Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of Santo Tomas went all out in the third quarter to rip Jose Rizal University, 98-88, in the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Renzo Subido captained the Growling Tigers in their breakthrough win, unleashing 24 points on 5-of-9 shooting from three, while also dishing out five assists and three rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Enrique Caunan nabbed a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Nat Cosejo and Kenneth Zamora took advantage of the extended garbage time to collect 12 points apiece.Marvin Lee also dded 12 points, four boards, and four assists for UST, while rookie CJ Cansino made his return to the lineup and had for 12.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Growling Tigers broke the game wide open in the third quarter, where they exploded for 31 points to grab the commanding 76-58 lead before going on cruise control in the payoff period.UST improved to 2-1 in the summer tournament, while sending JRU to its fourth straight defeat. Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls 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 Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Welcome, rookies: Kokoskov, Pierce getting their 1st shots LATEST STORIES Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Darius Estrella led the Heavy Bombers with 22 points and five rebounds, while Jarvy Ramos got 12 in the loss.The scores:UST 98 — Subido 24, Caunan 13, Cosejo 13, Zamora 13, Cansino 12, Lee 12, Huang 10, Marcos 1, Agustin 0, Lagumen 0.JRU 88 — Estrella 22, Ramos 12, Dela Rosa 10, Dela Virgen 9, Bordon 8, Perez 7, Padua 5, Mendoza 4, Silvarez 4, Steinl 4, Esguerra 3, Butcon 0, Dulalia 0.Quarters: 22-22, 45-37, 76-58, 98-88.ADVERTISEMENT View comments
Security guards and agricultural workers are expected to have an easier time moving across the Caribbean for work in the near future.According to the Caricom Secretariat, Caricom’s Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Labour is doing its part to move the process forward by having a special meeting this week to further discuss the matter.This meeting of Ministers of Labour from across the Region will be held via videoconference, today.Assistant Secretary General, Directorate for Human and Social Development at the Caricom Secretariat, Dr Douglas Slater, and Chairman of the meeting, Minister of Labour and Small Enterprises and Development, Trinidad and Tobago, Jennifer Baptiste Primus, will give brief remarks at the opening.According to the Secretariat, this special meeting of the COHSOD will seek to advance efforts towards implementing the mandate from the Caricom Heads of Government for agricultural workers and security guards to move under the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME). The COHSOD is to advise on the avenues that can be used to facilitate the movement of Community nationals in these categories. In particular, the meeting will determine definitions of these categories and the mechanisms to be used to assess who is an agricultural worker or security guard. A definition of household domestics will also be considered.The Council will be guided by proposals from consultations with stakeholders in the agriculture and security sectors held on January 15, 2019. Delegates will also be guided by discussions that took place in September and November of 2018 regarding the definition of household domestics at the Twentieth Meeting of Officials on the Free Movement of Skills and the Facilitation of Travel and the Forty-Seventh Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), the release added.The Caricom Heads of Government, at their Eighteenth Special Meeting on the CSME (December 3 – 4, 2018) agreed to extend the categories of nationals entitled to move across the Region to include agricultural workers and security guards under the CSME. The conference agreed that these additional categories are to be facilitated administratively by the end of February 2019 and implemented into legislation by Member States by the end of July. The conference had agreed previously that household domestics with a Caribbean Vocational Qualification were eligible to move under the CSME.
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WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats on Tuesday reversed President George W. Bush’s cuts to education, health research and grants to local communities as they gird for Bush’s first-ever veto of a regular appropriations bill. By a 75-19 vote, the Senate gave bipartisan approval to a huge health and education spending bill that will likely be the first of the fiscal 2008 spending bills Democrats will ship to the White House to start a veto battle involving the budget for almost every domestic agency. It promises to be a protracted battle, and Bush has a decided advantage, but Democrats have seized on the massive health and education measure as the best measure with which to challenge Bush and his GOP allies in Congress. The measure totals more than $600billion and reverses a raft of cuts sought by Bush to health research, special education and funding for grants to community groups that help the poor, among others. The confrontation with Bush over domestic programs – many of which are also popular with Republicans, as demonstrated by the margin of passage – will come on the heels of the bruising veto battle over a children’s health insurance bill. Programs funded by the health and education bill affect schoolchildren, workers, the poor and disabled, the unemployed and those with special needs or drug and alcohol problems, among others. 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 MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.The Senate measure, which exceeds Bush’s budget by more than $10billion, must be reconciled with a companion House measure passed in July before the legislation can be sent to Bush. Battles over anti-crime funds, transportation and housing and perhaps the homeland security budget will follow. “We are arguing about whether or not to invest further moneys in education, health care, (anti-crime grants), border security, port security, environmental protection,” said House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., countered, “The spending hike they are asking for in this one bill, if allowed to continue at the same rate, will cost the American taxpayer $120billion over the next 10 years.” Bush is intent on issuing vetoes and has so far rebuffed Democratic pleas for negotiations. But Democrats and some Republicans hope that once he gets a few vetoes out of his system, the White House will signal a willingness to compromise.
Lucy Costello A young Lifford woman has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to a leading university.Lucy Costello from Ballindrait has been awarded the Dr H.H. Stewart Scholarship in Irish Literature.She was presented with her award in a lavish ceremony on Tuesday 12th November in The Great Hall, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. The scholarship of €1000, a medal and certificate was awarded based on her results of First Arts Examinations in N.U.I. Galway, and was presented by the Chancellor of the University, Dr Maurice Manning. Over 100 students and graduates qualified for N.U.I.Awards this year and were judged as being outstanding among their peers across the N.U.I. institutions. Since its foundation, the University promotes learning, research and scholarship at the highest levels and acknowledges the achievements of its most outstanding scholars.Lucy is currently in her second year of a four year BA (Irish & History) with Creative Writing at N.U.I. Galway. LIFFORD WOMAN GETS SCHOLARSHIP TO TOP UNIVERSITY was last modified: November 15th, 2013 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:Lucy CostelloNUIScholarship
An L.A. County Superior Court jury rejected claims by a former employee of Clippers owner Donald T. Sterling that he fired her for turning down his sexual advances. The jury determined after the nine-week trial that Sterling had not sexually harassed and then retaliated against Sumner Davenport, hired in 2001 as a property supervisor for apartments and other buildings owned by his Beverly Hills Properties. Sterling said in court records that Davenport got tired of her job over her 11 months of employment, resulting in her “vindictively hatching a scheme to discredit, harass and embarrass” him and his company. His legal team said she had tried unsuccessfully to file a stress-related workers’ compensation claim. John F. Denove, Davenport’s attorney, said Friday the workers’ compensation issue was pending. He said he talked to jurors who told him they didn’t believe Sterling’s account but believed Sterling had corroborating evidence and that Davenport didn’t. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Legal matters: Boston Celtics guard Tony Allen has been charged with aggravated battery stemming from a fight that escalated into a shooting outside a West Loop diner two months ago. Allen was released on a $150,000 bond. He will only be allowed to travel for work purposes and was ordered back to court for a preliminary hearing Oct. 26, said Tom Stanton, a spokesman for the state’s attorney’s office. Allen’s attorney, Michael Zaslavsky, said the player is not considered a suspect in the shooting. Zaslavsky said Allen has been in jail since Wednesday, when he voluntarily went to a Chicago police station to meet with investigators. One man was shot in the left arm and left side Aug. 29 when gunfire erupted during an early-morning fight at the White Palace Grill, police said. Allen was drafted by the Celtics 25th overall in 2004 and started 34 games as a rookie. He averaged 6.4 points and 2.9 rebounds. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University men’s golf team is set to compete at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship on Monday (April 24) and Tuesday (April 25) at the Cog Hill Golf & Country Club (Course #4) in Lemont, Ill. The Bulldogs were picked to finish sixth in the MVC pre-championship poll, voted by the league coaches. Drake has four players with stroke averages under 77 through 15 rounds this spring. Junior Drew Ison and sophomore Tommi Avant each have an average of 74.2 and carded eight rounds of 75 or less. Junior Matt Lavery holds a 75.5 stroke average with eight rounds of 75 or less as well. Sophomore Jack Kennedy rounds out the team’s top-four scores with an 76.1 average over 15 rounds. A nationally ranked course since its opening in 1964. At that time, Cog Hill Course No. 4 was given the nickname “DUBSDREAD.” The nickname “DUBSDREAD” is derived from the idea that a “dub” or poor golfer should beware and served as a warning of the challenges forthcoming. True to its name, this natural-style championship course places a high demand on shot-making ability ability by providing tight landing areas combined with heavily bunkered, large undulating greens. Over the years, DUBSDREAD has challenged professionals and amateurs alike while hosting numerous PGA Tour and USGA tournaments. Print Friendly Version Teams will play 36 holes on Monday and conclude with 18 holes on Tuesday. The winner of the 54-hole tournament will advance to the NCAA Regionals.
A COAST Guard team had to take to the water today as jet skiers and speed boat owners came within inches of swimmers on a popular beach.As temperatures soared thousands of people headed for some of Co Donegal’s most popular beaches.But some of them faced being seriously injured, according to eyewitnesses today. A Coast Guard spokesman confirmed its Mulroy crew had to take to the waters off Downings today to speak to a jet skier and the owner of a speed boat.“They were going far too close to swimmers along the shoreline,” he said.One eyewitness, a visitor from the North, told us: “It was a fantastic day but there’s always someone around to spoil it for the rest.“These people were whizzing through the water at high speed and coming far to close to the shore. “Last year a wee boy was killed in County Down by someone on a jet ski. They are dangerous and shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near packed beaches like they were today.”Local people who had gone to the popular beach said the incidents were unsavoury.“We go down to the beach to relax and these people would give you a headache,” said a local mother of three.“They are up and down in the water in boats and on those skis and they should just be banned. Simple as that.There were also complaints of quads being used on other beaches – and rubbish dumped by visitors. The Coast Guard also renewed its appeal for people not to take inflatables out into open water.COAST GUARD HAS TO INTERVENE AS JET SKI NUTS TERRIFY SWIMMERS was last modified: July 24th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Downingsjet skisMulroy Coast Guardspeed boats
Over 100 people took part in the Harte Insurance Easter Sunday 3k and 5k this morning.First to cross the finish line in the 5k race was Karol Doherty with a time of 16:38,6; closely pursued by Ciaran McGonagle (17:07,5) and Johnny Canning (17:11,8).The first woman home was Monica Mc Granaghan with a fantastic time of 20:12,6. Monica was joined across the finish line by Fionnuala Larkin with a time of 20:33,1 and Niamh Gibbons (21:58,0). In the 3k race the first home was Letterkenny AC’s Karol Duggan in 9 minutes, 5 seconds; Eoghan McGinley was hot on his heels however, crossing the finish line just 9 seconds later. Roy McGilloway came third with a time of 9 minutes 21 seconds.Niamh McDaid led the way for the women in the 3k race, with a time of 12 minutes 31 seconds. Katie McGee joined her just under a minute later (13:20,2), with Lucy Toner crossing the finish line just over a minute later (14:42,1). For full results, see below: 5k results:Place Bib Name Gender AG Club Time1. 153 Karol Doherty m W/Chair 16:38,62. 219 Ciaran McGonagle m MO 17:07,53. 131 Johnny Canning m MO 17:11,84. 152 John Mc Callion m MO Limerick AC 17:14,65. 183 Sean McFadden m M40 Letterkenny Ac 17:18,36. 129 Gavin Crawford m MO 24/7 Triathlon 17:21,57. 132 Liam Doherty m M40 Letterkenny AC 17:44,88. 150 Kevin Kelly m MO Letterkenny AC 17:56,49. 155 Paul Cullen m M40 24/7 Triathlon 17:58,610. 180 Tiernan Boyle m MJ Olympian AC 17:58,711. 213 Mark Murray m MO 18:32,712. 117 Paul Mc Intyre m MO 24/7 Triathlon 18:37,713. 178 Darren Price m M40 Letterkenny AC 19:10,514. 177 Martin Devenney m MO Letterkenny AC 19:12,515. 115 Sean O Neill m MO Clan na nGael 19:22,616. 158 Barry Mackey m M50 Letterkenny AC 19:23,617. 107 Aidan Mc Glynn m M40 19:32,218. 149 Ciaran O Donnell m M40 Letterkenny AC 19:32,419. 123 Liam Tinney m M40 24/7 Triathlon 19:32,620. 194 Alan Omahony m MO 2018-07-24 19:36,221. 198 Michael Galvin m M40 Letterkenny AC 19:40,122. 179 Steven Gibson m MO Letterkenny AC 20:00,123. 182 Alexander Plumb m MJ Letterkenny AC 20:01,124. 140 John Hughes m M50 Letterkenny AC 20:11,025. 125 Monica Mc Granaghan f F40 Letterkenny AC 20:12,626. 311 Pat Brady m M50 20:18,027. 220 Hugh Duffy m MO 20:23,628. 105 Fionnuala Larkin f FO 24/7 Triathlon 20:33,129. 120 Keith Fletcher m M50 24/7 Triathlon 20:57,630. 184 Paul Gibson m MO Letterkenny AC 21:08,531. 137 Daniel Mc Gavigan m MO 21:14,132. 151 Noel Friel m MO Milford AC 21:38,333. 102 Niamh Gibbons f FO 24/7 Triathlon 21:58,034. 186 Mary Sweeney f FO Letterkenny Ac 22:09,635. 170 Richard Raymond m M60 Letterkenny AC 22:19,736. 144 Dualtach Mc Cauley m MJ Milford AC 22:20,737. 189 Kevin Lynch m M50 22:46,938. 208 Rory Kennedy m M50 22:57,739. 207 Andy McGovern m M40 23:08,940. 196 Barry Tinney m M40 23:14,641. 217 Bryan Margey m M40 23:28,942. 168 Pauric Hanlon m MO 23:37,643. 119 P.j Sweeney m M60 Finn Valley AC 23:43,944. 214 Sinead Gibson f F40 24:09,545. 127 Rachael Stilvern f FO 24/7 Triathlon 24:13,646. 169 Noel Mc Bride m M50 24:20,547. 173 Pat Byrne m M50 Killybegs Swanlings 24:25,748. 128 Martina Mc Daid f FO 24/7 Triathlon 24:29,249. 108 Anne Robinson f FO 24/7 Triathlon 24:43,850. 163 Emma Gordan f FO 24:50,951. 135 Joseph Casey m M50 25:07,052. 185 Sheila Watters f FO 25:08,053. 164 Lochlainn Harte m MO 25:11,354. 111 Keith Patton m MO 25:13,155. 109 Martina O Donnell f FO 25:37,656. 211 Sadbh Breathnach f FJ 26:24,057. 103 Pádraic Sheerin m MO 26:57,658. 104 Odhran Doherty m MJ 26:57,659. 172 Billy Broderick m M50 Killybegs Swanlings 27:19,360. 112 Nitin Kumar m M50 27:46,161. 195 John Duffy m M50 28:05,462. 142 Ryan Mc Cauley m MO 29:10,063. 187 Malachy Canning m MJ 29:17,664. 136 Catriona Patterson f FO 29:39,265. 165 Eimear Gibbons f FO 31:27,066. 201 Susan Rodden f F50 31:27,167. 143 Nicola Mc Cauley f FO Milford AC 31:28,868. 212 Cormac Breathnach m MJ 33:22,069. 188 Finnian Lynch m MJ 33:25,070. 157 Eimear Mc Glynn f FJ 33:40,171. 116 Ciaran O Neill m MJ Clan na nGael 34:14,672. 191 Eimear Lynch f FJ 35:37,273. 138 Josie Gallagher m M60 42:06,274. 192 Mollie Lynch f FO 43:27,075. 190 Mary Lynch f F50 43:34,7 3k results:Place Bib Name Gender AG Club Time1. 156 Karol Duggan m MO Letterkenny AC 09:05,12. 130 Eoghan Mc Ginley m MO Letterkenny AC 09:14,13. 160 Roy Mc Gilloway m MO Foyle Valley AC 09:21,24. 139 Eoin Hughes m MJ Letterkenny AC 09:33,45. 161 Raymond Birch m MO Letterkenny AC 09:45,36. 159 Pius Mc Intyre m MO 09:50,47. 121 David Smith m MJ Letterkenny AC 09:54,18. 113 Sean Mc Ginley m MJ Olympian AC 10:08,59. 133 Sam Cole m MJ City of Derry AC 10:17,010. 110 Gerard Bogle m M50 Finn Valley AC 10:33,411. 146 Evan Keown m MJ Letterkenny AC 10:50,312. 199 Brian Crossan m M40 Finn Valley 10:59,813. 176 Kevin Ferry m M40 Letterkenny AC 11:01,914. 174 Brian Ferry m M40 Letterkenny AC 11:11,515. 148 Philip Mc Gee m MJ Letterkenny AC 11:25,616. 106 Liam Ferry m MO Letterkenny AC 11:33,317. 181 Ciaran Bannan m M40 Letterkenny AC 11:47,718. 124 Christopher Murray m MJ Letterkenny AC 11:49,719. 134 Louis Cole m MJ City of Derry AC 12:11,420. 197 Terence Diver m M40 12:18,821. 122 Niamh Mc Daid f FO Letterkenny AC 12:31,122. 114 Brian Doherty m M40 Swanlings 12:57,023. 147 Katie Mc Gee f FJ Letterkenny AC 13:20,224. 145 Eugene Mc Ginley m M50 Raphoe Road Runners 13:21,225. 206 David Power m MJ 13:35,226. 141 Brian Mc Bride m M60 Letterkenny AC 13:42,727. 167 Lucy Toner f FJ Letterkenny AC 14:42,128. 166 Paul Toner m M40 Letterkenny AC 14:42,729. 204 Aisling Power f FJ 15:16,830. 218 Cara Mc Gonagle f FJ Letterkenny AC 15:34,531. 203 Finnian Bannon m MO 15:54,032. 126 Jack Mc Dermott m MJ Letterkenny AC 16:10,933. 200 Eabha Power f FJ 18:00,134. 205 Fionnuala Bannon f FO 18:01,035. 202 Laura Bannan f FO 19:03,036. 215 Colm Breathnach m MJ 20:57,237. 216 Caroline McGonagle f FO 25:00,338. 231 Rosaleen Connolly f F40 32:44,639. 210 Anastacia Roche f F40 32:44,840. 232 Bernie Stevenson f FO 32:44,9Harte Insurance Easter 5k & 3k: Where did you come? was last modified: April 1st, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:3K5kEaster Sundayharte insurance
Arcata >> Over the last four seasons, Ja’Quan Gardner and Alex Cappa have celebrated a lot of touchdowns together.On Wednesday, they earned a pair of All-American honors together.Both Cappa and Gardner, two of the best players to ever come through the Humboldt State football program, earned spots on the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-American Football Team as first-team selections. They also were selected as Associated Press Division II All-American, with Cappa …