SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileTerry Milewski’s look at the Boeing F/A 18E Super Hornet, now emerging as a rival to the Lockheed Martin F 35 as the Canadian Forces’ replacement for its aging CF 18s, really got the CBC Community talking.Many of the comments on our story were enthusiastic about the Super Hornet being considered, as Ottawa reviews its commitment to buy F 35s.”We are a northern Arctic country and two engines is a must for the safety of our investments. That and an F 18E can do circles around the F 35 in every performance area other than stealth attack,” said Eagleone.”You mentioned the cost of acquisition and operation of the Super Hornet was half the price of the F 35; however, it gets even better than that. The cost of transitioning our pilots and mechanics from our existing F 18 fleet to the Super Hornet is minimal considering the transition to an entirely new aircraft like the F 35.
There were 34 names on this year’s ballot. Put aside the Rich Aurilias and Jason Schmidts, those appearing for the first time who almost certainly won’t receive five percent of the vote and, therefore, won’t be eligible next year. But look at this group: Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Bonds, Clemens, Johnson, Martinez, Don Mattingly, McGwire, Mike Mussina, Piazza, Tim Raines, Curt Schilling, Sheffield, Lee Smith, Smoltz, Sammy Sosa and Alan Trammell.
His firm Icahn Capital said in a statement late Monday that “in light of the ISS and Glass Lewis recommendations” it’s dropping its efforts to persuade shareholders to oppose the deal.2. Tencent’s troubles: Shares in Tencent (TCEHY) dropped more than 3% in Hong Kong after Chinese regulators banned a game called Monster Hunt World for which big sales were expected.The company said in a notice to players that said some game content “does not fully comply with the regulations, and the government regulator has received a large number of complaints.”Investors also took a dim view of a deal announced by Tencent’s e books business, China Literature, which went public in November. Shares in China Literature dropped 17% in Hong Kong after the company said it would pay up to 15.5 billion yuan ($2.3 billion) for film and TV production firm New Classics .Tencent will report earnings on Wednesday.
With Durkin on leave, interim coach MattCanada stressed player safety and the measures the program is taking. There was no audible cursing and very little yelling. With less than three weeks remaining until the team opens the season Sept. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes. Sparkle will be released in August. Continue reading this post.