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first_imgONE: Filipino fighter Catalan loses in 1st round to Thai foe Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Go’s statements, weren’t thrown to the wind though with head coach Tab Baldwin giving a more detailed, although metaphorical, answer.“We managed to climb the mountain and now we stand on the plateau,” said Baldwin. “When we look up we see another peak and that’s where we’re headed.”Of Atenoe’s roster, only Chibueze Ikeh, Kris Porter, and captain Vince Tolentino will be graduating.And the Blue Eagles’ Season 80 triumph was the parting gift Baldwin and the remaining Blue Eagles gave the trio in their farewell.“We want to enjoy this plateau, enjoy the view here, look at one another in the eye, and have that knowledge that each and every one of us played a great part in this,” said Baldwin.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny “This season’s been one hell of a ride for this band of brothers, we feel we accomplished something, but we’re not satisfied with that,” said Ateneo Isaac Go, who emerged as one of the team’s go-to guys down the stretch in Season 80, Saturday.Go hit the title-clinching 3-pointer that put Ateneo up 85-80 with 24.7 seconds left in Game 3 of the Season 80 Finals against La Salle.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseAteneo eventually closed the game out, 88-86, to claim its ninth seniors’ basketball title, its first since winning five straight from 2008 until 2012.“We want another one next year and hopefully we can start, or top, the five-peat.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netWinning a championship brings forth one of the biggest responsibilities in all sports, and that is defending that all-important piece of hardware.For Ateneo, though, defending its UAAP championship is just a mere piece of the puzzle.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

Mother’s condition worsens after poisoning incident

first_imgDoctors at the Skeldon Hospital continue their battle to save the life of a young mother, who it is believed ingested a poisonous substance and gave some to her one-year-old baby.The incident occurred on the Upper Corentyne on Saturday morning. On Sunday evening, the woman’s condition was deemed critical.According to a hospital source, since the woman was admitted on Saturday in stable condition, her condition has worsened and up to press time, she was considered to be critical.The source said the infant had showed signs of improvement, but there were some worrying physical signs which had developed over the first 24 hours. The source said sections of the infant’s lips had begun to burst. However, the general health of the child had improved.On Saturday morning, 19-year-old Roshanie Ramlakhan, of Number 58 Village, Corentyne, was picked up in a semi-conscious state next to a bus shed at Number 61 Village and the child was standing next to her when she was found.She claimed that she had ingested a poisonous substance and also given some to her baby to drink.Reports are that the woman and her 23-year-old husband had an argument earlier in the day and she left the house taking the child with her.While relatives have confirmed that there was an argument between the couple, they could not say what they were arguing over but related that an argument between the two was nothing strange.The woman and child were taken to the hospital by the Police, who were investigating the incident.last_img read more

Fire destroys Tucville range houses

first_imgSeveral persons were rendered homeless after a Sunday morning fire destroyed at least two range houses in Tucville, Georgetown.The fire started in the upper flat of the Lot 3-C Tucville terraced house that was occupied by 33-year-old Tonya George and her four children.Guyana Times understands that all five members were at home at the time of the fire which started in one of the bedrooms.George’s sister told this publication that the distraught woman was unsure of what caused the inferno that completely destroyed the house and everything inside.After an alarm was raised about the fire, residents rushed out and attempted to put out the blaze but were unable to prevent it from spreading to the neighbouring range houses.While the Lot 3-D house only suffered a scorched bedroom in the upper flat, the upstairs of Lot 3-B was completely destroyed by the fire and the lower flat suffered extensive water damage.Maureen Daniels-Clarke, who along with her disabled husband, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren lives in the house, told this newspaper that she was in the lower flat when someone alerted them about the fire.“When I came out, I saw the house next door on fire and there was smoke coming out from upstairs (in my house),” the elderly woman related. She recalled running in her house and when she looked up the stairs the upper flat was filled with thick smoke.“We couldn’t do anything or save anything, we just run out,” Daniels-Clarke stated. She further told this newspaper that the firefighters arrived about 20 minutes later but by that time her entire upstairs was engulfed in the blaze.Guyana Times understands that three fire tenders, including one from the Guyana Prison Service, responded to the report and managed to douse the blaze after some time.Meanwhile, an investigation has been launched by the Guyana Fire Service to determine the origin of the fire.last_img read more

Mission foes finish in draw

first_imgLA CANADA FLINTRIDGE – Flintridge Sacred Heart of La Canada Flintridge and Louisville of Woodland Hills might have played to a scoreless draw Wednesday night, but there weren’t any empty feelings being expressed by either team. In a showdown for first place in the Mission League, both girls’ soccer teams were able to leave St. Francis High’s Friedman Field the same way they arrived – without a loss. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita “It’s a good league and it’s good competition. It’s fun to play good teams like (Louisville),” Flintridge Sacred Heart co-coach Frank Pace said. “They play really good defense and they collapse well and they don’t give you a lot of opportunities. They’re a dangerous team … they scrap for every ball, so you have to be alert all the time.” That persistence created two quality scoring opportunities for the Royals in the second half, the first coming when Gina Piazza’s header sailed just over the crossbar in the 50th minute. Fifteen minutes later, Lindsey Minter was denied by Flintridge Sacred Heart goalkeeper Brianna Hodge on a point-blank shot inside 10 yards after receiving a well-placed crossing pass from Leslie Gomez. But with Carrie Clarizio, Mackenzie Kerin and Heather Slattery anchoring Louisville’s defense in front of freshman goalkeeper Katherine Amano – who recorded her ninth shutout – Flintridge Sacred Heart could only create a pair of chances for itself in the second half. Elise Franklin’s crossing pass in the 59th minute found Pip Harrigan near the back post, but Clarizio was able to redirect the freshman’s shot away from Amano. Heather Riley had one of the Tologs’ few open looks at the goal in the 72nd minute, but her shot from 20 yards in with eight minutes left sailed just over the crossbar. Franklin contributed to an equally impressive defensive effort by Flintridge Sacred Heart, with Angie Torres, Stefanie Chan and Lauren Bustos also contributing the Tologs’ ninth shutout. “Getting out of here with a tie is big time,” said Louisville coach Jose Perez, whose team extended its unbeaten streak to nine games. “That’s a great team over there (in Flintridge Sacred Heart). Both teams had their chances to score and both goalies made great saves. It was a good game to watch.” Flintridge Sacred Heart (12-2-2, 1-0-2) – ranked seventh by the Daily News – controlled the flow of play in the first half, producing three of its six corner kicks in a seven-minute stretch. But No. 5 Louisville (7-3-6, 3-0-1) withstood the pressure, before regrouping to create a handful of quality chances for itself in the final 40 minutes. center_img “You cherish any point you can get in this league,” said Pace, whose team plays at four-time defending league champion Harvard-Westlake of Studio City on Saturday. “It’s a 10-game marathon, not a sprint. You have to have gas left in the tank at the end.” Erik Boal, (818) 713-3607 erik.boal@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Impact of illegal workers debated

first_imgWASHINGTON – Illegal workers help some people in the economy but hurt others. The millions of illegal workers – from fruit pickers to office cleaners – in the United States have come under a fresh spotlight as Congress and President Bush grapple with revamping the nation’s immigration policies. Illegal workers’ relationship to the economy is intricate. They are willing to work for lower wages than legal workers, helping to keep down prices. But illegal immigrants also can depress wages for unskilled, legal workers and strain local hospitals and schools. Between 1980 and 2000, legal and illegal immigration reduced the average annual earnings of U.S.-born men by an estimated $1,700 or roughly 4 percent, according to research done in 2004 by George Borjas, economics professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The situation was worse if one considers only the 10 million U.S.-born men who lack a high school degree. For them, the increased supply of workers depressed wages by 7.4 percent, he found. Economists at the Federal Reserve banks in Dallas and Atlanta found no evidence in 2003 that wages of higher- skilled U.S.-born workers were hurt by immigration, although lower-wage workers were affected. Illegal immigrants use federal, state and local resources, including schools, medical care and emergency services, straining government coffers and costing taxpayers money. However, many of the costs are tied to their kids – many of them American-born children who are U.S. citizens. At the federal level, the big cost is through Medicaid and food-assistance programs, according to Steven Camarota, research director at the Center for Immigration Studies, which favors stricter immigration rules. Camarota acknowledges that some illegal immigrants pay federal taxes, but he said their cost to the federal government – $12 billion, according to his estimate – is greater. There’s another way to look at it. Since they pay payroll taxes, they’re helping to bankroll Social Security and Medicare but won’t get to participate in the programs because of their status. Experts note that illegal immigrants spend part of their paychecks in this country – for food, clothes, furniture, living expenses and other things – all of which contribute to economic growth. But many also send some of their earnings back to their native countries. Still, they expand the nation’s overall labor pool and productivity. “We can make more stuff and that can add to overall economic activity,” said Andrew Bernard, professor of international economics at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. In Congress, diverse proposals have been offered to deal with the immigration issue. House-passed legislation takes a tough approach, including provisions making illegal immigrants’ presence in this country a felony. A Senate proposal sets out a path that would make illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. before 2004 eligible for permanent residency. If all the illegal workers in this country were booted out tomorrow, economists believe wages would have to rise significantly to get U.S.-born workers to take their jobs. “It would take time for that to occur and during this period of adjustment – some things might not get done – maybe some crops won’t be picked or some hotel rooms won’t get cleaned,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Economy.com. In some cases, companies might opt to invest in automation rather than hire higher-paid workers, economists said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl event“There is not a simple economic case here. It is complex. It is interwoven, and it is very hard to extract,” said Terry Connelly, dean of the Ageno School of Business at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. “It is like pulling some sort of piece of thread out of a fabric. If you pull that thread out, you don’t know to what degree you have weakened the fabric.” There are an estimated 11 million to 12million illegal immigrants in the United States. Some 7.2 million of them are employed – about 5 percent of the U.S. labor force – according to the Pew Hispanic Center, a research organization. The illegal workers are mostly men and are heavily concentrated in construction, agriculture and cleaning jobs, Pew says. Those jobs tend to be low skill or unskilled manual labor, economists said. “From lawn services to meat packing. You name it. The primary benefit to consumers from illegal workers is lower prices,” said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at Global Insight. For businesses, cheap labor can translate into fatter profits. If owners use those profits to expand their businesses, it would boost economic activity. While consumers and businesses may benefit from such cheap labor, the U.S. born-worker could be hurt by it, according to some research. last_img read more


first_imgTá an clár Barrscealta ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, i gcomhair le 10 gcinn d’óstáin i nDún na nGall, ag reáchtáil comórtas le theacht ar cheathrar, bíodh sin ina dhá lánúin/ beirt  pháirtnéir / beirt chairde le turas an Atlantaigh Fhiáin a dhéanamh i nDún na nGall.Beidh  beirt ag tosú i mBeart in Inis Eoghain, agus an bheirt eile ag tosú i mBun Dobhráin, ar an 16ú Lúnasa agus  beidh siad ag teacht le cheile i stiúideo RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ar na Doirí Beaga ar an Aoine an 21ú Lúnasa le bheith beo ar an aer le Michelle Nic Grianna le labhairt faoin turas. Beidh siad ar an aer gach lá léi freisin, agus iad ag déanamh a mbealach go Gaoth Dobhair. Déanfaidh siad cur síos ar thuras an lae sin, an maith agus an t-olc, na radharcanna, na háiseanna agus mar sin de, agus theacht isteach Dé hAoine sa stiúideo lena dtuairim a thabhairt don phobal maidir le an fiú bealach an Atlantaigh Fhiáin a leanacht.Tá lóistín curtha in áirithe ag Barrscéalta i ndeich gcinn d’óstáin an chontae, do leaba agus bricfeasta, agus béile tráthnóna, agus beidh €500 d’airgead póca ar fáil freisin do gach cúpla.Más mian leat a bheith san iomaíocht do na duaiseanna breátha seo, atá dírithe ar dhuine ar bith ar fud na tíre, go háirithe b’fhéidir daoine nach raibh i nDún na nGall ariamh, cuir isteach d’ainm agus abair le Barrscéalta cén fáth ar cheart duitse an duais seo a bhaint.  Cuimhnigh go mbeidh dhá bhuaiteoir acu.Caithfidh Gaeilge a bheith ag na buaiteoirí le bheith in ann labhairt ar an turas, dár ndóigh.  Is é 5 Lúnasa an dáta deireanach d’iarratais. Bí i dteagmháil leo ar ríomhphost Barrscealta@rte.ie, nó cuir litir chucu Barrscéalta, RTÉ RnaG, Na Doirí Beaga, Leitir Ceanainn, Co. Dhún na nGall.Caithfidh na buaiteoirí a bheith saor leis an turas a dhéanamh ó 16 – 21 Lúnasa.Tá an t-eolas ar fad ar fáil ar leathanach Facebook Raidió na Gaeltachta, agus ar an suíomh idirlín www.rte.ie/rnagTURAS DO CHEATHRAR AR BHEALACH AN ATLANTAIGH FHIÁIN I NDÚN NA NGALL LE BAINT AR RTÉ RNAG was last modified: July 29th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BarrscéaltaRaidió na GaeltachtaRnaGlast_img read more


first_imgLETTERKENNY RUGBY SUMMER CAMPUlster Rugby and Letterkenny RFC are running a Rugby Summer Camp on July 16th to 20th in our new clubhouse and pitches. All players between the ages 6 and 12 are invited to attend and enjoy the fun. 11 and 12 year olds will be getting advanced coaching to prepare for Youth Rugby. Younger age groups will be coached towards a new season of Mini Rugby for the coming season.Ulster Rugby Players will visit during the week to meet the players in the summer camp and sign autographs and have photos with the players.  Please book through the Ulster Rugby website “Centra Summer Camps” the cost is €60 for a full five sessions Mon to Fri. Coaches will be from Ulster Rugby and Letterkenny RFC.Price includes shirt and other freebies.New players are welcome so please bring along some friends to try rugby for the first time. Any queries please ring Jeremy Worth on 0868528300 http://www.ulsterrugby.com/branch/development/summercamps.php RUGBY: LETTERKENNY RUGBY CLUB SUMMER CAMP was last modified: July 10th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Letterkenny Rugbylast_img read more

Daily News, sister papers get new CFO

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Bressoud had been CFO of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group since 1997 and held positions in information technology and finance in the past. He and his wife, Robin, will be returning to the Bay Area after nearly 20 years. Nelson has been with the Daily News since 1991. “I consider myself lucky to work with such wonderful people,” she said. “I am extremely pleased that I am able to take this next step in my career at LANG, and I look forward to all of the opportunities and challenges that this job will present.” LANG is a division of Denver-based MediaNews Group. LANG newspapers include the Daily News, Press-Telegram in Long Beach, Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin in Ontario, The Sun in San Bernardino and the Redlands Daily Facts. WOODLAND HILLS – The Los Angeles Newspaper Group announced the promotion on Wednesday of Terri Nelson, currently executive finance director, to vice president and chief financial officer for the group that includes the Daily News of Los Angeles and seven other Southern California newspapers. Nelson succeeds Steve Bressoud, who was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of the California Newspaper Partnership’s northern division, which is headquartered in Oakland and publishes the Oakland Tribune and other newspapers. The announcement was made by Gerald E. Grilly, president of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group and executive vice president and chief operating officer of MediaNews Group. “We are pleased that we are able to fill these key financial positions from within our organization as we continue to grow and develop our franchise,” Grilly said. “Our California operations will benefit greatly from their management skills and expertise.” last_img read more

Money bags Wakiso Giants, Azam FC square off in international build up game

first_imgWakiso Giants’ head coach Ibrahim Kirya (in light green) conducting a training session in Kabojja (file photo)International Build up gameWakiso Giants vs Azam FC StarTimes Satdium, LugogoWednesday, 08-08-2018Big Spenders, Wakiso Giants will take on Tanzanian side Azam FC in a preseason friendly at the StarTimes stadium in Lugogo on Wednesday afternoon.The FUFA Big league side who bought off Kamuli Park this summer played their first ever game against SC Villa last week and managed to scrap out a 3-2 win, coming from two goals down.Their head coach Ibrahim Kirya says that they will continue using these games to assess the players as the Big League season edges closer.“It will be a good game against a much organized side, says Kiyra ahead of the game.“It’s a preseason friendly but so important to us because we are yet to figure out our first team.“We will use this game to continue assessing the players so as we find the right combinations as the season is close to starting.Wakiso Giants has been on a spending spree this summer, signing over 20 players and if information coming from their camp is to be believed, they are still in the market for more acquisitions.For Tanzanian side Azam FC, this is the third consecutive year that they tour Uganda in the off season.Their first international build up game this year was a goalless draw against Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Football club at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.Wakiso Giants may not have been on Azam’s priority list for the tour but with the acquisitions the Kabojja based side has made, it will be quite a challenge for the one time Tanzanian league champions as they will prove on Wednesday.Wakiso Giants Squad:Goalkeepers: Mansoor Mutumba, James Cleo SetubaDefenders: Ayub Kisaliita, Hassan Wasswa Dazo, Augustine Walusimbi, Isaac Ntege, Fahad Kawooya Kalule, Muwadda Kateregga, Ainemani Junior, Swaib MuddeMidfielders: Steven Bengo, Feni Ali, Richard Kigozi, AbdulKarim Kasule, Jimmy Lule, Ivan Kiweewa, James Kasibante, Ernest Luboobi DafuForwards: Karim Ndugwa, Geoffrey Luutu, Eddie Mubiru, Emmanuel Ibe ObinaComments Tags: Azam FcIbrahim KiryaWakiso Giantslast_img read more

Do your kids play Fortnite? Parents urged to be vigilant after boy threatened online

first_imgPolice in Northern Ireland are urging parents to check on their children’s online safety after a 12-year-old boy was threatened over Snapchat in relation to a popular video game. A boy in Co. Antrim was recently added on Snapchat by a stranger who asked him for photos in exchange for Fortnite vouchers. When the boy stopped communicating, the person threatened to post the photos on Facebook.The video game Fortnite is played by millions of people worldwide and has been increasingly popular among teenagers during the school holidays. This incident was shared by the PSNI as a warning over internet safety.PSNI Ballymena said: “We recently had a report of a 12yr old boy being added on Snapchat by a stranger. They spoke about the game Fortnite and after a while the kid was asked to send pictures of himself for which he would receive £500 in Fortnite vouchers. He was offered £100 for his face and more for more graphic images.”The boy sent one photo, which was not of a graphic nature, but when more were requested he stopped messaging the person.The person then threatened the boy that he would have his picture posted on Facebook if he did not continue communicating. The PSNI are urging people to be careful online: “No one will give you money or vouchers if you send them pics. It simply will not happen. There is always an ulterior motive behind it and some creep on the other end looking to exploit you.”“To paraphrase an old phrase if its too good to be true it usually is.“Parents it’s worth while looking into safe online practices and monitoring your kids internet usage and time to ensure they are safe.”Do your kids play Fortnite? Parents urged to be vigilant after boy threatened online was last modified: August 14th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more