CUNA Credit Union Board of Directors Conference set for Jan. 20-22

first_imgSan José del Cabo continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrcenter_img The 2020 CUNA Credit Union Board of Directors Conference, formerly known as CUNA Volunteer Conference, will take place in January 19-22, 2020, in San José Del Cabo, Mexico. Attendees will get an economic update and cover trending industry issues to help guide their 2020 strategic plans. Based off of the feedback of past attendees, this year’s curriculum will feature advanced financial topics to promote meaningful action.“This conference is a worthwhile learning experience,” said past attendee Jo Exler, director at Fort Knox FCU. “The content is very informative and addresses current issues facing credit unions regardless of their size.”Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions to discuss their current problems with their peers to gain inspiration and actionable insights to grow their credit union.last_img read more

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Colombia defense minister quits amid ‘political pressure’

first_imgBotero, charged with managing theAndean country’s fight against crime gangs, Revolutionary Armed Forces ofColombia dissidents and the still-active National Liberation Army, has held hispost since the start of President Ivan Duque’s administration in August 2018.(Reuters) Botero, a 71-year-old businessman, hasbeen battered by repeated scandals. This week a senator accused him of hidinginformation that children were killed in a recent bombing raid. “It is my duty as minister of defenseto have an appropriate read on the political climate, which is why I havedecided to present my resignation,” Botero added on Wednesday in a letterposted on the social media.       BOGOTA – Colombian Defense MinisterGuillermo Botero said he would resign in the midst of mounting politicalpressure over alleged extrajudicial killings.center_img He said the operation was legitimateand the military was unaware there were minors in the camp. Eight children werebelieved to have died.    Colombian Defense Minister Guillermo Botero attends a news conference, in Bogota, Colombia on May 20, 2019. REUTERS/LUISA GONZALEZ last_img read more

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo was ready to fight Blake Griffin during fiery clash vs. Pistons

first_img“I was on the floor, I didn’t see exactly what happened, but I saw Khris going out defending me. That’s my big brother,” he added. “It means a lot. I always had his back, but now I have it even more.””Seeing Khris going out there defending me… that’s my big bro. It means a lot. I always had his back, but now I have it even more.” pic.twitter.com/1YuSWLZWZG— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) December 5, 2019Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer felt his team channeled any frustration with Detroit’s roughhousing effectively.”I liked our fire in the second quarter. I liked our fire in general,” Budenholzer said. “I think the guys, they’re in a good place. They’re playing good basketball. So we’ll keep it going.” Tempers threatened to boil over this time, with Antetokounmpo and Griffin’s initial altercation coming after a second-quarter collision.NBA POWER RANKINGS:Bucks, Lakers look like title contenders; Knicks, Warriors sink to bottomIn the third, Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton confronted Griffin after the Pistons star stepped over a prone Antetokounmpo, who was on the floor after being fouled.Giannis didn’t like that Blake Griffin elbow. pic.twitter.com/jt09Hi676i— Dime (@DimeUPROXX) December 5, 2019Not today, Blake 🤚#FearTheDeer pic.twitter.com/VAJGPbZAnb— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) December 5, 2019″There’s going to be a lot of teams that are going to come out and try to be physical with me — try to hit me, knock me down to the floor,” Antetokounmpo told reporters. “I just got to keep my composure. At first, I was trying to … talk back, let them know that this is more than basketball. We can stop playing basketball and we can fight.”At the end of the day, my teammates want me in the game, my teammates want me to keep my head in the game and I was like, ‘whatever.’ At this point, ‘whatever.'”Antetokounmpo was grateful for the intervention from Middleton, who scored 17 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo was ready to “fight” Blake Griffin during the Bucks’ fiery 127-103 victory over the Pistons.Antetokounmpo scored 35 points as the Bucks extended their hot streak to 13 consecutive wins — their best run since a 16-game winning streak spanning the 1972-73 and 1973-74 seasons. Milwaukee also boasts a dominant recent record against Detroit, having won all eight encounters across the regular season and playoffs last season before prevailing in the initial 2019-20 matchup.last_img read more

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