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first_imgJamaican international and Millwall full back Shaun Cummings netted his first goal for the club he joined in January on a two and a half year deal, scoring a fortuitous second goal in a 4-0 win over Southend United in the English League One on Monday.The former Chelsea trainee was called up to a provisional Reggae Boyz squad for a few World Cup qualifiers in 2013, but after a couple appearances, has not featured since.The win for his club on Saturday was a big boost to their chances of securing a play-off berth, as it left them in ninth place with 34 points from 23 games.This leaves them three points off a play-off spot, occupied by Saturday’s opponent, Southend, and 14 points behind leaders Walsall.Cummings’ goal came in the 35th minute, eight minutes after Joe Martin put them ahead. The marauding right back sent in a deep cross, which deceived Southend’s goalkeeper, Daniel Bentley, hitting the post and then the custodian before rebounding into the goal.Fred Onyedimna and Aiden O’brian were the other scorers for Millwall, who ended Southend’s eight match unbeaten run and registered their first win in four games.Meanwhile, in the English League Championship, Reggae Boyz winger Gareth McCleary scored the lone goal in Reading’s 1-2 defeat to Brentford.His Jamaican teammate and defender, Michael Hector, saw red in that game after he was yellow-carded in the 12th and the 87th minutes.Reading are 12th in the standings with 30 points from 24 games and are seven points adrift of a play-off spot, which is currently being held by sixth-place Ipswich with 37 points.last_img read more

first_imgDepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal 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 Lack of prep time, Clarkson absence don’t concern Guiao ahead of Kazakhstan duel LATEST STORIES View comments On Twitter, Sheryl Reyes, Brownlee’s agent, posted Romero’s house bill that will act in “granting Philippine citizenship to Mr. Justin Donta Brownlee.”Justin’s dream of being a Philippine citizen is now being processed to be a reality thank you 🙏 #Brownlee STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’— Sheryl Sanchez Reyes (@FemaleAgentSR) August 15, 20181-Pacman representative Enrico Pineda, Masbate 3rd District representative Scott Davies Lanete, MD, and Bohol 2nd District Representative Erico Aristotle Aumentado are the other three signatories of Romero’s bill. MOST READ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Barangay Ginebra forward Justin Brownlee gestures during the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals against San Miguel Beer. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJustin Brownlee once said he wants to be a naturalized Filipino, and a few days after he made that wish public he’s one step closer to becoming one.Mikee Romero, the 1-Pacman party-list representative and NorthPort governor in the PBA, filed House Bill No. 8106 to endorse Brownlee’s naturalization to the lower house of the Philippine legislation.ADVERTISEMENT Brownlee said during Ginebra’s victory party after their 4-2 Commissioner’s Cup Finals series win over San Miguel that he wants to become a Filipino citizen and even San Miguel Corporation president Ramon Ang was willing to sponsor the process.READ: Brownlee wants to stay in Philippines for good“At present, he [Brownlee] continues with his efficient sportive activities and is socially active through community service,” as stated in the bill. “Justin Donta Brownlee is dependable when it comes to helping Filipinos—a true mark of a Filipino spirit and character.”Brownlee has won three PBA championships with Ginebra since making his Philippine debut in 2016.“His allegiance in this country is indubitable, his skills and competency in the field of basketball shall truly complement the entire nation,” said the bill. “Thus let Congress give him the privilege of becoming a Filipino citizen.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’last_img read more

first_imgThe Indian High Commission in Guyana on Tuesday hosted a local celebration of the 2018 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, which is held bi-annually in India to honour overseas-based Indians who have made contributions towards the development of the country.Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, which translates to Indian Diaspora, is observed onA cultural presentation by ICC dancersJanuary 9 annually and commemorates the return of Mahatama Gandhi, the country’s greatest Pravasi, to India from South Africa to lead the independence struggle.This year’s event was held under the theme: “Diaspora – The connection with India”. It also saw the hosting of the first ever People of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentarian Conference.A 23-member Guyanese delegation of 20 Members of Parliament (MPs), including former President Bharrat Jagdeo, attended the conference on Tuesday in New Delhi, India.The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebration in India started back in 2003 and provides a platform to discuss issues concerning the Indian Diaspora. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards are also given.Prominent Guyanese such as former Presidents Bharrat Jagdeo and Donald Ramotar along with business tycoon, Dr Yesu Persaud have all been recipients of the award in the past.Addressing the gathering at the local celebrations held at the Indian Culture Centre, High Commissioner Venkatachalam Mahalingam said Indo-Guyanese, who are the in third and fourth generations of indentured ancestors, have made great contributions in shaping Guyana. He noted too that in doing all this, they managed to preserve many of the cultures and traditions passed on by their foreparents.“Amazingly, they have preserved their Indian culture in various forms through religious practices music, costumes, food habits, etc, though they have lost linguistic and family contacts from their ancestral land primarily due to enormous distance involved,” he stated.However, Mahalingam noted that the High Commission has since been engaged in various activities to further strengthen and sustain the cultures and traditions that were passed down. In fact, he noted that the High Commission will soon be organising cooking classes to teach Guyanese authentic Indian cuisines.Meanwhile, Cultural Activist Neaz Subhan was invited to speak on the topic: ‘Continuation of Cultural Moorings – Guyana’s experience’.He reflected on the journeys of Indian ancestors, who ensured that their identities, especially their cultural genetics, were never compromised when they decided to stay and build their lives in this foreign land.However, while much has been done to preserve the culture and traditions passed down, Subhan warned of the cultural erosion that is largely impacted by western and other influences, including technology. He urged Indo-Guyanese to remember in mind and spirit who they are and where they came from.“…We must not allow ourselves to succumb to complacency for it is being bombarded by tremendous influences with unfortunate erosion in some areas. But we cannot give up and must not be overwhelmed by the influences despite the difficulties and the lure, for if we do, then I don’t think we can genuinely pay homage to our indentured foreparents and the value of their selfless sacrifices can eventually disappear. While there is not so a subtle hint of gloom in that, we must also be proud of what we have done within the context of the Guyanese experience,” he said.On this note, the cultural activist posited that the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas must be seen as an avenue to foster ideas and introspection that will aid in the navigation through the challenges and times when necessary adaptation is no longer an option.The opportunity afforded to Indians across the world to meaningfully participate is not only most useful, but must be commended. The longevity of our culture, the continuation of the cultural moorings so that we can have and preserve the Guyanese experience, may depend a lot on such events including this simple gathering here this afternoon,” he asserted.Nevertheless, Subhan noted that on the local context, Indo-Guyanese must find ways and means beyond to sustain and broaden the efforts triggered by the cultural moorings over time.last_img read more

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! DALLAS (AP) – A recently discovered home movie shows a brief but clear glimpse of President Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy just seconds before his assassination. The silent, 8 mm color film is “the clearest, best film of Jackie in the motorcade,” said Gary Mack, curator of the Sixth Floor Museum, which focuses on Kennedy’s life and assassination. The film was unveiled Monday on the museum’s Web site. The film shows a clear glimpse of President Kennedy and the first lady a few blocks from Dealey Plaza and roughly 90 seconds before the killing. Also visible is Secret Service agent Clint Hill riding on the back of the car. The assassination is not shown in the 40-second clip. The film ends with some footage the next day outside the Texas School Book Depository, the building from which assassin Lee Harvey Oswald fired the fatal shots on Nov. 22, 1963. Amateur photographer George Jefferies, 82, took the footage and held onto it for more than 40 years, Mack said. Jefferies mentioned it in a casual conversation with his son-in-law, Wayne Graham, and the two agreed to donate it to the museum. At least 150,000 people lined the motorcade route, and Mack said he believes there are more film and photographs out there. “I know there are pictures out here that have not surfaced,” Mack said. “The museum is always on the lookout for pictures. The bottom line is don’t throw anything away.”last_img read more

first_imgMichael Tunney pictured speaking at the launch of the Creative Strategy for Donegal recently.Donegal’s creative community is being urged to get involved in a partnership project to oversee and advise on the county’s new creative strategy.The strategy, launched recently at the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny, was described that day as “a great first step towards establishing the right conditions for creative entrepreneurship in Donegal.”Those comments came from Head of Enterprise at Donegal Local Enterprise Office, Michael Tunney, who said this week it is important to maintain the momentum gathered from the launch to keep moving the plan forward. “On the day of the launch I said that the real process would begin with the journey of implementing the plan and that is one that we are starting out on now.”With that in mind, he said Donegal Local Enterprise Office is now seeking expressions of interest from people willing to get involved in a public, private partnership committee to oversee and advise on the implementation of the Strategic Action Plan For Creative Entrepreneurship in Donegal.“We had a fantastic consultation process that resulted in the document we launched recently, but now we really want to see expressions of interest from existing entrepreneurs in the creative industries sectors (Digital Media, Music Production, Photography and Design, Film, TV and Radio, Textiles and Fashion, Crafts and Artists etc, etc) for membership of the Donegal Creative Partnership.”Anyone interested in taking part, is asked to seek a copy of the criteria and application form Grace Korbel – or Tel: 074 9160735. Deadline for receipt of completed applications 19th June 2015.DONEGAL’S CREATIVE COMMUNITY URGED TO GET INVOLVED IN UNIQUE NEW PROJECT was last modified: June 5th, 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:BusinessFeaturesnewslast_img read more

first_imgGAA: Former Kerry legend Tómas Ó Sé has come up with a unique way of dismantling Donegal’s ultra-tight defensive structure.Ó Sé, now an analyst on The Sunday Game was asked how do Derry approach their semi-final against Donegal and what to do they need to bring to the table to beat them.Ó Sé jokingly hit back and said “A couple of KANGOS and a few snipers will do the job rightly.” That prompted laughter in the studio, but on a more serious note Ó Sé did concede that Derry face a hell of a task coming up with a strategy to defeat Donegal.He doesn’t believe they have the firepower to hurt Donegal despite Eoin Bradley and Mark Lynch’s impressive performances last week against Down.Ó Sé did say that Donegal will be presented with a more difficult challenge than the one poised by Armagh and expects Derry to adopt an ultra-defensive approach similar to the one they employed against Dublin in the league.Former Kildare star Dermot Earley believes no team plays the defensive system better than Donegal and thinks they’ll be there or thereabouts comes the business end of the season. Earley said, “Donegal are a serious, serious side, and nobody in the country plays this defensive style of football better than them.“They’re so good at it, and everybody knows there role, other teams get behind the ball and mark space but don’t necessarily know how to play it.“Donegal on the other hand are a different breed, every players knows where to be and what they have to do.“They also have so much variation in their attack and that makes them so hard to play against.Will Derry manager Brian McIver bring the KANGO’s to Clones on June 27th? Judging by today’s awesome performance he’s going to need them.HOW DO YOU STOP DONEGAL? “A FEW KANGOS AND A COUPLE OF SNIPERS SAYS FORMER KERRY STAR” was last modified: June 15th, 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:donegalGAAKerrynewsSportThe Sunday GameTomás Ó Sélast_img read more

first_imgCan anyone explain what lloris was doing there?— Marsellus Wallace (@dezzybateman) October 3, 2018 1 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Lloris rushed out like someone was in control of him on Fifa 🙈— Dean Jones (@DeanJonesBR) October 3, 2018 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS silverware What was Hugo Lloris thinking we are 1 down in 1.5 mins— Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) October 3, 2018 What the hell was Loris thinking?— totalBarça (@totalBarca) October 3, 2018 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Lloris returned from injury to face Barca What on earth is Hugo Loris doing?— Hotspur Related (@HotspurRelated) October 3, 2018 RANKED Hugo Lloris invented the brain fart.— Alex Goldberg (@AlexGoldberg_) October 3, 2018 Hugo Lloris there— Coral (@Coral) October 3, 2018 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions ADVICE huge blow MONEY REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? BEST OF REVEALED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Is that Lloris or Lloris Karius amirightahahaha?— JΛKE BUCKLEY (@TheMasterBucks) October 3, 2018 As Lionel Messi’s delicious through-ball released Jordi Alba in the second minute, Lloris inexplicably rushed miles from his goal with absolutely no chance of getting there first.Philippe Coutinho is pretty much the last player on earth you want in front of an unguarded goal and he duly found the bottom corner from Alba’s simple cutback.The situation was fairly under-control before Lloris decided to go on his little adventure – Spurs had plenty of bodies back and the Catalans had a lot of work left to do.Things got worse for Spurs when Ivan Rakitic’s spectacular long-range effort put Mauricio Pochettino’s men 2-0 down at half-time as the Premier League side’s Champions League campaign edges closer to hanging by a thread.Tottenham fans on Twitter were understandably furious with their captain. Here are the best tweets: What are you doing, Hugo?Hugo Lloris, in Tottenham’s must-win Champions League clash with Barcelona, was massively at fault for the Spanish side’s early opener. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won last_img read more

first_imgClueless? ShatterDonegal Fianna Fáil Deputy Charlie McConalogue has accused the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter of refusing to acknowledge the serious and escalating burglary problem in Donegal and of dismissing the fears of local homeowners. Deputy McConalogue said the Minister’s comments on the Shaun Doherty Show today exposed his total lack of understanding of the specific policing challenges facing Donegal and the border region.“Alan Shatter clearly has no clue what is actually happening in Donegal,” said Deputy McConalogue. “For the Minister for Justice to describe recent attacks here as ‘unfortunate’ shows how out of touch he has become in a very short period of time.  He compounded this by attempting to dismiss the genuine fears of Donegal residents who are feeling increasingly vulnerable in their homes at this time.“How can the Minister downplay this terrible spate of aggravated burglaries, when every single day we hear stories about criminals targeting yet another vulnerable Donegal homeowner?“The Minister’s answer is not to address the problem, but to completely dismiss it and press ahead with plans to shut down 5 more Donegal garda stations within the next two weeks and force cuts to garda numbers.“Before he completely dismantles our local garda resources, Minister Shatter would be well-served by leaving Dublin for a day and coming up to Donegal to hear for himself the very real anxiety among homeowners here and the impact on our communities of removing the local garda station. “I am urging the Minister to take a step back from his assault on our local garda resources and meet me to discuss this extremely worrying local crime wave.  The Minister has so far refused to acknowledge the specific policing challenges facing Donegal and the border region.  It is time for him to stop dismissing these very real problems and start addressing them before more people are hurt.”Earlier the Minister told the media in Dublin that Donegal “wasn’t a special case” when it come to rural crime and insisted Gardai are targeting the criminals.He said almost 2,000 criminals were charged in the 26 Counties last year with burglary offences. DONEGAL CRIMEWAVE: ‘ALAN SHATTER HASN’T GOT A CLUE’ BLASTS TD was last modified: January 17th, 2013 by BrendaShare 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:DONEGAL CRIMEWAVE: ‘ALAN SHATTER HASN’T GOT A CLUE’ BLAST TDlast_img read more

first_imgGARDAI have arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run death case.He was arrested by Garda detectives in Pettigo this evening.It follows the hit-and-run death of a 55-year-old man across the Border near Belleek at 3am today. The arrested man has been taken to Ballyshannon Garda station for questioning.A blue Ford Focus was also seized. GARDAÍ ARREST SUSPECT IN HIT-AND-RUN DEATH CASE was last modified: January 5th, 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:arrestdonegalGardaiPettigolast_img read more

first_imgSalomon Kalou is set to sign for Bundesliga side Schalke, according to the Daily Mirror.Tipped to join Schalke.Kalou, who is being released by Chelsea, has been linked with several clubs in England and abroad but is believed to have opted for a move to Germany.Several newspapers report Belgian starlet Eden Hazard’s move from Lille to Chelsea, who have beaten off competition from both Manchester clubs to sign him.The fee is widely reported to be £32m, but The Independent suggest the deal will cost £40m.Related West London Sport story: Hazard looks set to sign for ChelseaThe Daily Mail say Barcelona have joined Real Madrid in the race to sign Blues defender Branislav Ivanovic.Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala are also said to be in the frame, while Chelsea apparently value the player at £23m.Meanwhile, Tottenham have told midfielder Jermaine Jenas he can join QPR, according to the Daily Express.The England international is one of several players tipped to leave White Hart Lane this summer, with Rangers reported to be interested in him.Like the Express, The Sun claim that Rangers want to sign Taye Taiwo following his loan spell at Loftus Road but are likely to be snubbed, with Benfica tipped to buy the Nigerian from AC Milan.The Sun also report Paddy Kenny’s desire to discuss his future with QPR amid reports the club could sign another keeper.Related West London Sport story: QPR to discuss future of keeper KennyKenny has been strongly linked with a move to Leeds as he played under Elland Road boss Neil Warnock at Rangers, Sheffield United and Bury.The Yorkshire Post suggest Leeds’ apparent bid to sign him is in doubt because Rangers are reluctant to sell before acquiring another keeper.Click here for Tuesday’s Chelsea quizClick here for Tuesday’s QPR quizFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more