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Trump “doing well,” taking antiviral remdesivir treatment: doctor

first_imgTrump is not requiring any supplemental oxygen, but medical specialists have elected to initiate treatment with remdesivir, according to an evening health update by the president’s physician Sean Conley.”He has completed his first dose and is resting comfortably,” Conley said.The situation has evolved rapidly since Trump tweeted in the early hours of Friday that he and his wife Melania, 50, tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.The president’s physician had initially said the two are “both well” and that “they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence.” As of the afternoon, the doctor said Trump “remains fatigued but in good spirits” while his wife remains well with a mild cough and headache. The president also received a dose of an experimental antibody cocktail manufactured by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals as a “precautionary measure,” the doctor said.Trump later left the White House and traveled to the military medical center by helicopter. He gave a thumbs-up and a short wave to reporters before boarding, but did not take questions.Concerns linger over the president’s health condition, as his age and weight are seen among the risk factors for developing severe symptoms of COVID-19.Trump has faced criticism over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 7.3 million people and killed 208,000 in the United States, outstripping any other country.He has repeatedly downplayed the threat of the virus, telling the public to stay calm because the virus would just “go away,” while holding in-person campaign rallies in recent months to galvanize his support base.Trump has also been seen wearing a mask on only a handful of occasions.Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis has upended his election strategy, with only a month to go before the Nov. 3 election. The incumbent has trailed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, 77, in national polls.Biden, who shared a debate stage with Trump on Tuesday, has said he tested negative for the virus.Topics : US President Donald Trump is “doing very well” and has received antiviral remdesivir therapy after being hospitalized for contracting the novel coronavirus, his physician said Friday.Trump, 74, was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington “out of an abundance of caution,” according to the White House, adding that he is expected to stay there for several days.Trump tweeted at night, “Going well, I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!!”last_img read more

Kroger issues three state recall for beef products

first_imgCincinnati, Oh. — Citing E coli concerns Kroger officials have recalled ground beef, bone-in ribeye steaks and ribeye steaks sold in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky sold between April 23 and June 3.Company officials say there have been no reports of E coli, but the meat products should not be consumed. All of the products can be returned for a full refund. For more information call 800-576-4377.last_img

CBA Seniors Win National Chess Title

first_imgBy Elizabeth Wulfhorst |For the second time in three years, Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) seniors have won a national chess championship.The CBA seniors captured the 2017 Grade 12 National Championship, held Dec. 8 – 10 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The students rallied to defeat powerhouse Stuyvesant from New York City to win the title.“Winning the national championship is especially nice because none of us knew how to play chess before high school,” said Daniel Draganoff who led the team to victory, finishing fourth overall individually. “I did not expect to place that high in such a strong field,” he said.Joining Draganoff were John-Gabriel Bermudez, Michael Gilbride, Matt Notaro, Brendan Fitzgerald, Kenny Skelton and Marc Sorrentino.This is the second national title in three years for CBA. They also won the U1900 championship in 2015.Draganoff was a key player for CBA during the 2015 win as well. He recently obtained an expert ranking by the United States Chess Federation, which is one of the highest honors in U.S. chess play.According to Draganoff, practicing a lot was the key to the team’s success and they were very happy with the outcome.Just a few weeks ago, CBA won the Grade 12 New Jersey Championship, also for the second time in three years.The CBA chess program, led by Patrick Melosh, has a competitive team and club program which includes around 30 students each year. They meet two to three times per week and attend chess events throughout the school year.This article was first published in the Dec. 21-28, 2017 print edition of The Two River Times.last_img read more

Nitehawks run winning streak to nine, outlast shorthanded Leafs 3-1

first_imgWhile the Beaver Valley Nitehawks continue to ring up the points the Nelson Leafs look for a lifeline.The Murdoch Division leading Hawks scored twice in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie en route to a 3-1 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory over the short-staffed Nelson Leafs Friday night at the NDCC Arena.The win is the ninth straight for the division leaders while Nelson dropped its fourth consecutive game. During the four game slide the Leafs have scored just five times while allowing 15 goals.McKoy Hauck gave Beaver Valley a 1-0 lead after period before David Lenzin tied the game with a second period marker.Aiden Browell, with his first of two goals in the game, scored the winning goal with six minutes remaining in the game.After being out shot 11-6 in the first period, the Hawks took the game to the Leafs, finishing the game with a 33-22 shots advantage‚ including a 17-4 margin in the third period against a Nelson team with only 13 skaters on the bench.The Leafs have four players sitting with suspension along with a handful players on the injury list.Kootenay Conference Player-of-the-month Tallon Kramer was solid between the pipes for the Hawks to register the win while Jason Sandhu, seeing his first action since September 23, took the loss for Nelson.The Leafs look to snap out of the losing streak Saturday when the Fernie Ghostriders visit the NDCC Arena at 7 p.m.last_img read more

‘Man vs Wild’ featuring PM Modi will promote Corbett National Park globally: Uttarakhand CM

first_imgMan vs Wild: PM Modi’s comfort-level in jungle was surprising, says Bear GryllsVolume 90%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard ShortcutsPlay/PauseSPACEIncrease Volume↑Decrease Volume↓Seek Forward→Seek Backward←Captions On/OffcFullscreen/Exit FullscreenfMute/UnmutemSeek %0-9Live00:0003:5603:56 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for showcasing the beauty and wildlife diversity of the Jim Corbett National Park before the world through Discovery’s Man vs Wild show.Rawat, who watched Monday’s episode of the show featuring Modi and survivalist Bear Grylls, said the Prime Minister’s appearance on Man vs Wild will go a long way in promoting Corbett internationally as an adventure tourism destination.The Chief Minister watched the show along with State Assembly Speaker Premchand Aggarwal and others.Rawat said the PM’s visit to Corbett will popularise the reserve globally as his meditation at the cave in Kedarnath in May did for the Himalayan shrine.Rawat said Uttarakhand is close to PM Modi’s heart and he had always tried to promote the State for its unique qualities to the outside world. ‘Man vs Wild’: PM Modi’s comfort-level in jungle was surprising, says Bear Grylls last_img read more

PH opens SEAG bid on high note, nips Thailand in water polo

first_imgMOST READ Canete exploded with six goals, two in the first three minutes of the match as the Philippines employed a punishing pressing offence which kept the ball as close as possible to the Thailand goal almost all the time. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief “That’s always critical for us,” said Galang. “We need to have a very comfortable lead in the third to have it under control by fourth quarter.”Galang also noted the superb performance of goalie and team captain Tani Gomez Jr., who made seven saves.The Philippines was fifth place two years ago in the competition won by Singapore with Indonesia and Thailand placing second and third. Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses NBA eases schedule for weary stars Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village The Philippines will next face host Malaysia on Wednesday at 9 a.m., hoping to do even better against last SEAG’s fourth-placed team.“I think we can still do better,” said head coach Rey Galang after the match. “We are still not yet 100 percent. We can still improve.”He said the country’s strong showing was direct results of their month-long training camp in Barcelona, Spain.There the Philippines also beat Thailand in a scratch match as part of their training camp.Galang said the Philippines worked on its third quarter showing where it led, 7-3, on Canete’s foray from the left flank.ADVERTISEMENT UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension LATEST STORIES View comments LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Mummar Alamara scores, PH ahead 3-1 pic.twitter.com/RJlLaSUqqD— Marc Anthony Reyes (@marcreyesINQ) August 15, 2017KUALA LUMPUR — It was revenge of sorts for Philippine water polo team which drubbed Thailand, 9-7, Tuesday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games at Bukit Jalil National Stadium Aquatics Center here.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 shutoutThe team, which lost to Thailand (10-6) two years ago in Singapore, went all out from the first quarter to the last mainly through come-backing scoring machine Teodoro Roy Canete.ADVERTISEMENT PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Gameslast_img read more

Horn ready for rematch

first_imgRobredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: 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 City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Blu Girls stun Aussies, take on top-ranked Japanese next Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (left) clinches with Jeff Horn of Australia during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (Photo by TERTIUS PICKARD / AP)Jeff Horn is ready to tangle with Manny Pacquiao again and prove that he really won their “Battle of Brisbane” last Sunday.Shrugging off Pacquiao’s decision to back calls asking for a review of the unanimous decision handing him the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown, Horn said Thursday the ring is the proper venue to settle the dispute.ADVERTISEMENT A heavy underdog, the 29-year-old survived a near knockout in the ninth round to stun the 38-year Filipino legend with his roughness and aggressiveness.The result has been widely questioned, with many believing Pacquiao should have won.The Fighting Senator on Wednesday backed a formal request by the Philippines’ Games and Amusement Board for the WBO to review the decision.“I love boxing and I don’t wanna see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating,” Pacquiao said in a statement issued by his office.“I had already accepted the decision but as a leader and, at the same time, fighter I have the moral obligation to uphold sportsmanship, truth and fairness in the eyes of the public.”ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong “I am ready for a rematch,” said Horn during a ticker-tape parade held in his honor in Brisbane. “If he wants to come back and do it again, we will do it. That’s up to him, he’s got the option.”Thousands joined the celebration, where the former schoolteacher said he doubted if Pacquiao had personally backed a call to review the outcome of last Sunday’s title bout.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I don’t actually believe that would be Pacquiao actually even saying that himself,” the Australian told Channel Nine.“Maybe it is his team around him. But Pacquiao seemed very humble in the way that he lost and thought the decision was correct.”center_img Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection MOST READ In the twilight of a 22-year pro career in which he won 11 world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions, Pacquiao had called for a rematch upon arrival in General Santos on Monday.If ever, the call for a review will go nowhere.The WBO tweeted on Wednesday: “The discretion of a referee or judge cannot be reversed, except in a case of fraud or violation of laws which is not the case in Pac vs Horn.”In Brisbane, with chants of “Hornet! Hornet!” ringing out, the Australian boxer was handed the keys to the city and told thousands of supporters he was ready for the next challenge.“Thank you all for turning up and supporting me and my dreams and, as you can see, you never give up.“I went through a tough round nine, pushed hard through and we got there” he told the crowd. “We got that world championship.” There was no doubting the fight’s outcome among fans who came out to greet their hometown hero.“(It was) an absolutely amazing performance. He (Horn) definitely, definitely, definitely won,” one supporter told Sky News. —ROY LUARCA, AFPSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

2010 NTL Documents are now available

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10 months agoLiverpool encouraged in interest for RB Leipzig striker Werner

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool encouraged in interest for RB Leipzig striker Wernerby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool have been encouraged in their interest for RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner.The German World Cup striker has netted 11 times this season for RB Leipzig – making him one of the Bundesliga’s hottest properties.His current deal expires in 2020 and now Bild says he is hesitating on a new deal.Liverpool are looking for back up to Roberto Firmino, with Divock Origi and Daniel Sturridge tipped for moves away.And with uncertainty over 22-year-old Werner’s future in Germany, Liverpool believe they could get him for around the £36m mark. last_img read more

a month agoReal Madrid coach Zidane tells 2-goal Benzema: Keep it up!