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Thailand silences PH to advance to AVC semis

first_imgCONTRIBUTED PHOTOBIÑAN, Laguna—Thailand brought down host Philippines, 25-21, 25-14, 25-20, to advance to the semifinal stage of the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship Tuesday at Alonte Sports Arena here.The Thais set up a semifinals matchup against 10th-ranked Korea in the penultimate stage while the Philippines will duke it out against Chinese-Taipei in the bottom four of the classification stage.ADVERTISEMENT Teen gunned down in Masbate The Philippines labored to score against the Thais’ superb defense, converting on just 28 of its total 114 spike attempts.Thailand, on the other hand, scored on 46 of its 109 spike attempts.READ: Macandili on facing powerhouse teams in AVC: ‘This is anybody’s game’Chatchu-on Moksri and Ajcharaporn Kongyot had 17 points apiece to lead Thailand while Wilavan Apinyapong added 13.Jovelyn Gonzaga spearheaded the 79th-ranked Philippines with 11 points while Alyssa Valdez and Jaja Santiago, who scored tournament-highs in their previous game against Vietnamn, were limited to a combined 16 points.ADVERTISEMENT Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ MOST READ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings View comments Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next TNT taps Glen Rice Jr. as new import Despite the loss, Philippine head coach Francis Vicente was pleased with the fight his team showed against the Asian powerhouse.READ: Philippines stuns Vietnam in AVC FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“This is a game, you win some you lose some. But it’s how you fight that’s important,” said Vicente in Filipino. “I saw that the heart was still there and the determination to not give up was there also.”“It’s just unfortunate that we lost today.” Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respitelast_img read more

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7 suspects remain in custody as Police continue probe

first_imgCuyuni River robbery/murderDetectives attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Headquarters in Georgetown continue to grill the seven suspects who were arrested over Friday’s robbery/murder at a mining camp in the Cuyuni River, which resulted in the death of a Dominica Republic citizen.Police sources on Tuesday confirmed that the men remained in custody after they were brought out to the city on Monday.Fifty-five-year-old Pedro Pablo Rosario, a night supervisor at the mining camp located at Black Water Backdam, Cuyuni River, was shot and killed after three armed and masked bandits invaded the camp sometime around 02:00h.It was reported that Rosario was relaxing in a hammock while four other workers were on duty some distance away, when the bandits confronted the supervisor and fatally wounded him.The three suspects then went to the dredge area where they held the other workers at gunpoint and relieved them of two gold mats containing 100 ounces of gold from the sluice box before making good their escape.last_img read more

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Man denies Smyth Street execution killing

first_imgThe High Court trial of Riverview, Georgetown resident Morris Prince is set toGunned down: O’Riley Smallcommence before Justice Navindra Singh following the empanelment of a 12-member jury on Tuesday.The accused denied the murder indictment put forward by the State by way ofentering a not-guilty plea. It is alleged that he killed O’Riley Small on March 19, 2016.According to reports, the deceased was executed on Smyth Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown when he had reportedly entered his yard after he returned home from a night out at a popular spot. It was claimed that he was approached by a man who discharged several rounds in his direction, thus allegedly causing a multiplicity of injuries about the body.Defendant: Morris PrinceThe accused is being represented by Attorney Mark Waldron while the prosecution’s counsels include Tuanna Hardy, Abigail Gibbs and Teriq Mohammed.last_img read more

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Cutlass-wielding bandits nabbed after robbing foreigners

first_imgMoments after attacking and robbing two foreign nationals in Georgetown on Sunday morning, two perpetrators were nabbed by Police who gave chase.The cutlass-wielding duo had relieved the Spanish-speaking nationals of their cellular phones along with important documents.However, while trying to escape, the two suspects were pursued by ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), who were on bicycles and foot. After a lengthy chase, the two men were eventually apprehended.Reports are that around 09:50h at Longden Street, Georgetown, the two foreigners were walking when they were confronted by the bandits who executed the robbery.According to the police, during the pursuit, one of the suspects aggressively attacked an armed rank with the cutlass he had in his possession.The suspect reportedly fired several chops in the policeman’s direction but was unsuccessful in harming the cop. As a result, the officer who had repeatedly warned the man to put down his weapon discharged a warning shot in the air from his service revolver.The two men were taken to the police station where they remain in Police custody pending investigations. The cutlasses have also been retrieved and were lodged at the police station as well.Meanwhile, the stolen items were not recovered.last_img read more

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Man City news: The Germany star who would fulfil his potential under Guardiola

first_img2 WhoScored.com assess Leroy Sane’s potential move to Manchester City Interest in Schalke’s Leroy Sane is high and Man City are said to be the club closing in on his signature. Here, WhoScored.com run the rule on the 20-year-old… Germany’s 2-0 semi final defeat to France at Euro 2016 meant Die Mannschaft failed to become the third team in history to hold both the World Cup and European Championship at the same time. That hasn’t stopped Joachim Low from staying on as Germany head coach, with the 56-year-old confirming his intention to remain in charge for the 2018 World Cup. Fans will certainly hope that youngster Leroy Sane can play a more prominent role for the national team in two years’ time in Russia.The 20-year-old was restricted to just 11 minutes of action at Euro 2016, coming on as a late substitute as Germany chased the game before their exit from the competition at the penultimate hurdle. A WhoScored.com rating of 5.95 in the defeat to France may make for disappointing reading, but it was somewhat unfair for Loew to put so much pressure on a player so young to drag Germany from two goals down to victory.Despite a lack of action in France, though, interest in Sane remains high. Manchester City are leading the race to secure the services of the youngster, with head coach Pep Guardiola thought to be big fan of the talented wide man. While Barcelona and Bayern Munich have each pondered a move for the German in the past, Sane remains high on City’s wish list as the Citizens strive to re-establish themselves as England’s top team.Ilkay Gundogan and Nolito have already secured their switch to the Etihad Stadium and, while Guardiola is eager to improve the defence before the new season gets underway, Sane supposedly remains one of the club’s top priorities this summer, and for good reason. While far from the finished product, Sane proved just how effective a performer he already is for a disappointing Schalke side last term. 2 Only Dele Alli (19), Ousmane Dembele (17) and Anthony Martial (16) were directly involved in more goals than Sane (14) of all players aged 21 or under in Europe’s top five leagues last season. Schalke are understandably keen to retain his services, with City forced to spend big for a player who is not only ready for regular first team action, but has significant scope to improve.Given Guardiola’s track record with improving young players and Sane’s immense potential, City would be landing themselves a winger who has the capacity to become one of the best in his position on the continent. Indeed, his ability to run with the ball is perhaps his strongest asset, with an average of 2.8 successful dribbles per game the fifth best in the Bundesliga last term, matching his statistically calculated WhoScored.com strength of ‘dribbling’.Yet as his goal return suggests – only Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (12) scored more league goals than Sane (8) of all Schalke players last term – the youngster doesn’t just dribble for the sake of it. There is an end game to the wideman’s approach, while he’s evidently confident in his ability having averaged the second most shots per Bundesliga match (2.1) of all Schalke players last term.Interest in his signature is understandably high, but Guardiola will hope his influence can push a deal for Sane to move to City over the line before the Premier League returns next month. The City boss showed a preference for wide players during his time as Bayern boss, with Douglas Costa and Kingsley Coman both starring in their Bundesliga title win last term.With Raheem Sterling underwhelming and Jesus Navas struggling to find his best form, it’s of little shock that Guardiola has identified the wide positions as areas for improvement. In Sane, the City boss would have a wideman capable of stepping straight into the starting XI, who in all likelihood will realise his potential under Guardiola.For more stats on Leroy Sane, click here to view his WhoScored.com player pagelast_img read more

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Ex-Liverpool and Newcastle star recovering after rare brain tumour discovery

first_img Olivier Giroud confirms N’Golo Kante is the nicest man in football 1 You’re the one LU BEAUTY Former Liverpool star Jose Enrique in action against Everton. He posted a picture of his story on the website of Spanish publication Marca with a caption explaining his current situation.“Sorry i haven’t been around much, It has been the toughest few weeks of my life.. Within the space of one month I have found out the news that I have a rare brain tumor and had surgery to have it removed, I am now in recovery and so thankful, Life is too precious.” [sic]Enrique spent four seasons with Newcastle from 2007-2011 before five campaigns with Liverpool but retired from professional football in September 2017 following a knee injury while on the books at Real Zaragoza.Enrique had been working as an agent since ending his playing days, and told Marca he first realised something was seriously wrong after suffering headaches while meeting with Brighton manager Chris Hughton.He was initially treated in London but once the diagnosis was known Enrique returned home to Valencia to have the tumour removed at La Fe hospital. He still needs further sessions of radiotherapy before making a full recovery. Learn the words for England’s catchy Gareth Southgate song Good times Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny admits he didn’t want France to win World Cup SUPERSTITION Southgate makes young England fan’s day by replying to his letter Pure class Latest World Cup news misery center_img A reminder to Liverpool fans about the very comical threat Neymar offers diamond geezer Paul Pogba buys France World Cup winners specially designed rings “There are only four machines in Europe,” he told Marca. “My options are to go to Zurich or Paris. I have to have 35 sessions. It will take about a month and a half, but that is not important. I want to get well.“I was told that I might stay blind, but then I regained my vision and even the doctors were surprised.“I want to thank my girlfriend, my parents and my brothers, as well as Dr Simal, his team and La Fe hospital.“All this makes me value life more,” he added. “Football players live in a bubble, it’s an unreal life. You lose yourself and think you’re invincible.”talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. Dele Alli reveals pre-match rituals and lucky charms he has before matches ‘It could have been me’ – Allardyce admits World Cup was tough to watch Watch every goal England scored at the 2018 World Cup Shy guy NO JOY Why does Luis Suarez kiss his wrist when he celebrates a goal? Fallon d’Floor Former Liverpool and Newcastle United star Jose Enrique is recovering in hospital after successful surgery to remove a rare brain tumour.The former Premier League star, 32, who had been working as a pundit around Reds games, announced on Instagram the reason for a recent absence on social media had been due to the medical emergency.last_img read more

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Leeds ‘reach deal to sign’ second Chelsea player of the summer

first_img 2 moving on targets The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star It is stated that Leeds have ‘reached a deal’ to sign Blackman on a season-long loan, with a medical planned to try and get the keeper in before the Whites’ first pre-season friendly against Forest Green Rovers, which is scheduled for Tuesday.Blackman will become the second signing of Marcelo Bielsa’s reign as Leeds manager, and he’ll follow Chelsea team-mate Lewis Baker on loan to Elland Road. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Blackman will join fellow Chelsea academy graduate Lewis Baker at Leeds IN DEMAND Blackman impressed playing for Sheffield United last summer RANKED Latest transfer news Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti three-way race Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 2 Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Highly-rated at Stamford Bridge, Blackman’s first-team chances appear limited with Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero ahead of him in the pecking order, while the Blues have also expressed interest in signing Alisson, the Roma glovesman, this summer.Chelsea were willing to let him go out on loan again for 2018/19, and, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds have won the race for his signature. Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LATEST Leeds United and Chelsea have reached a deal for the season-long loan of Blues goalkeeper Jamal Blackman to Elland Road.Blackman, 24, spent last season on loan at Sheffield United in the Championship, playing 33 times as the Blades finished 10th. Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer TOP WORK targets Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing LIVING THE DREAM Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January The Whites are also said to be chasing deals for Domingos Quina, the West Ham starlet, as well as forwards Jonathan Kodjia, of Aston Villa, and Jordan Hugill, of West Ham.last_img read more

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Meetings 11/29

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals North Hills East Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the library at Sepulveda Middle School, 15330 Plummer St., North Hills. Call (818) 891-0060. Reseda Neighborhood Council will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Magnolia Science Academy, 18238 Sherman Way, Reseda. Call (818) 832-7540 or see www.resedacouncil.org. Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council, will hold a board meeting at 6 p.m. and a council meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 in room 131 at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 19700 Rinaldi St., Porter Ranch. Call (818) 831-2330 or see www.prnc.org. Van Nuys Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in Room 1-B at the Marvin Braude Constituents Service Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys. Call (818) 908-1840. Panorama City Neighborhood Council, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in the second-floor meeting room at the Mission Community Hospital medical building, 14860 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama City. Call (818) 756-9422. Here is a list of upcoming neighborhood council meetings: Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council, 6:30 p.m. today at Van Gogh Elementary School, 17160 Van Gogh St., Granada Hills. Call (818) 360-4346 or see www.ghnnc.org. Neighborhood Council Valley Village will hold a board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Colfax Elementary School, 11724 Addison St., Valley Village. Call (818) 766-2932. Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Canoga Park Senior Center, 7326 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park. Call (818) 416-8645. Notices of neighborhood council meetings are published every Monday. Send information two weeks in advance, including time, date, location and a phone number. Fax to (818) 713-0058 or send e-mail to dnmetro@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

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Factual Friday

first_imgThis Indiana National Guard Specialist and his 4-month old daughter remind us that many military children and their families are living in civilian communities. Let’s not forget to celebrate every military child, wherever they are! Photo from defenseimagery.mil. Statistics from “2011 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community” (updated Nov. 2012). Posted by Kathy Reschke , Child Care Leader at Military Families Learning Network.last_img

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BSF jawan, 4 civilians killed in Pakistan firing from across border in Jammu

first_imgOne Border Security Force (BSF) jawan and four civilians were killed in 11-hour continuous firing and shelling by Pakistani troops on the International Border (IB) in Jammu on Friday, a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kashmir.3 militants shot deadThree militants were shot dead by the Army in the Valley, the first time since it halted operations two days ago as part of the Centre’s Ramzan ceasefire.An official said Pakistan violated ceasefire around 1 a.m. and continued shelling and firing on the BSF posts and the local population along the IB in Jammu’s Arnia and R.S. Pura till late noon on Friday. The Indian troops “retaliated in equal measure.”“Two BSF jawans were wounded at Arnia’s Jabowal. Later, constable Sita Ram succumbed to his injuries,” said the official.Intense mortar shelling killed Jagmohan, 45, and Satpal, 60, in Arnia’s Treva village and a couple, Tarsem Lal, 52, and Manjeet Kaur, 45, in R.S. Pura.“These civilians were either on the mobile, walking on the road or engaged in routine work when they were hit by shells,” said the district officials. Nine civilians were also injured. The shelling forced border villagers to shift to safer places. The Jammu border had been comparatively peaceful since March this year.‘Disrespect to Ramzan’“Border firing is a cause of pain and worry. Sad while our country took the lead in starting peace initiatives with cessation of operations during Ramzan. Pakistan has shown no respect whatsoever for this holy month. Pakistan will have to reciprocate. Violence is a zero sum game,” said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, while offering condolences to the victim families. Meanwhile, a spokesman of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) claimed four civilians were killed in Sialkot.A senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader said the party hoped that Mr. Modi “will take the Ramzan initiative further and open the door for serious dialogue with both Pakistan and internal stakeholders.”An Army official told news agency GNS in Srinagar that three militants were killed in a gunfight at Handwara’s Brinjal forest in Kupwara district. “Soldiers of 15 Rashtriya Rifles intercepted the group of militants, believed to be infiltrators, adjacent to Shahnagar Jat Gali. The group opened fire. In retaliation, three infiltrators were gunned down,” the Army said. The Army had made it clear it “will retaliate in case it is attacked or civilian lives are in danger.”An exchange of fire between the Army and militants was also reported in Bandipora’s Hajin on Thursday night.A red alert has been sounded in Kashmir ahead of the Prime Minister’s visit.last_img read more

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