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More cuts to care on way – council chiefs

More cuts to care on way – council chiefs

Health
Vulnerable old and disabled people will see cuts to vital care services and higher charges, council chiefs say.The annual budget survey by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services shows councils expect to spend £21.4bn this year in England.While this is a rise from £20.8bn last year, the cost of inflation combined with growing demand means this will not be enough, ADASS said.The warning comes as ministers prepare to unveil plans to reform the system.A green paper on social care is expected to be published in the coming months. Vulnerable facing 'bleak future'ADASS said it was desperately needed given the pressures on councils - local government has seen cuts in the amount of funding it gets from central government over the past de...
Kansas City Chiefs to keep training camp at same site

Kansas City Chiefs to keep training camp at same site

Sports
The Kansas City Chiefs reached an agreement to continue holding training camp at Missouri Western State University. The deal, announced by the club on Thursday, assures the Chiefs will hold camp in 2018 in St. Joseph, Mo. It also included an option for a one-year extension for 2019. "We have been engaged in positive, constructive discussions with Missouri Western State University representatives for months and are pleased to reach this agreement to keep Chiefs Training Camp in St. Joseph," Chiefs president Mark Donovan said. "When we moved training camp back to the state of Missouri in 2010, we could not have imagined the reception and support that Missouri Western and the entire community have provided us. "It's an exciting time in Chiefs Kingdom and we look forward to returning to St. Jo...
FTSE chiefs forced to heed average worker pay

FTSE chiefs forced to heed average worker pay

Business
Boardroom pay committees at public companies will be forced to show how remuneration is aligned between bosses and their employees under plans to be set out this week by regulators.Sky News has learnt that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) will publish a consultation on revisions to the UK corporate governance code which will include giving remuneration committees a formal responsibility to demonstrate the alignment between boardroom and workforce pay.There will also be a requirement for boards to explain to their workforces how the decisions they have taken on executive packages reflect their overall pay ‎policies.The plans, to be set out on Tuesday, will reflect growing pressure from ministers for the private sector to show greater restraint at a time when the pay packets of many wor
Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Sports
The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive tackle Roy Miller on Monday, two days after he was arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., and charged with domestic battery of his wife. "We did release Roy and we're going to move on from that," Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters Monday, declining to answer further questions about Miller being waived. "I can't really talk about anything from a legal standpoint, so I'm going to just leave it at that." Miller, 30, is accused of dragging his wife by the hair, tearing a braid from her head and nearly ripping off her shirt, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office incident report. According to report, the altercation between the 6-foot-1, 301-pound player and Nicole Miller began with an argument after the couple returned home separately. Nicole Mille...
Derek Carr hits Michael Crabtree with no time left as Oakland Raiders drop Kansas City Chiefs

Derek Carr hits Michael Crabtree with no time left as Oakland Raiders drop Kansas City Chiefs

Sports
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree with no time remaining, lifting the Oakland Raiders to a stunning 31-30 victory against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Raiders marched 85 yards in 11 plays for Carr's touchdown pass, tying the game 30-30. Giorgio Tavecchio kicked the extra point. Carr threw what was initially ruled to be a 29-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook with 16 seconds left. However, after a review, Cook was ruled to be down by contact inside the 1. Crabtree then caught a 1-yard touchdown pass with three seconds left, but he was flagged for offensive pass interference. Carr threw incomplete on the next play, but Chiefs safety Ron Parker was penalized for holding. A holding ca...