‘Arthur’ producer wants LeBron to appear on the show after viral meme

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. According to The Win’s Charles Curtis, the post reached “Arthur” producer  Carol Greenwald, who has already reached out to LeBron’s agent about possibly appearing on the show as a guest star. Isaac Go channels inner Paul Desiderio in clutch shot for Ateneo Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Since the post went viral, the Cavs have appeared to have regained their championship form and have won seven of their past eight games, currently on a six-game winning streak.Apart from his possible “Arthur” appearance, it has been confirmed that James will serve as the voice actor of “Gwangi” in the 2018 animated film “Smallfoot.”  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORY:NBA: Coach Lue defends LeBron’s heavy minutesSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson A simple meme on Instagram earned NBA superstar LeBron James an invite to guest-star on a popular children’s TV show.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneKnown for his cryptic posts on social media from time to time, the Cleveland Cavaliers forward-posted a popular image of a closed fist—which comes from the educational series “Arthur”—during the team’s struggles earlier this season.ADVERTISEMENT View comments MOST READ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set “The great thing about what he’s doing here is talking about feelings,” Greenwald told the news outlet. ”One of the things we do is recognize kids have a range of moods and feelings and that it’s not necessarily wrong to feel disappointed or upset. I’d love have LeBron talk to kids about that.”After his shared “Angry Arthur” meme became a hit among netizens, the four-time NBA MVP downplayed any speculations and told ESPN that he was simply a fan of the show.He captioned the post “Mood,” which sparked speculations that he was indeed frustrated with the previous state of the team. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours 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 Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

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Bus stop moved because of midway

first_imgPublic transit will be temporarily rerouted due to the Midway Fair in front of the Totem Mall.Beginning at 3:00 pm today, the Bus stop in front of the mall is now in front of Booster Juice on both sides of the road.This will only be for today, tomorrow, and Sunday.- Advertisement –last_img

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Living with all the passion he can muster

first_imgThe young Marine stood in the back of the banquet room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Wednesday watching the honorary mayor of Hollywood go table to table shaking a few hundred hands on his 84th birthday. “I met him right after 9-11,” Staff Sgt. Michael Hjelmstad said. “He’s genuine. He doesn’t just use us for photo opportunities. He really cares.” In a town built on tinsel, image and a ton of hubris, Johnny Grant – the mayor of Hollywood – is the real thing. When the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said it wanted to throw him an 84th birthday party, Grant had only a few requests to make. It was 1939 and he was a young, scared kid from the Midwest looking to make a name for himself in Hollywood when he struck up a friendship with the doorman of the hottest hotel in town. “One day Earl told me D.W. Griffith – the father of American cinema – was sitting in the lobby,” Grant said. “He told me to go on inside and talk to him. I had nothing to lose.” Watson held the door open, and Grant walked in, introducing himself to Griffith and asking if he had any advice for a kid just starting out. “He told me the motion picture business was demanding, challenging, rewarding and cruel,” Grant said. “Then he told me something I’ve tried to live my life by.” Griffith told him, “Whatever you do, young Mr. Grant, do it with all the passion you can muster.” And that’s exactly what the kid who turned 84 Wednesday has done with his life – from making more than 100 trips with the USO into war zones to entertain the troops, to fighting hard to revitalize Hollywood Boulevard to the street of dreams it once was, instead of the T-shirt capital of the world it has become. To making good on promises to GIs in World War II, Korea and Vietnam to call their families when he got home to tell them they were OK, to organizing a huge welcome-home party in Los Angeles for Desert Storm troops. “I was one of those GIs sitting in the nosebleed section in 1967 when Johnny brought the USO Christmas show to Vietnam,” Chief Bratton told the guests. “He came to a very dangerous, bleak place to brighten Christmas for us, and myself and a lot of GIs will never forget that.” Because you can’t fake genuine. Dennis McCarthy’s column appears Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. dennis.mccarthy@dailynews.com (818) 713-3749160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! One, there would have to be a table or two reserved for young U.S. servicemen and -women who wanted to come, and two, it wouldn’t be a real birthday party unless his old buddy Earl Watson was invited. Here’s a guy who’s on a first-name basis with U.S. presidents, national heroes and every star in this town with a name on the Walk of Fame, and who’s at the top of his list to get an invite to his birthday party? The long retired doorman at the old Knickerbocker Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard. “Johnny doesn’t forget his friends, whether they were big stars or the doorman and parking lot attendant,” said Watson, who drove down from Fresno to be at his old buddy’s birthday party. Grant would tell the 200 guests – including actresses Angie Dickinson and Rhonda Fleming, LAPD Police Chief William Bratton and former Mayor James Hahn – about the day Watson opened the front door of the famous hotel for him. last_img read more

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Letterkenny golfers take part in North West Breast Care Unit competition

first_imgThe ‘North West Breast Care Unit’ competition generously sponsored annually by the Silver Tassie was played on Friday July 22nd. It was open to both ladies and gents. It was as usual very well supported by the club members. Ladies who featured in the prizes were, the longest drive Celine Bradley, and nearest the pin Marian O Sullivan. The main prizes went to the gentlemen. Well done to all.There was a great turnout for the Mc Fadden’s gift shop sponsored competition on Tuesday the 19th of July.On probably the hottest day of the golfing year thus far, one of our very talented young players Mary Beth Mc. Brearty (31) was the winner with a super 38pts. The runner-up was Veronica Mc Ateer (12) 37pts. Coming in third was the in-form Nuala Mc Garrigle (21) 35 pts(bot). Front nine Mary Murray (10) 21pts, back nine Katrina Rainey (36) 18 pts. Given the challenging temperatures it was great scoring. Congratulations to all the winners. One of the highlights of the year for Captain Jackie Ireland was the annual ladies outing. This year the venue was the Ballymascanlon Hotel in Co Louth. A superb choice which was endorsed by the over thirty ladies who travelled. A big thank you to Captain Jackie and her wonderful Vice Captain Mary Fowley for organizing this perfect venue, from both a golfing and entertaining aspect.In very pleasant conditions with a tee time of 11am on a new course to all, the ladies set forth.After a super meal the results of the day were declared. The only two recorded was by Patricia O Sullivan, nearest the pin was Angela Killgallen, front nine Shelia King 19pts and back nine Sandra Mc Monagle 20pts. In third place with 36 pts was Celine Bradley, runner-up Marian O Sullivan on 37 pts. The very popular winner was Anne Flannery with a terrific 38 pts. Heartiest congratulations to all the prize winners.Needless to say the Barnhill ladies celebrated as only they know how. A very enjoyable outing in the lead up to the first week in August, and Captain Jackie’s big day on Saturday the 6th.The list for players and diners on the aforementioned day is on the notice board in the locker room. So for those who haven’t already signed up please do so. Letterkenny golfers take part in North West Breast Care Unit competition was last modified: July 25th, 2016 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:golfletterkenny ladies club notesnorth west breast care unitlast_img read more

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A banner year all-around

first_imgThe final game of the local high school football season was barely complete and already the discussion had begun about what could be the biggest regular-season event of the 2006 campaign. “I wanted to win this game to set up the Ventura County matchup next year with St. Bonaventure. Week 3, it’s on the calendar,” said Oaks Christian junior running back Marc Tyler, who helped the Lions extend their winning streak to 31 games en route to their third consecutive Div. XI title. St. Bonaventure enters the 2006 season with a 24-game winning streak. Moorpark, which reached the Div. IV final, and Campbell Hall of North Hollywood, which made its first appearance in the Div. XIII championship game, were among 10 area 11-man teams to advance to section finals. Taft of Woodland Hills couldn’t complete an undefeated season, losing in the final to Crenshaw of Los Angeles 20-14. Eagle Rock scored as time expired to beat Marshall of Los Feliz and win the City Section Invitational championship. Faith Baptist of Canoga Park, playing under longtime assistant turned head coach Tom Greer, continued its dominance of the Eight-Man ranks, winning its second consecutive Div. I title.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake There were several other high points during the season: Valencia senior quarterback Michael Herrick became the first player in state history to pass for 10,000 yards. He finished with 11,004 yards to place him 13th all-time nationally among prep quarterbacks. Canyon captured its first Foothill League title, before winning its first Southern Section championship in 20 years. Crespi of Encino won the Div. X title with a 24-14 victory over host Lompoc, giving the Celts consecutive championships under different coaches, as Jeremiah Ross succeeded Troy Thomas. Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks’ bid for a fourth successive title was cut short by Dominguez of Compton in the Div. III final.last_img read more

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MAN WHO SLASHED FRIEND’S FACE JAILED FOR THREE YEARS

first_imgPatrick McLaughlin who was jailed yesterday for the savage knife attack. Pic by Northwest Newspix.A man who slashed a friend’s face from lip to ear while he slept has been jailed for three years.Patrick McLaughlin and Derek Cunnea had been socialising in Letterkenny in October last year. The pair had retuned to Mr Cunnea’s aunt’s home whom McLaughlin, 49, had a previous relationship with.Mr Cunnea went to bed at the house at 7 Ochard Court, Letterkenny, but awoke to find Mclaughlin standing over him saying “I’m going to slash you.”Cunnea told Gardai he then felt a cold object running down the side of his face and realised he had been slashed.He had to receive extensive plastic surgery at Galway University Hospital, received 30 stitches and will have a scar for the rest of his life.The court heard how McLaughlin of Fortwell, Letterkenny, had no recollection of the incident as he suffered from memory loss following a brain injury sustained in an attack.He was interviewed about the attack on Mr Cunnea on there occasions but denied any knowledge of it.He revealed how he suffered severely from memory loss and how he had to use a dictaphone to remember things he had done.Passing sentence at Letterkenny Circuit Court, Judge Francis Comerford said knife crime was a very serious matter and that it was obvious that the victim had suffered horrific injuries.He sentenced McLaughlin to three years in prison and backdated it to October 14th last since he was in custody.MAN WHO SLASHED FRIEND’S FACE JAILED FOR THREE YEARS was last modified: July 18th, 2015 by StephenShare 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:courtdonegalknife attackPATRICK MCLAUGHLINstabbinglast_img read more

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Virginia Teacher Chastened for Making Optional Creation Material Available

first_imgA highly-respected and well-liked high school biology teacher in Bristol, Virginia almost lost his job recently.  His crime?  Making an optional notebook of supplementary material called “Creation Battles Evolution” available to his students.  The notebook, printed at his own expense, included evidence for creation and against evolution, from “sources ranging from the Internet to scholarly papers and quotations from scientists and scholars critical of evolution or evidence supporting it.”  Each semester for 15 years, Larry Booher had mentioned it in passing, telling the class it was optional material that would not be on the test but available for extra credit.  A reporter got wind of it and gave an anonymous tip to the school authorities.  Booher was told to stop.  The superintendent claimed the teacher had stepped over the line and ordered, “He must teach evolution exclusively – observable scientific fact, not beliefs or religion” (emphasis added).  Like Galileo, he was forced to recant: he told the Roanoke Times “he regretted handing out the material.”  The story was mentioned in the Hampton Roads Pilot, LA Times and the Richmond Times Dispatch.    One of his former students wrote us and said he was saddened by the action, calling Booher “a teacher of great impact”  and “one of the greats in my life.”  He now values his copy of that notebook even more.  “When you can’t beat your opponent in a debate, you have to silence him, which is what they have done to a great biology teacher,” he said.  He described Booher as one of the most respected and liked teachers in the school.  He never discussed his personal views unless asked, and “made it very clear that nobody was pressured to believe anything.”  This student could not find any parent or former classmate who was happy about what the school did to Booher.  “Maybe that’s why not one parent or student complained in two decades, and it took an anonymous reporter from Charlottesville, Va (250 miles away) to make an issue of it.”    The superintendent agreed with the assessment of Larry Booher’s reputation:Lee described Booher, 48, as “one of the finest science teachers I’ve ever been around” and said Booher would return to the classroom in the fall since he agreed to stop distributing the creationism materials.    The news reports made it sound like Larry Booher had broken the law, violating a Supreme Court decision.  That decision, however, only forbade school boards from mandating equal time for creationism along with evolutionism.  It stated explicitly that teachers are free to discuss any scientific theory of origins.  Similarly, the guidelines for the congressional No Child Left Behind act targeted evolution as a controversial theory that teachers were free to discuss critically and mention alternatives.So “Evolution Must Be Taught Exclusively.”  Anything other than 100% pure Darwin Dogma is now labeled “belief” and “religion” by fiat, no matter how scientifically sound it is, no matter how supported by reputable scientific sources.  Students’ tender eyes must be shielded from any of the voluminous damaging evidence against official dogma.  Are you mad about this?  Look at the next entry; think about all those molecular machines that are inexplicable by evolution – mechanisms that shout design with a capital D.  And they call evolution “observable scientific fact”?  How enlightened our age.    Persecution like this is not limited to Virginia; it is happening all over the country in one of the most momentous scientific paradigm battles of the century.  Evolution is controversial, whether the Darwin Party realizes it or not.  It is tearing this country apart (see 05/24/2005, 05/13/2005 and 05/05/2005 entries, and another recent example in Utah from the Salt Lake Tribune).  It is the defining issue of the culture war.  A large majority of the public denies that evolution can explain the complexity of life, and increasing numbers of scientists are ready to cast Darwin overboard.    Incongruously, the same Darwin Party thugs who shut out debate and forbid access to scrutiny over their incomprehensible Tinker Bell religion are usually the same people who have no problem with any leftist, radical, homosexual-activist, abortion-advocate, Marxist or new-age prophet preaching their dogma unhindered, without any opportunity to opt out.  If you’ve had enough and can’t take this any more, do something.  Start by getting informed: about the evidence, the history of science, the law, and the right strategy to combat today’s incorrigible dogmatists, the Darwinians.*  Attend your school board meetings.  Write effective letters.  Vote.  Push back on the ACLU, the NCSE, the Dogmatists United For Separation of Reason and State, and the other pro-Darwin PACs.  Their censorship will only succeed if the citizens let it.(Visited 9 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

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Let There Be Light Puzzles for Cosmologists

first_img(Visited 42 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0 Far from a smooth, gradual transition, bright galaxies popped onto the scene suddenly.Science Daily‘s headline evokes memories of Genesis 1:3 – “Let there be light: Super bright galaxies of the early Universe.” Super bright galaxies? Early? That’s right. Lots of them.For about 150 million years after the Big Bang, the Universe was a “dark” place, made of just hydrogen and helium atoms, as the first stars had yet to be formed.This all changed with the first generation of stars, so bright and powerful that their light started to break apart hydrogen atoms around them, while their cores produced the elements essential for life itself.It might sound like a nice creation myth, until you realize it wasn’t predicted by the modern secular gurus of cosmology. Dr. David Sobral of Lancaster University remarked, “what is really surprising is how numerous these spectacular galaxies are.” Just how numerous?With five bright sources now confirmed, and more to follow, CR7 is now part of a unique ‘team’ of bright early galaxies, suggesting there are tens to hundreds of thousands of similar sources in the entire visible Universe.These are not individual stars blinking on suddenly so soon after the big bang, but entire galaxies – bright ones. It’s like a Cambrian explosion for cosmologists to worry about.So the galaxies produced elements essential for life itself. Right. Oxygen, carbon, a little iron, and other simple stuff. Whether it becomes a human body instead of a black hole depends not on having the ingredients, but having the recipe.last_img read more

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Sidhu’s portfolio could be changed: Amarinder

first_imgAs the controversy over Navjot Singh Sidhu appearing on a television show snowballed, Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday that if his portfolio of Culture was found in conflict with his television work, it could be changed.Capt. Amarinder Singh said he had no objection to Mr. Sidhu continuing television shows if it was constitutionally permissible. “Mr. Sidhu is a sensible and intelligent person, and he would have checked out his legal and constitutional position…,” he told reporters in New Delhi after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Since I’m not aware of the constitutional position, I will wait for the Advocate-General’s opinion,” he said.The row erupted after Mr. Sidhu said recently that he would continue to appear on a TV show as a celebrity judge and this would not affect his official work. Special packageCapt. Amarinder said he urged the Centre to grant Punjab a special package so as to waive farm loans. At a separate meeting, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely assured the Chief Minister that he would direct the RBI to ensure that all arrangements were in place in the State by March 25 for wheat procurement, which will start on April 1.last_img read more

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Supreme Court paves way for CBI probe

first_imgPaving the way for a CBI probe into an alleged fake encounter between Maoists and security forces in 2015 in which 12 innocent people were killed in Jharkhand, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the State’s appeal against an investigation by the Central agency. ‘Shoddy investigation’The Jharkhand High Court had on October 22, 2018 ordered a CBI probe into the alleged fake encounter, observing that the shoddy police investigation in the case has been eroding the people’s faith. The probe was ordered by the High Court on a plea by Jawahar Yadav, father of para teacher Uday Yadav who was among those killed in the ‘fake encounter’ at Bakoria in Satbarwa block of Palamu district on June 8, 2015. While hearing the appeal filed by the Jharkhand government against the High Court’s order, a Bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said, “We are not inclined to entertain this petition. Dismissed.” The Jharkhand government had challenged the High Court order, saying it was an operation of the CRPF’s CoBRA unit and district police and claiming there was no wrongdoing. The High Court in its verdict had said that the probe by the State CID was not moving in the right direction as disclosed from the facts available in the case. It had said that the shoddy investigation by the CID was eroding the people’s faith in the system, which should be restored by transferring the case to the CBI. Before the High Court, Mr. Yadav had sought a CBI probe into the case alleging that police had killed 12 innocent people after branding them Maoists in a stage-managed encounter. He had also claimed that none of the victims of the encounter had any criminal background. ‘DGP scuttled probe’The encounter had created a furore in the State as the former CID Additional Director General of Police had written a letter to the Chief Minister, the Governor and Union Home Ministry accusing the State DGP D.K. Pandey of scuttling the probe in the case.last_img read more

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