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Kobe Paras stars for PH in Day 2 of Fiba 3×3 World Cup
Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:55Tourism’s gifts and woes for Santa and Sami homeland02:46Fighting jihadism in the Sahel: Life inside the military camps01:40Filipinos 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 respite Gerald: Just because I’ve been bashed doesn’t mean I’d stop working Kobe Paras put on a show in his first two games for the Philippines in the 2017 Fiba 3×3 World Cup in Nantes, France.ADVERTISEMENT The 19-year-old Paras, one of the youngest players in the tournament, but showed he can hang with the big boys.The 6-foot-6 Paras led the 18th seed Philippines to a 21-15 upset of No. 7 Romania in the opening game with 12 points, most of which came during a 9-2 run inside the last two minutes.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnSPORTSBreak new groundREAD: Paras, Ravena lead PH over Romania in Fiba 3×3 World Cup opener MOST READ LATEST STORIES Swing Out Sister back to PH this April Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend China reports 17 new cases in viral pneumonia outbreak For Ina, portraying a zombie is like an ‘out-of-body experience’ Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Celiz, Mangahas lead Zark’s to its 1st win in PBA D-League Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Paras, along with teammates Kiefer Ravena, JR Quiñahan and Jeron Teng hope to bounce back against No. 2 Slovenia early Wednesday morning.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump’s impeachment defense, prosecutors dig in Paras flashed a complete offensive game and had several highlights as well, including a pair of nifty behind the back moves on his way to the bucket.The versatile forward, however, was slowed down by France in the second game where he only scored three points. The Philippines lost, 22-11.READ: Host France whips Philippines in Fiba 3×3 World CupADVERTISEMENT View comments
Whither the “Good Life”?
The PNC-led APNU/AFC coalition Government is now well past the halfway point of its term of office, in which it promised to deliver “the good life” to the citizens of Guyana. Sadly, by its own measure, that promise has receded even further under this regime, which is characterised more than anything else by the disjoint between its rhetoric and its actions.The rhetoric for achieving the “good life” was captured in its “joint manifesto”, in which the goals were stated right up front. It began with the need for “healing and reconciliation”, and stated quite clearly this meant: “to acknowledge, embrace and celebrate our ethnic diversity”. It was an acceptance that the plural nature of our society, characterised by ethnic blocks, had led to challenges and ruptures that needed to be “healed and reconciled”. However, the Government’s PNC-dominated APNU block’s immediate miniaturising of its AFC partner — which had given it a tenuous claim to bridging the ethnic divide — dimmed hopes of that “healing and reconciliation”. The hard line against a rapprochement with the PPP effectively destroyed those hopes.The second goal was “good governance”. This did not so much focus on how the PNC-led APNU/AFC coalition would actually utilise the institutions of government, as increasing the space for citizens’ participation in governance. In other words, it did not equate “good governance” with “good government”. But even by its sophistry, it has failed. To slip into a 21st century law on “cybercrime” the 13th century criminal common law of sedition, which forbids any criticism of the Government that might precipitate “disaffection” towards it, certainly does not deliver the promised “increase in the civil liberties of our people”. The less said about “eliminating corruption and Government waste” the better.But it is the failure on its goal of “industrialisation and jobs” that the PNC-led APNU/AFC coalition has failed to deliver the good life. While most citizens might not — like the Marxists — scoff at “bourgeois rights” like “civil liberties”, they would overwhelmingly agree that for them, at a minimum, the good life is achieved through their own efforts, by having jobs. “Industrialisation” of our economy, which was founded to produce primary products during the colonial period, has been the mantra of every government since independence.The first PNC government, between 1964 and 1992, rejected the then dominant “industrialisation by invitation” model, seized control of the economy, and attempted to squeeze profits from the agricultural sector through levies and export controls, to achieve that goal via “import substitution”; but ended up destroying the primary-productive sector without any industrialisation. Its present incarnation is yet to even suggest an “industrialisation” policy, and has emphasised taxing businesses without offering them incentives for industrialising the economy. In the meantime, the primary producing areas have been squeezed through political vindictiveness trumping economic rationality: throwing 7700 sugar workers into the streets, and conceding the loss of the lucrative Venezuelan rice markets.In its articulation of the third goal of “Fair taxes”, the fundamental muddle of the PNC-led APNU/AFC coalition’s thinking is revealed, and it guarantees that any hoped-for ‘good life” is sure to recede farther with every passing day. The APNU/AFC promised the “fair taxes” would allow the pay checks of ordinary citizens to “go further” and allow “businesses to grow”. One would assume that this implied the Government would cut taxes significantly, but this was never done. Income taxes remain the same, while the 2% reduction of VAT is insignificant.Under the goal of “fair taxes”, the PNC-led APNU/AFC coalition also guaranteed a “safe and secure society” – which is certainly what citizens envisage as part of the “good life”. Did they mean they would spend the “fair taxes” to increase security? But why confine taxes to security? Is not all Government spending funded by the taxes on citizens and businesses? Even the loans borrowed by governments have to be eventually paid from taxes.But even security has not been bolstered. Whither the “good life”?
Jewish center declines bailout offer
Sunday’s decision now casts doubt on plans by the federation to rent most of its Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus to the New Community Jewish High School of West Hills. “We felt this was a truly fair agreement,” said Deborah Dragon, spokeswoman for the Jewish Federation, which raises $50 million a year for local and world agencies. “We’re definitely disappointed. “It is the federation’s commitment to provide early childhood education and senior services at this site, or at other nearby locations.” With the Valley Cities JCC in Sherman Oaks scheduled to close this month, the New JCC at Milken could be the last surviving JCC for 250,000 San Fernando Valley-area Jews. The New JCC now draws many seniors for classes, card games and cultural and community events. It also serves 135 preschoolers, many who have working parents who depend on extended day-care hours. JCC leaders on Sunday appealed for broad community support. During a two-hour town meeting, members gave $18,000 to save their center. “The JCC should stay right where it is, in the same amount of space,” said Judith Goldsmith, 80, of West Hills, who joined the JCC in 1969 when it rented space from a nearby church. firstname.lastname@example.org (818) 713-3730160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WEST HILLS – In a surprise decision Sunday, a popular Jewish community center declined a financial bailout in order to retain a majority of its campus. The New JCC at Milken board refused an offer from the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles that would have given it $350,000 in exchange for giving up its legal right as majority tenant. The decision was backed by a unanimous show of hands from nearly 500 JCC members, who favored raising their own money to save preschool and senior programs. “This is our property; we’re going to stand here and fight,” said Hal Sandler, president of the board, to a roomful of mostly seniors. “No one is going to throw us off our property. “We’ll be much better off if we’re here and in control of our own destiny.” The former West Valley JCC had once deeded its four-acre campus to the Jewish Federation in a trade for continued financial support. But after providing $6 million in subsidies since 2003, the Jewish Federation made a take-it-or leave it bailout offer to the indebted JCC, which would have had to give up space to make room for a growing Jewish high school. Last week, it looked like the JCC might accept the offer. But what especially galled JCC members was an unwillingness by the federation to guarantee equal space for current preschool programs, as well as sufficient space for other needs. Members were also livid over a recent federation decision to close their popular swimming pool – a major draw for members – and fill it for classroom space.
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Santa Clarita Calendar
THURSDAY Santa Clarita Corvette Club will meet, 7:30 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 259-4675. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Karaoke night, 7:30 at VFW Post 6110, 16555 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-9989. Parent U Conference, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Hyatt Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Cost: $25. Call (661) 255-4382. Peer Counselor training, 9 a.m.-noon at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Cost: $10 for all three sessions. Call (661) 259-9444. Proud Dads class, 9-11 a.m. in the Greeley Building at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital, 23845 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Cost: $20. Call (661) 253-8607. Volunteer orientation, 10-11 a.m. at Placerita Canyon Nature Center, 19152 W. Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall. Call (661) 259-7721. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for a morning run, 7 o’clock in the parking lot at Starbucks, 26415 Bouquet Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Free wellness workshop will present research about stubborn weight, fatigue and hormone imbalance, 10-11:30 a.m. at the office of Dr. Larry Cart, 24868 Apple St., Suite 101, Newhall. Call (661) 284-6233. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Call (661) 254-1275. Karaoke night, 8 o’clock at VFW Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-6885. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities throughout the day at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. SUNDAY Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for marathon training, 6:30 a.m. in the parking lot at Granary Square, 25930 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Bingo will be played, 10:30 a.m. at Mint Canyon Moose Lodge, 18000 W. Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-7222. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Call (661) 254-1275. Karaoke night, 7:30 at VFW Post 6110, 16555 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-9989. MONDAY Special Olympics offers golf lessons to athletes with learning disabilities, evenings at Vista Valencia Golf Course, 24700 W. Trevino Drive, Valencia. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. TUESDAY Volunteer training class, 1-4 p.m. at the William S. Hart Museum, 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall. First of four sessions. Call Sabina Miller at (661) 254-4584. Lions Club-Castaic will meet, 7:15 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-8677. Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Runners Club will work out, 6:15 p.m. at the College of the Canyons track, 26455 N. Rockwell Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will offer a beginners class, 7-9 p.m. at Mitchell Community School, 16821 Goodvale Road, Canyon Country. Call Cathy at (661) 257-4801 or Tammy at (661) 297-4463. Karaoke night, 7:30 at VFW Post 6110, 16555 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-9989. Barbershop Harmony Singers will rehearse, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6109 for security-door information. WEDNESDAY Job & Career Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the S Building at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 362-3286. Corporate Power study session, titled “Restoring Democracy as the Founders Imagined It,” 7 p.m. at 25439 Via Macarena, Valencia. Call Carole Lutness at (661) 755-3772. Santa Clarita Sunrise Rotary Club will meet, 7:10 a.m. at IHOP, 24737 W. Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch. Call (661) 250-1023. Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club will meet, 12:10 p.m. at Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia. Call (661) 259-7701. Santa Clarita Valley-Newhall Optimist Club will meet, 7 p.m. at La Rumba, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Call (661) 252-7313. Valencia Toastmasters will meet, 7 p.m. Call Kim Dickens at (661) 259-8567 or visit www.valenciatoastmasters.org for location. Karaoke night, 7:30 at VFW Post 6110, 16555 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-9989. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities during the evenings at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. Santa Clarita Noon Kiwanis Club will meet, noon-1:30 p.m. at El Torito, 27510 The Old Road, Valencia. Call Janie Choate at (661) 296-8260. Youth Chess Club will meet, 5:30-8 p.m. at 25864-G Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Jay Stallings at (661) 288-1705. Evening Kiwanis Club will meet, 6:15 p.m. at Mulligan’s, 25848 Tournament Road, Valencia. Call Amy Spencer at (661) 255-6714. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for tempo runs, 6:15 p.m. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org for location. To submit an event for the Daily News calendar, contact Sharon Cotal two weeks prior to the event at (661) 257-5256, fax her at (661) 257-5262, e-mail her at email@example.com or write to her at 24800 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia, CA 91355.160Want 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 joys and headaches of holiday travel: John Phillips FRIDAY Introduction to Watercolors on Rice-paper class, 1:30-3 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Third of three sessions. Call (661) 259-9444. Beyond the Honeymoon class for engaged and newly married couples, 8 p.m. at a private home in Santa Clarita. Call Dan Broyles at (661) 296-6826. Karaoke night, 6:30-9:30 at Vincenzo’s, 24504 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. SATURDAY
Ex-City star explains why Sane wouldn’t be missed and compares Sterling to Sanchez
Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Getty Images – Getty One winger who is very much at the forefront of Guardiola’s plans is Raheem Sterling.While City have unbelievable depth out wide, the England international remains one of the first names on the team sheet.And Sinclair spots a similar trend between Sterling’s career and a young Alexis Sanchez.“Sanchez’s stats were very similar to his at a young age. They’ve got quite a similar physique: well-built, quite short, with a lot of power, skill and acceleration,” Sinclair added.“I feel like he’s replicating the scoring ratio that Sanchez had in his young career. ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images Trevor Sinclair insists Leroy Sane would not be missed at Manchester City if he left for Bayern Munich.Bayern are desperate to sign the 23-year-old winger, who fell out of favour at the Etihad last season. 2 LATEST deals Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Reports suggest City want a staggering £145m for Sane, with the Bundesliga champions confident they can secure a deal for the German.And former City winger Sinclair believes Sane has become surplus to requirements under Pep Guardiola.“The Leroy Sane rumours won’t go away and I don’t think it would be a big loss for the club if they did lose him,” Sinclair told talkSPORT.com.“I watched him the whole of last season and he didn’t look that interested from the start.“Everyone can have their opinion on him, but Pep and his coaching staff watch him every day in training. It’s not just about the performances, it’s about the attitude.” FAREWELL Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Sane limped out of Sunday’s Community Shield victory over Liverpool The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star latest Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers TROPHY New job REVEALED Sinclair made 97 appearances for City 2 targets “It’s like fire and ice, when you’re younger, you’re a bit anxious in front of goal and you let the emotion get the better of you. When you get more experienced, it’s easier to calm yourself down and have great composure in front of goal.“When you hear people talk about him, even from his QPR days, it doesn’t matter how many mistakes he might make, he always works his socks off in training. It’s one of the best traits you can have.”Let’s hope Sterling’s career doesn’t continue on the same path as Sanchez.Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more GameDay listeners than ever. Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week LIVE on talkSPORT Portsmouth vs Birmingham (Tuesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2West Ham vs Manchester City (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTLeeds vs Nottingham Forest (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Crystal Palace vs Everton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Tottenham vs Aston Villa (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT
#18 Iowa On The Road To #16 Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin — Iowa needs a victory at 16th ranked Wisconsin to climb back into the Big Ten West race.Iowa needs more production out of a Nate Stanley led offense than two years ago when the Hawkeye offense failed to score in a 38-14 loss in Madison.Audio Playerhttp://kiwaradio.com/files/kfbadgerf1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz. The Badgers have steamrolled opponents at home and Ferentz says the Hawkeyes need to stay in the game early and limit mistakes.Audio Playerhttp://kiwaradio.com/files/kfbadgerf2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Iowa’s offense has only scored a total of 32 points in the last four games in the series.Audio Playerhttp://kiwaradio.com/files/kfbadgerf3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Kick off is at 3:00 pm at Camp Randall Stadium.
FriendShuffle: StumbleUpon for Facebook Likes
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Roundup 9/22: Threatening Clouds Edition
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