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Guiao keeping an even keel amid Clarkson situation

It has been kind of a roller-coaster ride for the men's national basketball team to the Asian Games since it saved a spot for the Cleveland Cavaliers' Jordan Clarkson.   There was the wave of optimism after Clarkson was cleared to suit up for the Philippines by Asiad organizers late Friday night. That was followed by the letdown as reports flooded in that the NBA did not clear Clarkson to play. And then there was a holding out for hope as reports sprouted about a last-second appeal to get Clarkson in a national jersey.   Throughout it all, one person kept an even keel, refusing to be sucked in the highs and lows of the Clarkson situation---mostly because he need...Keep on reading: Guiao keeping an even keel amid Clarkson situation.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 12th, 2018Related News

Red Cross warns of food crisis in North Korea as crops fail in heat

A heat wave in North Korea has led to rice, maize and other crops withering in the fields, “with potentially catastrophic effects”, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Friday. Source link link: Red Cross warns of food crisis in North Korea as crops fail in heat.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 10th, 2018Related News

Stephen Curry shoots 1-over 71 in Web.com Tour event

HAYWARD, Calif. --- Stephen Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic. Making his second appearance in the $600,000 event at TPC Stonebrae, the Golden State Warriors star rebounded from a bogey on the second hole with a birdie on the par-5 third . He added birdies on the par-4 seventh and eighth --- hitting the flagstick on No. 8 --- and closed with a par on No. 9. Playing as an amateur, Curry was eight shots behind leaders Adam Long and Seth Reeves with the afternoon wave still on the course. Last year, Curry shot 74-74 to tie for 148th and miss the cut by 11 shots. Playing alongside Web.com...Keep on reading: Stephen Curry shoots 1-over 71 in Web.com Tour event.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 10th, 2018Related News

Wave of Israeli strikes hit Gaza after rocket barrage

GAZA CITY – Israel carried out a major wave of strikes across the Gaza Strip overnight in response to some 150 rockets fired at its territory, leaving 3 Palestinians including a toddler dead in another severe flare-up of violence, officials said Thursday, August 9. Most of the rockets fired ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

U.S. reimposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The United States re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, August 7, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May. The first of two rounds of US ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2018Related News

Portugal fights major wildfire as Europe s heat wave lingers

Emergency services in Portugal kept up their fight Monday against a four-day wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight, as sweltering weather continued in Europe......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2018Related News

Five people killed, 44 others shot in wave of violence in Chicago

Forty-four people were shot across the Midwestern US city of Chicago Sunday, US media reported, with five killed in a wave of violence police branded 'totally unacceptable.' Chicago Polic.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 6th, 2018Related News

July inflation seen at 5.6%

Inflation likely surged to 5.6% in July led by higher electricity rates and rice prices plus a new wave of excise taxes on cigarettes, a global bank said, meriting a stronger response from the central bank. Nomura economists said prices of widely-used goods likely hit another high last month, coming from a 5.2% print in […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceAug 2nd, 2018Related News

CEZA to build Asia s crypto valley

STA. ANA, Cagayan, July 31 (PIA) - - The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) is set to build the Crypto Valley of Asia which will serve as the home to a new wave of financial technology (fintech) c.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 31st, 2018Related News

Bangsamoro flaglets

Supporters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) wave Bangsamoro flaglets during the Bangsamoro Consultative Assembly on the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao inside Camp Darapanan in Simuay, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on 29 July 2018. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO  .....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsJul 29th, 2018Related News

Finding, training new DPOs biggest challenge for companies on data protection compliance

Amidst the wave of data protection laws implemented locally and globally, a compliance challenge remains especially for firms unable to find a qualified data protection officer (DPO). This is accor.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 27th, 2018Related News

Summer heat wave in Japan lights fire under consumers

TOKYO -- The ongoing heat wave has boosted sluggish consumer spending, with sales of air conditioners, beer, ice cream and other popular summer items on the rise. Much attention will be paid to how.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJul 24th, 2018Related News

Japan heat wave kills 65 in one week

Japan heat wave kills 65 in one week Source link link: Japan heat wave kills 65 in one week.....»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Jul 24th, 2018Related News

Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

TOKYO, Japan – Japanese officials issued new warnings Monday, July 23, as a deadly heat wave blankets the country, producing record high temperatures  in Tokyo just two years before the city hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics. Officials said last week that the heat wave had killed at least 15 people and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 24th, 2018Related News

Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region

Japan recorded its highest temperature ever yesterday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2018Related News

Record high in Japan as heat wave grips the region

Japan recorded its highest temperature ever yesterday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2018Related News

High times as U.S. seniors join cannabis craze

LOS ANGELES, United States – Kyle Johnson, who is 68, swears by cannabis for treating back pain and insomnia. Martha Macbeth, 63, uses it to soothe her sciatica and get a good night's sleep. Both Californians are part of a surging new wave of senior Americans turning to cannabis to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2018Related News

In Gaza and Israel, war fears mount despite truce

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories -- After seven chaotic and violent hours, quiet returned to the Gaza Strip overnight. Yet on Saturday, civilians in the Palestinian enclave and Israel remained fearful of the potential for a new war. The fatal shooting by a Palestinian of an Israeli soldier during protests along the border Friday sparked a widespread wave of Israeli bombing, with three fighters from Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas killed and dozens of targets struck. After intensive indirect mediation by the United Nations and Egypt, a truce came into force at midnight, yet both populations remained on high alert of another all-out conflict between Israel and Hamas. "War...Keep on reading: In Gaza and Israel, war fears mount despite truce.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 22nd, 2018Related News

PBA: Brownlee can’t be stopped as Ginebra closes in on Finals

Ginebra’s tidal wave in the first half proved to be more than enough to move it one win away from the Finals of the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Justin Brownlee was a man on a mission from the get-go and spearheaded the Gin Kings’ wire-to-wire 75-72 win over Rain or Shine on Saturday at the MOA Arena. The American reinforcement dropped 44 points to go along with 16 rebounds, six assists, and five steals and was an unsolvable riddle for all of Gabe Norwood, Ed Daquioag, and Maverick Ahanmisi. Just in 23 minutes in the first half, he already had 25 points, eight rebounds, and three assists. By himself, he outscored the Elasto Painters who could only muster 23 points as a team. Still, Rain or Shine put up a last stand with Beau Belga’s long-range missile and Reggie Johnson’s short stab pulling them to within 72-74 with 9.8 ticks to go, but LA Tenorio’s split from the stripe coupled with James Yap’s missed triple tries closed the door on them for good. “What a brilliant comeback by Rain or Shine. We played a pretty game in the first half and then we made a bunch of mental mistakes (in the second half),” head coach Tim Cone said. “We just held on by our fingernails.” In the end, Ginebra’s lead that was once at 25 points proved to be more than enough for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five semifinals. Tenorio was the only other Gin King in double-digits with 13 points to go along with four rebounds and three assists. “We got a little bit too Justin-reliant. We have to be better at responding to what happened in the second half,” Cone said. They try to close out the Elasto Painters and claim the first Finals berth in the tournament in Game 4 on Monday at the Araneta Coliseum. Reggie Johnson paced Rain or Shine with 13 points and 22 rebounds while Raymond Almazan also contributed 12 markers and nine boards. BOX SCORES GINEBRA 75 – Brownlee 44, Tenorio 13, Slaughter 8, Chan 3, Ferrer 3, Aguilar 2, Devance 2, Thompson 0, Caguioa 0, Mercado 0, Cruz 0 RAIN OR SHINE 72 – Johnson 13, Almazan 12, Daquioag 11, Yap 9, Nambatac 6, Belga 6, Tiu 6, Ahanmisi 5, Norwood 2, Washington 2, Borboran 0, Ponferada 0, Torres 0 QUARTER SCORES: 24-10, 46-23, 61-41, 75-72 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 21st, 2018Related News

Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death

GAZA CITY (UPDATED) – A ceasefire announced by Hamas largely held Saturday, July 21 after a wave of deadly air strikes across the Gaza Strip sparked by the death of an Israeli soldier shot near the border. The soldier's death was the first linked to Gaza violence since a 2014 war and raised fears Israel's ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 21st, 2018Related News