Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Return to U.S. After COVID-19 Diagnosis

first_imgThe couple tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month while in Australia, where Hanks was doing pre-production work on a film about Elvis Presley. Hanks is set to play Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, in the film. However, production on the project has been suspended due to the pandemic.Hanks and Wilson had shared their experience in isolation, offered advice to those who are sheltering in place. Actor Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, are back in the United States, after going into self-quarantine in Australia.Hanks tweeted Saturday:last_img read more

Blueliners trek to Vernon for weekend tilt

first_imgBy The Nelson Daily SportsIt’s been one of those seasons for the Nelson Blueliners Women’s Hockey Club.Too much drive for not enough tournaments.However, the Heritage City squad will get back on the ice Friday in the Central Okanagan at the annual Vernon Women’s Hockey Tournament.The event serves as a precursor to the 16th annual Icebreaker Tournament April 8-10 at the NDCC Arena.The three-day affair is the oldest advance-intermediate tourney still running in the Kootenays.Already confirmed to attend is the Spokane Women’s Hockey Club, Whitefish Wailers, Fernie Hustlers, Trail Chix with Sticks, Thorman Drilling out of Nelson, Vernon Vixens and the Kelowna Ice Dragons.The Blueliners enter the home tourney as the defending champs.However, for the home side to repeat the club must overcome strong teams from Trail and Fernie, which also have found their way to the winner’s circle.The tourney begins Friday with the final set for 2:45 p.m. in the NDCC Arena.Prior to the final is the consolation game at 1 p.m.sports@thenelsondaily.comlast_img read more

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties to win 11th Champions League title

first_img Cristiano Ronaldo lifts the coveted Champions League trophy for the third time 1 Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning spot kick as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid in a penalty shoot-out to win their 11th Champions League title.It was a thrilling final at the San Siro which saw Atleti rally after a poor first-half performance.Sergio Ramos put Los Blancos deservedly ahead after just 15 minutes when he poked Gareth Bale’s headed flick-on past goalkeeper Jan Oblak, who pulled off some remarkable saves in the Atletico net.Real dominated the opening 45 minutes, but Diego Simeone’s men were gifted the chance to net an equaliser just seconds after the restart when Pepe conceded a penalty, only for star man Antoine Griezmann to send his spot kick against the bar.It was not the only opportunity they had to pull themselves level, with former Manchester City defender Stefan Savic later prodding wide of the post when it looked easier to score.Diego Simeone’s men struggled to fire on all cylinders for the majority of the game, and it seemed they could be left to rue those missed chances as a seemingly comfortable Real edged closer to victory.But they suddenly sparked to life when half-time substitute Carrasco scored with just 11 minutes remaining to pull Atleti level and force extra-time.It was a wonderful goal. Juanfran lost his marker on the right flank, with a volleyed first-time cross catching out the Real defence and perfectly picking out Carrasco’s run, as the 22-year-old Belgian fired in from close-range.Real and Atleti both had chances to find the winner in the additional half-hour, but, with players suffering from cramp all over the pitch, it seemed the derby tie was destined to go to a shoot-out.Both sides exhibited exquisite technique from the spot, but penalties can be cruel to even the best players and it was Atletico defender Juanfran who was guilty this time, as he fired his side’s fourth penalty against the post.That left Portuguese superstar Ronaldo – who didn’t have his best game – to wrap up the win, and he made no mistake as Real were crowned champions of Europe again.last_img read more

News in brief: Fulham youngsters out of Cup, Finn washed out

first_imgFA Youth CupFulham, last season’s finalists, were beaten 2-1 by Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road on Wednesday evening.The hosts went in front midway through the first half when Whites keeper Magnus Norman saved Andre Brown’s shot, but George Cooper snapped up the rebound.Brown doubled Crewe’s lead not long after the break and although Stephen Humphrys pulled a goal back in the 90th minute, Fulham couldn’t muster an equaliser.Hampton & Richmond BoroughDefender Matt Drage will train with the club on Thursday ahead of a planned move from Kingstonian. On-loan centre-back Kieran Murphy has been recalled by Hemel Hempstead Town.London Senior CupHarrow Borough’s 9-8 penalty shoot-out win over Hanwell Town on Tuesday has earned them a quarter-final visit to Beckenham Town. The tie will be played on 27 January.Hendon, who beat London Bari last week, will host one of Bromley, Corinthian-Casuals or AFC Wimbledon the following evening.Hampton SchoolTwo local youngsters have been selected in the Independent Schools England squad for two matches at St. George’s Park this month.Hampton School pupils Tom Phillipson and Matt Wisdom will be part of an 18-strong party, drawn from independent schools across the country, to play against Welsh Colleges on Wednesday 17 December and an unannounced opponent on Thursday 18 December.Harrow School will play host to the ISFA’s first fixture of 2015, against Australia Schools, on 1 February.Steven FinnThe Middlesex bowler took 1-28 in six overs as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 239 in the fifth one-day international in Pallakele.Persistent rain meant England were unable to start their reply, so Finn’s county team-mate Eoin Morgan will hope to guide the tourists to victory on Thursday’s reserve day.Martin GouldThe Pinner snooker star has been drawn to play world number 89 Chris Melling in the first qualifying round for the German Masters.If Gould, ranked 27, comes through that match next Thursday (18 December), he will play either Jamie Cope or Ross Muir the next day for a place in the main draw. The tournament proper takes place in early February.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Red Bluff gets back to the section girls tennis finals

first_imgRed Bluff >> Though pushed to a couple tiebreakers and a winner-take-all third set, Red Bluff’s Audra Brown still came out victorious on the No. 3 court to help the top-seeded Spartans finish off No. 4 Shasta, 8-1 and get back to the Northern Section team finals. The defending section champions will host Chico at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. Brown completed the split-set win over Shasta’s Joy Peterson (6-3, 6-7, 7-6). The last two sets both went to tiebreakers, with Brown losing the first …last_img read more

Ohio Ag Weather and Forecast — January 10, 2018

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Well, we have no significant changes to our forecast. First, we will address the next 2 days, which in general, nobody cares about, giving the coming winter storm! Seriously, today and tomorrow will feature mild air again, although the northern part of the state continues to experience what we warned of to start the week…which was the potential for temps to be held in check by the cool snowpack. That cooling may be mitigated a bit more today and tomorrow as south flow picks up, but still, it definitely something to pay attention to. But, the next two days are as we have had them advertised…above normal in most areas, with some well above normal temps.Now, to what everyone REALLY wants to know about! We have made absolutely no change to our outlook for this coming winter storm. Track is still being handled in a tug of war fashion between two major computer models, and our thoughts are unchanged. Our next front should start to throw some affects into the state tomorrow evening and overnight, with those scattered showers continuing off and on through Friday morning. We are keeping liquid precipitation will range from a few hundredths to about a third of an inch over no more than 60% of the state. By Friday midday cold air will begin a full on assault from the west and northwest at the same time our low tracks up into the region along the cold front.   Snow totals will depend heavily on the track of the low. One model takes the storm center more northeast, coming out of northern Mississippi, and the other farther east before heading north. The difference continues to be that of heavy snow in Indiana vs. heavy snow in Ohio. To be truthful, our bias at this time is more IN and west/NW Ohio, but we still are waiting for the storm track to be better defined. Snows can be quite significant out of this system, because it has tied into an ample moisture source, and the cold air is coming in with no major interference. The magnitude of the warm air push ahead of the system, and the strength of the winds will give us an indication that this storm is strong, and will have the potential to produce copious precipitation. . We will put out our official snow totals for this storm tomorrow (Thursday) morning. We still feel this has the potential to be an epic winter storm for a large swath of the Eastern Corn belt, across Indiana, Ohio or both. Gusty winds will produce blowing snow on top of this. The heaviest snows will be from noon Friday through noon Saturday, but wrap around snows can linger through Sunday in northern areas.Behind the system, cold air comes blasting back into the region, and stays through Tuesday. This will include low wind chills and a move below zero at least one night and perhaps more for true air temperatures.The rest of the 10 day forecast features an attempt to moderate temps slightly next Wednesday, but as we have previously stated, the moderation will not hold a candle to this week, Strong southwest winds fuel that moderating push ahead of our next weather system, triggering a brief, slight thaw. But, we look for scattered rain showers changing to snow late next week for Friday into Saturday, followed by cold air through the 21st. The extended 11-16 day forecast period brings another strong front and potential aggressive winter storm for the 22nd and 23rd, as a large, powerful low exits the plains and moves east/northeast. We expect this to bring another round of rains followed by significant snow and arctic air.last_img read more

Offseason overhaul complete, new era begins for Celtics

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police 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 Games Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Then Irving was in the spotlight again as the centerpiece of a league-shaking trade that sent him to the rival Boston Celtics in exchange for a package that included Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder.Now detached from the partnership he created with LeBron James, Irving enters the 2017-18 season as one jewel of the Celtics’ offseason overhaul, along with Gordon Hayward, who signed as a free agent.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutOnly four players remain from Boston’s roster from a year ago, when it outfought Cleveland for the East’s top seed, only to fall to the Cavs in five games in the Eastern Conference finals.Along with Al Horford, the Celtics have a brand new “Big Three” as they continue their pursuit of the Cavs. While Irving maintains his departure from Cleveland wasn’t about James, he now has exactly what he says he wanted: the leadership role in building a championship team. LATEST STORIES Still, he downplayed the idea that this season is more important than any other during his six-year career.“Every moment in my life is pretty important,” Irving said. “I wouldn’t say that it’s the most important. I would say it’s probably the most interesting.”Here are some things to watch for with the Celtics this season:EARLY REMATCHOne of the byproducts of the deal that brought in Irving was that president of basketball operations Danny Ainge had to part with Thomas, who had become not only a two-time All-Star, but the team’s emotional leader as well.A hip injury he suffered in the playoffs won’t allow Thomas to be on the floor when his new Cavaliers team hosts the Celtics in both team’s season opener on Oct. 17.But it will make for an interesting on-court reunion for Irving and James.REUNITEDADVERTISEMENT When Hayward entered free agency, Boston was thought to be high on the list to land him because of his previous association with coach Brad Stevens.Stevens was Hayward’s college coach at Butler, and the pair came within a missed last-second shot by Hayward of winning a national championship.While Hayward said the ultimate decision to leave Utah for Boston was basketball-driven, he said the connection he had with Stevens was a factor.“I always had a dream to play in the NBA, but he was the first person to tell me that I could get there some day,” Hayward said.After growing into a first-time All-Star with the Jazz, he now will have the chance to play a key role again in a “position-less” system that promises to utilize Hayward’s skills as a scorer and passer.TRIMMER SMARTGuard Marcus Smart will look a little different on the court this season after shedding 20 pounds in theoffseason.He said he struggled with back pain during the latter part of last season at 240 pounds and made it a priority to change his diet and slim down.One thing that won’t change, Smart said, is how he plays the game. His physique has changed, along with many of the players around him. But the goals are the same, even has he prepares to take on a new role as one the Celtics’ veterans. Smart, Horford, Terry Rozier and Jaylen Brown are the only returning players from last year’s roster.“Marcus is a critical part of our team,” Stevens said. “I think ultimately we want our identity to be a team that gets better every day. And I think his mindset, his competitive spirit, his toughness, his will — all of those things make teams better.” Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving, left, and Gordon Hayward look on from the bench during the first quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Boston, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)BOSTON — Kyrie Irving turned the NBA world upside down multiple times this summer.It happened the first time after news leaked out that he had asked the Cleveland Cavaliers front office to trade him from the team he helped lead to a championship in 2016.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ View comments UP ends slump, sends UST reeling to eighth straight loss Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients last_img read more

DU 2016 Entrance Test begins: Check out detailed date sheet here

first_imgDelhi University has begun the process of entrance exams for the admissions in undergraduate, postgraduate, MPhil and PhD courses commenced on Sunday, June 19.Here’s a time slot for the examinations:June 19: 8 am to 10 amB.A. (Hons.) Multimedia and Mass CommunicationB.Ed. Special Education (Visual Impairment)M.A. SociologyM.Phil. & Ph.D. in Sociology12 pm to 2 pmM.C.A.M.Sc. BotanyM.A. HistoryM.A. UrduM.A. Punjabi4 pm to 6 pmB.Ed.June 20:8 am to 10 amB.El.EdM.Sc. Computer SciencePh.D. in Computer ScienceM.A. Political ScienceM.Phil. & Ph.D. in Political ScienceM.Sc. ZoologyM.Phil. & Ph.D. in ZoologyM.A. PersianM.Phil. in PersianM.A. French, German, Italian, HispanicM.Phil. & Ph.D. in Germanic and Romance StudiesLL.M.Ph.D. in Law12 pm to 2 pmM.Sc. PhysicsPh.D. in Physics        M.A. PhilosophyM.Phil. in PhilosophyM.A. ArabicM.Phil.  in ArabicM.Sc. AnthropologyM.Phil. in AnthropologyPh.D. in PersianM.Sc. Human Development and Childhood studies(Department of Home Science)M.Sc. Plant Molecular Biology & BiotechnologyPh.D. in Plant Molecular Biology M.Sc. Mathematics Education(Cluster Innovation Centre)B.Sc. Physical Education, Health Education and Sports Sciences(I.G.P.E.S.S.)4 pm to 6 pmM.Sc. ChemistryPh.D. in ChemistryPh.D.in PhilosophyPh.D.   in ArabicPh.D. in AnthropologyM.A. SanskritPh.D. in SanskritM.Sc. Operational ResearchM.A. /M.Sc. Applied Operational ResearchM.A. /M.Sc. Applied Operational ResearchM.Sc. Food and NutritionPh.D. in Home Science*JAT (BMS/BBA(FIA)/B.A.(Hons.) Business Economics) (SDC)Ph.D. in Business EconomicsM.A. PsychologyPh.D. in Psychology June 21:8 am to 10 am M.A. EconomicsM.Phil. & Ph.D. in EconomicsM.Sc. – Ph.D. combined degree in Biomedical Sciences & M.Sc. Degree in Biomedical Sciences(Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centre for Biomedical Research)Ph.D. in Biomedical SciencesM.Sc. ElectronicsPh.D. in Electronics  M.Sc. Resource Management & Design Application(Department of Home Science)M.A. Russian M.Phil. & Ph.D. in Russian Studiesadvertisement12 pm to 2 pmM.A./M.Sc. Environmental StudiesPh.D. in Environmental StudiesM.A. JapaneseM.Sc. Development Communication and Extension(Department of Home Science)M.Phil. in Library & Information Science(Deptt. of Library & Info. Sc.)M.A. Applied Psychology4 pm to 6 pmM.Sc. Fabric & Apparel Science(Department of Home Science)M.A. East Asian StudiesPh.D. in East Asian StudiesMaster of Library SciencePh.D. in Library & Information ScienceM.A./M.Sc. MathematicsM.Phil. & Ph.D. in MathematicsM.Sc. MicrobiologyPh.D. in MicrobiologyM.A. TamilM.A. BengaliM.A. Comparative Indian LiteratureM.Phil. in Modern Indian Languages & Literary StudiesJune 22:8 am to 10 amM.A./M.Sc. StatisticsM.Phil. & Ph.D. in StatisticsM.Sc. GeologyM.Phil. in GeologyM.A. EnglishPh.D.in EnglishM.Sc. InformaticsPh.D.in Informatics12 pm to 2 pmLL.B.Ph.D. in GeologyPh.D. in Bio-Physics4 pm to 6 pmB.Ed. Special Education(Mental Retardation)M.Com.           M.Phil. & Ph.D. in CommerceM.A. LinguisticsM.Phil. & Ph.D. in LinguisticsM.Tech. Microwave ElectronicsM.Sc. GeneticsPh.D. in GeneticsM.Ed.M.Phil. & Ph.D. in EducationPh.D. in Modern Indian Languages & Literary StudiesJune 23:8 am to 10 am M.A. Social WorkM.Phil. in Social WorkM.P.Ed. Ph.D. in Physical Education & Sports SciencesM.Phil. in HindiM.Phil. & Ph.D. in BotanyM.Phil. & Ph.D. in HistoryM.Phil. in UrduM.Phil. in SanskritM.Phil. & Ph.D. in Punjabi12 pm to 2 pmPh.D. in Social Work(Department of Social Work)M.A. Buddhist Studies M.Phil. in Buddhist StudiesM.A. Geography M.Phil. in Geography*B.A. (Hons.) Humanities and Social Sciences(Cluster Innovation Centre)Ph.D. in UrduM.Phil. in EnglishM.Phil.(Biotechnology) (Faculty of Applied Sciences- offered by Departments of Microbiology, Genetics, Biophysics and Biochemistry)M.Sc. Forensic Science(Department of Anthropology)M.Phil. in Music          M.Phil. in African Studies4 pm to 6 pmM.A. in Life Long Learning & ExtensionM.Phil. & Ph.D. in Adult Continuing Education & ExtensionPh.D. in Buddhist StudiesM.A. HindiPh.D. in HindiPh.D. in Geography*B.Tech (IT & Mathematical Innovations) (Cluster Innovation Centre)M.Sc. BiochemistryPh.D. in BiochemistryB.P.Ed.(Department of Physical Education)Ph.D. in Financial Studies      Ph.D. in African StudiesPh.D. in MusicFor more updates, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at education.intoday@gmail.comlast_img read more

4 days agoChelsea matchwinner Marcos Alonso: We’re getting better and better

first_imgChelsea matchwinner Marcos Alonso: We’re getting better and betterby Paul Vegas4 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea matchwinner Marcos Alonso says beating Newcastle United was the ideal way to return from the international break.Alonso expected Newcastle’s resistance and felt the home side’s patience finally paid off in the second half.”They played in a very compact style so it’s not easy to find space to attack and create chances,” he told chelseafc.com. “In the second half, we did very well and were intense in our play. That makes it hard for them to hold for 90 minutes so we were able to get the goal and the three points.”We were prepared for them to play like that. Maybe in the first half, we were lacking a bit of patience and finesse in the final third but we always had belief that the goal would come.”We have many options in the team and this is good. The team is getting better, we are improving game by game and we need to continue in this way. We are moving the ball quickly, our press is good and we are doing a good job as a team. We have clear ideas and we have to continue in this way.”Alonso felt the three Premier League points were particularly important coming in the first game back from an international break and he emphasised that hard work was paying off with results as we secured a fifth consecutive win in all competitions.”It was very important to win after the international break,” he admitted. “We played with a lot of patience and at the end we got the goal, we kept grafting and got a good reward”It’s a new season with new staff and there’s room for improvement but since the beginning we have improved a lot. We need to keep focused on each game and work hard in training.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Hearing seeking easing of bail conditions for Omar Khadr cancelled

first_imgEDMONTON – A hearing to determine whether bail conditions for former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr should be eased allowing him unsupervised visits with his controversial sister did not go ahead as planned Thursday.It was put over to Sept. 15 after lawyers for the Justice Department said they needed time to consult with the federal government.“The Crown requested an adjournment to receive instructions,” Khadr’s lawyer Nate Whitling said Thursday. “We agreed and the matter’s been rescheduled.”Khadr is seeking unrestricted internet access and more freedom to move around Canada while on bail pending the appeal of his conviction by a U.S. military commission for five purported war crimes.Khadr, now 30, has been free on bail for more than two years and notes no issues have arisen since his release.Right now, he can only have contact with his sister Zaynab Khadr if one of his lawyers or bail supervisor is present.Several years ago, Zaynab and her mother infuriated many Canadians by expressing support for the al-Qaida terrorist group.In 2005, Zaynab was investigated by RCMP for allegedly aiding al-Qaida, but no charges were filed. She is now reportedly living in Sudan with her fourth husband, but is planning a visit to Canada. Khadr is arguing he wants to reconnect with his family and is old enough that he can’t be negatively swayed.Thursday’s hearing is the next phase in a 15-year legal journey for Khadr that has ignited sharp and divisive debate among Canadians over terrorism, human rights and the rule of law.The Toronto-born Khadr spent years in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay after he was caught when he was 15 and accused of tossing a grenade that killed special forces soldier Christopher Speer at a militant compound in Afghanistan in 2002.In 2010, Khadr pleaded guilty to multiple charges before a U.S. military commission, including to killing Speer, but has since said he can’t remember if he tossed the fatal grenade. He has said he entered the plea to try to get out of Guantanamo, where he says he was mistreated, and into the Canadian justice system.He returned to Canada in 2012 to serve out the rest of the eight-year sentence he was given.Canada’s Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that Khadr’s charter rights were violated at Guantanamo and Canadian officials contributed to that violation.Khadr filed a $20-million lawsuit against the government and last month it was revealed he had settled the case for a reported $10.5 million. That set off a fierce debate.Khadr has said he wants to get on with his life. He recently married and plans to move to the city of Red Deer, halfway between Edmonton and Calgary, to begin studies to become a nurse.— With files from Colin Perkel in TorontoNote to readers: This is a corrected story. A previous version said Khadr is 31.last_img read more