Castro powers TNT; Globalport shares lead

first_imgMOST READ Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Quizon chess whiz PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Belo still finished with 21 points—his average—and had nine rebounds. Kyle Pascual and John Pinto finished with 14 apiece for Blackwater.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Stanley Pringle and Terrence Romeo combined for 42 points and GlobalPort used a hot start in the nightcap to trip Star, 91-84, and win for the second straight game for a share of the early lead with idle Rain or Shine.The Hotshots, held to eight first quarter points, dropped to 0-2 despite getting 19 points from Marc Pingris.Castro, regarded as Asia’s best point guard who was almost lured out of the team by a fat contract in the China Basketball Association, didn’t shoot that pretty from the field after going 4-for-15, making the bulk of his contributions from the stripe by making all but two of 13 tries.Tautuaa hit 15 of his total in the first half and looked every inch like the player that the Texters drafted first overall last season.He got the better of Mac Belo, the 6-foot-4 power forward whom the Elite picked first overall this year and who has so far succeeded in helping turn things around for Blackwater.ADVERTISEMENT As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Senators to proceed with review of VFAcenter_img Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Jason Castro of Talk N Text (light) vs Beau Belga of Rain or Shine (dark). PBA IMAGE by Nuki SabioJason Castro returned to active duty last night and showed TNT KaTropa that he is still the player the franchise can always turn to.Moala Tautuaa finally showed up and added another dimension to the TNT game, which, if sustained, could definitely help the Texters challenge the traditional powerhouses in the PBA Philippine Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 We are young Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine EDITORS’ PICK Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Castro hit 20 points in less than 26 minutes and Tautuaa made his first six shots to also finish with 20 as the Texters proved too much to handle for a game Blackwater side, 99-92, giving TNT its second straight victory in the elimination round last night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.After being given a “leave” in the Texters’ first two games, Castro made his season debut with just over four minutes left in the first period and quickly assumed his go-to role as TNT got back in the groove as the game wore on and eventually put an end to the Elite’s dream start.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad Ali“We didn’t start the way we wanted to,” said Josh Reyes, who ended his interim coaching stint with a second straight win for 2-1, referring to a nine-point deficit that the Texters had to claw back from in the first period.“We adjusted,” added Reyes, who also drew twin digits from Ranidel de Ocampo and Larry Fonacier. “We need to come out every time with the right things in mind—intensity-wise, energy-wise and pride-wise. This was just not the prettiest win for us.” View commentslast_img read more

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“Represent a Good Image for Liberia While in the US”

first_imgUS Ambassador to Liberia, Deborah R. Malac, has challenged the beneficiaries of the Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) students to make practical use of the program to pick up ‘life-changing’ experiences that could go a long way in making them better people in the society while studying in the United States of America.The US diplomat threw out the challenge recently at a pre-departure orientation program for the eight beneficiaries of the YES Program, held at the United States Embassy near Monrovia.Ambassador Malac warned the traveling students against practicing what she termed as “bad behavior” in the US and called on all of them to be prepared for some level of culture shock they might experience while in the US.She urged the young students to serve as ambassadors for Liberia, while in the U.S. on their tour of study. “The YES program is an extraordinary opportunity that will afford you young children the opportunity to use the American experience and learn new things” the Ambassador added.The Eight young Liberian high school students are from Gbapolu and Lofa counties. They are due to leave the country early next week for the U.S. for a period of one academic year. They include: Abraham Massalay of the Pamelakay Jr/Sr. High School; Levi Jackson from the Zorzor Central High School; Hawa Domah of the Gbamah Public School in Gbapolu; Korvah Fromayan of the Lutheran Training Institute in Lofa; Musa Kabah of the St. Joseph Catholic School in Lofa; Kris Garjay from the Bopolu Central High School; Garmai Gayflor of the Zorzor Central High; and Emmanuel Godfrey of the Bopolu Central high School.The students are to live with host families across the United States as they are moving in separate directions; attend high schools and engage in activities to learn about the American society and values. The Kennedy-Lugar YES program was established by the United States Congress in October 2002 in response to events of September 11, 2001 bomb attack on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington.The program is funded through the U.S. Department of State and sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to provide scholarships for high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to spend up one academic year in the U.S. Students live with host families, attend high school, engage in activities to learn about American society and values, acquire leadership skills, and help educate Americans about their respective countries and cultures.Starting in 2008, the YES Abroad program was established to provide a similar experience for U.S. Students (15-18 years) to spend an academic year in select YES countries, among other things.The YES program is being implemented in Liberia by a non-governmental organization known as International Education for Resource Network (IEARN Liberia).IEARN Liberia Executive Director, Leroy Beldeh, said the selection process involved four basic steps, which included pre-application, SLEP test (Secondary Level English Proficiency test) followed by an interview process.He said since 2010, I-EARN Liberia has recruited students in 9th and 10th grades between the ages of 15-17, and have a minimum of ‘B’ average. Mr. Beldeh also urged the students to respect their host parents and live within the confines of the host country’s laws.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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The Constitution is our supreme law

first_imgDear Editor,This letter is intended to augment and not to be considered in contradiction of, or confrontation with the views expressed by learned Senior Counsel and former Speaker, Ralph Ramkarran, with respect to the current snafu in the appointment of Judges. In the same manner that a President is declared to be the supreme Executive Authority upon his election to that Office, the Constitution also declares itself as our supreme law. In this respect, any act or conduct inconsistent with it is unconstitutional, unlawful, null and void.Speaking for myself, I was invited to join the Bench of the Court of Appeal and received a notice to attend the Office of the President to subscribe to the oath of office. No application was made by me. I am advised by Justice Ian Neville Chang, SC CCH, who demitted office upon retirement while performing the functions of Chief Justice, all in accordance with the Constitution that he never applied to join the Bench of the Court of Appeal. My recollection is that both JOF Haynes QC and RH Luckhoo SC, upon the latter’s preferment to the Inner Bar, were so invited by the Honourable Chancellor. Some of us find it demeaning and lacking in decorum to make applications for certain Offices. Equally, to some of us, conventions peculiar to our hitherto acknowledged noble profession, must be honoured barring unforeseen exceptions.Perhaps, those in charge and in control of the established process should take the bull by the horn and lead by way of advice, those unfamiliar with the system. I am a great believer in the adage that there are those among us who know and those who think they know!Therein lies the problem and it is evident from the reports in the media that a major portion of the appointees to the Magisterial Bench come ill-equipped to dispense justice in the conventional and authorised manner. One of my fellow retirees has reminded me, “Lil boy ah wan do big man wuk”. Under the Interpretation and General Clauses Act, the masculine includes the feminine and the singular includes the plural.Before subscribing to the oath of my current office, unsolicited once again, I declined the position of Ombudsman owing to its limited oversight jurisdiction compared with the former.Sincerely,Justice Charles R Ramson,SCORCommissioner of Informationlast_img read more

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National Toshaos Council Conferences then vs now

first_imgDear Editor,I happily join in welcoming the several hundred Amerindian toshaos, councillors and other elected representatives of the Amerindian villages and communities across Guyana — who have travelled from the coastal and hinterland regions and remote villages and communities across Guyana; enduring the long journey by land, water and air travel, to attend and participate in discussions and decision making at the National Toshaos Council Conference 2017.As I look forward to following up the events and activities of the five days, I recollect and reflect on National Toshaos Conferences under the PPP/C Government, set against the many complaints and concerns that many of our toshaos have publicly and privately expressed after the toshaos’ conferences of the post-May 2015 period.The establishment of the National Toshaos Council under the PPP/C Government ushered in a new era, wherein no longer was accessibility and dialogue with Amerindian leaders a limiting factor in the Government’s determined efforts to engage our Amerindian people and their leaders on development issues.Furthermore, no longer were PPP/C Government officials going to them only, but they were coming to Government at the level of the National Toshaos’ Council (NTC) meeting, with the President and his entire Cabinet and Chief Executive Officers interacting with them, guided by a conference theme and an agenda which the toshaos themselves helped to fashion.Then, President Bharrat Jagdeo and his Cabinet spent several sessions, spread over a number of days, interacting with the elected leaders of the Amerindian villages and communities; listening to them, discussing with them, and addressing their concerns and requests for assistance; and in the process, offering advice and commitment of resources to create opportunities and support for advancing further the development of the villages/communities. Cde Jagdeo did also invite all the toshaos to use the opportunity to verify that his Government’s promises and commitments arising out of previous NTC meetings were met, or else to question his Cabinet ministers, who were present for the greater part of three days of the meeting, why any commitment was not met.As many toshaos oftentimes affirmed: they were not aware that Indigenous Peoples in any other part of the world were afforded such opportunities.This is contrary to what has been happening under the APNU+AFC Government, which has not only been guilty of hijacking the NTC agenda, but which, on one occasion, sought to interfere with the process for electing the executive of the NTC. Most of the toshaos with whom PPP/C comrades have been having discourse on the post-2015 NTC conferences have complained of having to deal with agendas that lacked substance, relevance, depth and meaning. Many saw the five days of the activities as a waste of time; and indeed, frequently compared the NTC conferences of the post-2015 period to those before then.Noticeable also is the fact that most of the commitments made by the APNU+AFC Government to our Indigenous Leadership have not materialized. Consequently, there appears to be little the Government can discuss, and so they spend most of the time taking evasive action.True enough, following 23 years of PPP/C Governance, there are still challenges to be further addressed, but proudly I can say to you that the PPP brought significant improvement in the lives of our Indigenous population. In the process, the National Toshaos Conference provided a forum for Government officials and village leaders to meet, discuss, and agree on the way forward for our Indigenous people. The PPP/C commits to continue to work with our Amerindian people, their elected leaders, and all who would genuinely work with us to bring further improvements in the quality of the lives of our Amerindian people.The PPP/C will continue to support Amerindian development by raising all matters of concern to the Amerindian people and elected leaders with relevant authorities, and in particular in the Parliament.I urge toshaos to determine and to ensure the agenda of this week-long engagement has your significant input, and that commitments of the Government, including those from prior years, are not just mere promises, but point to a plan of action for translating these promises into reality.Sincerely,Norman WhittakerFmr LocalGovernment Ministerlast_img read more

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Rosberg set to deliver Hamilton knockout blow

first_img0Shares0000Nico Rosberg is one win away from his maiden Formula One world championship © AFP / Miguel SchincariolSAO PAULO, Brazil, Nov 10 – Nico Rosberg may not want to talk about it, but he is poised to join an illustrious club if he can complete a hat-trick at the Brazilian Grand Prix and secure his maiden world championship.The 31-year-old German has a 19-point lead ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and defending champion Lewis Hamilton in the title race with two races remaining. Victory in what is sure to be one of the most dramatic and tense races of the year will lift him beyond the reach of the three-time champion and end his dogged pursuit of the glory he prefers not to mention.He won in Brazil in both 2014 and 2015, but missed out on the championship each time as Hamilton claimed the titles.Victory this time would gain him entry to the sport’s “hall of champions” in which he would emulate the feat of his father Keke, the original ‘Flying Finn’, who won the title in 1982.Hamilton, who clinched his first title by taking fifth place in a nail-biting final lap at the 4.3km Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace in 2008, knows that he has to win and then hope that Rosberg has an off day and misses out on a podium finish.That would ensure the title race continues down to the wire at the final race in Abu Dhabi at the end of this month.But the Englishman, who has experienced a desperate triumph and dramatic defeat at the atmospheric track cut in to a hillside in the sprawling Interlagos suburb of Sao Paulo, has won the last two races and is driving with a freedom that comes from a sense of resignation.Hamilton, who has never won in Brazil, knows that he has to be at his best only to keep his hopes alive and then wait and see how Rosberg performs.“It’s great for me to be performing as I know I can perform,” he said, after his 51st career win at the Mexican Grand Prix on October 30.“But I am fighting for something now and I don’t really know if I’ll be able to make it.– ‘Hard to swallow’ –Lewis Hamilton kept his world championship hopes alive with victory in the Mexican Grand Prix while team-mate Nico Rosberg edged closer to the crown with a second-place finish © AFP/File / Pedro Pardo“It’s definitely an unusual scenario for me to be in so I’ve just got to push all the way to the end. One way, it can be painful. Another way, it can be a great thing.“Since 2004, the championship has been decided in Brazil six times, but only once has the race winner been champion when Kimi Raikkonen took the title with a late-season surge to beat Hamilton in 2007.In that season, Raikkonen turned a 17-point deficit into a title triumph in the final two wins.“It wont be as painful again as that was,” said Hamilton, when asked to reflect on his title showdowns. “I’ve lost many races and championships in my career so it’s not like I’ve never experienced it.“Right now, I know I’m in a scenario where I know there is more of a chance I will lose it than win it. That’s hard to swallow.“The Mercedes team have made clear that the two title challengers will have equal support, machinery and power.“As usual, we will do our very best to treat this as a normal race,” said technical chief Paddy Lowe.“We will be approaching the weekend with the highest levels of discipline and an overriding objective to ensure we provide both drivers with the best equipment for a fair competition.”Mercedes have made clear that Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (front) will be given equal treatment in the Brazilian Grand Prix, a race which could seal Rosberg as world champion © AFP/File / Pedro PardoIf Rosberg wins on Sunday, he will boost the number of champions on the grid this year from five to six for the final race in Abu Dhabi on November 27.The race will mark the 13th and final home event for popular Brazilian Felipe Massa, winner of the 2008 champion when Hamilton took the title from him with his last lap surge.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Beer shower! Incredible fan celebrations as Sturridge scores winner v Wales

first_imgLiverpool striker Daniel Sturridge sent England fans wild on Thursday afternoon as he scored the winner in a 2-1 victory against Wales.It was a special moment from the 26-year-old, who came on as a substitute at half time in the crunch Group B clash, replacing Tottenham hotshot Harry Kane.And over in a Paris Fan Park, Three Lions supporters celebrated in style, before giving some stick to a few glum Welshmen.Check out the video above…You can see more brilliant videos from Euro 2016 on the talkSPORT YouTube channel by clicking here.last_img

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Zlatan ‘to discuss one-year contract extension with United boss Mourinho’

first_img1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic hopes to extend his Manchester United career by a further year with his current deal set to expire at the end season.Zlatan was released by United at the end of last term while he battled back to fitness following a horror knee injury suffered in April.The Swede is expected to sit down with Jose Mourinho and discuss terms on an extension in the new year, according to The Sun.He made his United return earlier this month, but is yet to start a game or score a goal for the club.The potential of Ibrahimovic extending his stay at Old Trafford could upset team-mate Romelu Lukaku.United legend Rio Ferdinand said this week that the presence of Ibrahimovic on the subs bench will heap pressure onto Lukaku’s shoulders.After his blistering start to the season, Lukaku has scored just one in his last 11.And after the 4-2 victory over Watford, Rio told BT Sport: “He’ll come out of this. I think that maybe the bigger problem for him is Zlatan Ibrahimovic being there.“Mentally, having a big striker behind you who wants to play, that’s a pressure (coming) from within, and sometimes people find that hard to deal with.” Ibrahimovic battled back to full fitness following a horror knee injury last_img read more

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Simi Valley Calendar

first_imgTODAY Sunday evening hike, 4 p.m. at the Rocky Peak Trailhead at the end of Rocky Peak Road off Santa Susana Pass. Call (805) 584-4400. MONDAY Swim and Stay Fit, 6-8 a.m. at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1765 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Monthly fee: $40, or $20 for 65 and older. Call (805) 379-2378. Jazzercise Aerobics, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Alternative Recreation Program: Yoga Club, 6:45-7:45 p.m. at Houghton Park, 4333 Township Ave., Simi Valley. Parents can register and participate with their child. Monthly fee: $24. Call (805) 584-4400. New Hope for breast-cancer survivors, 7-8:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Free. Registration required. Call (805) 527-5360, Option 3. Aqua Fit, 7-8 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. Call (805) 584-4400. Simi Peggers Cribbage Club, 7 p.m., at Simi Country Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 1550 Rory Lane, Simi Valley. Call (805) 527-8164. Water Exercise, 7-8 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Fee: $40. Call (805) 584-4400. Simi Valley Boots and Slippers Square Dance Club, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Fee: $5. Call (805) 583-3055 or e-mail sqdncrmn@pacbell.net. Deep Water Workout, 8-9 p.m. at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Monthly fee: $45. Call (805) 584-4400. Women’s Anger Management class, 7:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. TUESDAY Family planning clinic, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Ventura County Public Health, 660 E. Los Angeles Ave., Suite B2, Simi Valley. For an appointment, call (805) 578-3677. Jazzercise Aerobics, 9-10 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Rotary of Simi Valley will meet at noon at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way. Call (805) 583-4825. Videos in the Lounge, 1 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Call (805) 583-6363. Bowling, 4-5:30 p.m. at Brunswick Valley Bowl, 5255 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Fee: $5 per week. Call (805) 584-4400. Tuesday Evening Hike, 6:30, meet at the Long Canyon parking lot at Long Canyon Road and Wood Ranch Parkway. Call (805) 529-5581. Story time, 7 p.m. at Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Call (805) 526-1735. Simi Solos Toastmasters will meet, 7:30 p.m., Simi Valley YMCA, 3200 Cochran St. Call (805) 990-4950. Overeaters Anonymous, 8 p.m. at Church of Christ, 1554 Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley. Call (805) 581-4717 or (805) 529-8183. Open Gym Basketball, 6-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. WEDNESDAY Swim and Stay Fit, 6-8 a.m. at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1765 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $40/month; 65 and older, $20/month. Call (805) 379-2378. Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley will meet at 7 a.m. at Paul’s Italian Villa, 2585 Cochran Street. Call (805) 583-2857. Chair Exercise, 8:30 a.m. at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. CPR Update: Health Care Provider class!off!, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simi Valley Hospital, 2975 N. Sycamore Drive. Call (805) 955-6890. Tot Time story time, 11 a.m. at Borders Books and Music, 2910 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley. For ages 2-5. Call (805) 526-2800. Step Aerobics, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Emotional Intelligence Training for Parents, 6 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Action Parent and Teen Support Program, 6:30 p.m. at Apollo High School, 3150 School St., Simi Valley. Hotline: (800) 367-8336. Water Exercise, 7-8 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Fee: $40. Call (805) 584-4400. Emotions Anonymous, 7:30-9 p.m. at United Methodist Church, Wood Room, 2394 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. Free. Call (805) 526-6231. Deep Water Workout, 8-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Monthly fee: $45. Call (805) 584-4400. Simi Valley Woman’s Club, monthly meeting, 11 a.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005 Los Angeles Ave. Call (805) 583-8272. Men’s Anger Management class, 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. THURSDAY Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise will meet, 7 a.m. at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. Call (805) 520-4894. Jazzercise Aerobics, 9-10 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Scrabble Group will meet, 9:30 a.m. at the Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. Videos in the Lounge, 1 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Call (805) 583-6363. Reproductive health care clinic, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Ventura County Public Health, 660 E. Los Angeles Ave., Suite B2, Simi Valley. Call (805) 578-3677. Tap for Fitness, 2:30-4 p.m. at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. Circuit Training, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Thursday Evening Hike, 6 p.m. at the Chumash Trailhead. Call the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District at (805) 584-4400. Open Gym Volleyball, 6-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2 or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. Simi Valley Toastmasters, 7:30 p.m. at Clarion Commons, 5300 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Call (805) 522-9591. Co-custody parenting class, 6 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. FRIDAY Basic Training, 6-7 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Open Gym Basketball, 6-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. SATURDAY Jazzercise Aerobics, 8-9 a.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Open Gym Basketball, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. Post-Polio Support Group, Holiday Luncheon 12:30 p.m. at Du-Pars Restaurant, 75 West Thousand Oaks Blvd. For reservations call (805) 585-9664. Calendar events are compiled each week. Items must reach the Daily News one week before the Sunday on which they are to run. Items must be typewritten. Phone numbers must be attached for contact purposes. Mail to Simi Calendar, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365-4200. Fax (805) 583-0880. 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 MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’Power Walking, 8-9 a.m. at the Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Room B1, Simi Valley. Monthly fee: $30. Call (805) 584-4400. Muscle Sculpting, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Room B1, Simi Valley. Call (805) 584-4400. Studio Art Workshop, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. Open Gym Basketball, 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. Step Aerobics, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. last_img read more

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Just how badly has Barcelona superstar Messi done with Argentina?

first_img 9 Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland boost Copa America 2011 – Quarter-finalsMessi failed to score throughout the tournament and many fans felt his partnership with Carlos Tevez was not clicking.He was booed for the first time in his career by supporters as Argentina, the host nation, lost 5-4 on penalties to Uruguay, who went on to win the competition. GETTY Copa America 2015 – Runners-upIn this tournament, Messi won his 100th cap and only scored once in the tournament, but were defeated by Chile 4–1 in a penalty shootout, with the Barcelona man the only player to score. IN DEMAND Messi netted against Nigeria JIBE Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Messi and Argentina must win their final match with Qatar Getty 9 9 Argentina are still bottom of Group B with one point from two games and it could have been even less had the Barcelona superstar not tucked home from the spot after Richard Sanchez put Paraguay ahead in the 37th minute.Argentina’s poor start to the tournament under Lionel Scaloni has raised questions about the Barcelona ace’s ability as a team player and has once again drawn comparisons with on-pitch rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who has helped guide Portugal to European Championship success and more recently, the UEFA Nations League.Here talkSPORT.com look at Messi’s tournament history since he made his debut with the national team back in 2005. 9 Messi is dejected after losing the final to Germany deals GETTY Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder REVEALED World Cup 2018 – Round of 16In the opening match, Messi missed a potential match-winning spot-kick against Iceland in a 1-1 draw.His first and only goal would come in the final group game against Nigeria, with a wonderful two-touch finish, but eventual winners France, would send them packing the following round. 9 Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Copa America 2007 – Runners-upMessi was by now being considered one of the best players in the world and began the tournament in Venezuela in blistering form, setting up goals in wins over United States, Colombia and Paraguay. He scored in a 3-0 win over Mexico, but could not prevent a 3-0 loss to Brazil in the final. Messi missed out on the Copa America once again World Cup 2014 – Runners upIn his first World Cup as captain, Messi scored at the tournament for the first time since 2006, netting against Bosnia, Iran and Nigeria.Once again they would be beaten, this time in the final, by the Germans – for a third straight World Cup.Messi was, controversially, named as player of the tournament. The 2019 Copa America could very well be another international tournament that eludes Lionel Messi following Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Paraguay.Having been beaten by Colombia in their group opener, a point here gave them hope of reaching the quarter-finals, though they must win their final match with Qatar to progress. 9 9 Messi could not stop Brazil winning in 2007 LATEST LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS latest Messi in action against Germany Messi was booed during the tournament punished 9 Manchester United fan Chris says he doesn’t want Bale or Messi at club World Cup 2006 – Quarter-finalsHaving been handed his chance to play for Argentina in 2005 following a number of impressive displays for the Under-20 side, Messi was included in the squad for that summer’s tournament in Germany.Messi became the youngest player to represent and score for Argentina at a World Cup when he netted in a 6-0 win over Serbia and Montenegro.However he did not play in the quarter-final as Argentina were eliminated by the host nation on penalties. Getty 9 Getty Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:11Loaded: 13.93%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:11 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Robbery Turns Deadly as Store Owner Killed

first_imgAn armed robbery turned deadly for the owner of a jewelry store in Austin, IN on Saturday afternoon shortly after 3:30 pm. Police are looking for someone who entered John’s Coin and Jewelry Shop located at 61 West Main Street in Austin and robbed, shot and killed the shop owner, John M Turner, 79, from Austin. John was located by a family member in the shop and 911 was called.The Austin City Police Department and the Scott County EMS responded to what they initially thought was a medical emergency.When a doctor and the Scott County Coroner’s Office examined John M. Turner at the hospital, they noticed a wound on the victim’s head that was not consistent to the medical issue as first thought and more consistent with foul play.The investigation immediately turned into a death investigation with the Austin City Police Department requesting the assistance of the Indiana State Police.Indiana State Police Crime Scene Technicians and detectives processed the crime scene then immediately began following leads.Earlier today, an autopsy was performed on John M. Turner at the Kentucky Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville, KY.The autopsy revealed the preliminary cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head of John M. Turner. The official cause of death will not be determined until all of the autopsy results are complete which usually takes up to six weeks.With this additional information the case is now being investigated as a Robbery/Murder investigation. Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to contact the Indiana State Police at 1-800-872-6743 or 812-246-5424. All callers can remain anonymous.The Scott County Sheriff’s Department, the Scott County Prosecutor’s Office and the Scottsburg City Police Department are also assisting in the investigation.last_img read more

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