GALLERY: Gilas Pilipinas defends home court vs Japan

first_imgNietes wants either Gonzalez or Sor Rungvisai next LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netADVERTISEMENT View comments Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa MOST READ AFP official booed out of forum John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Read Next LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexicolast_img read more

Sania Mirza, Cara Black enter finals of Tokyo Open

first_imgSania Mirza and Cara Black. Photo: ReutersDefending champions Sania Mirza and Cara Black, in another show of outstanding doubles tennis, outclassed Jelena Jankovic and Arantxa Parra Santonja 6-3, 6-2 to reach the summit clash of the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open, on Friday.The top seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair took only 63 minutes to overcome the unseeded Serbian-Spanish combo in the semi-finals of the USD 1,000,000 hard court event.Sania and Cara played tremendous service games, winning 24 of the 30 first service points. They surrendered serve only one time while saved four break chances.Jelena and Arantxa could capitalise on only one of the five chances they got in the contest.Sania and Cara will now taken on the winners of the other semi-final match between the second seeded American pair of Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears and fourth seeds Spaniards Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro.From Tokyo, Sania will fly straight to Incheon in Korea to compete in the Asian Games.last_img read more

Asian Games 2018: Muhammed Anas wins men’s 400m silver

first_imgIndia’s Muhammed Anas bagged silver in men’s 400m on Sunday at the Asian Games 2018.Anas clocked 45.69 seconds to finish second behind Qatar’s Hassan Abdalelah, who won the gold medal.Bahrain’s Khmais Ali took home the bronze medal while India’s Arokia Rajiv came fourth.With the 400m silver, India have now won 33 medals including 7 gold, 9 silver and 17 bronze.SILVER for @muhammedanasyah!A superb run by our 23yr old #TOPSAthlete, #MuhammedAnas as he clinches ain the Mens 400m.What a run by you, Anas! You have done #India proud. #SAI #IndiaAtAsianGames #Athletics #ProudIndia @afiindia @iaaforg #AsianGames2018 #KheloIndia pic.twitter.com/fDyBFAMkuJSAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 26, 2018Anas had qualified for the finals of 400m after topping his heat, clocking 45.63 seconds, while Rajiv took 46.82 seconds to qualify from Heat 4.Earlier, India’s teen sensation Hima Das clinched the silver medal in the final of the 400m race.Naser Salwa of Bahrain broke her own Games Record that she had set in qualifying, to take gold with a time of 50.09 seconds.Hima continued her good show and herself broke the National Record again, after setting the National Record in the previous round, after clocking 50.79 seconds in the final. The previous National Record was set by Manjit Kaur (51.05 seconds) in Chennai in 2004.Another Indian in the fray, Nirmala Sheoran finished fourth with a time of 52.96.Elina Mikhina of Kazakhstan pipped Nirmala in the end and finished third.last_img read more

The Friday news briefing An ataglance survey of some top stories

first_imgHighlights from the news file for Friday, Aug. 18———CANADIANS AMONG CASUALTIES IN BARCELONA ATTACK: Spain says Canadians are among the casualties in the terrorist attack in Barcelona. Spanish officials are not elaborating, nor are Canadian officials. The attack involving a van driving into a crowd has killed at least 13 people and injured more than 100. A second attack occurred in the resort town of Cambrils south of Barcelona eight hours later, leaving one woman dead.———CNE SAYS SECURITY IS ENHANCED: The Canadian National Exhibition is moving to ease fears in the wake of Thursday’s attack in Barcelona. Organizers say the Toronto event enhanced its security plan within the last year, following several terrorist attacks in London and Paris. They say several areas around the CNE’s grounds have been modified to prevent a vehicle attack like the one that took place in Spain.———NAFTA PANEL QUESTIONING CANADA ON OILSANDS: The environmental arm of the North American Free Trade Agreement wants to know what Canada is doing to curb oilsands tailing ponds from leaking into Alberta waterways. Canada has until the end of next month to respond to allegations it’s allowing contaminants from the ponds to leak into water without forcing the companies involved to fix the problem. Two environmental groups made a complaint earlier this year.———INFLATION ON THE RISE: The annual inflation rate grew last month for the first time since January. Statistics Canada’s latest inflation report found that higher gasoline prices in July helped the year-over-year rate pick up its pace to 1.2 per cent. This was an increase from June’s reading of one per cent, which was inflation’s lowest mark in almost two years. Analysts say Friday’s inflation report reinforced expectations that the Bank of Canada will hike its benchmark interest rate again this fall.———BC FOREST FIRE STATE OF EMERGENCY CONTINUES: A state of emergency in British Columbia is continuing because of the continuing threat of wildfires. The government says it ensures resources can be delivered in a co-ordinated way. Some 138 wildfires were burning in B.C. with 27 evacuation orders affecting about 4,400 people. The government says that 9,000 square kilometres of timber, bush and grassland has been charred by 1,031 fires since the start of the fire season on April 1.———CANADIAN CHARGED IN US AGREES TO EXTRADITION: A Canadian accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails is waiving extradition and will face charges in the United States. Karim Baratov’s lawyer says it’s a bid to speed up the legal process. Amedeo DiCarlo has said that waiving the extradition hearing does not mean admitting guilt. Baratov was arrested in Hamilton in March under the Extradition Act after U.S. authorities indicted him and three others on allegations of computer hacking, economic espionage and other crimes.———WHALE SURCHARGE PROMPTS SHIPPING COMPANY TO RAISE RATES: A shipping firm in Newfoundland and Labrador is raising its fees because of federal measures aimed at protecting North Atlantic right whales. Oceanex says the four-per-cent “temporary marine protection surcharge” on service between Montreal and St. John’s, N.L., follows a federal speed limit imposed last Friday in an area of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Ten right whales have died since June, some colliding with ships. Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced vessels of 20 metres or more will be required to slow to 10 knots while travelling in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence.———REPORT RELEASED ON STUNTWOMAN DEATH: The agency responsible for workplace safety in British Columbia says “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman SJ Harris was thrown off a motorcycle and flew through a plate glass window. The WorkSafeBC report confirms eyewitness accounts on the accident that occurred in Vancouver during filming of the sequel to the popular superhero movie.———PELOSI CALLS ON TRUMP TO FIRE ADDITIONAL STAFFERS: American House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says the departure of White House adviser Steve Bannon is “welcome news,” but she is calling on President Donald Trump to fire additional staff. Pelosi said in a statement that Bannon’s departure “doesn’t disguise where President Trump himself stands on white supremacists and the bigoted beliefs they advance.” Trump has said “both sides” are to blame for the clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counterprotesters last weekend. One woman protesting the far-right extremist groups died when a car drove into a crowd.———PEOPLE ANXIOUS FOR ECLIPSE PROTECTION: Many Canadians are trying to track down retailers that have specialized glasses to protect their eyes in advance of Monday’s solar eclipse. Some people are turning to social media to track down retailers that have the glasses in stock. Optometrists have said that watching the eclipse without certified protection could lead to permanent vision loss. Vancouver-based pharmacy retailer London Drugs said it sold thousands of pairs and B.C.’s Lower Mainland and Saskatchewan were the first to sell out.———last_img read more

Giroud Higuains arrival darkens my Chelsea future

first_imgChelsea striker Olivier Giroud revealed that Gonzalo Higuain’s arrival certainly darkens his future and opened the door towards a potential return to France.The French World Cup winner left his homeland in 2012 for Arsenal after helping Montpellier beat Paris Saint-Germain to the Ligue 1 title.Last year then saw Giroud make a controversial switch to Arsenal’s London rivals Chelsea after a lack of game time at the Emirates Stadium.However, under coach Maurizio Sarri, Giroud has fared little better with just six starts in the Premier League this season.This has led to reports linking Giroud with a return to France with both Marseille and Lyon.Speaking to CANAL Foot Club, prior to Higuain’s arrival last week, Giroud indicated a return to Ligue 1 could happen even if his priority is to remain in England.“I will never make people unanimously satisfied with me,” admitted Giroud.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedSolskjaer praises Harry Maguire after Man United’s 1-0 win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer singled out Harry Maguire for praise after helping Manchester United keep a clean sheet in their 1-0 win over Leicester City.“There is a little part of regret and frustration. The public expects a goalscorer to score goals. I’m the fourth best goalscorer of French football and nobody can take that away from me.“The coach makes [Eden] Hazard play nine which is detrimental to strikers. But he is the best player I’ve ever played with.“If the club decides to get another striker, like Higuain, it will certainly darken my future at Chelsea.“I’ve never said no to a return to France. Lyon and Marseille are two great clubs. My priority is to stay in the Premier League though.”Higuain made his Chelsea debut on Sunday in their 3-0 FA Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday at Stamford Bridge and was replaced by Giroud in the 82nd-minute of the fourth-round clash.The Blues will next take a trip to the Vitality Stadium where they will face Bournemouth in a Premier League match on Wednesday with kick-off set for 20:45 (CET).last_img read more

Shelter Island Boat Ramp to remain closed through Memorial Day

first_imgShelter Island Boat Ramp to remain closed through Memorial Day Posted: May 11, 2018 May 11, 2018 Dan Plante, The Shelter Island Boat Ramp facility is getting a facelift, but due to longer than expected delays in the project, the ramp will remain closed through the start of the 2018 boating season.KUSI’s Dan Plante was LIVE with the details. Dan Plante Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img

HOT OFF THE PRESS Read Wilmington Recreations Summer Newsletter

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Recreation Department’s Summer 2019 ‘Recreation Matters’ newsletter was published online on Wednesday.Read the newsletter HERE. Review a complete list of youth and adult programs, trips and tickets that the department is offering this summer.Have a question? The Department can be reached via phone at 978-658-4270, via email at recreation[at]wilmingtonma.gov, or in person at Room 8 in Town Hall.(NOTE: The above announcement is from the Wilmington Recreation Department.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedHOT OFF THE PRESS: Read Wilmington Recreation’s Fall NewsletterIn “Community”WILMINGTON RECREATION: Concerts, Trips & Youth Programs Were Huge Hits This SummerIn “Community”VIDEO: Meet Wilmington Recreation’s New Program Coordinator Bret SawinIn “Videos”last_img read more

Robinhood may have stored your password in plaintext

first_img Equifax breach: You can now file a claim for your share of the $700M settlement John McAfee ‘released from confinement’ How to become a privacy ninja: Use these journalist tools NSA aims to up its cybersecurity game Now playing: Watch this: Annette Riedl/picture alliance via Getty Images Robinhood warned its customers in an email Wednesday that their passwords may have been stored in plaintext. The stock trading service said it discovered the issue on Monday night, when it found “some user credentials” stored in readable formats on its internal systems.”Your Robinhood password may have been included,” Robinhood said in the email. “We resolved this issue, and after thorough review, found no evidence that this information was accessed by anyone outside of our response team.”Still, it recommends changing your password.A Robinhood spokesperson told CNET sister site ZDNet via phone that not all users were impacted, but did not say how many were. Passwords are now being hashed using the Bcrypt algorithm, according to a help page, ZDNet added. Share your voice Inside a password-free future Tags 2:46 Security on CNET null Computers Security 0last_img read more

Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress president

first_imgRahul Gandhi. Photo: AFPRahul Gandhi quit Wednesday as head of India’s main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.”As president of the Congress party, I am responsible for the loss of the 2019 election,” he said in a statement on his official Twitter account.”Accountability is critical for the future growth of our party. It is for this reason that I have resigned as Congress president.”The 49-year-old, who was seeking to become the fourth member of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty to become prime minister, had only been Congress president since December 2017.Congress has dominated Indian politics since independence in 1948, but it has seen a spectacular collapse in support in the past decade.Gandhi said immediately after his party’s defeat in the April-May national elections that he would not continue as leader, but party barons had hoped to change his mind and Wednesday’s official announcement still came as a surprise.Congress won only 52 of the 543 seats in the lower house of parliament in the election. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took 303 seats, increasing its majority as it won a second consecutive five-year term.The BJP’s huge victory stunned the opposition and political pundits who had predicted a reduced majority for Modi’s party.While saying he could not avoid his share of the blame, Gandhi launched a virulent attack on the BJP’s tactics, hinting that the vote had not been free and fair and saying that the Indian press, judiciary and election commission had all been turned against the opposition.- Privileged scion? -“We didn’t fight a political party in the 2019 election. Rather, we fought the entire machinery of the Indian state,” he said.Gandhi also accused the BJP of seeking to “destroy the fabric of our nation” and vowed to protect the country until his “last breath”.”I have no hatred or anger towards the BJP but every living cell in my body instinctively resists their idea of India,” he said.Veteran Indian politician Motilal Vora, new intern president of India`s main opposition Congress party, gestures at his residence in New Delhi on 3 July, 2019. Photo: AFPCritics accuse the BJP of stoking religious tensions and trying to undermine the country’s secular credentials.The BJP denies the accusations, insisting it believes in equality for all.Around 80 percent of India’s 1.3 billion population is Hindu, but it is also home to large numbers of Muslims, Christians and Buddhists.The great-grandson, grandson and son of three past premiers of the world’s biggest democracy, Gandhi had set out to rejuvenate the party after it lost to BJP in the 2014 election.But he struggled to shed his image as a privileged, dynastic scion.He even lost his constituency in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, that had been a family bastion for decades. He was allowed to contest a second seat, however, and won in southern India.Gandhi’s efforts at rebuilding the so-called Grand Old Party also seemed to flounder with the senior members refusing to yield space to the younger generation. Media reports said party baron, 90-year-old Motilal Vora, would become interim chief.”Rebuilding the party requires hard decisions and numerous people will have to be made accountable for the failure of 2019,” Gandhi said.”It would be unjust to hold others accountable but ignore my own responsibility,” he added.Analysts said Gandhi’s resignation was likely to throw the party into fresh turmoil.”Rahul Gandhi’s resignation is an important point, but the bigger thing is what comes after this,” Manisha Priyam, an independent political analyst, told AFP.”Is it going to be a substitute who is going to be placed as the president?” she said indicating that making a Gandhi family pawn as new leader would not end its troubles.Rahul Gandhi’s mother, Italian-born Sonia, remains party chairperson. His sister Priyanka also took an increased role in this year’s election.last_img