Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding The early call-out worked as the Jawbreakers restored order in the third quarter and fired 23 unanswered points on the way to an easy victory.Marinerong Pilipino also coasted to its first back-to-back wins with a 96-84 rout of Wangs Basketball-Letran in the second game.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutBehind Renzo Subido and Abu Tratter, the Skippers finished the first half on a 7-0 spurt and sustained that run in the third period with Billy Robles leading the charge to push the lead to as big as 23 several times.Rian Ayonayon topscored for Marinerong Pilipino with 14 points and six assists. Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting AFP official booed out of forum Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers LATEST STORIES From a slim 44-41 lead, Zark’s-Lyceum zoomed to a 67-41 advantage with 3:24 left in the third quarter, made easy by the Mighty Roasters’ pathetic showing in the second half.The listless outing that saw the Roasters absorb a fourth straight loss prompted the commissioner’s office to summon their team officials, led by coach Jesse Ricardo, on Friday.“We don’t have control on how our opponents play,” said Robinson. “We always tell the players that no matter who we’re playing, we have to play at our best every time. If the opportunity is there to score, we’ll keep on scoring,” he said.Mike Nzeusseu led Zark’s-Lyceum with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Jaycee Marcelino and Kim Cinco both poured 12 points in the beatdown.CJ Perez was held to a conference-low nine points, but also collected five boards, two assists, and a steal as he allowed the Jawbreakers’ substitutes to shine, resulting in Zark’s 55 bench points.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: 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 City Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments MOST READ Dwyane Wade returns to Miami as Cavs continue to deal Wilson Baltazar of Zark’s Burger-Lyceum battles Michael Parala of Mila’s Lechon for possession.—AUGUST DELACRUZZark’s Burger-Lyceum shook off its early struggles and clobbered Mila’s Lechon by a whopping 47 points, 102-55, on Thursday in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at Pasig Sports Center.“I was mad at the players at the start because we’re playing their (Mila’s) brand of basketball,” said Lyceum coach Topex Robinson. “That’s why I called two early timeouts to make sure that we’re in the right frame of mind.”ADVERTISEMENT
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Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIn the past four seasons, La Salle’s mighty volleyball program had never been handed back-to-back defeats in UAAP women’s volleyball competitions.Then the Tigresses of Santo Tomas, their tresses in a bun to honor an injured teammate, showed up with uncanny fierceness to throw Season 81’s balance of power in disarray.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Lady Tamaraws tabbed their third win after rookie Lycah Ebon scored 21 points and FEU endured University of the East’s gritty comebacks for a 25-15, 24-26, 25-22, 20-25, 15-9 triumph.Ebon, one of the most promising rookies this season, scored the winning point for the Lady Tamaraws who sent the Lady Warriors to their second defeat in a 1-4 card.La Salle came into the match nursing a five-set defeat from UP. And traditionally, the Lady Spikers raise their swag coming out of defeats. Instead, it was UST that came out with a display of dominance, scoring its first straight-sets victory over La Salle in three years.Dimdim Pacres also stepped up for the Tigresses, who seemed never to run out of heroes during the match.“I’m glad that we have each other’s back out there on the court,” said UST coach Kungfu Reyes in Filipino. “We were sensitive not to commit simple errors and we communicated well inside the court.”ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Azkals begin quest for World Cup berth in Bangkok MOST READ Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem LATEST STORIES P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy The Tigresses, hardly missing the firepower provided by an absent Milena Alessandrini, destroyed the reigning three-time champions Lady Spikers, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17, Wednesday night at FilOil Flying V Center.Rookie Eya Laure stepped up in Alessandrini’s absence, heeding the call from star spiker Sisi Rondina for everyone to rally hard after a painful loss to Far Eastern U recently. Laure pumped in 15 points to spark the Tigresses.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesAlessandrini is expected to miss at least two more games due to a knee injury incurred in that loss to the Lady Tamaraws last weekend.UST thus hauled La Salle into a three-way tie with FEU—behind idle leaders University of the Philippines and Ateneo (3-1). Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH 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 Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting View comments P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Meanwhile, after a lethargic start, the Lady Warriors came back to life, burying the Lady Tamaraws in attacks in the second set, 16-8, that seemed to turn things around for them.But FEU relied on Ebon, who scored three of her points in the Lady Tamaraws’ five-point windup in the third set to take a two sets to one lead.But just as the Tamaraws were trying to wrap things up, ahead by 19-16 in the fourth, the Lady Warriors launched their own blitz to steal the frame and force a five-setter.
New York: Serena Williams is usually playing in the matches that thrill her most, but she’s going to join a host of fans in watching Saturday’s US Open third round showdown between teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka.The blockbuster night matchup at Arthur Ashe Stadium pits 15-year-old American Gauff, who made a fourth-round Wimbledon run in her Grand Slam debut, against 21-year-old Japanese star Osaka, the reigning US and Australian Open champion. “I definitely think it’s the future of women’s tennis,” Williams said. “And I’m really excited to just be a fan girl and kind of watch.”Williams, the 37-year-old American chasing a 24th Grand Slam title to match Margaret Court’s all-time record, sees them as the hottest young talents in the game.”It will be a really interesting match. I think it’s super exciting tennis,” she said. “Coco is much younger than Naomi, if you could say that, because Naomi is incredibly young.”Gauff, the youngest player in the US Open third round since Russia’s Anna Kournikova in 1996, prepared to face Osaka by joining partner Caty McNally for a first-round doubles victory Friday.Gauff joined 17-year-old compatriot McNally to beat Germany’s Julia Goerges and Czech Katerina Siniakova 7-6 (6), 6-2 and said the doubles helped prepare her for Osaka.”I think it helped me a lot to practice several serves,” she said. “You have to hit a lot of different shots in doubles. I think it will come in handy tomorrow.”Gauff and McNally won last year’s US Open junior girls doubles title and united for their first WTA doubles crown earlier this month at Washington.”I dream of winning singles and doubles Grand Slam titles,” Gauff said.She’s hoping to make a dream come true this week.”We’ve had a good chemistry since the first match,” said McNally, a second-round singles loser to Williams. “The sky is the limit for us.”Gauff says being teens helps their on-court bond.”We’re both young and still learning,” Gauff said. “We can relate to each other on and off the court and our communication is really good.”A huge crowd watched the match on an outer court, Gauff having become a fan favorite quickly.”Both of us were really feeding on the crowd,” Gauff said.Such support doesn’t surprise Williams.”She’s just incredibly talented. Anyone that’s 15 playing like that, people are going to be drawn to them,” Williams said.”I think that’s pretty awesome. I think she’s really pretty cool. I love her excitement on the court. I’m a big fan of hers.” 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. Coco GauffNaomi Osakaserena williamstennis First Published: August 31, 2019, 7:57 AM IST
India will take on New Zealand in the first semi-final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford on July 9.India and New Zealand’s group match at Trent Bridge was washed out without a ball being bowled.Table toppers India will not like to take New Zealand lightly as the Kiwis had dismantled Men in Blue and bundled them out for 184, only to win the match by 6 wickets eventually.New Zealand went onto loose games against Pakistan, Australia and England after an unbeaten streak in the in the first half of the tournament, whereas India topped the World Cup points table after 7 wins in 9 matches.What TV channel is the World Cup 2019 semi-final between India vs New Zealand on?All World Cup 2019 matches can be viewed on – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports 1 in Hindi, Star Sports HD and DD Sports.Where will the World Cup 2019 semi-final between India vs New Zealand be played?The World Cup 2019 match India vs New Zealand is being played at Lord’s in Manchester from 3 PM IST on Tuesday, July 9.Where can I watch the World Cup 2019 semi-final between India vs New Zealand live?The match will be shown on the Star Sports TV network and DD Sports.Where can I check the online live updates of the World Cup 2019 semi-final between India vs New Zealand?You can follow our coverage here – www.indiatoday.in/sports/cricket-world-cup-2019What are the squads for the World Cup 2019 match India vs New Zealand?advertisementIndia (IND): Virat Kohli (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma and Kuldeep Yadav.New Zealand (NZ): Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Kane Williamson(Captain), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Colin de Grandhomme, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tom Blundell, Matt Henry, Colin Munro, Tim Southee.Also Read | World Cup 2019: India not worried about overdependence on Rohit-Virat, says Sanjay BangarAlso Read | India vs New Zealand: Lockie Ferguson happy with ‘underdogs’ tag ahead of CWC semi-finalAlso See:
Liverpool ‘Suarez-esque Firmino will never be sold’ – Liverpool forward hailed by Carragher Chris Burton 18:49 2/8/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Liverpool Luis Suárez Premier League The former Reds defender believes the Brazilian epitomises Jurgen Klopp’s philosophy, with his work rate similar to that of another Anfield icon Roberto Firmino brings Luis Suarez-esque qualities to Liverpool and will never be replaced by Jurgen Klopp, says Jamie Carragher.Eyebrows were raised when the Reds invested £29 million in a forward who has never been prolific back in the summer of 2015.The Brazil international was signed by Brendan Rodgers, but has flourished under the guidance of his successor. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Firmino is considered to fit the Klopp mould perfectly, with his willingness to work hard for the good of the collective cause making him as important to Liverpool as Suarez was and the likes of Harry Kane are to Premier League rivals.Former Reds defender Carragher told Sky Sports’ MNF Extra: “Firmino has been a revelation this season.”I actually think he is one of the most underrated players in the Premier League. He has always been Liverpool’s number one striker but what he has been adding is the goals.“He can actually match up to the other strikers now goals-wise and still bring all the other stuff that he brings.”Even without the goals, I don’t think Klopp would ever look to replace Firmino.”If Harry Kane gets 40 goals and Firmino gets 20, he would still be one of – if not the first – name on the team sheet because of what he does off the ball. Klopp appreciates all of the extra things that Firmino brings to this Liverpool team that nobody else can.”There is something about South American players. They just seem to be able to keep going. Klopp said recently that Firmino has one rest day after a game and then he’s back on it in training and that’s exactly how Luis Suarez was. He never wanted a rest even in training. That is just how some people’s bodies are – they seem to be able to deal with anything.”Firmino has netted 19 times across all competitions this season, leaving him just three efforts short of a personal best recorded at Hoffenheim back in 2012-13.He has also recorded eight assists, and it is that combination of qualities which Carragher believes will continue to benefit the Reds – particularly those who work alongside the 26-year-old, such as Mohamed Salah.”Without a doubt, Firmino is helping Salah too,” Carragher added.“He is very clever with his passing and his movement drags people out of position as well.”He comes towards the ball and that opens up the space for Salah to make that penetrating diagonal run in behind that space between the full-back and the centre-back. It is a great combination for Liverpool.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the web
Ahmedabad: The BJP candidate from Anand Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, Mitesh Patel, has declared in his poll affidavit that he was an accused in a case related to the 2002 post-Godhra riots. Patel, 54, was earlier chosen by the BJP to fight against former Gujarat Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki from the Anand Lok Sabha constituency of central Gujarat. In his affidavit submitted to the election authorities on Tuesday, Patel mentioned that an FIR was registered against him at Vasad police station in Anand district in 2002 for engaging in arson, rioting, stone-pelting and theft, among other charges. As per the affidavit, he was booked under Indian Penal Code Sections 147 (rioting) 149 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 436 (arson), 332 (causing hurt to deter public servant), 143 (unlawful assembly) and 380 (theft).
TORONTO — Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. says it has filed a preliminary prospectus with Canadian securities regulators to offer four low-cost and actively managed mutual funds.This represents Vanguard’s first suite of mutual funds in Canada and will complement the firm’s 36 exchange-traded funds in the country.Franklin Templeton boosts Canadian ETF offerings with Emerging Markets playWith $20 trillion between them, Blackrock and Vanguard could own almost everything by 2028The mutual funds are each expected to have a maximum management fee of 0.50 per cent.They will include a global balanced fund, a global dividend fund, an international growth fund and a fund that seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation and income.Vanguard has over $14 billion in assets in Canada through its ETF offerings.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email New China-Canada deals could prove beneficial for Alberta by News Staff Posted Nov 8, 2014 11:21 am MDT Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in China this weekend, signing 20 new currency and energy agreements.Canada now becomes the first country in the Americas with a reciprocal currency deal, allowing direct business between the Canadian dollar and the Chinese currency and cutting out the need for the U.S. dollar.Canadian exporters had been forced to use the U.S. dollar, leading to higher currency exchange and longer waiting time to get deals done.Harper told a business luncheon it’s critical the two countries work together.“Taken together, these 20 deals signed today are valued at nearly $1.1 billion,” he said, noting one in particular that involved an Alberta-based company.“Airborne Clean Energy of Alberta and Interchina Water will partner on control systems to address air pollution, the deal is initially valued at $28 million and involved marketing Airborne’s patented air pollution control technology,” Harper said.ATB Senior Economist Todd Hirsch tells 660News the energy deal is actually more important than the currency one, since Alberta’s energy sector is so massive.“Anything we can do to be promoting and expanding that energy sector is good, but especially when we are not only talking about other countries than the United States, very important to get into that Asian basin,” adding it could lead to streamlining pipeline projects, but ironically also being greener.“The idea that it’s not just bitumen, it’s a wider array of energy products including technologies around clean energy, so I think overall that’s pretty important for Alberta,” Hirsch said.Hirsch added the elimination of the U.S. dollar is not as critical as some may think, but anything that simplify trade is a positive and it could lead to bigger developments down the road.
The President stated that the work of the Geneva-based Council took place in a “difficult” international context marked by many crises and conflicts sometimes involving non-state actors.“The Council’s three regular sessions held during which more than 138 meetings were held with an average of 46 meetings per session than the conventional threshold of 32 sessions approved,” said Mr. Ella noting that more than 252 reports been examined from various points in the agenda.He said that the Council has held three special sessions in immediate response to situations of serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law, including the Central African Republic.The President also noted that the Council decided to appoint a commission of inquiry to investigate allegations of serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law committed by all parties to the occupied Palestinian territories including East Jerusalem and Gaza.“Despite some difficulties, I was able to appoint members of the Commission of Inquiry began its preliminary investigations,” said Mr. Ella.Regarding the situation in Iraq, the President recalled that at a special meeting held September 1, 2014, it was decided to send a fact-finding mission to shed light on violations and abuses committed by the armed group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and related groups in northern Iraq.Regarding the mechanism of the Universal Periodic Review, the President stated that the Council adopted the reports of the 57 countries surveyed this year by the Working Group on the UPR. The situation of human rights in 15 African countries, 15 Asian countries, 10 Latin American countries, 5 countries of Western Europe, six countries of Eastern Europe and three Pacific countries had been reviewed.“Some 5,040 recommendations were accepted…with 3,931 simply noted. Since the beginning of the second cycle of the UPR, more than 20,000 recommendations were made with more than 16,000 accepted and less than 4,000 simply noted,” said Mr. Ella, adding that all countries examined were represented at least at the ministerial level.Among its other activities, the Council renewed and appointment of mandate-holders of special procedures. Appointment decisions have concerned several special rapporteurs, including the situation of human rights, the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, the right to freedom of expression and the right to health and the right to privacy.With regard to country situations, Dr. Ella said that the Council has closely monitored during three regular sessions, the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Belarus, Myanmar, Iran and Syria.Echoing recent concerns voiced by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, he noted that the Organization’s human rights work is plagued by insufficient resources, as funds continued to shrink while, in contrast, the number of new mandates requested by member States for country situations, as well on thematic issues, has tripled over the past three years.“I would call the attention of the Assembly to the need to provide additional resources for the High Commissioner for Human Rights to enable the Council to fulfil its mandate effectively and to respond to situations emergencies in all regions of the world,” he said.
Ohio State’s Micah Jordan wrestles Michael Kemerer in the dual-meet against Iowa on Jan. 21 in the Schottenstein Center. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Managing Editor for DesignIt was a comfortable win for the Buckeyes on Sunday, as 19 wrestlers entered and nine walked away as champions in the Ohio Intercollegiate Open.Sunday afternoon saw the Ohio State wrestling team, fresh off a dominant performance in its opener against Navy, put on another impressive display. 13 out of the 19 competitors for the Buckeyes reached the finals, and nine of those were able to end the day with gold around them. In what became an Ohio State vs. Ohio State championship bout in four out of the possible 10 weight classes, the winners of the accolades included junior Luke Pletcher (133 lbs), redshirt senior Micah Jordan (149 lbs) and redshirt junior Ke-Shawn Hayes (157 lbs). Freshman Quinn Kinner took a very cut-and-dry approach to the tournament, but was able to rattle off five straight decision victories to win him the gold in the 141-pound class. Jordan dominated his first two opponents before he was matched up against his own teammate in the finals, freshman Sammy Sasso. Jordan was challenged in this one, but ultimately ended up being too experienced for Sasso to stop, picking up the 9-7 victory.In another Ohio State title bout, Hayes took on redshirt sophomore Elijah Cleary in the 157-pound division. Hayes was able to claw away and escape with the 6-5 decision victory. In the 165-pound weight class, redshirt freshman Kaleb Romero was pitted against Ohio State redshirt sophomore Fritz Schierl, which was a back-and-forth tilt before Romero snagged the win 8-6.Gavin Hoffman became the second true freshman to seize a Gold Division Trophy, as he registered four more wins including a pin in the 184-pound class.Redshirt sophomore Kevin Snyder kicked off his day by majoring his first couple of opponents and found himself finishing his run to the title with a 16-12 decision victory in the 197-pound class.Lastly, at heavyweight, redshirt freshman Chase Singletary joined his teammate Hoffman as a two-time tournament champion, as he was able to get a takedown in a match that was otherwise a struggle, to seal the deal for the victory. Singletary is now 7-0 on the season.The Buckeyes will look to keep the momentum rolling into their next dual, when they travel to Riverside, California to take on the California Baptist Lancers on Nov. 16th.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, which manages Queen’s Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital, has written to 223 patients recalling them for blood testing.The HIV-positive doctor also worked at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where 120 patients have been notified, as well as the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, where 57 patients are potentially affected.Dr Stephen Fowlie, Medical Director in Nottingham, said: “Transmission of the virus between an infected healthcare worker and a patient with an open wound can only occur if health workers themselves have an injury with bleeding when they are delivering patient care.”There is no evidence this happened to this doctor in any patient contact.”He said patients attending the emergency clinics would be promised a 24-hour turn-around on their blood tests. They added the locum is no longer working in the NHS.”Advice and counselling is available for those affected by this recall, and we could encourage them to access this support. It is our first priority to identify and provide reassurance to the individuals being contacted at this time,” said Dr Levy.HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is an incurable blood-borne virus that attacks the immune system and is found in the bodily fluids of those infected with the disease. Officials emphasised HIV could not be passed on by day-to-day contact and while HIV positive staff can work on patients, there were strict conditions in place. The locum worked for three NHS trusts, including at Queen’s Medical Centre, NottinghamCredit:David Burges Four hundred patients have been offered HIV tests after it emerged they had been operated on by a doctor infected with the virus.Emergency clinics are being set up, although doctors have said the chances any patients were infected are “very low”.Health officials say the locum medic, who worked in orthodpaedic surgery and A&E, was employed at three NHS hospital trusts between June 2010 and February 2015. The Trust said the unnamed doctor’s condition was not known during the time he worked there.Dr David Levey, regional medical director for NHS England Midlands and East, said: “We understand that this will be a worrying time for patients who are being invited for precautionary testing and their families.”However, clinical evidence shows that the risk of infection is extremely low and it is highly unlikely that any of the patients being contacted will have been infected with HIV.” Our first priority to identify and provide reassurance to the individuals being contacted at this timeDr David Levey, regional medical director for NHS England Midlands and East 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.
Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedWest Indies eye successive Test wins after four yearsJune 13, 2018In “Sports”Reflections on Windies Cricket in 2018 Part 1 …Gabriel, Dowrich top Test performers in 2018December 28, 2018In “latest news”Vishaul Singh, Cornwall headline WI A’s dominanceOctober 14, 2016In “latest news” Jason Holder celebrates Niroshan Dickwella’s wickets with his team-mates, West Indies v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port of Spain, 3rd day, June 8, 2018©AFPPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (AFP) — West Indies turned the screws on Sri Lanka, taking a 360-run lead with six second innings wickets in hand at the close of the third day of the first Test on Friday.Continuation of the inept batting display of the previous evening, save for a 78-run fifth-wicket partnership between captain Dinesh Chandimal and wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella, saw the tourists lose their last six wickets for 64 runs to be dismissed for 185 at tea in reply to the home side’s formidable first innings total of 414 for eight declared.However, home skipper Jason Holder declined to enforce the follow-on at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad, giving the opportunity to Kieran Powell to compile an entertaining, unbeaten 64 as the West Indies reached stumps at 131 for four.With two days left in the match, it remains to be seen what target Holder will feel comfortable with on the fourth day and, more importantly, how much time he believes he will need to ensure his bowlers, himself included, can complete the victory to give his side an early lead in the three-match series.Following the devastation wreaked by pacers Shannon Gabriel and Kemar Roach late on day two and at the start of day three, it was fast-medium bowler Miguel Cummins who cleaned up the Sri Lankan tail to finish with the best innings figures of three for 39.However, there can be no trivialising the damage inflicted by the two new ball bowlers, both in terms of wickets and psychologically, on batsmen who appeared almost completely incapable of coping with fast, short-pitched bowling on a sporting surface.Yet as well as the hosts bowled on the third day, the visitors contributed to their own demise with a succession of poor shots.Already in trouble at the overnight position of 31 for three, Sri Lanka lost Roshen Silva at the start of the morning, bowled by Roach, before Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella offered the only substantial resistance.They looked to be getting on top of the bowling heading into the lunch interval when Chandimal, on 44, set the tone for the remainder of the innings by playing a loose shot in the final over before the break off Gabriel for Roston Chase to take his third catch of the innings at backward point.Dickwella was then run out for 31 in a mix-up with new batsman Dilruwan Perera early into the afternoon session and from that point the innings subsided swiftly.Despite the West Indies’ comfortable position at the start of the second innings, the pressure was once again on the recalled Devon Smith to deliver at the top of the order.Run out in the first innings for just seven, he was first bowled by a no-ball from Suranga Lakmal and then bowled again by the very next delivery, this time legitimately, and departed for 20.Lahiru Kumara, who impressed with his pace and effort in taking four wickets in the first innings, enjoyed success again when he had the other opener, Kraigg Brathwaite, caught by Dickwella and removed premier middle-order batsman Shai Hope shortly after to a second slip catch by Roshen Silva.At the other end, Powell was all impressive assurance with his stroke play, reaching the half-century mark off just 59 deliveries. By the time stumps were drawn, his 64 had occupied 80 balls in an innings embellished by two sixes and six fours.He lost Chase just before the close of play, bowled by Rangana Herath. It was hardly cause for celebration, though, in a Sri Lankan camp bracing for the challenge of batting for survival at some point on the fourth day against the likes of Gabriel and Roach on a wearing pitch.
Every time a second-string boy band appears for a dutiful piece of PRDoes everyone remember last year, when we thought we were getting One Direction, and we got Union J? Pah.Every time you see a toy that you’ve told your kid Santa can’t make any more of Every time a kid makes you feel bad because they read more than youEvery time you miss Uncle Gaybo so hard it hurts Every time a pair of children have a row over whether a toy is shite or notBonus points if said children are siblings. Source: Bryan O’Sullivan/YouTubeEverytime a child does something that is guaranteed to be in your Facebook news feed the following morningActually, if this happens, down the bottle. IT’S THAT TIME of year again… you’re thinking about getting the decorations down, Santa lists are being made, and you’re feeling inadequate about not making your own puddings.However, it’s also Late Late Toy Show time, and we invite you to sit back this evening, relax, embrace Tubs with open arms, and play our Unofficial Late Late Toy Show Drinking Game.(Psst be sure to tune into our legendary DailyEdge.ie Toy Show liveblog, kicking off at around 9.20pm)To play the drinking game you will need:A festive beverage Source: RTÉ ArchivesNow that you’re well and truly scuttere… er full of tea and Miwadi, it’s time for the children’s choir singing Oh Holy Night. It’s okay to cry. Let it all out. Irish people abroad WILL be able to watch the Toy Show live>Have you tried our other drinking games?Game of Thrones Drinking Game>X Factor Drinking Game>Love/Hate Drinking Game> Every time talented kids make you feel inadequateEvery time the batteries are dead (even though it worked “when we tried this earlier”)Every time Tubs calls a child, ‘Sir’ Every time a precocious child makes you twitchEvery time a toy fails to work the way God/FisherPrice/Mattel intended Take an extra shot if you feel strong Zig and Zag nostalgia That’s it Mary, we’re getting tickets next year.Every time a child goes rogue on a wheeled toyEvery time it’s obvious the audience has been given a feed of fizzy wine before the show Source: Pwrstyle Christmas cheer Source: BuzznetThe rulesCouldn’t be simpler. A slurp of tae, a sup of Miwadi, a sip of Baileys (or any festive beverage) every time one of the following happens…Every time you spot an audience member in novelty antlersEvery time Tubs says “one for everyone in the audience”Bonus drink if you find yourself roaring any of the following from the couch:A TESCO HAMPER?! They already got tickets to the Toy Show! DID THEY NOT GET ENOUGH?! Every time the microphone wand breaks/accidentally pokes someone Source: MyoperaEvery time you pay more attention to the lads and lassies wheeling the stuff on and off Source: Pbh2Every time there’s some traditional music or some Irish dancing That looks shite. Wouldn’t want it anyway. Source: burninmoonDoesn’t have to be alcoholic. In fact, non-alcoholic is better (we’ve a lot of Toy Show to get through yet). Suggestions below.A telly Source: Kevin Simpson/FlickrSome chiselers (not mandatory) Source: popofatticusJammies/A Christmas jumper Every time you feel a pang of sadness when you realise that Dustin probably won’t appearFrom last year:
Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprnDownload Audio:Begich Touts Positive Relationship with Murkowski in Campaign AdLiz Ruskin, APRN – Washington, D.C.Sen. Lisa Murkowski keeps trying to shake him off, but Sen. Mark Begich continues to insist they have a good working relationship.Aleutian Towns Struggle To Retain Safety OfficersLauren Rosenthal, KUCB – UnalaskaTwo Aleutian communities are going without local law enforcement after their village public safety officers resigned.Insurer: Affordable Care Act Needs A Fix In AlaskaAnnie Feidt, APRN – AnchorageThe open enrollment period for signing up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act begins November 15th. Customers in Alaska who don’t receive subsidies will have to pay dramatically higher rates for next year’s coverage. And one insurer on the exchange, Premera Alaska, says the state needs to implement a new program to ensure future rate increases aren’t as steep.‘No Means No’ – UAS Includes Sexual Assault Ed In Freshmen OrientationLisa Phu, KTOO – JuneauExperts often refer to the first several weeks of college for new students as the “red zone” – a time when they’re more likely to be sexually assaulted. The University of Alaska system is on a list of 79 post-secondary schools being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education for compliance with sexual assault laws or violations. This year, the federal government updated guidelines requiring colleges to proactively combat sexual assault by talking to students about consent.Warm Spell Helps Growers Salvage Harvest After Cool, Soggy SummerTim Ellis, KUAC – FairbanksGardeners and farmers around the Interior have pretty much shut down for the winter after a cool, rainy, and for many, disappointing growing season. Some growers salvaged a decent yield by diversifying their crops – and taking advantage of a late-season warm spell to do some last-minute harvesting.Proposed Film/Photo Regs in Wilderness Areas Come Under FireJennifer Canfield, KTOO – JuneauAs conservationists celebrate 50 years since the passage of the Wilderness Act, a U.S. Forest Service proposal to make certain wilderness area regulations permanent has brought forth accusations that the agency is infringing on First Amendment rights. Nearly a third of the 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska is designated wilderness.Black Bear Party-Crashes A Ketchikan XC MeetEmily Files, KRBD – KetchikanA black bear was in first place for a short time during one of the races at the Region V Cross Country meet Saturday in Ketchikan. Teams from around Southeast Alaska faced off for the chance to compete in the state championship. But the event took a chaotic turn when the first race was interrupted by a bear.
Thane: Four members of a family were injured in a fire that broke out after leakage of gas from an LPG cylinder at their home in Thane district of Maharashtra on Sunday, an official said. The incident occurred around 8 am at the house located in Shivaji Nagar area of Kalwa town, Thane civic body’s regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said. Also Read – National Herald case: Officer bearers of Congress were cheats, Subramanian Swamy tells court Advertise With Us The gas leakage from the cylinder resulted in the blaze at the place, injuring four members of the family staying there, he said. On getting information about the incident, fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot and doused the flames, the official said. The injured persons were admitted to the Thane Civil Hospital, he added.
The 60-second spot will be the latest in Bud’s “Up for Whatever” campaign, though it’s certainly not the craziest publicity stunt they’ve put together. Last year they built an entire town (called Whatever, USA) where they transported scores of contest winners for a chance to “go all in for an entire weekend.”They had the chance to sing karaoke with Lil Jon, ride a rollercoaster, drink day and night, and even get served by a robotic waiter. That’s pretty cool, but it’s not nearly as geeky as getting to run around a life-sized version of one of the most influential video games of all times.Image courtesy Twitter/Curtis Kinsley Super Bowl 49 is coming, and that means another batch of over-the-top commercials for us to enjoy. Bud Light’s will be particularly geeky: it features a human-scale Pac-Man maze.Based on what’s trickled out about the ad so far, an adventurous Bud Light drinker (who’s obviously “Up for whatever”) gets zapped inside a game of Pac-Man. It’s sort of like what happened to Emilio Estevez in The Bishop of Battle back in 1983, only with more beer and fewer laser involved.A couple video glimpses have surfaced of the maze. This one from GASP! cobbles together things poretty nicely, from the construction crew putting the finishing touches on its assembly to the lighting of the maze at night.Yes, the pac-dots disappear when the protagonist runs over them. Yes, there are ghosts hot on his trail. By the looks of things, he’s got access to power pellets and can turn the tables on his phantasmal pursuers: they’ve all turned blue at one point in the video:
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