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Manila Chooks faces tough task at FIBA 3×3 World Tour

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 08:36:31 +0000

ABU DHABI ˗ Manila Chooks TM players are facing a mammoth task when it competes in the 2021 FIBA 3X3 World Tour Abu Dhabi Masters on Friday here. They landed in a tough Pool D that will see them going up against world No. 4 Liman of Serbia and No. 5 Amsterdam Talent&Pro of the […]


Olympic champ Diaz out to build weightlifting academy for youth

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 08:13:16 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Hidilyn Diaz, the country’s first Olympic gold medalist, plans to build a weightlifting academy exclusively for the youth. The sports icon said she envisioned a venue for children to use the sport as a stepping-stone in achieving their future – the same way she did. “Gusto kong i-share yung blessings ko, experiences […]


Romero backs Sultan’s fight at Madison Square Garden

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 07:48:43 +0000

Jonas Sultan arrived in New York City on Tuesday, October 26 (Wednesday, Philippine time) ready for battle against Puerto Rican Carlos Caraballo at the Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden. Just a few pounds off the 118-pound limit, Sultan is in high spirits as he has gained the support of Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero in his […]


94 areas in NCR now under granular lockdown

  MANILA, Philippines — The number of areas under granular lockdown in Metro Manila has increased to 94 from the 88 recorded on Oct. 23, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Wednesday. Of the 94 areas, 44 are in Manila, 23 are in Marikina City, 17 are in Quezon City, nine are in Pasay City and only one is in Navotas City. DILG Undersecretary and spokesperson Jonathan Malaya said the rest of the local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region do not have areas under granular lockdown. Malaya said the number is generally lower as there were 896 areas under lockdown when the government pilot tested the new COVID-19 alert level s…

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Braves outclass Astros in Game 1 of World Series

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 06:17:03 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Jorge Soler smashed a home run on the first swing of the game and Adam Duvall blasted a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves rolled over the Houston Astros 6-2 in the opening contest of the World Series on Tuesday.  The Braves, who are in their first World Series since 1999 […]


Davis injury scare for Lakers; Warriors stay unbeaten

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 04:48:21 +0000

Golden State 106, Oklahoma City 98 LA Lakers 125, San Antonio 121 New York 112, Philadelphia 99 Dallas 116, Houston 106 Utah 122,  Denver 110 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James and an injury scare to Anthony Davis on Tuesday to beat the San Antonio Spurs in […]


Vancouver News

COVID-19 update for Oct. 26: 457 new cases and two deaths over past day | 4,090 B.C. health care workers miss vaccination deadline | B.C. announces booster-shot program

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 05:46:46 +0000

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.


COVID-19: 'Solemn day' for B.C. as thousands of health-care workers defy vaccination deadline

Credit to Author: Carey Bermingham| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 05:39:27 +0000

“It is so disruptive and detrimental to care when we have outbreaks in hospitals as we have a couple right now. And that is the reason why we have this vaccine mandate in place,” said Dr. Bonnie Henry.


Dan Fumano: As both Vancouver and B.C. look to speed up housing, expect debate

Credit to Author: Dan Fumano| Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 01:58:03 +0000

Opinion: Changes proposed by both Vancouver and the province are “heading in the same direction,” says Vancouver housing official. They’re also likely to be controversial, especially at the civic level.


Science News

Shape-shifting materials with infinite possibilities
Researchers have developed a shape-shifting material that can take and hold any possible shape, paving the way for a new type of multifunctional material that could be used in a range of applications, from robotics and biotechnology to architecture.


Shape-shifting materials with infinite possibilities
Researchers have developed a shape-shifting material that can take and hold any possible shape, paving the way for a new type of multifunctional material that could be used in a range of applications, from robotics and biotechnology to architecture.


The Gas Car Death Spiral

Credit to Author: Remco van der Horst| Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 02:21:09 +0000

Editor’s note: A little more than a month ago, I wrote an article about 500 million gallons of gasoline being displaced by electric vehicles in 2020. In response, friend and longtime reader Remco van der Horst sent along an email that teased out some superb points about what that means more broadly for the auto […]


Technology News

The Gas Car Death Spiral

Credit to Author: Remco van der Horst| Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 02:21:09 +0000

Editor’s note: A little more than a month ago, I wrote an article about 500 million gallons of gasoline being displaced by electric vehicles in 2020. In response, friend and longtime reader Remco van der Horst sent along an email that teased out some superb points about what that means more broadly for the auto […]


Utilities & EV Dreams in India

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 01:52:48 +0000

Guest blog by Nitish Arora and Jessica Korsh India needs to exponentially increase the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to power the potential 102 million EVs on the road in 2030. Reaching this target is essential to prevent a climate catastrophe and improve the unhealthy air quality for millions of Indians. A robust public charging network is essential for […]


Nevada Becomes 16th Clean Cars State, & Model For Others

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 01:00:34 +0000

Originally published by NRDC, Expert Blog. By Simon Mui Nevada became the 16th state in the nation to adopt clean cars yesterday, after the Legislative Commission approved the Clean Cars Nevada program in a bipartisan vote. The vote marked the final approval step after the Nevada State Environmental Commission voted unanimously supported the program in July. The […]


Vice News

Scathing Report Reveals NHL’s Blackhawks Ignored Sexual Assault Complaints

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 21:38:07 GMT

An independent investigation concluded that Blackhawks management ignored a player’s sexual assault complaint against a coach for several weeks, allowing the coach to partake in Stanley Cup celebrations.


Scathing Report Reveals NHL’s Blackhawks Ignored Sexual Assault Complaints

Credit to Author: Mack Lamoureux| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 21:38:07 GMT

An independent investigation concluded that Blackhawks management ignored a player’s sexual assault complaint against a coach for several weeks allowing the coach to partake in Stanley Cup celebrations.


Here’s a Simple Solution to Climate Change: Talk About It

Credit to Author: Anya Zoledziowski| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 14:34:18 GMT

About 60 percent of people in the U.S. almost never talk about climate change with friends and family, a VICE News poll found. It’s a “missed opportunity” to fight the crisis.


Immigration

Virtual Diwali Festival of Lights brought to you by the Brampton Guardian

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 22:48:10 +0000

Brampton Guardian and community partners have joined forces to present a spectacular Mega Virtual Diwali Festival of Lights with two days of jam-packed events and non-stop entertainment, on November 2 and 3, 2021, from 730-9.30 pm. 

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Missing home? Strategies that can lessen the impact of homesickness

Credit to Author: Nandini Tirumala| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 22:21:03 +0000

Missing home or homesickness is commonly experienced when people move away from home for work, education, for a new life or are displaced from their home country due to war or other factors. Here are a few strategies that provide guidance during the transition from home to the new country and can lessen the impact of homesickness on the body and mind.

The post Missing home? Strategies that can lessen the impact of homesickness first appeared on Canadian Immigrant.


Alberta invites 293 immigration candidates in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 19:45:40 +0000

Alberta released details of an immigration draw held on October 12. The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) invited 293 Express Entry candidates with scores of at least 300 to apply for a provincial nomination. This is the first draw held by the province this month.  Over the course of September, Alberta held four Alberta Express Entry […]

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Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.