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David De Gea and Edurne disconnect in Disneyland

first_img 18/07/2018 Upd. at 23:47 De Gea y Edurne desconectan en Disneyland IN SPORT.ES CEST David De Gea, widely blasted after a poor World Cup with Spain, has taken a break with his partner Edurne in Disneyland Florida, in the United States. It seems the Spanish goalkeeper is disconnecting ahead of returning to club duty with Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, who are taking pre-season in Los Angeles. Cristina Ofreciolast_img

Photos: The Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler Story.

first_imgAdvertisement iuNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsauhWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E7pl4( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 6orWould you ever consider trying this?😱5xCan your students do this? 🌚zRoller skating! 9ua9kiSee more on YT⬇️⬇️⬇️See morebexiBody tricks that only special people can do pt-1dpvfpHow though? 🤔😂#AdrenalineJunkiesqn7A visualization of how Karma works fax8vPowered by Firework Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler born October 14, 1979, is an American professional wrestler, specifically known for her work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).Advertisement  Advertisement  She began her professional wrestling career as a part of the Nitro Girls in WCWAdvertisement Keibler began watching wrestling with her boyfriend at the time, Kris Cumberland. She can be seen in the crowd on an episode of Nitro in 1997 and the Starrcade pay-per-view before the television title match, dancing in an NWO Wolfpac T-shirt.In late 1999, Keibler entered a nationwide contest held by World Championship Wrestling to find a new member of the Nitro Girls dance troupe.In November, she defeated 300 other girls for a spot on the dance troupe and $10,000.She made her WWF television debut on the June 14, 2001, episode of SmackDown! when then-face, Shane McMahon brought her to the ring to distract then-heel, Rhyno, causing him to lose a match.Keibler was originally drafted to the SmackDown! brand in 2002, where her character showed an interest in becoming the personal assistant to WWE chairman, then-heel, Vince McMahon.Keibler was chosen to record a track on the album WWE Originals. She and WWE music producer Jim Johnston recorded the song “Why Can’t We Just Dance?” for the album.Keibler then joined forces with Rosey and The Hurricane. She became one-third of the trio as a superhero sidekick nicknamed Super Stacy, complete with her own superhero costume.Picture courtesy – Stacy Ann-Marie Keibler (Instagram)  Advertisementlast_img read more

CBA baseball dealing with injury-filled season

first_imgBY DOUG McKENZIE Correspondent Not many high school baseball teams could lose two of its top three pitchers to injuries and still find itself in the midst of a heated divisional race. But that is exactly what the team from Christian Brothers Academy is doing this spring, as a number of players have stepped up and contributed on the mound for head coachMarty Kenney and his Colts. “We’ve kind of had our ups and downs thus far,” Kenney said. “We’ve played very well against some very good teams, and played poorly against some other teams. We just haven’t found that consistency.” The Colts were 5-3 entering what promised to be a very busy week, but could easily have a much better record. “I think we could have been 7-1 or 6-2 with how well we’ve played,” Kenney said. “I think in two of our three losses we just beat ourselves. There was one game where we got flat-out beat, but the other two games we could have won. “I’m just hoping to turn things around this week. We’ve had a lot of guys get a chance to play so far, and we’re starting to see some guys pick it up.” Overcoming the loss of two starters could not have been easy, especially since Kenney didn’t know he wouldn’t have them at his disposal until the season began. “We lost a couple of guys who probably would have been our top two in (senior)Mike Zuppe and (junior) Nick Falcone,” the coach said. “They certainly would have been big contributors for us on the hill this year.” Zuppe, who is headed to the University of Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship, has shut it down for the spring, after reinjuring his shoulder during the hockey season this past winter. “Zuppe didn’t play last year after initially hurting his throwing shoulder, but by mid-summer and into the fall, it was feeling better,” Kenney said. “But he told me that he took some hard hits during the hockey season, and it just reaggravated the injury.He tried to give it a go, and we planned on trying to put him at first base and hide him a little bit, but even swinging the bat he was hurting, so we decided he should probably just shut it down.” As for Falcone, he has already had arthroscopic surgery on his throwing shoulder. “Nick had some problems over the summer and thought it was just tendonitis,” Kenney said. “But when it was still bothering him in February, he had it checked out and they found a tear in the labrum.” In their absence, junior Pat Light has emerged as the team’s ace. “We expected good things from Pat anyway, and he has done a nice job, no question,” Kenney said. Sophomore Jim Yacobinis has also emerged as a legitimate varsity starter for the Colts, as has senior lefty John Moller. “Jim was very good in his last start, and has kept us in the game in his other starts,” Kenney said. “We’re expecting big things from him. He’s a big kid who throws hard and has a pretty good breaking ball. He’ll pitch in a lot of games this year. “And Moller has had a couple of good starts as well, and has kept us in the game.” Senior Jordan Gilruth is the Colts’ top reliever, but will get some starts when the games get backed up this spring, Kenney said. Junior Mike Rossi is another pitcher the coach plans to use a lot in relief. “We also might look to some sophomores as the year goes on to give us some starts,” Kenney said. Tyler Cuming (who is also an outfielder) and Mike Hanlon (a second baseman) were the top two pitchers for CBA’s freshman team a year ago, and will get some starts at varsity this year while also playing in the field. Offensively, the Colts are just starting to put it all together. Senior center fielder Steve McSherry, who is headed to Fordham University, has been hitting well, batting over .450 in the third spot in the lineup. Junior shortstop Anthony Cirillo has also looked strong in his second varsity season, hitting well over .400, while also seeing some time on the mound in relief. Junior Shawn Purvis is the second baseman and has impressed his coach with his play thus far. “He’s doing a nice job and consistently seems to be getting two or three hits a game,” the coach said. “He’s a little guy but he somehow manages to stroke base hits.” Junior third baseman Danny Avella is batting second for the Colts, and is beginning to draw comparisons to his older brother Vinny, who was an All-Stater while at CBA. “We expect Danny to have a big year,” Kenney said. “He’s similar to Vinny, just lefthanded.” Senior John Himmelman “didn’t play much last year but is contributing this year by driving in runs at a pretty good clip,” Kenney said. Senior Henry Rickewich is the team’s DH, while junior Zach Tanenbaum handles the catching duties. “Zach’s hitting clean-up for us and started off a little slow offensively,” Kenney said. “But the last couple of games he’s started to pick things up.” Where the Colts have struggled a bit has been with consistency. “There are games where we don’t score much, and then there are games where we score a lot, but I guess that comes with the territory,” Kenney said. “Whenwe lost toMiddletown South, 3-1, we had a number of guys, but we just couldn’t pick them up. Then we lost to Middletown North and left 18 men on base. “I guess you can say we’ve had somewhat of a problem with timely hitting. But we’re starting to show some signs of coming around the last couple of games.” And that’s not good news for the rest of the Shore. Despite their inconsistent play, CBA finds itself just one game behind Colts Neck in what is a wide-openANorth race. “Nobody’s really running away with it, although I think Colts Neck is probably the most talented team in the division,” Kenney said. This week promised to be an important one for the Colts’ divisional title hopes. After hosting Freehold Township yesterday, the Colts will face Middletown South today, also at home, and will likely have a Monmouth County Tournament game either tomorrow or Friday. On Saturday, CBA will travel to Marlboro for another divisional affair, and then will face the state’s top-seeded team from Don Bosco Prep on Saturday night at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood as part of the Shore Challenge. As far as how he would set up his pitching rotation for Saturday’s twin bill, Kenney said it would depend on how the team fares this week. “As long as mathematically we’re still in (the divisional race), I’ll probably put more emphasis on the conference games,” he said. “If we can win both games this week, I think the Marlboro game becomes a little more important.”last_img read more

Price tag doesn’t make me automatic United choice – Mkhitaryan

first_imgMidfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan acknowledges his hefty price tag does not guarantee him a starting place at Manchester United and is prepared to fight for a spot in manager Jose Mourinho’s first team.Mkhitaryan, who was voted Bundesliga Players’ Player of the Season in the previous campaign, joined from Borussia Dortmund earlier this month for a transfer fee estimated at 30 million pounds ($39.32 million) by the British media.“It doesn’t matter if they buy me for, I don’t know, 38 million or 40 million, I am not guaranteed to play the games,” Mkhitaryan told British media.“So I am trying to do my best during the training to earn this place to play and then we will see, because I don’t think I will play every game, depending on the tactical situation, depending on the opponent.”Mourinho expects Mkhitaryan to adapt seamlessly to the physicality of English football due to the 27-year-old’s ability to break open the tightest defence with his passing skills and astute game reading.Mkhitaryan refused to make any promises but hoped the pressure of playing for United would only make him better.“I never promise something, I always say that I will try. Because if you promise something and you don’t do it you will always be under pressure,” the Armenia international said.“Because for me this is a new challenge and I like difficulties, I like to win the difficulties because when you win the difficulties it makes you stronger, so I’m trying to do everything to come up to a new level.”last_img read more

Tactics of the desperate must not be allowed to flourish

first_imgDear Editor,Please allow me space to respond to former PNCR Executive member B Beniprashad Rayman who made an effort to pose questions in true ‘straw man’ fashion. It is always difficult to reply to fiction with fact as readers are often left at a loss of whom to believe. These are the tactics of the desperate but they must never be allowed to flourish.Rayman begins by positing that the Diamond and LBI estates were closed by President Bharrat Jagdeo. The Diamond factory was closed in 1985 and a large area of the estate’s cultivation was retired. Bharrat Jagdeo was a student at the time. In 2011, a decision was made to close the LBI factory. The decision was taken against the backdrop of the improvement of the Enmore factory and the construction of the packaging plant which yielded a higher price for the sugar produced. Few of the workers were affected by the closure; some were retained at LBI to work in the enlarged workshop that was created, while the others were transferred to work in the Enmore factory and a small number opted for early retirement. In contrast, the actions of the Granger administration are unmatched for their callous nature.In April 2016, the Granger administration closed the LBI Estate which ceased to exist and many workers were shown the door. A few weeks later, Granger announced its closure of the East Demerara Estate and put thousands out of work. Granger has closed four sugar estates and put seven thousand persons out of work. The rationale offered by Granger’s Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan that, “Probably, it was destined that way. Probably God wanted it that way that we have to make the decision now,” who also said that payment of workers’ severances was a “drag” on the economy. David Granger is not done with the sugar industry by any means, GuySuCo remains the country’s single largest employer, going by Ramjattan’s pronouncements, probably nothing but total closure of the sugar industry will satisfy ‘God’.The absolute fiction of the PPP Government closing down the bauxite industry is in direct contrast to the facts; production of bauxite declined rapidly after Burnham nationalised the industry in the 1970s. In the mid-1980s, bauxite production was 1.5 million tonnes per year or half the annual level of the 1960s and 1970s. The state-owned Guyana Mining Enterprise Limited (Guymine) suffered repeated losses as a result of inefficient management, declining world prices for bauxite, and prolonged strikes by workers. The losses drained the company’s capital reserves and led to the deterioration of plants and equipment. Guyana’s single alumina plant, located in Linden, used to separate 300,000 tonnes per year of aluminium oxide from raw bauxite ore until the facility closed in 1982. Interestingly, it was the USD 400 million levies paid by the sugar industry that propped up bauxite and Burnham’s burgeoning Public Service. How soon we forget.In 1992, PPP/C met an arrangement by the Multilateral Financial Institutions (MFIS), which funded and placed MINPROC as manager of the Linden Bauxite Company (LINMINE). MINPROC’s purpose was to determine and demonstrate whether LINMINE could be profitable. MINPROC reported that the there was no pathway to profitable operation; however, the PPP/C did not shut down the industry. They subsidised the industry until OMAI came on board as a managing partner/investor. The PPP brought in both current employers in the bauxite industry, Bosai, and Rusal. The PPP has also enabled large-scale gold mining and timber operations whose employees are primarily from Region 10.Having dispensed with the distracting fictions, I can discuss a matching of performance by Irfaan Ali during his tenure as a Minister and David Granger as President. Irfaan Ali held the important Housing and Water portfolios, he delivered 28,456 new housing units, more than anyone in the history of Guyana, provided transformational leadership in the industry, with his ‘one-stops’ delivering expedited house-lot ownership throughout the country. Irfaan Ali delivered twenty-five new wells and seven treatment plants, moving access to potable water from twenty-five per cent of the population to over fifty per cent. Granger has held one portfolio during his tenure as President: oil and gas, this he assumes reluctantly after widespread criticism and dissatisfaction surfaced about Raphael Trotman’s disastrous engagements with ExxonMobil, namely, the hidden $18 million bonus and the two per cent renegotiation. Granger has not accomplished anything in the O&G sector, and in fact, passed the work of securing the interests of Guyanese through local content legislation to Dr Mark Bynoe, a crony who wrote for Granger’s National Review publication. Bynoe also passed the buck; this work has been delegated to foreigners to the detriment of the local populace. Granger as President cannot match the achievements of Ali as Minister. I will concede that David Granger is unmatched in his incompetence, mismanagement, untrustworthiness, undermining of democracy, lack of vision, lack of leadership and his penchant for pursuit of the trivial.Over the coming months, Irfaan Ali will deliver speeches outlining his vision for Guyana’s future; they will be as detailed as articulate. In the same period, Granger will subject us to the vague ‘good life’ promise he has been making since Noah was a boy. Granger has promised much and delivered very little. Granger deliberately cloaks his incompetence in vagueness. Irfaan Ali’s promises will be made on deliverables, based on sound economic principles and an unmatched performance record.Respectfully,Robin Singhlast_img read more

Smokers over run government phone system

first_imgThe province will cover under Pharmacare the cost of nicotine replacement therapies and prescription drugs to help stop smoking.The program started on Friday and all smokers have to do is call 8-1-1 and register for the program.  According to CKNW, smokers looking to drop the habit are over running the B.C. Government phone lines with many getting a busy signal or nothing at all. The Ministry of Health says they have put more resources into the 8-1-1 help line and are asking residents to be patient.  According to the Ministry almost 700 people registered in the first day of the program.- Advertisement -The provincial government estimates this program will cost $15 to $25 million annually depending on how many people use it.Smokers are also encouraged to visit www.health.gov.bc.ca/pharmacare/stop-smoking/ and www.quitnow.ca to prepare themselves to quit.last_img read more

Jackson County Inmate Roster – 12-8-19

first_imgBooking #:102733 Hensley, Bradley A Booking #:102736 Booking #:102739 Booking Date:12-08-2019 – 5:04 am View Profile >>> View Profile >>> Booking #:102547 Kelley, Bradley Booking Date:12-08-2019 – 3:28 am Booking #:102738 View Profile >>> View Profile >>> Bond:No Bond Charges:35-44.1-3-4(a) Escape from Lawful Detention Charges:35-44.1-3-1(a) Resisting Law Enforcement9-21-8-52 (A1) Reckless Driving-High Speed9-24-19-2 DWS- Prior Unrelated Violation35-48-4-11(a) POSSESSION MARIJUANA/HASH OIL/HASHISH/SALVIA Booking Date:12-07-2019 – 7:51 pm Bond:No Bond Kincaid, Jonathan A Booking Date:11-04-2019 – 2:49 am Bond:$355 View Profile >>> Release Date:12-08-2019 – 12:23 am Booking #:102734 Bond:No Bond Booking Date:12-07-2019 – 10:54 pm Booking #:102735 Charges:9-30-5-2(b) Operating Vehicle Intox/ Endangerment9-30-5-1 BAC .08% to .14%9-30-5-3 Operating Vehicle Intox/Prior Bond:No Bond Nugent, Jason A Charges:9-30-5-2 Operating Vehicle While Intox9-30-5-1 BAC .08% to .14% Charges:35-44.1-3-1(a) Resisting Law Enforcement7.1-5-1-3 Public Intoxication35-45-1-3 Disorderly Conduct35-42-2-1 (2A) Battery View Profile >>> Dowling, Ashley T Booking Date:12-07-2019 – 8:14 pm Booking Date:12-07-2019 – 7:34 pm Charges:9-30-5-1 BAC .08% to .14%9-30-5-2 Operating Vehicle While Intox Booking Date:12-07-2019 – 7:21 pm Booking #:102737 Charges:35-42-3-2 Kidnapping35-42-2-1 (1A) Battery35-45-2-1 Intimidation Bond:No Bond Jarquin-Mendez, Felipe N Bond:$355 Ferry, Patrick B Serna, Fabian O View Profile >>> Inmates booked into the Jail within the last 24 hours. Bond:No Bond View Profile >>> Bond:$1505 Booking #:102732 Inmates released from the Jail within the last 24 hours. Charges:9-30-10-16 Habit Traffic Violater Charges:35-48-4-6 Possession Cocaine or Narcotic35-42-2-1.3(B2) Domm Batt in pres of child35-46-1-4a Neglect of Dependant9-30-5-2(b) Operating Vehicle Intox/ Endangerment9-30-5-1(b) BAC .15% or greater Stuckwisch, Grant T Booking Date:12-07-2019 – 8:27 pm View Profile >>>last_img read more

Durban’s waste to energy project

first_img11 October 2006The French Development Agency (AFD) is to contribute a loan of between R60- and R70-million to the eThekwini (Durban) Municipality for a project to generate electricity through the fermentation of household waste.The project is expected to generate up to 10 Megawatts of electricity – enough to illuminate about 9 000 homes – from landfill sites at the three Durban suburbs of Bisasar Road, Mariannhill and La Mercy.Gas recovery wells and generators are currently under construction at the three sites, where methane released by the waste will be converted into electric power by generators and fed directly into the city’s power grid.This will help cut back on the amount of coal burnt at the power stations that serve the city – and thus reduce South Africa’s production of greenhouse gases.“The project will enable South Africa to earn carbon credits through the Clean Development Mechanism,” the French Embassy said in a statement following the signing of the loan agreement with the AFD in Durban on Tuesday.“These carbon credits will be sold through the Prototype Carbon Fund managed by the World Bank.”The project is one of the first in South Africa to be eligible for carbon credit trading.The AFD, which supports development projects in the fields of energy efficiency, service delivery and job creation, plans to contribute over R3-billion to local projects as part of a recently signed Framework Charter for Partnership between France and South Africa.SouthAfrica.info reporter and BuaNews Want to use this article in your publication or on your website?See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

OR Tambo Airport ‘ready for Afcon final’

first_img7 February 2013 The management of OR Tambo International Airport say they are ready to cater for the influx of passengers into the country for the final of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). Following their victories in Wednesday night’s semi-finals, Nigeria and Burkino Faso will do battle in the final match of the 2013 Afcon finals at the National Stadium in Johannesburg at 8pm on Sunday, 10 February. Wednesday’s semi-final losers, Mali and Ghana, will play off for third place at Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. With the last four teams coming from the West Africa bloc, OR Tambo International Airport General Manager Tebogo Mekgoe said they didn’t anticipate any hassles in processing the outflow of football fans after the tournament. “We have a lot of processing capacity and great experience in terms of events management at OR Tambo Airport, so we are ready for the potential inflow of football fans for the Afcon finals,” Mekgoe said. “With the robust plan that we have with our stakeholders at the airport, we are confident that there will be no issues in processing the high volumes of football fans into the country, and this plan will also be used when they depart after the tournament,” he told SAnews on Wednesday. Asked about challenges at Africa’s biggest and busiest airport, Mekgoe said the issue of delayed flights had to be dealt with in order for the airport to continue to be rated among the best in the world. Mekgoe said he was also working on an ideal collaborative plan with all the airport stakeholders, with a view of improving services. Source: SAnews.gov.zalast_img read more

Learn it, Live it Love it: The Independence Edition

first_imgLearn It: You participated in a recitation of the Declaration of Independence yesterday right? Right?! If not, and even if you did, why not give it one more read for good measure? Live It: I enjoyed this piece by Kay Coles James  as a helpful reminder of the institutions in place that allow America to continue it’s path toward achieving the ideals set forth in the Declaration, and why it’s more than ok to be proud of our country. AFF alum and former board member Brooke Obberwetter is hosting a Facebook fundraiser for her birthday to support Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley. They are on the ground providing material support and comfort to those seeking asylum on our border. She’s raised over $13K so far with a goal to raise 50K. I’ve donated. Perhaps you’d like to as well?Love it:I’ll admit, this is older news, but I think the story of Idaho declaring a “regulatory reset” is worth celebrating every day of the week. Which states will be next?last_img read more