Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 22-year-old Brentwood man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash that killed a motorcyclist in his hometown Sunday night, Suffolk County police said. Anthony Brody-Santos was driving a 1999 Nissan Altima southbound on Washington Avenue just before 11:20 p.m., police said, when he crashed into a 2001 Honda motorcycle that was turning onto Clarke Street. The motorcyclist, 47-year-old Jose Funes of Brentwood, was transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he died from his injuries, police said. Brody-Santos, who was not injured, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip. Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. The investigation is continuing, police said. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.
Total dividends distributed to shareholders in the quarter were $3.9 billion. Shell on Thursday started a share buyback program of at least $25 billion in the period 2018-2020, subject to further progress with debt reduction and oil price conditions.Royal Dutch Shell Chief Executive Officer, Ben van Beurden, commented: “Today we are taking another important step towards the delivery of our world-class investment case, with the launch of a $25 billion share buyback program.“This move complements the progress we have made since the completion of the BG acquisition in 2016, to reshape our portfolio through a $30 billion divestment program and new projects, to reduce net debt, and to turn off the scrip dividend. Our financial framework remains unchanged. Our free cash flow outlook and the progress we have made to strengthen our balance sheet give us the confidence to start our share buyback program.”Offshore Energy Today Staff Share buyback program Oil major Shell recorded a 30% rise in quarterly profit boosted by its Integrated Gas and Upstream units. The oil company also started a $25 billion share buyback program.Shell CEO Ben van Beurden; Source: Shell Flickr – under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 licenseShell’s net income attributable to shareholders on a current cost of supplies (CCS) basis, excluding identified items, amounted to $4.69 billion in the second quarter of 2018, which is a 30% increase compared to $3.6 billion in the same period last year.Compared with the second quarter 2017, CCS earnings attributable to shareholders excluding identified items reflected increased contributions from Integrated Gas and Upstream, partly offset by lower earnings in Downstream.Cash flow from operating activities for the second quarter 2018 was $9.5 billion, which included negative working capital movements of $2.1 billion, compared with $11.3 billion in the second quarter 2017, which included positive working capital movements of $2.5 billion.The company’s total oil and gas production during the quarter dropped by 2% to 3.442 million barrels of oil equivalent from 3.495 million boed in the second quarter of last year.
This morning saw Mark Donald of PNG, Gyandera Maharaj of Fiji, Rocky Teklem of Solomon Islands, Yvan Thales of New Caledonia and Posing-Simon luis-Sail of Tahiti took to the stage to compete in the under 65kg male division while Salen Jim of PNG, Sione Sale of Tonga, Gary Colombani of Tahiti, Venon Bhim of Fiji, Denis Dolanga Sala of Solomon Islands and Nelson Sanmarso of New Caledonia took part in the men’s over 65kg division.The women contestants only participated in the under 55kg and over 55kg divisions.The other male divisions include the under 75kg, under 80kg, under 85kg, under 90kg, under 100kg and over 100kg division.The main favourite scene was when PNG’s contestant Donald Kaiwi who took part in the under 90kg of the male division contested on the stage.The competitors did a series of mandatory poses including the front lat spread, the rear lat spread, the front double biceps, the back double biceps, the side chest, the most muscular (men only) and the thigh-abdomenal pose.They also participated in the 30 seconds freestyle where they show off their styles to the judges.The final event will take place at the Caritas Hall.