‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Winless teams gun for breakthrough victories as they mix it up on Thursday in the women’s division of the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre.College of St. Benilde collides with San Beda at 2 p.m., while San Sebastian tackles Perpetual Help at 4 p.m. as they scramble to catch up with the leaders in the short meet ushering in the collegiate season.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Peza offers relief to ecozone firms LATEST STORIES Idle leaders University of Santo Tomas and Far Eastern University are sporting identical 3-0 records, while Adamson and University of the Philippines occupy the next two spots with 2-0 and 1-0 slates, respectively.The top four teams after the single-round elimination will advance to the crossover semifinals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’In men’s matches, Perpetual Help takes on winless San Beda at 9 a.m., National University squares off with Arellano at 11 a.m. and FEU runs into La Salle at 6 p.m.The women’s matches can be viewed live on www.abs-cbn.com/livestream/pvl.—MARC ANTHONY REYES 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 View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Japan league lures Santiago, Espejo away from home
“I felt very good and comfortable with how everything went and look forward to my next one,” Colon said. Jered Weaver was feeling under the weather, putting his recovery for biceps tendinitis on hold. If Weaver can’t get on a mound by this weekend, he is not expected to make his first start of the season on April 6. firstname.lastname@example.org (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2731 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The USA Today reported Tuesday that Major League Baseball attorneys will be in Albany, N.Y., today to speak with the district attorney that initiated the investigation that brought Matthews’ name to the forefront. Moreno was quoted in Tuesday’s editions of the Arizona Republic sounding like he is just about at wit’s end. Moreno doesn’t want the team’s fans to be left in the dark and he is unable to provide answers to many of their questions. “It’s very frustrating,” Moreno said. “(Matthews) needs to make a statement to the fans. Our feelings were the best way was to be pro-active and talk to the fans immediately.” Bartolo Colon had an eight-minute bullpen session and reported no discomfort. Colon, who had rotator cuff damage last season, was on a mound for the first time since July. Colon did not want to speak afterward, but told an Angels representative: “It’s certainly not an ideal way to start a five-year relationship with a guy,” Stoneman said before Tuesday’s game against the San Francisco Giants. A week ago, Matthews’ name surfaced in an investigation of Internet pharmacies accused of illegally selling human growth hormone. A day later, a report on Sports Illustrated’s Web site alleged that Matthews not only had ordered human growth hormone, it said when the order took place and where it was shipped. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – As the Gary Matthews Jr. situation drags on, the Angels front office impatiently waits for some kind of resolution. Owner Arte Moreno is upset, general manager Bill Stoneman is shaking his head and Matthews is keeping quiet.
What do you think of Ronaldo’s new boots? Comment below! 3 3 3 Click the arrow to see more images of Ronaldo’s glittering boots Click the arrow to see more images of Ronaldo’s glittering boots In an age where it is par for the course to see players exhibiting football boots in all different colours and textures, it takes something truly special to stand out from the crowd.Well, it looks as though Cristiano Ronaldo will do just that after Nike unveiled the latest boots to be worn by the Real Madrid superstar.Catchily named the Mercurial Superfly CR7, Ronny’s new kicks comprise of a classic black boot laced with glitter, designed so that the Portuguese hitman will be noticable come day or night.What do you think of Cristiano Ronaldo’s new boots? Let us know below…
Portsalon Golf ClubResultsOn Sunday 5th Portsalon Golf club staged the Willie Duffy Memorial Cup. The early golfers got the best of the day as rain soon spread across the ‘’Banks’ to leave conditions poor for good golf. The results were as follows; 1st Sean Barrett 37 points, 2nd James Mc Fadden Letterkenny 37 points, Gross John Shields 31 points, 3rd Pat Green 37 points. The Captain Donal Callaghan would like to express his and the clubs thanks to the Duffy family for their sponsorship of the competition. Barton CupThere was a large turnout for the prestigious Barton Cup which was staged at Portsalon Golf Course on Monday last. Playing in ideal weather conditions the competitors teed off from 8 a.m. In the final it was a case for the young guns of Portsalon as Ryan Mc Gettigan was pitched against Enda Mc Elhinney. The match was indeed a close affair and after nine holes it was all square and the pair had to go the second play off holes to determine the victor. The overall Barton Cup winner foe 2011 was Ryan Mc Gettigan. For all who were defeated in the earlier rounds they played out for the Mc Menamin Plate, the winner was Sam Faulkner. The captain Donal Callaghan would like to express his and the clubs thanks to Barton Cup committee who ran the event this year.Events On Saturday 11th there is an open gents stableford competition. Sunday the tee is reserved for the GUI event, and on Wednesday15th July a gents 18 hole stableford open competition. A time sheet is in operation for all competitions at Portsalon Golf Club, contact 074 91 59459 for your tee time or go online at portsalongolfclub.comTeam NewsDonegal LeagueThe Portsalon Donegal League team travelled to Redcastle on Sunday last fro the return leg of the first round match. Having obtained five matches in the first leg the Portsalon team only need to half the match to advance to the next round. The final two matches were called in which saw Portsalon advance to the next round.Over 50’sThe return leg of the over 50’s match against Donegal Golf Club (Murvagh) will take place at Portsalon on Monday 13th with a tee reserved from 4.30 for the match. The home team will have a lot to do to overturn the result of the first leg. J B Carr.The Portsalon team in this seasons JB Carr will be in action on Friday evening at Portsalon were we entertain Ballybofey/Stranlor golf club.Tee ReservedMembers and visitors should note that the tee is reserved on Sunday 12th July for the GUI qualifying competition The Barton Shield. The tee will also be reserved on Friday evening for a preliminary round match where Rosapenna will take on Letterkenny’ Divot BagsMembers and visitors please note that divot bags are now available on entry to the first tee box. Please ensure that you pick up a bag and assist with the course maintenance.PICTURE:Back Row L to R John Shields, James Mc Fadden, Sarah Nicholl,Deirdre Hensey,Pat Green,Front row John Duffy (sponsor) Sean Barrett gents winner, Kathleen Duffy (sponsor) Jackie Friel Ladies winner and DP Logue Portsalon Vice Captain.GOLF: PORTSALON GOLF CLUB NOTES was last modified: June 8th, 2011 by gregShare 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:Portsalon Golf Club Notes
DONEGAL will need to regroup at half time and prove their mental strength after going down 0-4- to 0-8 to Monaghan at Clones.Rory Gallagher’s men started off the brightest but it was Monaghan who ended the first half well on top.Paddy McBrearty opened the scoring with a fantastic left point after just 1 min. He had the ball in his hand for less than one second before he took aim and fired over the bar. Karl Lacey came in from the right touchline and scored a superb point after two minutes. Pure class from Lacey.After four minutes Monaghan pulled a point back with a free kick from Conor McManus.Frank McGlynn scored on five minutes to increase the gap to two points. 3-1 to Donegal.First wide to Donegal came on seven minutes when Paddy McBrearty fired well wide of the Monaghan uprights. But Karl O’Connell closed the gap to one point with a great point from open play on nine minutes.Donegal’s Frank McGlynn is the first to go into the referee’s book and is given a yellow card for a high challenge on a Monaghan player.But Conor McManus skews his free wide of the Donegal uprights on 11 minutes.On 13 minutes Paul Durcan spread himself down low to stop a near certain Monaghan goal.But he picked up the ball from the ground and gave away a free to Monaghan. Conor McManus kicked the point of his hands and levels the scoring at 3 points each.Dessie Moan looked like he would score on 15 minutes but he pumped his shot wide of the posts – his second wide of the game.Donegal’s second wide of the game came on 17 minutes when Conor McFadden’s left-footed shop sails wide.On 19 minutes Ryan McHugh looked certain to score a point but his shot hits the upright but no Donegal players are in the box to catch the rebound. Up the pitch Dessie Moan fell down under a challenge from Michael Murphy in an off-the-ball tackle. Monaghan believe it is a ‘black card’ offence but the referee doesn’t agree.Donegal get their third wide on 24 minutes when full back Neil McGee goes through but his right-footed shot curled wide.Monaghan take the lead for the first time when Owen Duffy took a great 40 ft pass and in one move he fires over the Donegal bar.Donegal’s Neil McGee and Monaghan’s Conor McManus both receive yellow cards on 27 minutes for an off-the-ball incident.And Donegal’s defence was lacking again when on 29 minutes Monaghan’s Kieran Duffy catches a high ball and drills over the bar.Monaghan stretched their lead to five points.Then on 31 minutes Conor McManus scores after Christy Toye is forced hand pass the ball away.That’s five points in a row from Monaghan with no reply from Donegal who haven’t scored in 25 minutes.Micheal Murphy scores on 33 minutes from a free to cut the Monaghan lead to two points.Christy Toye is taken off and is replaced by Martin O’Reilly.But Monaghan stretched their lead by to three points with a 30 yard shot from Dessie Moan. 0-7 to 04 to Monaghan.The 35 minutes were up but the referee is playing an one minute of extra time.And Conor McManus adds more to Donegal’s woes when he picked up a wayward pass from Michael Murphy and scores.0-8 to 0-4 to Monghan at the end of the first half.HALF TIME IN ULSTER SENIOR FOOTBALL FINAL: DONEGAL 0-4 V 0-8 MONAGHAN was last modified: July 19th, 2015 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:HALF TIME IN ULSTER SENIOR FOOTBALL FINAL: DONEGAL 0-4 V 0-8 MONAGHAN
Rewarding your dog is so important. Each time you reward your dog for something they did that you liked this strengthens that behaviour.Rewarding and paying your dog must not be mistaken for bribing your dog. If you are finding that you have to bribe your dog for everything you should contact a trainer for some help. It’s a huge myth that giving your dog food to do things means you will always have to give your dogs rewards.Dog training has evolved so much in recent years and has moved further and further away from old school training techniques. It’s much easier to teach your dog to do what you want rather than teach him what you don’t want.by Ray Breslin from the K9 Academy in LetterkennyAlthough using food is the easiest way to teach a dog it is not the only way to reward them. Rewards can be toys, balls, walks, playing or even just praise. It varies from dog to dog. What you need to do is find out what motivates your dog. Rewarding and paying your dog for the correct behaviours will more than likely diminish unwanted behaviours. For example if you reward your dog for walking beside you and be consistent your dog will then walk beside you through habit and diminish any pulling on the lead.Rewarding your dog near or beside things that frighten your dog can also create positive experiences. Depending on the severity of the case this is something anyone can try with their dogs. Another example would be a dog that is afraid getting in and out of cars. You can start of slowly by rewarding around the car, for touching the car, then eventually getting into the car.Rewarding dogs is so powerful that often it only takes one time to feed your dog from the table for them to learn to hang around or beg during dinner. Often dogs have been accidently taught to jump up as they were constantly rewarded for it when they were puppies because we thought it was cute.So remember it’s important to reward good behaviours not bad behaviours. Please try this at home.If you are experiencing any issues or would like to learn more about teaching your dog new things. Check out the K9 Academy Facebook page. www.facebook.com/callK9academyDD Pets – Why you should reward your dog – with LK Pets was last modified: September 26th, 2016 by Ray BreslinShare 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)
Local campaigners Frank Larkin and Michael MacGinty have been successful in their bid to secure wheelchair accessible parking at Letterkenny’s new courthouse.The multi-million euro courthouse provides no parking for members of the public who will attend court, despite ample space being allocated for staff, Gardaí and judges.Following the work of Accessible Letterkenny, spearheaded by Larkin and MacGinty, The Courts Service has announced that two wheelchair accessible parking bays will be provided near the main public entrance of the courthouse. The new courthouse is located on the site of the old Letterkenny Leisure Centre on the High Road and has just recently hosted its first sitting earlier this month on the 2nd of January.“Accessible parking is the responsibility of the local authority, but the closest accessible parking is at Cafe Davitt or on the Port Road near An Grianan Theatre,” Michael MacGinty explains on AccessIreland.ie.“Both these locations would require a wheelchair user or anyone with mobility issues to ascend or descend quite a slope. This would be pretty much impossible, even for our own intrepid campaigner Frank Larkin.“This is a topic that will not go away until we see sufficient accessible parking and a culture where any such parking is not being abused. “People with disabilities need to be included in all aspects of our society and included at the planning stage, rather than being an afterthought.”Frank Larkin will now meet with Regional Manager Brendan McDonald to ensure that the spaces are allocated immediately.“Accessible Letterkenny is just getting started, but this small campaign shows how the contribution of people with disabilities is important and can result in positive change.”Local campaigners secure wheelchair accessible parking at new courthouse was last modified: January 26th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:accessible letterkennycourthouseFrank LarkinletterkennyMichael MacGintyParkingwheelchair accessible
NEW YORK — Seventeen years later, it still hits hard whenever the Sharks come to New York City.Jamie Baker lost two of his college teammates here on Sept. 11, 2001. Dan Rusanowsky, the Sharks radio voice, lost a childhood friend and a college classmate. Kevin Labanc lost a next-door neighbor. Joakim Ryan lost a close family friend.“It’s impossible to not think about 9-11 when you’re in New York City,” Rusanowsky said Tuesday. “It’s something I’ll never forget, a sober reminder that makes you …
Burning the gimmickDraymond Green didn’t hold back from chastising the Lakers or … CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile deviceBehind a dominating first-quarter performance and 21 points from DeMarcus Cousins, the Warriors beat the woefully overmatched Lakers 108-90 to make their magic number to clinch the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference 2.Here are three thoughts on the game and what it means as the season’s end fast approaches:
5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People… Well, this is disappointing.As magazines make the transition from print to pixels, some publishers are using the move as an opportunity to jack up their prices – in some cases, to more than they were charging for print editions. And that’s for tablet versions that are too often crappy afterthoughts. To be fair, magazines are contending with legitimate financial concerns. Their advertising revenue has been declining and the historically discounted subscription rates they’ve charged for print delivery just aren’t enough to pay the freight. To cope, many publishers are asking readers to chip in more – on digital versions as well as print editions.There are some problems with driving up prices too much, though.For one, everyone knows it’s cheaper to distribute content digitally than to print it and mail it. Asking buyers to pay more for something that costs you less to deliver is the kind of tactic that makes many subscribers feel exploited. It’s a head-scratcher, if not a subscription-canceler. Sure, magazine makers may still be coping with meaty legacy cost structures. But that’s not our problem, is it? Readers Have Way More ChoicesThere’s also much more competition. Long gone are the days when magazines competed only with each other. Today, the entire Internet churns out content at a volume too great for any one human to keep up with – and it’s all instantly available at any time. In addition to traditional magazines gone tablet, there are the digital-only magazines, sitting right there on the skeuomorphic newsstand shelf. For every frustrated TIME subscriber, there’s a free download of the Huffington magazine, not to mention personalized, social-fueled digital “magazines” from Flipboard, AOL Editions, Google Currents, Zite and an ever-growing list of others. If Wiredjacks up its prices, there’s always digital mags from The Next Web and Engadet, not to mention the huge selection of tech coverage available through news aggregator apps and feed readers. How Publishers Have Fared With TabletsNot everyone in the publishing industry is enamored with the idea of publishing native tablet apps for readers to flip through. MIT Technology Review editor Jason Pontin vowed to kill his magazine’s native apps, citing high costs, technical challenges and the walled-off, un-Web-like nature of apps. The Financial Times famously pulled its iOS apps in favor of the HTML5 approach and isreportedly seeing more traffic and revenue since making the switch. Indeed, research has suggested that most readers prefer Web apps to native, platform-specific publications. 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… Related Posts Tags:#digital publishing#iPad#ipad magazines#magazines#tablets john paul titlow Still, some magazines have done pretty well with their digital editions, especially when they bundle them with print. In the United States, tablet publications are the second highest-grossing category of apps on iOS, according to an independent audit. Time and Conde Nast are selling the most digital mags, with news and women’s interest magazines dominating those sales. Half of Wired‘s revenue now comes from digital, which is a rare but promising milestone for a legacy publisher. I still subscribe to Wired in print, and I appreciate the fact that the iPad edition comes at no extra charge. I also happily pay for Marco Arment’s experimental publication The Magazine, because it consistently publishes content I enjoy in relatively small doses, rather than flooding me with irrelevant features and full-page ads.“The Magazine was profitable from day one,” says Arment. “As subscribers increased past break-even, I’ve been able to reinvest the additional income into more articles, higher author payments, original illustrations, photos and a professional editor.”While Arment won’t disclose hard numbers, he says he’s satisfied with what he calls The Magazine’s “fantastic success.” By utilizing what publishing expert Craig Mod calls “compact publishing” and monetizing it fairly, Arment has managed to build a profitable, if small media business in an age when industry trend lines have the stubborn tendency to slide downward.There’s clearly a limit to how much people will pay for magazine-style content. And it’s not at all clear that number is rising instead of falling. Folks who want to remain in the publishing business need to figure out a hybrid model that works, and not just jack up their prices to make up for shrinking subscriber rolls. Digital Magazines SuckThe business model isn’t the only issue here. Just as important is the consensus that most digital magazines just aren’t very good. In far too many cases, subscribing to a magazine on your tablet means downloading a bloated, glorified PDF that hardly delivers the potentially magical experience the form factor allows. Even some of the digital-only magazines from online publishers mimic print page-for-page in disappointing pinch-to-zoom layouts. There are some promising alternatives. Wired‘s iPad app is pretty print-centric but at least the editors go to the trouble of adding multimedia bells and whistles. The Magazine takes an attractive minimalistic approach – both in terms of publication design and pricing.Traditional publishers may want to look to The Magazine for inspiration, as well as to social news aggregators like Flipboard and Zite, which have managed to produce truly addictive reading environments worthy of a slot in one’s home screen dock. Rethinking magazines for tablets will require publishers to get completely out of the print mindset. That means different layouts, lighter file sizes, deeper social integrations and yes, occasionally pointing readers toward content published by others. On the whole, digital magazines have a long way to go. When they get there, those of us who are most hungry for the news, analysis and entertainment they provide will happily pay up. Hopefully, there will be enough of us to make the best digital magazines into viable businesses.