiro of Pennsylvania — it was an extreme example of the lengths to which some Trump supporters seem willing to go.In several states Mr. Trump was challenging state voting rules, effectively seeking to nullify votes cast in accordance with official guidelines.Republicans in Nevada asked the Justice Department late Thursday to open an investigation into voter fraud involving 3,000 ballots, a move Democrats said was based on “entirely fabricated” claims.The Justice Department declined to address the matter publicly, but its guidelines generally preclude opening criminal investigations into election-related matters until results are completed.Local Republicans included the allegation in a suit they filed in federal court seeking a change in the way Clark County, Nev., is conducting its count. A judge dismissed the case on Friday evening, when the vote count showed a 22,000-ballot lead for Mr. Biden.Michael S. Schmidt, Katie Benner and Adam Liptak contributed reporting. – Advertisement –last_img read more

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The Arsenal team Unai Emery should pick for the Europa League this season

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Arsenal’s Europa League fixtures Eintracht Frankfurt (a) Thursday 19 SeptemberStandard Liege (h) Thursday 3 OctoberVitoria SC (h) Thursday 24 OctoberVitoria SC (a) Wednesday 6 NovemberEintracht Frankfurt (h) Thursday 28 NovemberStandard Liege (a) Thursday 12 December Both Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin are on the comeback trail for Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Central defence is an immediate concern following Sunday’s shambles at Vicarage Road. Neither Sokratis nor Luiz have particularly exuded confidence so far, the former committing a basic error leading to a goal against Watford and Luiz giving two penalties away already.AdvertisementAdvertisementNews that Rob Holding is fit again and in contention to play against Eintracht Frankfurt, therefore, is very welcome indeed. Holding managed to forge a place in Emery’s Premier League plans off the back of his performances in Europe last season and will be hoping to repeat the trick again.Otherwise, the likes of Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi will be hoping to catch the eye, with the former having played a part in a rare clean sheet against Newcastle United on the opening day.Deputy goalkeeper Emi Martinez will likely start in goal having been persuaded to stick around.MidfieldEmery has stuck rigidly to a four-man defence in Arsenal’s opening games but he has been more flexible with his midfield and attacking units. Already, Emery has experimented with four different systems – 4-2-3-1 (twice), 4-3-3, 4-3-1-2 and a similar 4-4-2 diamond.Of Emery’s midfield options, only Matteo Guendouzi has started all five games, with Dani Ceballos, Joe Willock, Granit Xhaka, Lucas Torreira and Mesut Ozil, all drifting in and out of the side. Of those six players, Willock and the curiously under-used Torreira, appear the most likely players to feature prominently in Europe.Depending on how Emery decides to shape his attack once Alexandre Lacazette is fit enough to link up with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe, Ozil too could see most of his action coming in the Europa League. Playing all four in the Premier League would certainly be a brazen approach and Arsenal’s top-earner is the least nailed-on for his place. Advertisement Unai Emery will be looking to juggle competitions again this season (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery’s reputation as a Europa League specialist took a hit last season after he lost the first of his four final appearances in the competition.Throughout his debut campaign at Arsenal, Emery sought to juggle expectations in the Premier League and Europa League by simultaneously trying to construct a side capable of finishing in the top-four of the former and winning the latter.Ultimately, Arsenal fell just short of achieving either of those objectives, missing out on Champions League qualification by a single point in the league and courtesy of a heavy 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in an underwhelming evening in Baku.AdvertisementAdvertisementConsidering those near misses, perhaps Emery will be more inclined to focus on one more than the other this time around. According to The Athletic, Emery largely neglected advice from his staff to rotate his squad heavily for Europa League matches.ADVERTISEMENT Oliver Young-MylesThursday 19 Sep 2019 7:00 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link349Sharescenter_img How Arsenal could line-up in the Europa League this seasonMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Nicolas Pepe is yet to score a goal for Arsenal since his £72m move from Lille (Picture: Getty)Given Aubameyang’s importance and the fact he turned 30 in June, Emery could be tempted to manage his minutes more carefully this season. There is no question that Aubameyang is Arsenal’s most important player, at present.Once Lacazette has resumed fitness, it makes sense to rotate the pair in Europe, but until then perhaps Pepe can be trialled in a central striker role. The Ivorian partnered Aubameyang at Anfield but is more accustomed to playing from the right flank.AdvertisementA return of 22 goals for Lille last season shows that Pepe, despite a barren start to his Arsenal career, can be a clinical finisher and perhaps that short-term move could get him firing. Youngsters Gabriel Martinelli and Tyreece John-Jules could also be in the frame.How Arsenal could line-up The Arsenal team Unai Emery should pick for the Europa League this season Reiss Nelson should feature prominently in Arsenal’s Europa League campaign (Picture: Getty)With Lacazette and Aubameyang representing Emery’s only established centre forward options, it seems likely he will use a system utilising wingers in order to give one of them a rest, such as a 4-3-3 or a 4-2-3-1. Doing so should give opportunities to Reiss Nelson and Emile Smith Rowe.AdvertisementNelson started Arsenal’s first two games of the campaign before Pepe was unleashed against Liverpool and he may find that the majority of his starts from now on will come in Europe. Smith Rowe is similarly highly-rated but has had a difficult time with injuries of late, while Bukaya Sako is another with a big future.Perhaps, once Bellerin is fit or if Emery fancies trialling either Chambers or Mustafi at right-back, Maitland-Niles could get an opportunity to demonstrate his qualities in his natural box-to-box midfield role, as opposed to his now customary position in defence.AttackThere must be some regret at Arsenal over the decision to allow Nketiah to leave on loan, considering the 20-year-old has been in electric form in the Championship, netting four goals in six appearances for Leeds United.Nketiah’s absence has been exacerbated by Lacazette’s ankle injury which will rule him out until October. Currently, Aubameyang is the only fit and available striker in Emery’s ranks and considering the form he is in, keeping him fit is absolutely imperative.Somewhat surprisingly given his status as Arsenal’s main man up front, Aubameyang played 284 minutes more than Lacazette in last season’s Europa League, despite also amassing over 2,000 extra minutes in the Premier League. An issue that Emery has, though, is that a number of his fringe players last season have since moved on. Emery added five players to his first-team squad over the summer, but 13 players departed, including Europa League stalwarts Mohamed Elneny, Alex Iwobi and Nacho Monreal.Emery’s decision to allow highly-rated striker Eddie Nketiah join Leeds United on loan for the season has also been questioned, with Cohen Brammall – released this summer – saying: ‘I feel sorry for Ed because Danny [Welbeck] was injured for a lot of the season and Ed should have been given more chances.’Sunday’s disappointing draw against Watford showed that Arsenal have plenty of work to do if they are to achieve their top-four ambitions this season and with rivals Chelsea, Manchester United and Spurs, all undergoing varying degrees of regeneration, the league is Emery’s primary objective.That will mean the Europa League taking the back seat, but with a reduced squad and injury problems to contend with, what should Emery’s Europa League side team actually look like?DefenceEmery’s defence has had a familiar look to it so far this season with Bernd Leno, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Sokratis Papastathopolous starting all five Premier League games, David Luiz starting four of them and Sead Kolasinac assuming the left-back role since Monreal’s departure.There hasn’t been much of an opportunity to rotate the full-backs due to injuries to Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney, but with both players now in full training, Emery will soon be able to alternate between Premier League and Europa League games.Bellerin and Tierney are the best full-backs in Arsenal’s squad but they will both need consistent minutes to get up to speed. It may transpire that Emery initially uses them in the more serene settings of the Europa League, before eventually switching them with Maitland-Niles and Kolasinac in the league.last_img read more

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Luxurious home in inner-city Brisbane sells for multi-million price

first_imgBrisbane medical identity Dr Ingrid Talll has sold her home for $4.5 million. Photo: Bruce LongA monstrous home at East Brisbane has sold for $4.5 million by Brisbane medical identity Dr Ingrid Tall.The eight-bedroom, five-bathroom property at Laidlaw Parade is on a 405sq m block with river front views.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoThe outside view of Dr Ingrid Tall’s home which recently sold for $4.5 million. Picture: Jack TranDr Tall, a cosmetic surgeon, declined to comment about the recent sale.According to CoreLogic, the home was built in 1985.Dr Tall owns and operates Cosmetic Image Clinics in Brisbane’s CBD.With more than 20 years experience in the cosmetic medicine industry, Dr Tall was also a former Australian Medical Association Queensland president and television medical journalist.last_img read more

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