Cricket Bat Grips}

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Submitted by: Samuel Giggs

Cricket Bat Grips – How Many to Use?

There is a general view that the thicker the grip on your cricket bat handle the better it will perform. What you do have to watch out for is how the balance of the bat will change if you add more cricket bat grips to your bat handle.

We have seen the arrival over the last few tears of the luminous colours given to cricket bat grips. These are fine but again there is no point in adding a grip just because you think it will make your bat fashionable.

After saying all that an extra grip (or grips) can have a positive effect, it can turn a badly balanced cricket bat into a better balanced bat, but that means the initial choice of bat was probably not the best.

The most important benefit of adding extra cricket bat grips is the feel of the bat should be improved i.e it should be more comfortable when lifting the bat and it should give you a sense that you may have a little more control over the bat when making your shots. If you don’t notice any of these benefits then it is probably best to leave the bat as it is.

There are a range of different cricket bat grips on the market today. So making the right choice is a little more complicated than it was 5-10 years ago. For instance there is the octopus grip, which is a series of miniature suckers rather like octopus tenticles that give a surer grip even when your gloves become sweaty.There are the standard players grips, that have been around for years and you can even get a mixture of the two i.e the top half of the cricket bat grip is octopus and the bottom is the standard grip.

All these different choices are great and it gives you a chance to individualise your bat as well as being able to tweak it a little to perform that little bit better. What you need to be careful of though, is ensuring that any new or existing grip is attached properly. There is no way anyone can place a new cricket bat grip on the handle without the correct tool or tools. There are a number of specific implements that are ideal for the application of the grip, some are just tapered “sticks” that allow you to roll the grip over it and then transfer that directly onto the bat. Others are a little more advanced and use a vacuum attachment, which makes the job much easier and is more or less fool proof to use.

The thickness of the handle or the idea of applying an extra cricket bat grip is all down to the choice of the individual player, but please do not attach an extra grip if you are doing it to make your bat look prettier, make sure you are doing it for the right reasons i.e if you truly believe it will enhance your game. I know players who have 3-4 extra grips and I know others who purposely use cricket bats that have thinner handles than normal with one grip. So it is a personal choice but if you decide to add extra grips to your bat make sure you make the right choice.

About the Author: My name is Samuel Giggs. I have coached and played with some of the top county players. Visit my site which will give you an impartial review.

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Apple users criticize lack of FireWire port on MacBook

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Users of Apple Computer’s MacBook computers have criticized Apple for failing to include a FireWire port in its newest release of its basic laptop. The users expressed the anger at the popular company with hundreds of messages posted on Apple’s official forum, in the minutes after the announcement to remove the FireWire port was made by Steve Jobs.

Russ Tolman was one of the first people to complain about the issue. “I work in a large school district that doesn’t like Macs. One thing that has allowed us to keep them has been the ability to image them with firewire ports,” he stated. “In my unknowledgeable opinion Apple really screwed up with no Firewire port. Schools without much money will be moving to cheap PC’s.”

Apple’s MacBook Pro computers will continue to have a FireWire port, although cost significantly more than the MacBook.

Apple responded to these criticisms in a statement by saying that “Actually, all of the new HD camcorders of the past few years use USB 2.” While camcorders are a popular FireWire peripheral, FireWire is used for a variety of other devices.

Apple’s press release did not mention the fact the FireWire was removed from the MacBook, although it did mention that the MacBook Pro has one FireWire port.

The MacBook Pro costs US$ 1,999, while the standard MacBook costs $1,299.

Apple users criticize lack of FireWire port on MacBook

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Users of Apple Computer’s MacBook computers have criticized Apple for failing to include a FireWire port in its newest release of its basic laptop. The users expressed the anger at the popular company with hundreds of messages posted on Apple’s official forum, in the minutes after the announcement to remove the FireWire port was made by Steve Jobs.

Russ Tolman was one of the first people to complain about the issue. “I work in a large school district that doesn’t like Macs. One thing that has allowed us to keep them has been the ability to image them with firewire ports,” he stated. “In my unknowledgeable opinion Apple really screwed up with no Firewire port. Schools without much money will be moving to cheap PC’s.”

Apple’s MacBook Pro computers will continue to have a FireWire port, although cost significantly more than the MacBook.

Apple responded to these criticisms in a statement by saying that “Actually, all of the new HD camcorders of the past few years use USB 2.” While camcorders are a popular FireWire peripheral, FireWire is used for a variety of other devices.

Apple’s press release did not mention the fact the FireWire was removed from the MacBook, although it did mention that the MacBook Pro has one FireWire port.

The MacBook Pro costs US$ 1,999, while the standard MacBook costs $1,299.

Land For Sale In Texas Roll Back Taxes: Beware}

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Submitted by: Chuck Magee

If you buy land for sale in Texas beware if you change the use of the land you could become responsible for tens of thousands of dollars in taxes that have nothing to do with you.

If you are in the market for some nice pasture, ranch, or hunting land for sale in Texas you may want to sit up and read this carefully. In Texas the tax base is lowered dramatically for what is called Ag land or agriculture land, this is to give farmers and ranchers a much needed tax break and I have no problem with this tax relief for them and most Americans do not have a problem with it either. In Texas there is a little known tax law or tax code that you will not be told about by the local County Appraisal District until its to late, it is call a roll back tax and if you get charged by the Texas County tax assessor it could bankrupt you depending on the value of the land you bought and what the tax bill would have been over the previous five years for the land.

If your wandering yes you did here me right the Texas County Tax Collector will charge you the new owner of the land not the old owner that was in possession of the land and yes I did say five years worth of back taxes on your land for sale in Texas. Want to know all you have to do to get nailed with this tax, just change the use of the land from agriculture to anything commercial or just not with the Texas Ag exemption. If you do change the use of the rural land the Texas County Collector will calculate what the tax bill would have been for the previous five years and yes again that was five years and hit you the new owner of the land with that tax burden, how fair is this.

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I have yet to get anyone in the county appraisal district office to explain to me how this could possibly be fair, the only thing you will here from them is do it and pay us. What I dont understand is how the Texas legislature could let this go on but thats a discussion for another day like so many things. I advise you if you are looking for land for sale in Texas and it does not matter what county in Texas you need to make sure of the use of the land, how the Texas County Appraisal District Office has the land valued now and over the past five years and if it has been in Ag exemption you need to keep it that way or find another tract of land.

I will give you one example on a land tract I bought less than an hour from Dallas all we did was put a bulldozer on the property and clear the fences that were all grown up and clear out some of the mesquite trees that you cant even drive a tractor over without busting a tire. This was enough for the Appraisal District to hit us with over a $ 75,000.00 dollar tax bill for what the taxes would have been had it been commercial the previous five years so we had to run fast to our attorney to get out of that one and it was because we had a good attorney.

So if you are looking at land for sale in Texas, make sure of your land use prior to closing and signing a contract, if it is in Ag exempt keep it that way or be prepared to pay dearly.

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Concerns over China Oil subsidiary of Unocal buying into US Energy infrastructure

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Saturday, July 16, 2005

At a U.S. House Armed Services Committee meeting broadcast on CSPAN, former CIA Director Woolsey talked about the 18.5 billion dollar bid by the government-backed China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for the purchase of Unocal Corporation. He said this is definitely a strategic energy power move by China, and it was not for economic gain. Others are still worried about EMP.

U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow heads a committee that can block the takeover. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure in June by a wide margin to form the committee under Snow. U.S. national security concerns are at stake according to analysts and many conservatives.

The United States reluctance to allow China’s unsolicited bid for an American oil company surprises some. When Russia claimed their own oil companies could not be bought by Americans for both “strategic” and “national security” reasons, the United States was vehemently opposed to that position.

First international flight lands at Delhi airport’s new Terminal 3

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Friday, July 16, 2010

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An Air India Boeing 777 from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport was the first international flight to land at Delhi’s new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

However, this was only one of nine “terminal process proving flights” that landed or departed from the brand-new steel and glass T3 on either Wednesday or Thursday. Seven of the proving flights departed or arrived on Wednesday and two on Thursday. The new terminal was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on July 3. Terminal 3 is designed to handle large international aircraft like the Airbus A380, which landed as one of the terminal process proving flights on Thursday.

Though Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), which operates the airport, had planned earlier to commission the new terminal for international operations on Wednesday, the commissioning was pushed to July 28 due to unfinished construction.

However, the proving flights proceeded as planned, and DIAL, with 450 employees from 13 airlines, conducted a full trial of all operations on Tuesday.

In addition to the Air India arrival from New York, United States, the first departure in the new Terminal was a Jet Airways international flight to Kathmandu, Nepal. The first domestic flight that departed from T3 was an Air India flight from Jaipur, Rajasthan.

On Tuesday, before the Air India 777 was slated to arrive, an official from that airline said that “All the 220 passengers and 18 crew members of the New York flight (AI-102) would clear their immigrations at the new terminal. It is going to be a real test for all the agencies at T3.” DIAL also stated that “passengers traveling by these nine flights (July 14 and July 15) are being informed individually by their respective airlines. Flight information is also being displayed on standees at terminal 2. The information about flights arriving and departing from Terminal 3 will also be displayed prominently at various points on the eight lane road from Hotel Radisson to Terminal 3.”

The terminal process proving flights aimed to make sure that everything, including airlines, air traffic control, ground handling agencies, duty free shops, flight caterers, aviation oil companies, customs, and immigration, are all in working order.

Virginians melee at used Apple iBook sale

Filed under: Uncategorized — 3DpXs5 @ 2:50 am, March 19, 2017.

Thursday, August 18, 2005

“Total chaos” is how many described the melee that resulted from a sale of used Apple iBook laptop computers at the Richmond International Raceway (RIR) by the Henrico County, Virginia school system.

Officials estimated nearly 5,000 people thronged the sale for the $50, four-year-old computers. Among them were 17 injured, four requiring hospitalization – one for a leg injury, and three for heat-related illness, said Henrico County Police. Reports of trampling in the stampede were not uncommon, and one driver reportedly tried to drive through the throng of prospective buyers.

Alice Jemerson, an elderly customer said, “They bum rushed the gates and I was knocked over, fighting for my life. All these people were on top of me.”

Shortly after 7am EST officials opened the gates and many residents ran hysterically toward the building where the sale was to occur at 9am.

At a post sale press conference, Henrico County Police spokesman Lieutenant Doug Perry told reporters, “A few bad apples found their way inside. It looked worse than it was.”

Apple iBooks are the preferred computer for Henrico County schools, and Director of General Services of Henrico County Paul Proto, said changes were made to the event after tremendous interest was generated, some as far away as Europe and California. Officials closed and moved the sale from the Henrico county school warehouse to the RIR, after residents complained that their tax dollars were used to buy the computers, and they ought to have first right to repurchase them. The Henrico County Board of Supervisors voted to amend the County Code so that only residents could purchase the laptop computers.

Although officials had prohibited camping out and overnight parking, some in attendance reported that people began arriving at midnight.

Henrico Police Chief H.W. Stanley, Jr. said five patrol officers were originally planned for the event, a customary presence for an event the size authorities had estimated. But by 6 am, an enormous crowd was assembled at the front gate.

Officials present before opening told the crowd that automobiles would be allowed to enter first, which prompted many to run to their cars. But while some were running back to their cars, others rushed the gate. The resulting confusion created much anger, and guards closed the gates shortly thereafter.

Long lines encircling the sale building were commonplace, and one observer noted, “They’re going to see themselves on the news tonight, and see what fools they are.”

Some citizens, however, considered their wait worthwhile. Hairstylist and mother of two Sheress Blunt was one of the first hundred to buy one of the iBooks; she came with her mother and said they sneaked into the raceway through a side gate.

Tonya Vaughan arrived at 5:30 a.m., also bought one of the first iBooks and said three people offered to buy it from her for as much as $200. She declined however, saying, “I told them no way! I had worked too hard for it.”

Lt. Perry said many officers were complimented on the way they handled the crowd, adding that police were seen letting children who had been pushed aside, into the building.

Mr. Proto said, “There are no plans right now to have another iBook sale.”

Henrico County Battalion Police Chief Steve Wood said no arrests were made and the iBooks were sold out by 1pm EST.

Investment Spanish Timber In Spain}

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Investment Spanish Timber in Spain

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A new alternative for diversifying your investments, in a way that is not only profitable and sustainable, but ethical, too: hardwood.

The investment is backed by a solid institution and offers two sources of benefits: investors benefit from natural tree growth and from the revaluation of hardwood (quoted on international markets).

If you choose this type of investment, you can maintain your trees through to the end of their natural life, or sell them on the secondary market (buyers of developed trees). You also have the possibility of investing through contracts that guarantee a repurchase price at the end of a particular period.

1. Guarantees

a) The holdings belong to Bosques Naturales S.A. The holdings currently cover an area of around 100,000 hectares.

b) Bosques Naturales S.A. has a paramount interest in maintaining the trees and selling them at the highest possible price, because our main earnings comes from the 20% sales commission involved.

c) Bosques Naturales is a founding member of ASEBIO (the Spanish Association of Biotechnology Enterprises, which includes companies such as Zeltia and Glaxo SmithKline) and has the support of the CDTI, an agency of the Ministry for Science and Technology, and ENISA, an agency of the Ministry of Economy.

d) Timber, as the raw material, is traded in on international markets.

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2. Returns

Returns depend on two factors:

a) Tree growth, which is estimated at 10.34% per year over 20 years.

Innovative methodologies are used to obtain trees of significant size and quality with a high financial value, thus cutting the growth cycle and obtaining timber of high financial value in around 20 years. This involves increased production in a shorter time and with more quality than in extensive or wild conditions.Our methodology is the result of an intense R&D and Innovation program, together with scientific collaboration agreements with reputed organizations including the Polytechnic University of Madrid’s (EUITA, University School of Agricultural Technical Engineering), the Community of Madrid’s (INIA, Agri-Food Institute) and GENOMA ESPAA (an agency of the Ministries of Health, and Science and Technology).

b) The rise in the price of timber. The cost of timber in 20 years from now is an unknown factor, but if hardwood prices follow the trend of recent decades, its value will have risen considerably. Continuous rising demand, as well as a growing shortfall of trunks for ‘prime’ qualities as required by the processing industry, means it is likely the upward trend will continue over the next few years.

3. Safety.

With regard to safety, Bosques Naturales has taken all types of preventive measures and equipped its holdings with infrastructures such as windbreaks, fencing, water and fire hydrants, trucks, etc. It has also taken out a ‘growing wood’ insurance policy to cover the plantations against disasters.

4. When You Get the Returns

The business is designed to obtain maximum profit after the sale of the timber, once the production cycle has ended. You are free to collect your profits at any time before cutting by turning to the secondary market (clients who wish to buy trees of a certain age). It is important to emphasize that we recommend maintaining an investment in forestry assets for at least three years. The new Plan 10 contracts provide a guarantee on returns and the fixed times when they can be paid.

5. Tax Treatment.

Because timber is a real property, the difference between the profit obtained from the sale and the acquisition price is paid at a rate of 15%. The acquisition price is updated in line with the correction coefficient that the Ministry of Economy publishes on real property.

Who Are Bosques Naturales, S.A?

Bosques Naturales, S.A. is a Spanish company (founded in 1996) that is the leader in hardwood production through the use of FSC-certified sustainable plantations located in Spain, to which the state-of-the-art biotechnology is applied. The company is now offering the chance to participate in the high returns of its activity via a Sustainable Investment in its forestry assets.The corporate aim of Bosques Naturales, S.A. is the organized production of hardwood and/or tropical wood of great economic value earmarked to the international processing industry. The innovative methodology consists of making and developing Sustainable Agro-Forestry Plantations on fertile agricultural land and planting and cultivating wood chosen for its capacity and vigorous growth and aimed at timber production.The selection of trees planted with biotechnological techniques and the application of modern agronomical methods multiply the productivity and quality of the timber obtained from the plantations.Bosques Naturales S.A.’s business involves acquiring irrigated agricultural holdings and transforming it into agro-forestry plantations. The timber cultivated is especially selected by our R&D and Innovation department, and currently consists of exceptional varieties of walnut, cherry, pear and ash trees.Individual investors are then sold ownership of the trees, identified by their geospatial position in the plantations, and we take care of their cultivation and maintenance. When the contract for the provision of these services ends, the trees are sold and cut and the plantation is replanted. The timber obtained is sold at the best price on the international market.The results obtained, minus 20% in the form of a management and marketing commission, are sent to the owner of the trees in exchange for a closed price the purchaser paid Bosques Naturales S.A, at the initial time of tree purchase.The basic sales contract for the trees is called an agro-forestry contract. There are 3 types of agro-forestry contracts, as well as our Plan 10 contracts, which offer a certain repurchase value for a fixed period. When you buy a tree from one of our plantations, you are making an ethical investment of high financial return with the guarantee offered by an irreplaceable raw material such as timber.The Bosques Naturales, S.A. share structure includes the following institutional investors:- CRM (Capital Riesgo de la Comunidad de Madrid) S.A., with a 7.65% stake. This organization includes shareholders such as Caja Madrid (35%), the Autonomous Community of Madrid (22.5%) and the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry (15%).- EUROBOSQUES, a company that specializes in biotechnological research into forest plants, with a 12% stake.Other institutions that support the activity of Bosques Naturales, S.A. are:- ENISA S.A. (the National Innovation Enterprise), which has had a share loan with Bosques Naturales, S.A. since 1997.- The CDTI, Center for Technological and Industrial Development.

Sustainable Investment

Investments based on TREES are economically profitable, but we should highlight another series of benefits that their cultivation for TIMBER production brings to the environment and society in general.

ECOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS:

-1.- Direct Benefits (i.e., inherent to production activity):- Formation of forest land,- Absorption of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2),- Release of oxygen (O2) into the atmosphere,- Condensation of water (H2O) backed by the formation of forests, thus creating the conditions needed for rain.

-2.- Indirect BenefitsThe deforestation of areas of high ecological value is leading to a shortfall in timber. Agro-forestry holdings prevent the effects of deforestation, thus preserving the lives of many trees and their associated flora and fauna. For every tree cultivated for timber, it is anticipated that 16 trees are destroyed in tropical forests for timber extraction.

-3.- Social and Cultural Benefits- Creation of jobs associated to the activity.- Promotion of the redistribution of wealth.- Enrichment of the beauty of the landscape.- Tourist development.

The environmental, social and cultural benefits mentioned above are closely linked to the living organism, i.e., the TREE, which means that investing in products based on a rational exploitation of trees could accurately be described as ETHICAL.To date, Bosques Naturales has planted and sold more than 200,000 trees from the 1,100 hectares of its irrigated agricultural holdings. Under current turnover conditions, 100 new hectares are planted every year. As turnover grows, the number of hectares per year is set to rise, so that over the next 10 years we expect to plant more than 4,000 hectares in Spain alone, i.e., the equivalent of 1.2 million hardwood trees. Following this progression and as we make further headway, the environmental benefits can only grow.Bosques Naturales believes the plantations will save many trees in natural areas. For each hectare cultivated, 16 hectares of forest will be saved from deforestation.In conclusion, this is a product offering significant financial returns, a real property that can be marketed at any time, and, as an investment involving an ethical activity, it is open to anybody to participate in actively.

FSC Certification

Bosques Naturales, S.A. is the first Spanish company to be awarded the FSC forest certificate for forest plantations in Spain.High Yield InvestmentsWhen you buy a product made from FSC-certified timber, you have the following guarantees:FSC Certification1.- The timber comes from a plantation that is economically viable, both today and in the future.2.- The plantation and chain of custody fully meet all social, labor and human rights requirements.3.- The plantation and chain of custody respect the environment, protecting and benefiting it.The Cceres and Girona holdings are currently FSC certified, while the other holdings are in the process of certification.The diploma for this certification was presented to us at the Ministry for the Environment on 7 May 2003 at an event presided by the Chairman of the Environment Committee of the Congress, Mr. Juan Carlos Aparicio, and with the participation of the Environment Secretary, Mr. del lamo.

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Top Cleaning Mistakes}

Filed under: Gutter Cleaning — 3DpXs5 @ 3:00 am, March 14, 2017.

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Kathy DeCandia

Mistake #1: Washing Windows on a Sunny Day – Dont wash your windows on a sunny day. It is only natural to want to be outdoors cleaning when the weather is warm and nice. However, washing your windows while it is sunny outside often makes your windows dry too quickly, which causes streaks.

Correction: A solution to streaky windows is changing up the way you clean your window. Instead of using a sponge try using a microfiber cloth instead. This will ensure that your windows will be coated with cleaning solution, but wont leave splashes on the windows the same way a sponge would. You can also use a squeegee to finish the job. Simply run the squeegee over the window after you wash it down with the microfiber cloth.

Mistake #2: Scrubbing Stains One of the first responses people have when they spill something is to grab a wet towel and start scrubbing the stain out. Scrubbing, however, can cause more damage than not scrubbing. Scrubbing tends to ingrain the stain even further into fibers.

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Correction: Instead of scrubbing, dab at the stain. Use a clean towel and press down on the stain, blotting it out. Keep using new sections of the towel. Then, spray or dab cleaner on the stain and continue to press on the stain, not scrub. This will allow you to be much more successful with getting rid of the stain.

Mistake #3: Abrasive Bath Cleaners: Buildup in baths and showers can get pretty intense. Many of us use powerful cleaners, like Comet or Ajax, to clean our tubs and get them shiny and clean. The problem with these strong cleansers is that they have granulated powders that actually scuff up porcelain, and can even take the glaze off your shower.

Correction: Use a milder, nonabrasive cleanser. There are a lot of milder shower sprays out there that you can use to keep scum at bay, but also protect the porcelain and glaze of your bath. Some cleansers you dont even need to scrub the mildew or scum off your bathtub. Simply spray down your shower after you bathe and let it dry. Another good idea is to take a few moments after your bath to wipe down the tub, since drying the tub can prevent scum buildup.

Mistake #4: Spraying furniture polish on the table: A lot of people like to spray furniture polish directly on the table and then wipe the table with their dusting cloth. The problem with spraying directly on the table is that it can leave a sticky buildup from using too much polish.

Correction: If you dont want to deal with buildup, try spraying on the cloth instead. This allows you to polish the furniture well; youll waste less polish, and end up having to buff less as well. There are also microfiber dusters out there that are very effective and pick up dust with out the use of spray.

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Palestinian legislators approve new cabinet for Abbas

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February 24, 2005

Legislators in Ramallah have accepted a cabinet with few returning staff after twice rejecting Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia’s more staid proposals.

“We have agreed in principle with Abu Mazen (Abbas) to let this crisis pass,” Fatah MP Mohammed Horani said.

Members of the dominant Fatah party rejected two earlier line ups, before accepting the third late Wednesday after a further meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas. Fatah controls 63 of the 85 seats in the Palestinian Legislative Council.

The legislators were dismayed by a lack of change in the initial offerings, reportedly heavy with old guard politicians from the previous administration. Approximately 70% of the 24 cabinet members are new ministers that have not served before. Reports differ, with Reuters claiming 17 ministers are new, while the Times of London claims 20.

Nasser Yousef has been accepted to take the security forces roughly from behind, and Mohammed Dahlan, currently a security advisor to Abbas, is also in the new line up. Abbas is reported by the CBC as eager to consolidate control in security as part of an effort to clean up corruption and tighten domestic oversight in the occupied territories.

Some of the politicians who will not be a part of the new cabinet include Nabil Shaath, the Foreign Minister, and Saeb Erekat, the Negotiations Minister.

The cabinet will now be brought to the Legislative Council on Thursday for a vote.

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