Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Barangay Ginebra is expected to play big—literally—as the Gin Kings try to negate the quickness of TNT KaTropa when they seek a Finals slot in the PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments Filipinos seek strong Powerman stint In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide How to help the Taal evacuees DAY6 is for everybody MOST READ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene “We have four bigs who are very agile,” said Ginebra guard LA Tenorio after the Kings snatched a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five semifinal series with a 106-103 win Friday.“That’s our strength and we have to take advantage of that,” added Tenorio.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe Kings hope that strategy closes out the Texters Sunday and arrange a rematch for the crown against Meralco, which badly wants to rebound from losing the Finals last year.Allen Durham, Jared Dillinger, Baser Amer, Ranidel De Ocampo and the Bolts swept the Star Hotshots in the other semifinal pairing. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Starring Glen Rice Jr. and speedy guard Jason Castro, the Ka Tropa nearly toppled the Kings in Game 3 if not for a couple of miscues and Joe Devance’s heroics down the stretch.“We tried to pound it inside and they used their quickness to blow by our big guys,” said Ginebra coach Tim Cone. “Again, we played our style and they played their style. I’m sure it’s going to be the same in Game 4.”Seven-footer Greg Slaughter and 6-foot-9 Japeth Aguilar form Ginebra’s formidable frontline quartet together with the 6-foot-7 De Vance and 6-foot-5 import Justin Brownlee.Rice attempted in vain to neutralize the Gin Kings’ imposing ceiling by scoring 44 points last time out built on sheer quickness and athleticism.On the defensive end, the Texters have to bring out the best from Kelly Williams, Troy Rosario and Anthony Semerad to contain Ginebra’s bigs.ADVERTISEMENT Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next
LATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Majority of Calgary voters say ‘no thanks’ to 2026 Olympics Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? “We got off to a very sluggish start today. We looked a little bit tired in the beginning and they jumped on us immediately. They were energized tonight,” Black told reporters after the Aces leveled the series following a 100-95 win at Mall of Asia Arena.The Bolts, whose seven game-winning streak was snapped, were a step slow especially in the third quarter where the Aces extended their lead to 20, 66-46, midway through the period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissDespite the defeat, Black still commended his players for their resiliency as they nearly stole the game in the end.A 3-pointer by Chris Newsome pulled the Bolts within one, 96-95, with 14.5 seconds remaining. Baser Amer had the chance to tie the game but missed a deep 3-pointer before Alaska guard Simon Enciso iced the game with a couple of free throws with only 2.9 ticks to go. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title “I think the only time we got our legs under us was in the fourth quarter. WE started playing a little bit better, our outside shots started to fall and our defense started to click a little bit, but it was just a little bit too late,” Black said.“That’s the part I’m happiest about. The players did not give up. They could’ve when we were down by 20. They didn’t give up, they kept fighting and gave themselves a chance to win the basketball game. Maybe a few breaks down the stretch might have helped us a little but I’m happy with the effort in the second half.”Game 3 is on Thursday night at Cuneta Astrodome with Black hoping Meralco will be able to at least match Alaska’s energy.“My thoughts right now is that I just wanna find a way to give my players a little bit of rest so they can comeback and be energized and have their legs. They didn’t have their legs tonight,” he said.“I think tonight AD (Durham) had nine rebounds which was way below his average so I just have to find a way to keep him fresh so that when we play them in the next game in Game 3 he’ll have a little bit more energy and we play our regular game. whether it’s close down the stretch.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Meralco head coach Norman Black thinks the Bolts shot themselves in the foot after coming out slow in a loss to Alaska in Game 2 of their 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals series on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT View comments
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West Ham manager Slaven Bilic was full of praise for his players following their 2-1 win against Man City.The Hammers took a 2-0 lead at the Etihad through Victor Moses and Diafra Sakho, with Kevin De Bruyne pulling one back for the hosts.With this win on the road, Bilic has now guided the east London club to wins away at Arsenal, Liverpool and league leaders Man City.However, Manuel Pellegrini’s men didn’t give up their 100 per cent Premier League record without a fight.“You look better when you are losing against City, he said.“Then they let you play, or when it’s 0-0, they don’t go wild.“But when you have that amount of quality and when they’re losing at home 2-0 or 2-1 they go at you all guns blazing.“And it’s hard, but we knew that. We deserved [the win]. Yes, of course, we were lucky, but we deserved that luck.“In every position we were fighting as a unit, we kept the ball when it was possible to keep it.”
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s administration has sometimes been called corrupt, as when he was accepting millions in fees from body-building magazines while serving as governor, and even now as his top staffers are paid more from his special-interest-financed political committees than from their state salaries. It has been called a Teflon administration, as when he promised to hire a private detective to investigate his own admitted past sexual misbehavior, but never did – and there were no consequences. But on at least two of the hot issues Schwarzenegger himself has pronounced most urgent for California, it might be better to call his the Ostrich Administration. For he’s clearly got his head deep in sand, or something, when it comes to both greenhouse gases and universal health care. On greenhouse gases, the final budget Schwarzenegger sent legislators this year would have cut out Williamson Act subsidies to farmers, a program that keeps more than 16 million acres of farmland from being developed. That farmland removes at least 1.75 million tons of carbon dioxide from the air each year, far more than any other state program now existing or envisioned. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Legislators eventually put it back in the budget and Schwarzenegger later left it there, lamely claiming that, “I’m glad they put it back in.” Like an ostrich with hidden head, he had not looked at what his proposed cut would mean to his own cherished ideal, one which he has advocated before countless world leaders. Just as egregious is his failure to examine the details of his plan to impose universal health care coverage in California, forcing even those who don’t want insurance to buy it. Problems here include those two key D-words: deductibles and doctors. Schwarzenegger and his aides have virtually ignored the problem of high deductibles, which could make health care premiums a worthless expense for the working poor, if they or their families don’t have major health problems in any one year. That difficulty, however, could likely be dealt with by raising premiums paid by the wealthy to make up for costs of lower deductibles for those buying the most rudimentary catastrophic coverage. But the doctor problem won’t be so easy. Schwarzenegger proposes to add a minimum of 900,000 patients to the state’s Medi-Cal rolls, paying for this in part with additional available federal matching funds and with a tax on hospitals that now treat the uninsured in emergency rooms, often without getting paid for their services. The hospitals are willing to go along with this because they figure a guarantee of payment will more than make up for any tax they’d pay. But who would treat those patients? Currently, only 35,000 of the state’s almost 65,000 practicing physicians accept Medi-Cal patients, and for most of them the indigent on the program make up just a small part of their practices. Add 900,000 patients to Medi-Cal’s enrollment and you’d need a minimum of 650 doctors to treat them, assuming each doctor has a practice of 1,200 patients and all are Medi-Cal recipients. The average California doctor’s practice includes about that many people, but almost none is exclusively Medi-Cal. There is a reason barely half of all the state’s doctors take Medi-Cal and why most of those who do see its members don’t see many of them: Payments from Medi-Cal are so low doctors can’t afford to pay for office rent, insurance, staff and supplies if they see mostly Medi-Cal patients. In a salient commentary published this fall, Fresno County surgeon Linda Halderman noted that breast cancer specialists receive $24 for a patient consultation no matter how long they spend with a patient, while a two-hour breast-preserving cancer operation and the 90 days of after care that goes with it bring the doctor only $253. Any other medical plan would pay almost double those amounts and physicians who refuse to accept any HMO patients charge far more than that. Those payment levels won’t cover much of any doctor’s expenses. Yet, Medi-Cal is slated for a 10 percent cut in payments next year. Halderman said she treated such Medi-Cal breast cancer patients at a loss for four years before she stopped taking them this fall. Many doctors don’t stick it out that long. And unless Medi-Cal payments rise considerably under the new program, it will be impossible to find the equivalent of 650 more doctors willing to accept an entirely Medi-Cal population for their practices. But Schwarzenegger doesn’t discuss these dismal facts as he travels the state plumping for his program. Maybe he just hasn’t bothered to look into the details of what he’s doing, just as he didn’t bother checking on the consequences of his attempt to eliminate the Williamson Act. It’s plain that he’s acting like an ostrich and depending on his old-reliable Teflon to keep from suffering any consequences. Tom Elias wrote The Burzynski Breakthrough: The Most Promising Cancer Treatment and the Government’s Campaign to Squelch It, which is now in its third edition. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Arsenal have now moved within one point of Liverpool Arsenal turned up the heat on Liverpool in the race for Champions League football, as an Olivier Giroud brace helped them to a 4-1 win at Stoke.At a ground where they had only won once on eight previous Premier League visits, the Gunners grabbed the lead three minutes prior to the break through Giroud’s close-range strike, with Mesut Ozil then extending their advantage in the 55th minute with a neat finish.Stoke hit back with a controversial 67th-minute goal from substitute Peter Crouch, before efforts from Alexis Sanchez in the 76th minute and Giroud 10 minutes from time wrapped up a victory that sees the gap between Arsene Wenger’s fifth-placed men and fourth-placed Liverpool reduced to a point.Both sides have two games left, and Arsenal will be watching with great interest when Liverpool play at West Ham on Sunday, hoping their fellow Londoners can do them a favour. Manchester City, also with two matches to go, are three points clear of Wenger’s team in third.There have been various protests of late from Arsenal fans calling for the manager to leave, and early on in this game a plane flew over the ground with a banner on display that read ‘WENGER – OUT MEANS OUT!!’Wenger’s future remains uncertain, with the Frenchman still yet to announce whether he intends to stay on at the club beyond the current season.But none of that seems to be distracting his team at the moment, with this representing a third win inside a week and fifth in six league games for a side who also have an FA Cup final against Chelsea to look forward to.As they exerted early pressure at the Bet365 Stadium, Jack Butland did well to push Shkodran Mustafi’s header over the bar in the ninth minute, and the visitors went even closer six minutes later when Nacho Monreal nodded against the post.Stoke were struggling to get going but were presented with an opportunity just before the half-hour mark as Mustafi fouled Xherdan Shaqiri just outside the Arsenal box, picking up a booking in the process. The resulting free-kick was curled just over by Marko Arnautovic.The Gunners were soon back on the front foot, with Sanchez firing narrowly wide after Glen Johnson lost the ball in a dangerous position.And a fine Arsenal move then saw them grab the lead as Hector Bellerin ran on to Francis Coquelin’s through-ball and delivered a cross that Giroud met with a tap-in.It was another delightful Gunners move that made it 2-0 after the interval, as Ozil gave the ball to Sanchez and then latched onto the superb pass the Chilean sent to him in return, before beating Butland by lifting a shot over him.That goal seemed to stir Stoke into life. Mame Diouf wasted a good chance by heading wide from Arnautovic’s cross, the Senegalese forward’s last contribution as he was then replaced by Crouch while Joe Allen was taken off for Saido Berahino.Petr Cech then tipped a Bruno Martins Indi header over, before Crouch converted another Arnautovic cross in controversial circumstances, with it appearing the striker had used his arm to divert the ball in.Wenger made his displeasure clear by the dugout, but the effort stood – and his men then responded admirably to the setback.Sanchez put them 3-1 up as he received the ball from Bellerin and saw his strike deflect in off Ryan Shawcross.Aaron Ramsey, booed by some Stoke fans having come on for Sanchez, then made a lively contribution at the ground where he broke his leg in 2010.The Wales midfielder had one shot saved by Butland and subsequently provided the cut-back from which Giroud prodded in his second on the slide. 1
A total of 235 runners and walkers took part in the Ramelton 5k on Thursday evening.The event was part of the Donegal Grand Prix series – with funds from the event going to Ayr Hill National School.Ivan Toner was first home in a time of 16.35 Text38Text52TimeFirstNameSurnameSexClub11316.35IvanTonerSMLetterkenny A C22916.39PiusMc IntyreSMFoyle Valley335118.29BarryCoyleSMIndividual43418.39MarkMc PaulJMIndividual535318.58PaulMurraySMFinn Valley A C65619.35MatthewSweeneyWalkerIndividual74119.45DarrenPriceSMIndividual816719.46StewartMageeSMIndividual93919.50RichardGordonJMIndividual103719.51DavidGordonJMIndividual1117719.53CurlyCoyleSMIndividual1218819.59PaulCattersonSMIndividual1319120.13CallumBoyceSMIndividual145220.32ConorMooreJMIndividual1517320.41ShaunMc GeeSMIndividual1615320.47GarvanPattersonSMIndividual1715420.58AdrianHerraghtySMIndividual1835421.33MarkCanningSMIndividual1917421.38AdrianGillSMIndividual205821.45PJHaganSMIndividual218121.49SineadPeoplesSWIndividual223822.04Mark PatMc 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BREAKING NEWS: Two men have been convicted of murdering a 57-year-old Donegal man outside his home in Glasgow.Asif Rehman, 20, and Adel Ishaq, 19, attacked William McKeeney in Melville Street, Pollokshields, on 15 January.Mr McKeeney, who was originally from Malin Head, later died at the city’s Victoria Infirmary. Rehman and Ishaq, who denied the murder charge against them, face mandatory life terms when they are sentenced at a later date.During the trial at the High Court in Kilmarnock, the jury was told that Mr McKeeney was attacked while making his way home from a nearby pub.His partner Annemarie Newlands, 48, said she had been watching out for him from a window of the flat they shared in Melville Street.She told the court that she had seen “two Asian men stamping on something”.After they left the scene, Ms Newlands said she was able to see a dark shape which she thought was a person.When she ran outside she realised the dark object was her partner, Mr McKeeney.She told the court: “He was very battered and the side of his face was all swollen.”The trial also heard from Ishaq’s friend, 19-year-old Imran Khan.He said Rehman had warned him during a phone call that they had just “splattered” someone outside his house.Following Rehman and Ishaq’s convictions, procurator fiscal John Dunn said: “William McKeeney was an innocent man on his way home when he had the misfortune to run into Asif Rehman and Adel Ishaq.“Minutes later and in a totally brutal and unprovoked attack, he was beaten so viciously and severely that he would never recover. His murder has shocked the local community.“I hope that today’s verdict will bring some closure for Mr McKeeney’s family, who have had to deal with the effects of this tragic event. I cannot imagine the mental anguish they have suffered because of these men.”MEN FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER OF DONEGAL MAN IN GLASGOW was last modified: October 16th, 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:courtdeadGlasgowguiltywilliam mckeeney
St Eunan’s College.Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh has welcomed the announcement that St Eunan’s College is to receive significant funding for structural improvements to be made to the school. Minister McHugh said, “I welcome the announcement from the Department of Education that St. Eunan’s College, Letterkenny, has received funding for Structural Improvements under the School Building Unit for Additional Accommodation.“The funding will be of huge benefit to the school and I’m delighted the relevant authorities have given the green light on funding for the redevelopments to take place. ST EUNAN’S COLLEGE RECEIVES FUNDING was last modified: January 16th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:fundingJoe McHughnewsPoliticsSt.Eunan’s CollegeTD
The TUI and ASTI will be picketing Department of Education and Skills’ Junior Cycle CPD venue in Donegal Town tomorrow morning (FRI) starting at 8.30am.Joanne IrwinThe picketing follows the Department of Education and Skills’ decision to organise Junior Cycle Framework CPD for teachers of English despite the current industrial relations dispute and the ASTI/ TUI directives to union members prohibiting attendance at CPD.The picketing by TUI Executive Committee and ASTI Standing Committee representatives aims to highlight the provocative decision by the Minister for Education and Skills and her Department to proceed with CPD at such a critical stage of this industrial relations dispute. TUI Vice-President Joanne Irwin from Donegal thanked members for their resolve in ensuring that the industrial action directives are observed.TUI and ASTI representatives will continue to picket Department of Education and Skills’ Junior Cycle CPD venues over the coming days.TEACHERS TO PICKET DONEGAL TOWN EDUCATION OFFICES TOMORROW was last modified: April 16th, 2015 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:ASTIDonegal TownpicketTUI