PH Volcanoes off to hot start in SEA Games

first_imgLATEST STORIES They are to face Malaysia late Saturday before taking on Singapore and Thailand on Sunday in a bid to once again sweep the competition all the way to the gold medal.Last year’s bronze medalist Lady Volcanoes weren’t as lucky as they bowed to Thailand, 32-0, in the opening match of the women’s division.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games opening Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ View comments Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ McIlroy confirms he’ll return for FedEx Cup opener Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters KUALA LUMPUR — As expected the Philippine men’s rugby 7s team opened up with an explosive start after scoring two easy wins in the Southeast Asian Games Saturday at Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya Stadium, Kelana Jaya here.Champions in the sport’s maiden staging in 2015 Singapore edition, the Volcanoes drubbed Indonesia, 47-5, before demolishing Cambodia, 47-7.ADVERTISEMENT Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Gameslast_img read more

Roger Federer Earns 1 Million Euro from Swiss Indoors and Donates it All to Charity

first_imgRoger Federer is loved all over the world for being the champion he is on the court. The Swiss great has won most tournaments there is to win and along with them their hefty sums of prize money. When he comes home to Basel, he charges a whopping € 1million (£865,000) for just turning up at the Swiss Indoors, and he walks away with nothing, donating the entire earning to the Roger Federer Foundation.”All the money I receive here I continue to give to the Foundation,” Federer said. “My goal was that my contract will continue automatically as long as I play.”And so we have settled it now. For me, it was clear anyway that I would play here every year as long as I continue to play tennis professionally.”And it is also important for the organisers to know that they can count on me.”On Wednesday, Federer crushed Radu Albot 6-0, 6-3, to register his 22nd victory in a row at the Swiss Indoors and earn a quarter-final place at his home event for the 17th time.The nine-time champion was ruthless in a 22-minute opening set, finishing the entire job in 63 minutes in front of 9,000 fans.”It’s a super feeling to know exactly where the ball is going, what the other guy is doing,” said top seed Federer.”I was hitting a lot of winners, those kind of moments are really rare.”Federer, who is playing in Basel for the 19th time, won his first set to love at the tournament since 2006.”I’m very happy, it was important to start the second set with a break,” said 38-year-old Federer.He will on Friday face the winner from Stan Wawrinka and Frances Tiafoe, who both earned straight-set wins earlier in the day.(With inputs from AFP) Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. baselcharityprize moneyRoger Federer First Published: October 24, 2019, 12:00 PM ISTlast_img read more

BCCI to interview eligible candidates for coach’s job

first_imgBCCI will first prune and short-list names from 57 applications received for the Team India’s coach post before calling them for an interview, BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke said.”The first step is to make the list from 57 to the eligible and then it will go for further scrutiny and then the most eligible candidates will go through a process of interviews, presentations. All of this will be done and the best candidate will be finalised,” Shirke told reporters in Mumbai.The board had invited applications for the post and some high-profile names such as former captain Anil Kumble, former Test allrounder and ex-team director Ravi Shastri and current selection panel chief Sandeep Patil are among the 57 who have applied for the job. (Kumble’s application as India coach queers the pitch for Shastri )Shirke was non-committal on when the new head coach for the team would be finalised.”There was a criteria announced, so as per the criteria whoever will be eligible, that will be announced. There is no deadline as such, the process has to be completed and as soon as the process is completed, the final selections will be announced,” he said.”All I can say is that there are meritorious foreigners and meritorious Indians (who have sought the job),” he added. (BCCI likely to announce coach on June 24 ) Moreover, Shirke said that all Test match staging associations have been asked to send in suggestions to the BCCI for attracting more spectators for the most traditional form of the game which would be deliberated on June 24 at the Board’s Working Committee meeting in Dharamsala.advertisement”Test cricket has been experiencing reduced viewership. The president (Anurag Thakur) is very keen that side of the game should also be developed and not be neglected. Therefore we have asked all the staging associations to make suggestions to improve attendances and each of them is going to come up with ideas and there will be an exchange of ideas,” said Shirke.”This exercise is to make sure that there will be more attendance and it will be deliberated during the working committee meeting in Dharamsala,” he added.(with PTI inputs)last_img read more

Anil Kumble eyes extension as India coach, Virender Sehwag and Tom Moody among applicants

first_imgVirender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus, Lalchand Rajput and Dodda Ganesh are among six candidates who have applied for the role of the Indian cricket team’s head coach. Incumbent Anil Kumbe has also reapplied.CLICK TO WATCH FULL VIDEOThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had started its hunt to select the new head coach of the senior men’s team. Current coach Kumble’s term expires after the ICC Champions Trophy in England on June 18.”To ensure a fair and completely transparent process, a nominee of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) will oversee the entire process along with the Cricket Advisory Committee,” the Indian board had said in a press statement.”The BCCI’s three-member advisory committee comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman will conduct interviews and seek presentations to select the best possible candidate to guide the team and take Indian Cricket forward.”However, Kumble’s position as coach seemingly became untenable after reports first emerged on India Today that he did not share a great relationship with the rest of the team . The India captain had reportedly complained to the Committee of Administrators and told them of Kumble’s intimidating approach. According to sources, the players and the coach do not share a very cordial relationship.But the BCCI had said that procedures were being followed in the appointment of the next coach. Last year, the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) had selected Kumble from among a host of other important names.Kumble has enjoyed a lot of success as India coach and has won back five back-to-back Test series, including four at home. Under his tenure, India also defeated New Zealand and England in limited-overs series at home.advertisementIndia are currently in England to defend the Champions Trophy which concludes on June 18. Kumble’s term expires on June 20.Sehwag is currently team director at Kings XI Punjab while Moody is coach of the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Pybus has in the past coached Bangladesh and Pakistan.Rajput was at the helm as manager when India won the inaugural World T20 in 2007 and then won the CB Series in Australia a few months later. He had to make way for Gary Kirsten, whose three year stint as India coach ended with the 2011 World Cup triumph at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.last_img read more

Warriors Curry The Knicks, 125-94

first_imgTweetPinShare0 Shares OAKLAND, Calif. — Birthday boy Stephen Curry received a postgame locker room visit from Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who gifted Golden State’s All-Star point guard from Charlotte with a football jersey sporting his No. 30.What a way to celebrate turning 27. He had a snazzy cake and new sneakers, too.Curry dazzled for 25 points and 11 assists, and the Warriors beat the New York Knicks 125-94 on March 14 for their eighth straight home victory.Curry was serenaded with a “Happy Birthday” song from fans during one timeout. “It was a fun night all the way around,” Curry said. “It’s special that they’re having fun.”Curry ended the first half with a contested 3-pointer from the top of the arc as he leaned in and let it go, legs off balance. He finished 6-of-10 on 3s.Klay Thompson added 27 points with six 3s, and the Splash Brothers combined for 29 points by halftime to highlight a 47-point second quarter that blew open the game.Andrea Bargnani had 18 points for the Knicks and Alexey Shved added 14.After having their five-game winning streak snapped a night earlier at Denver with the regulars resting, Curry and Co. kick-started a welcome six-game homestand with plenty of pizazz for the Western Conference leaders (52-13), who topped their win total of last season.“When those guys get hot it’s really hard to cool them off,” New York’s Lance Thomas said. “Once we took our foot off the gas defensively, that’s when they executed.”Midway through the third, Curry drove the baseline and dished to Thompson for a 3. A couple minutes later, he drove through traffic for a left-handed layup and fell a few rows back into the baseline fans.Curry was greeted in the locker room before the game by a cake in the form of his All-Star 3-point contest trophy and new Under Armour sneakers. “That’s probably the craziest cake (I’ve had),” he said.Averaging 25.6 points in nine previous games against New York, he hit that mark again. Curry knocked down consecutive 3-pointers early in the opening quarter to find his stroke.“He’s just one of the best in the world at what he does,” Thompson said.Coach Steve Kerr’s move to rest Curry, Thompson, Andrew Bogut and Andre Iguodala in Denver certainly looked genius a day later — with his team playing a fifth game in seven days and sixth in nine.“We looked like ourselves again with our pace and taking care of the ball,” Kerr said. “Thirty-four assists to (nine) turnovers, that’s a coach’s dream.”The Warriors lost 114-103 to the Nuggets with a short bench. Bogut sure looked fresh and had two big first-quarter dunks.Draymond Green added 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors beat the Knicks for the ninth time in 12 meetings and 19 in 25.New York snapped its five-game skid March 12 at the Lakers while shooting 9-of-18 on 3-pointers. But a sluggish, sloppy second quarter put the Knicks in an insurmountable 73-52 halftime hole. Longtime fan and director Spike Lee watched the rout from courtside.University of Washington coach and former Warriors guard Lorenzo Romar was shown on the Kiss Cam late in the second quarter but didn’t see it, so they moved on to another couple.(JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer)last_img read more

India striving to list Azhar as global terrorist: Sources

first_imgNew Delhi: India continues to work with the UN Security Council sanctions committee on the listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist and will show patience on the issue, official sources said Saturday, days after China blocked a proposal at the world body to ban the JeM chief. They also said steps taken by Pakistan in the last few days, against terror groups are cosmetic in nature. “India continues to work with the UNSC’s sanction committee on listing of JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist,” official sources said. Also Read – Squadrons which participated in Balakot air strike awarded citations on IAF Day India believes “terrorism is a major issue for China. They know a number of terror groups are based in Pakistan”, sources added. On China blocking Azhar’s listing as a global terrorist, sources said India will show patience as long as it takes. On Beijing continuing to oppose Azhar’s listing as global terrorist, government sources said there are issues which China needs to resolve with Pakistan. On Wednesday, China for the fourth time blocked the bid in the UN Security Council to designate the chief of the Pakistan-based terror group as a “global terrorist” by putting a technical hold on the proposal. The Chinese move was termed “disappointing” by India.last_img read more

With UNbacked CD Sierra Leoneans to dance to the rhythms of reconciliation

9 May 2007The lilting messages of peace and civic engagement will be heard on sound systems across Sierra Leone, starting this week, with the release of a new CD produced by local musicians in collaboration with the United Nations Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL). According to UNIOSIL, the CD will help amplify its efforts to broadcast the findings of the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), meant to help heal rifts left by 11 years of bloody civil war, and to elicit greater citizen engagement in the country, where illiteracy rates remain high and where music plays an important role in social and cultural life.The 35 artists who contributed to the CD include such local stars as Zibo, Born Dada, Father T, Jonny Wisdom and Miriam. Topics of the 15 numbers, as indicated by their titles, include “Sierra Leone belongs to every citizen,” “Human Rights,” “Corruption” and “Women in Sierra Leone,” sung in English, Krio, Temne, and Mende.The album will be launched at a gala concert at the national stadium in the country’s capital, Freetown, on 11 May, by Adisa Jelani Andwele, renowned musician and poet of Barbados and Goodwill Ambassador of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).In his letter of invitation to the concert, the Executive Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Sierra Leone, Victor Angelo, noted that “the messages contained in the music CD are widely anticipated to create the opportunity for greater citizen engagement towards a further strengthening of the legal, judicial, institutional and administrative mechanisms, as well as cultural and democratic values.” read more

Closing Bell TSX down on political uncertainty as commodities prices move higher

TORONTO — The Toronto stock market closed lower on Wednesday as the European economy was dealt another blow from economic concerns in Portugal alongside political strife in Egypt.Here are the closing numbers TSX — 12,145.68 -32.70 -0.27% S&P 500 — 1,615.41 +1.33 0.08% Dow — 14,988.55 +56.14 0.38% Nasdaq — 3,443.67 +10.27 0.30%The S&P/TSX composite index fell 32.70 points to end the session at 12,145.68.The Canadian dollar rose 0.35 of a cent to 95.15 cents US.Oil prices were driven to their highest level in more than a year partly on the unfolding political crisis in Egypt. The country’s military has ousted embattled President Mohammed Morsi, suspended the country’s constitution and called early elections.Meanwhile, the U.S. Energy Department reported that crude supplies fell by 10.3 million barrels from the previous week. The decline was more than three times what analysts had expected and came partly from lower supplies from Canada after the temporary Enbridge (TSX:ENB) pipeline shutdown at the end of June.Crude rose above US$100 a barrel for the first time since May 2012. The August contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange ended ahead $1.64 at US$101.24 a barrel.TSX energy stocks were up 0.2%.In Portugal, the government teetered on the brink of collapse, reviving criticism over the eurozone’s strategy for dealing with its prolonged financial crisis.Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has defied calls to resign but was running out of options to keep his centre-right coalition government together following the resignations of two key ministers in a spat over austerity.The renewed concerns drove gold prices higher as August bullion lifted $8.50 to US$1,251.90 an ounce on the Nymex.The TSX gold sector was the biggest gainer, up 1.3%, with Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) rising 68 cents to $26.02. The base metals sector was down 0.7% while copper prices rose 3.2 cents to US$3.174 a pound for the September contract.Telecom stocks pulled back once again, off 0.9%, after Mobilicity pushed back a vote on the company’s proposed recapitalization plan by a week.The struggling wireless service provider, which has reportedly held talks with U.S. telecom giant Verizon, did not give a reason for the delay Wednesday, other than to say it wanted to consider “potential alternatives.”Shares of Canadian wireless companies have been mostly weaker since rumours emerged of a potential new competitor in the domestic industry. Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B) was off 85 cents to $41.52, but Telus (TSX:T) rose two cents to $31.68.The global developments impacted Wall Street to a lesser extent in a shortened trading session that ended at 1 p.m. ET ahead of the Independence Day holiday.The Dow Jones industrials gained 56.14 points to close at 14,988.55. The Nasdaq was up 10.27 points at 3,443.67, while the S&P 500 index was 1.33 points higher at 1,615.41.In earnings, Sandvine Corp, (TSX:SVC) swung to a US$900,000 profit in the second quarter as the Waterloo, Ont.,-based broadband technology provider posted significantly higher revenues in reversing last year’s Q2 loss. Revenues rose 27% to US$23.5 million from US$18.6 million in the same 2012 period. Shares of Sandvine were off nearly 8%, or 16 cents, to $1.95.What investors were watching today:Fears of correction continue to haunt Toronto’s condo alley Big Three telecoms set to challenge parts of CRTC’s new wireless codePortugal, Greece turmoil threatens to reawaken the eurozone beastCanada’s housing boom has pushed one in 10 families deep in debtWHAT’S ON DECK WEDNESDAYU.S. markets closed for Independence Day holiday read more

Keystone XL future in the hands of Nebraska

Keystone XL future in the hands of Nebraska TransCanada by Jonathan Muma Posted Aug 8, 2017 7:36 am MDT Last Updated Aug 8, 2017 at 8:00 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email The fate of the Keystone XL pipeline is back in the hands of Nebraska.After years of hurdles and setbacks public hearings are underway in the state this week.But is the project still worth pursuing?Trevor Tombe, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Calgary, said despite depressed oil prices, there is still a lot of forecast production.“The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, for example, anticipates about another million-and-a-half barrels per day in Western Canadian production by 2030,” he said. “And so what we would need in order to carry that additional oil to market is not just Keystone XL, not just Trans Mountain, not just Line 3 but potentially all those three plus Energy East.”He explained the economics of the pipeline still work.“So, roughly speaking a pipeline would be able to carry oil to the Gulf Coast at half the price that rail cars would,” he said.Tombe said the only forces which could ultimately shelve this project are land disputes, like in Nebraska in this case, or political pressure.He added there is no guarantee the other proposed pipeline projects will happen, so, continuing with Keystone XL makes a lot of sense. read more

Teenager who shaved head for charity put in isolation by school for

first_imgLaunceston College in Cornwall Launceston College in CornwallCredit:Wessex news agency The Facebook post on Launceston Notice Board prompted a furious reaction with many people condemning the college.There were also hundreds of offers of support for his charity fundraising and Taylor has now set up a JustGiving page to raise more money for Cancer Research UK.Jobi Hovis Hold wrote: “Absolutely horrified reading this! Shame on you Launceston College……..I suppose you’d put a student having gone through chemo in isolation too for not having hair! Disgraceful.”Stephanie Barret said it was “absolutely shameful” of the college, adding: “You should be making a positive example of this young man’s achievement.”Launceston College said Taylor would be having individual specialist tuition for the four days.Principal Bryan Maywood told the BBC: “After this period his hair will no longer be considered an extreme hairstyle; he will return to normal lessons.””Launceston College respects Taylor’s impressive collection made for Cancer Research but unfortunately it was not planned with College expectations in mind​..​. The ‘Brave the Shave’ Macmillan Cancer Support website is very clear about procedures for undertaking these charity events and stresses the need to seek permission from school.​”  Taylor Jones A teenager who shaved his unruly hair to raise hundreds of pounds for a cancer charity has been put in isolation on his return to school.Taylor Jones, 15, lost his locks in a sponsored trim at the weekend and raised £850 for Cancer Research.But when he went back to Launceston College in Cornwall he was ordered straight into isolation because of his “extreme haircut”. His father added: “I’m very angry about it. Taylor has been made very upset, I’ve persuaded him to go back in tomorrow.”He’s nearly 16 so trying to dictate what length his hair should be is a bit ridiculous. They’re basically saying if you’re bald that’s not an acceptable look.”The deputy principal spoke to me and said they were trying to teach children there are rules to follow.”It sounds like a dictatorship to me. It is petty red tape and it’s not helping anybody.”We’ve been bowled over by the support he’s got.”A friend posted on Facebook: “We thought our school wouldn’t mind what he had done as it was for a good cause, apparently the fact that he’d raised over £850 pounds wasn’t good enough and before he had even gotten to his first lesson they put him in isolation labeling it an “extreme haircut”, telling him that he’s not able to return to normal lessons until his hair grows back to a more a more suitable length.”This is not only bad because of the fact it was for cancer but also that his GCSEs are coming up and they’re making him miss out on vital lessons that could boost his chances of being successful in them (not really what you’d expect from a place that’s supposed to be setting up children for the future).”Personally I don’t think it’s fair to punish a student for trying to do something that should be celebrated just because our school is so caught up in its own image.”center_img Taylor, who is due to take his GCSEs in less than a month, has been told he cannot return to lessons until his hair grows back to a more suitable length.But as a result of the row more people have donated to his fundraising drive and boosted his effort.His dad Nick Jones accused the school of acting like a “dictatorship”.He said his son was so upset after his first day in isolation he had to persuade him to go into school the next day.He said: “He has been growing it for a while and it had got very unruly and most people said his previous hairstyle was more of an extreme haircut than this is. “We did try to get him to do it in the first week of the holidays, but unfortunately the people who were going to cut his hair weren’t available, so he decided he would take the consequences and do it on Saturday.”Taylor returned to school after the Easter holidays and was almost immediately put in the Internal Exclusion Room.He was told he would be forced to spend break times, lunchtimes and lessons there until his hair grew back. Taylor Jones’s “extreme” haircut Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

3M CP45 caméra et projecteur en un seul appareil

first_img3M CP45: caméra et projecteur en un seul appareilLa marque 3M propose un tout-en-un avec son camescope CP45, qui filme et restitue aussitôt l’image via sa lentille de projection.Le camescope CP45 de la marque 3M était passé plutôt inaperçu depuis sa sortie en octobre dernier. Pourtant ce produit atypique mérite que l’on s’y attarde un peu. Car si cet appareil peut filmer tous vos moments de vie facilement grâce à son format le faisant ressembler à un baladeur MP3, il est capable aussi de les restituer immédiatement sans intermédiaire avec sa lentille de projection selon Le Journal du Geek.À lire aussiLa Descriptive Camera : quand une image se tranforme en texteDans les faits, la CP45 intègre un capteur de 5 mégapixels peut prendre des photos et des vidéos en 720p. Sur la tranche supérieure on retrouve le pico-projecteur de 20 lumens, qui ne fera pas des miracles, mais remplira sa tache correctement dans une pièce sombre ou très peu éclairée. C’est ce qu’on demande d’un produit grand public.Il possède en outre une mémoire interne de 2 Go, un peu faible pour de la vidéo Haute Définition mais fort heureusement, il est possible d’étendre le stockage à 32 Go via un port pour cartes micro SD. On trouve aussi un port HDMI, qui permet de le connecter à d’autres appareils et une batterie intégrée qui peut tenir après charge complète 100 minutes environ. Assez pour filmer vos promenades et soirées et les partager instantanemment.La CP45 est d’ores et déjà disponible pour la somme de 300 euros.Le 27 novembre 2011 à 18:30 • Maxime Lambertlast_img read more

Dolph Ziggler on resigning with WWE Lana the rise of NXT

first_img Scott Fishman of the Miami Herald passed along a new interview conducted with WWE star Dolph Ziggler. Here are some excerpts from the interview:On re-signing with WWE:“My contract was coming up, and I was weighing a bunch of different option, I had a lot of outside offers to do some other things. Instead I decided to settle on doing the thing I love the most and working for WWE. WWE has given me an out where any days off that I have they allow me to work on outside projects. So it’s a win-win for everybody. I don’t miss any work. I get to keep doing what I love. Just like when it’s SummerSlam week, but I’m going to a comedy club to perform and the next day going to a theater to sneak in a couple of minutes because I don’t sleep and want to be the best performer I can.”On the rise of NXT:“NXT is exploding as a brand. It’s very in right now, you want to be an NXT fan. They sold out Barclays Center for a show. How cool is that? I’m very happy for those guys. To have them in the game is amazing. They were a developmental system in WWE and breaking out into their own brand. Now they are in the video game. If that doesn’t make them hungry and want to steal my spot, nothing will. I welcome it. I’m looking forward to it. The more challenges the better. The game is great. NXT is doing great. It’s a lot of fun.”On his on-screen relationship with Lana and current rivalry with Rusev:“If I was always doing my own thing, I would be bored out of my mind, you have to do something different or you are just the guy who goes out there and has a great match, but nobody cares. You have to have different layers to your character. With someone like Lana, who can add different layers, we have a story built in. We have a fake Lana. The possibilities are endless. The story is always giving me something to do and something else to sink my teeth into. Then take it to another level.”Miamiherald.com: ‘WWE 2K16’ favorite Dolph Ziggler to show off in Miami with SmackDown at AmericanAirlines ArenaRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipDolph Ziggler Comments On His WWE StatusVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration -:-/Current Time 0:00Loaded: 0.00%Remaining Time -0:00 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Two title matches added to Clash of Champions in three weeks on September 15 Dolph Ziggler Pinterest WhatsApp Roman Reigns is in Remission Videos Articles WWE Announces Huge 4-Way Battles For SmackDown Live Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Dolph Ziggler Comments On His WWE Status Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Now Playing Up Next Seth Rollins Defends WWE On Two Separate Occasions WWE Confirms The Shield And Ronda Rousey At Super Show-Down Twitter Google+ Facebook Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next WWE RAW Results – 8/12/19 (Night after SummerSlam, Seth Rollins, The Miz vs. Ziggler) WWE RAW Preview: Night after SummerSlam, Miz vs. Ziggler, Women’s Tag Team Titleslast_img read more


McCarthy discusses the appointment of Hassenhuttl

first_imgSouthampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy has been discussing life at the club since Ralph Hassenhuttl was appointed manager.The former RB Leipzig manager replaced the sacked Mark Hughes as the Saints found themselves battling relegation for the second consecutive season, but McCarthy insists the players must do better.“Everyone needed a kick up the a— and I think in the short amount of time he has been with us there has been a big reaction from the boys already,” McCarthy said, according to the Telegraph.“He has got his different methods and they are totally different training sessions. Obviously, the goalies are not as involved as much but from what I have heard and what I have seen on the videos in the analysis room, everyone is just pressing, pressing, pressing once you lose the ball.”“And when we regain it, instead of turning around and playing back, it’s having that confidence to play forward and bring everyone up the pitch so we are a lot more attacking.”Speaking about the new manager’s training method, after reports suggested they were having longer sessions.Solskjaer slams Man United’s draw: “We should have won” Andrew Smyth – August 31, 2019 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was left to rue another missed opportunity as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw against 10-man Southampton.“He likes to play attractive football,” McCarthy says. “High pressing and intensive. I would much rather play like that than like Cardiff City did at the weekend.”Hassenhuttl began life as Saints boss with a disappointing 1-0 away loss to Cardiff City, but McCarthy believes the manager will get it right, saying: “He’s not left any stone unturned. He’s very thorough.”“With this manager and the way he wants to play, that is what you will see out there.”“I think there will be a lot more team bonding sessions, whether it’s a lunch together or go-karting or whatever.”last_img read more


Tropical Storm Ida Update

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 23 Sept 2015 – Tropical Storm Ida continues to bobble about in the Atlantic Basin; she is expected to maintain that strength into the new week. Elsewhere, the tropics are quiet. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for you Related Items:tropical storm ida Tropical watchlast_img

Editor Publisher Out at Afar Amid Restructuring

first_imgAccording to Sullivan, the changes better position Afar Media to expand across multiple platforms, including a forthcoming social search digital product. “We have connected with a vibrant community of people whose passion is to experience the world through travel by getting beneath the surface of a place and seeing it the way locals do,” he said in a statement.Launched in September, Afar was named by Samir “Mr. Magazine” Husni as one of the most notable launches of 2009. Experiential travel magazine Afar has undergone a restructuring with founder and CEO Greg Sullivan also now serving as editor-in-chief, replacing Susan West, who has left the company. Also out is John Sheehy, who had been serving as publisher—a position that has been eliminated.Other staffing changes include the promotions of executive vice president and digital operations managing director Dan Orum to president of Afar Media, co-founder Joe Diaz to vice president of sales and brand development and Derek Butcher to chief architect of Afar Digital and CTO.At the same time, the magazine said it was raising its rate base 50 percent to 75,000 with the March/April issue.last_img read more


Saudi authorities approved 118924 pilgrims visas

first_imgThe foreign affairs ministry on Tuesday said the Saudi authorities have approved some 118,924 pilgrims’ visas as of August 14.The embassy of Saudi Arabia in Dhaka has informed that there is no pending application with them, said the foreign ministry.It is “closely working” with the Saudi authorities in this regard.last_img


2 killed in separate gunfights

first_img.Two people were killed in separate incidents of alleged gunfights with the law enforcement in Kushtia and Narayanganj early Friday.In Kushtia, Shahin, 32, hailing from Nurpur village of Kumarkhali upazila, was killed in a reported gunfight with police on the bank of the Padma river in Kasba area of Kumarkhali around 2:30am.Shahin was an accused in a case filed over the murder of expatriate Rakib Hossain, said Kumarkhali police station officer-in-charge Abdul Khaleq.Earlier on Sunday morning, the body of Rakib was recovered from Kali river in Kumarkhali.Police sent the body of Shahin to Kushtia General Hospital for an autopsy, OC Khaleq added.He further said several police members were also injured during the gunfight.In another incident of an alleged gunfight with the detective branch (DB) of police in Galachipa Goalia Khal area of Narayanganj city, Moniruzzaman Shahin alias Banduk Shahin, 50, was killed.Banduk Shahin was an enlisted top terror and an accused in 12 lawsuits, including murder, extortion and drugs peddling, said additional superintendent of Narayanganj police, M Sharfuddin.DB OC Mahbubur Rahman and sub-inspector (SI) Mizan were injured in the gunfight, he added.last_img read more


Sandra Blands Family Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

first_imgSandra Bland/FacebookSandra Bland, who was found dead at the Waller County Jail on July 13.The family of Sandra Bland — who died last year in a Waller County Jail cell — has reached a settlement with Texas officials in a wrongful death lawsuit, a lawyer for the family said Thursday.Waller County and the Texas Department of Public Safety will pay the family a total of $1.9 million and the county has agreed to policy changes, according to attorney Cannon Lambert. The terms were finalized Wednesday, Lambert said.The fight began on July 10, 2015, when former Department of Public Safety Trooper Brian Encinia stopped Bland near the Prairie View A&M University campus for failing to properly signal a lane change. After a heated argument, the trooper arrested Bland for assaulting a public servant. Three days later, she was found hanged in her cell at Waller County Jail. Her death was ruled a suicide.The circumstances of Bland’s arrest, which was caught on dashboard camera video, spurred a national discussion about race and policing. The FBI and Texas Rangers investigated, Bland’s mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit, legislative hearings were held and the screening process for new inmates in Texas county jails was changed.In federal court, Bland’s mother, Geneva Reed-Veal, was suing Encinia, Waller County and several of its employees. The judge in the case ordered mediation in July.Terms of the settlement:Waller County will pay the family $1.8 million. The Texas Department of Public Safety will pay the family $100,000.“To prevent future document falsifications, Waller County jail will use automated electronic sensors to ensure accurate and timely cell checks.”“From here forward, Waller County jail will now provide an on-duty nurse or EMT for all shifts.”“The Waller County Judge pledges to actively seek passage of state legislation providing for more funding for jail intake, booking, screening training and other jail support like telemedicine access for Texas county jails AND HE SUPPORTS HAVING ANY RESULTING LEGISLATION NAMED IN SANDRA BLAND’S HONOR!”“The Waller County Sheriff’s Office shall provide additional jailer training (including ongoing continuing education) on booking and intake screening.”“The case is settled in its entirety,” Lambert said, but “this is the beginning, not the end.”Lambert said Bland’s mother is pleased with the settlement “particularly because of the non-economic components.”Read more Sandra Bland coverage:A Year Later, Sandra Bland’s Death Propels Calls for Reform – Sandra Bland’s 2015 arrest, and death three days later in the Waller County Jail, remain catalysts for lawmakers, activists and policy experts seeking reforms in various facets of Texas criminal justice. Judge Orders County, State to Release More Sandra Bland Footage – A federal judge Thursday ordered Waller County and the state of Texas to show the legal team representing Sandra Bland’s family the original videos from her time in jail.Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Formally Fired – Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw has issued a termination letter for Brian Encinia, the trooper who arrested Sandra Bland. Sharecenter_img This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at https://www.texastribune.org/2016/09/15/sandra-blands-family-settles-wrongful-death-lawsui/.last_img read more


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