LEICESTER (4-4-1-1)SCHMEICHEL,SIMPSON, HUTH,MORGAN, FUCHS,MAHREZ, DRINKWATER, KANTE, ALBRIGHTON,OKAZAKI,VARDYPELLE, LONG,TADIC, ROMEU, CLASIE, S. DAVIS,BERTRAND, VAN DIJK, FONTE, MARTINA,FORSTERSOUTHAMPTON (4-2-3-1)Leicester City are five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League though second-placed Tottenham Hotspur play a day earlier and could reduce that deficit to two points.Riyad Mahrez has become Leicester’s danger man; he has been involved in more Premier League goals this season than anyone else (16 goals, 11 assists), two more than teammate Jamie Vardy (25).Mahrez has scored more winning goals in the Premier League than any other player this season. Mahrez has also netted more away league goals this season than any other player (12).Mahrez and Vardy have set each other up for eight Premier League goals this season (five Mahrez assists, three Vardy assists), a joint-high along with Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud.Interestingly, Leicester have won 13 games by a one goal margin this season, more than any other.Southampton, meanwhile, are unbeaten in their last three league games, winning the last two. Last time out, at home to Liverpool, they came back from a two-goal deficit to win 3-2, with Sadio Mane scoring a late winner.At St Mary’s Stadium in October, Saints led 2-0 but Vardy scored two late goals to earn the Foxes a point. Vardy has 19 goals for Leicester though he has gone five without a club goal.However, Vardy scored in successive England games last week, in Germany and at home to the Netherlands.Leicester test goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, Matthew James and Andy King. Southampton, meanwhile, test Ryan Bertrand and are without Jay Rodriguez, Charlie Austin and Florin Gardos.
P.J. Tucker added a playoff career-high 22 and Trevor Ariza had 19 as both bounced back after struggling in Game 1. Tucker had just one point in that game and Ariza scored eight, but was limited on defense after collecting his fifth foul early in the third quarter.Kevin Durant had 38 points after scoring 37 in the opener, but Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for just 24 points after the pair went for 46 in Game 1.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHouston wasn’t able to slow down Durant, but did a much better job of limiting open 3-pointers by Thompson and Curry, and the two made just 3 of 12 attempts.The Warriors made three free throws to get within 11 early in the fourth quarter before the Rockets scored the next 11 points, with 3s from Gordon, Tucker and Harden to make it 111-89 with about 6 1/2 minutes to play. Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Durant made a basket after that, but Houston scored the next eight points to extend the lead to 119-91 with about five minutes left.The Warriors got frustrated in that stretch, with Durant getting a technical for shoving Harden in the back and Draymond Green pushing Ariza out of bounds seconds later. It was then that coach Steve Kerr sent all of his starters to the bench for good.Gordon came off the bench to make six 3-pointers, Tucker tied a playoff best with five and Harden added three.Houston avoided losing consecutive games for the first time this postseason and the Warriors lost in the second game of a playoff series for the first time since the 2015 NBA Finals, snapping a 10-game winning streak in such games.Houston led by as many as 19 in the first half and was up 64-50 at halftime. The Warriors cut it to 74-64 with five quick points from Durant, but the Rockets opened it back up to 89-72 when Gordon made an off-balance layup before crashing to the court while being fouled and made the free throw.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial LATEST STORIES Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) tries to work the ball past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)HOUSTON — James Harden and Eric Gordon each scored 27 points to lead a balanced attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.The Rockets didn’t trail after the first quarter and led by double digits for most of the night. They head to Oakland, California for Game 3 on Sunday night feeling much better after rebounding from a deflating 119-106 loss in the series opener.ADVERTISEMENT View comments In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ 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 MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Harden, James, Davis finalists for NBA MVP award The Rockets were up by 16 to start the fourth quarter but Golden State got within 98-86 with about 10 minutes left. Curry had five points in that span, including his first 3 after missing his first six attempts of the night.Curry finished with 16 points and Thompson was 3 for 11 for his eight points.TIP-INSWarriors: It was Durant’s 19th straight playoff game with at least 20 points. … Curry made one 3-pointer to extend his NBA playoff record of 81 straight playoff games with at least one 3-pointer. … Durant and Curry were Golden State’s only players with more than 10 points.Rockets: Houston improved to 8-0 this postseason when leading after three quarters. … Houston made 16 of 42 3-point attempts. … Paul finished with 16 points.UP NEXTAfter Game 3, the teams will play Game 4 on Tuesday night in Oakland before returning to Houston for Game 5 on Thursday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls
Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours McGregor meanwhile vaulted up the rankings to fourth spot, thanks to his $85 million cut of the Mayweather purse.A further $14 million in endorsements took the Irish fighter’s earnings to $99 million, just behind Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who was third with earnings of $108 million.Brazilian footballer Neymar was fifth on the list with $90 million in earnings, his salary boosted by his record-breaking transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain last year.NBA icon LeBron James was the highest-paid basketball player to feature on the list, coming in at sixth with total earnings of $85.5 million, just ahead of men’s tennis king Roger Federer, who earned $77.2 million.Swiss ace Federer remains the most attractive athlete for sponsors, with endorsement deals accounting for $65 million of his earnings.ADVERTISEMENT Floyd Mayweather Jr. APLOS ANGELES, United States — Boxer Floyd Mayweather reclaimed his place at the top of Forbes’ annual ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes on Tuesday but no woman featured on the list for the first time.Forbes reported that Mayweather, 41, topped sports highest-earners after banking $275 million dollars from his cross-combat super fight against mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in August 2017.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry was the only other NBA player to feature in the top 10, with earnings of $76.9 million.Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is the highest earning NFL player, coming in at ninth with $67.3 million. Ryan’s earnings were swollen by a $45 million dollar signing bonus after he agreed to a new contract earlier this year.Another NFL quarterback, the Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford rounded out the top 10 with $59.5 million.Elsewhere, Britain’s Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is the highest paid figure from motorsport to feature, coming in at 12th with $51 million.Tiger Woods, who has not won a tournament for five years and who has barely played over the previous three seasons, remains the highest earning golfer with $43.3 million, with $42 million of it coming through endorsements. /cbbSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Standing down? With an additional $10 million in endorsements, Mayweather earned a total of $285 million between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018, comfortably eclipsing the second-placed figure on the list, football star Lionel Messi, who made $111 million.However, female athletes notably failed to break into the top 100 for the first time since Forbes began publishing its ranking.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownTennis star Serena Williams, who last year was the only woman to feature on the list at 51st place with earnings of $27 million, dropped out of the rankings after taking a break from the sport due to the birth of her daughter.Former welterweight king Mayweather, who came out of retirement to face McGregor in Las Vegas, topped the rankings for the fourth time in seven years. LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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
Liberia Business Association (LIBA) president, Dee Maxwell Kemayah, has attributed the ills and wide social gap in the Liberian society to those in top leadership positions.Without distinction, Mr. Kemayah stressed in a remark that basic values and ethics are lacking in the Liberian society, emphasizing that those in high leadership positions who should properly steer the affairs of the country are caught in the web of widening the gap.Making the remarks following his induction as chairperson of the board of trustees of the Mount Nebo Baptist Church, the LIBA president underscored that there are three duties one should consider while serving as a leader.He named these duties as care, loyalty and obedience; he accused top government officials failing to provide the Liberian people and this has led the country to what it is today, according to him.He emphasized that the position one has in a society has bearing on his or her integrity, stressing that value of integrity is lacking among those in leadership, which consequently leads to poverty and suffering for people of the country.Though he did not point out who exactly is responsible, the LIBA president asserted that key decision makers in top positions at national level are not concerned about the interest of the country, but prioritize their interest to the detriment of the country.“Because of personal interest above national interest, it is difficult for anyone to operate in public or private sector independently. If anyone wants to exercise independence, the person is seen as opponent to the powers that be,” Kemayah asserted.Mr. Kemayah spoke at a belated Father’s Day program held by the church.He used the occasion to call on fathers of Liberia to rise up against ills that are rooted in the Liberian society since they have children that could replace them tomorrow.Assuring the church of his commitment to duty, Mr. Kemayah said, “As I take over this post as chairman of the board of trustees of this church, I have some basic principles by which I live, and I hope that applying them will not make me unpopular to the church and its leadership.”For Reverend Joseph Gardea Johnson, III of the Restoration Baptist Ministries, Liberia currently needs men of integrity to steer the affairs of the socio-political and economic situations of the country.In his assertion, Rev. Johnson indicated that key decision makers at the top have allowed ills including same-sex marriage, bribes, and other vices to play dominant roles in society.He vocally said national leadership has given domineering power to Lebanese in the business sector, leaving Liberians out.“Lebanese are not investors, but rogues and deceitful people in Liberia to only benefit from the wealth of the country,” the clergyman asserted.He divulged that some top individuals had attempted bribing him and his fellow pastors with US$10,000 to keep silent on the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) report, but he personally refused to accept it because he would be contradicting his stance against atrocity.Rev. Johnson said until Liberians can realize the reason for their existence, they will not realize anything in their quest for development.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Uche Ofodile, Lone Star Cell/MTN CEOLonestar Cell MTN has, over the last 3 weeks (June 1 – 21), celebrated its annual employee volunteerism campaign – 21 Days of Y’ello Care. This year’s campaign included workshops and a career fair geared towards providing young people with key skills necessary for entry into the work place, as well as highlighting the impact ICT has on the future of work for young people.In partnership with the Monrovia Consolidated School System (MCSS) and the Booker Washington Institute (BWI), the company hosted two workshops – “Employment Readiness” and “Preparing for an ICT Future” targeting young people in Monrovia and Kakata.A total of 200 students learned how to search for the right job to match their skill level; update their CVs and write winning cover letters.In addition, students were given tips on how to bring forth their best during interviews – including the right dress code, mannerisms and general questions to ask.Students were also guided on developing careers in ICT – what to expect, what qualifications are needed and the importance of ICT in the telecommunications industry.On June 21st the campaign climaxed with the MTN Y’ello Career Fair, which aimed to highlight and provide insight into what the world of work and employment will look like in a digital future.The Career Fair was a first of its kind across the MTN Group of companies, with all 23 Operating Companies (OPCOs) hosting one each in their respective environments, making the MTN Career Fair the largest ever.The event, held at the University of Liberia Fendell Campus, gave 150 students, across all disciplines, an opportunity to hear how Bridge International Academies is making waves in the Education sector with their innovative approach to education.The guest speaker – Hon Maria Nagbe-Harrison, Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) – reminded the audience that technology changes daily and encouraged them to be flexible and adaptable as they prepare for the future.Laureine Guilao, Deputy CEO & Head of Corporate Affairs, said, “21 Days of Y’ello Care is our way giving back. This year was particularly exciting because we focused on the empowerment of young people in the markets we serve.Young people are our future and as the world becomes more digitalised we are committed to ensuring that we play our part in providing the necessary tools to prepare young people for a competitive digital future.”The Y’ello Career Day ended a successful three weeks of staff volunteerism in Monrovia and Kakata, with a mission to bridge the digital divide and upskill the future workforce, future employers and leaders in the regions where Lonestar Cell MTN has a presence.About Lonestar Cell MTN’s Y’ello Care programWith a focus on youth empowerment, Lonestar Cell MTN’s Y’ello Care program and the company’s other CSI initiatives aim to use technology to ensure that young people are afforded the opportunity to obtain the necessary skills, education and support to fully benefit from the opportunities that may exist in the sector but that are often out of their reach due to lack of access to information.For three weeks (from 1 to 21 June 2018), Lonestar Cell MTN Y’ello Care project team partnered with academics, local government and industry leaders to provide insights and tools young people will need to forge their paths into a BRIGHTER future.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
BAGHDAD, Iraq – The growing confrontation between tribal leaders in Anbar Province and al-Qaida took a violent turn Thursday when a suicide bomber drove into a crowd gathering for a funeral procession in the volatile city of Fallujah, killing at least 27 people and wounding dozens of others. The attack on the mourners followed a pattern of two-stage assaults that has been replicated often in the four-year war. At breakfast time, masked gunmen assassinated a prominent Sunni tribal leader, Allawi al-Issawi, who had joined others across Anbar in opposing terrorist groups linked to al-Qaida. Less than three hours later, as mourners gathered for a funeral procession outside the tribal leader’s home, the suicide bomber struck. A bright spot The tribal leaders’ campaign has helped make Anbar one of the few bright spots in Iraq for the Americans. With many of the Sunni sheiks calling on their followers to join the Iraqi army and police and declaring al-Qaida a common enemy of Iraqi Sunnis, levels of violence across much of Anbar have dropped sharply, especially in the provincial capital of Ramadi and in towns along the Euphrates River valley. But the area around Fallujah, 30 miles west of Baghdad, has seen a violent struggle between tribal leaders eager to follow the lead set in Ramadi and other tribal groups that continue to back al-Qaida in what American commanders call the “Baghdad belts,” predominantly Sunni areas like Fallujah that straddle the approaches to the capital. Widespread attacks The Fallujah attack occurred on another day of widespread violence, much of it apparently committed by Sunni insurgent groups. Gunmen who set up a fake checkpoint at Hussainiya, on the northeastern outskirts of Baghdad, stopped a minibus and raked the Shiite passengers with gunfire, killing 11, including several women and children. The police said the attackers then left a bomb in the wreckage that exploded as rescuers arrived on the scene, killing two civilians and wounding several others. Car bombings, suicide attacks, mortar volleys and ambushes killed at least 50 others. They included six Iraqi policemen who died in a roadside bombing in the town of Suleiman Beg, about 60 miles south of the oil city of Kirkuk in an area of mixed Sunni, Kurdish and Turkmen population, where Sunni insurgents have been active. The police in Baghdad said they found 22 bodies in the city on Wednesday, bringing the number of unidentified bodies found abandoned in the capital, many bearing signs of torture, to more than 340 this month. That figure appears to be rising again, after a fall in the past three months. U.S. commanders have cited lower levels of sectarian killings as a tentative early sign of success in President George W. Bush’s “surge” strategy, under which nearly 30,000 additional U.S. troops have been committed to the war, with the last of them now preparing to deploy in Baghdad and other war hot spots like Diyala province. But the commanders have conceded that a lower rate of sectarian killing has been offset by an unabated tempo of suicide bombings, the attacks that claim the largest number of civilian deaths. The U.S. military command said two U.S. soldiers were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Anbar province, increasing a U.S. military death toll that has risen above 80 so far in May, one of the highest death rates in the war. U.S. commanders have said they expect American casualties to rise as the summer progresses and the troop increase reaches its peak. More than 150,000 troops are now deployed here, close to the highest level at any stage since the 2003 invasion. Death confirmed At least five of the American combat deaths this month resulted from a May 12 ambush in which three soldiers were abducted. The U.S. command confirmed on Thursday that a body found in the Euphrates River on Wednesday near the town of Musayyib, in a Qaida stronghold about 45 miles south of Baghdad, was that of Pfc. Joseph Anzack Jr., 20, of Torrance. The search for the two other missing soldiers – Spc. Alex R. Jimenez, 25, of Lawrence, Mass., and Pvt. Byron W. Fouty, 19, of Waterford, Mich. – continued. Sadness, relief Among the thousands of U.S. troops involved in the manhunt, the recovery of Anzack’s body was greeted with a mixture of sadness and relief. “It’s good to have the finality of it,” said Lt. Michael Nunziato, 24, of Buffalo, N.Y., a member of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 210th Mountain Division, which lost a soldier in a bomb explosion on Saturday during the search for the missing men. Nunziato added, referring to Anzack, “You never want it to be that he passed away, but you have to keep up hope for the remaining two. You have to keep up hope.” In Baghdad on Thursday, Prime Minister Nouri Kamal al-Maliki named replacements for six Cabinet ministers who quit last month on the orders of the radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. At the time, al-Sadr said he was taking the action to protest al-Maliki’s refusal to back a timeline for the departure of U.S. forces. But the cleric may also have wanted to distance himself from the increasingly unpopular Maliki administration.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Daniel and Kristina.Daniel O’Donnell is supposed to be getting coached on how to dance as he prepares for the first programme on Strictly Come Dancing.Now it turns out he has been teaching professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff how to dance instead – Irish dancing!But it turns out Kristina wasn’t very good at it. She described her first day teaching the singer as “wonderful”.“Wonderful first day of rehearsals with #DanielO’Donnell!!! And he taught me a bit of Irish dancing! Lol I am terrible at it,” she wrote on Twitter.Writing in his Sunday World column at the weekend, Daniel revealed how nervous he has been.“I have never been so excited, or so nervous, about a show in my life as I am about Strictly. I wake up every morning with a knot in my stomach,” he said. “Maybe that will pass when I get into the swing of things, but for now I’m all wound up with a combination of nerves, excitement and adrenalin.” DANIEL GIVES KRISTINA IRISH DANCE LESSONS! was last modified: September 9th, 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:daniel o’donnelldonegalIrish DancingKristina RihanoffStrictly Come Dancing
POLICE have confirmed that eight people have died and 32 injured in last night’s helicopter crash in the centre of Glasgow.They died in the incident where a police chopper smashed into The Clutha Bar, a well-known pub in Stockwell Street well-known to many people from here.A sombre Alex Salmond, the country’s First Minister said the deaths and injuries marked a ‘black day for Glasgow and a black day for Scotland’. St Andrew’s Day celebrations in the city have been cancelled and the national flag is being flown at half-mast.A recovery operation is continuing at the site.There were three people on board the helicopter – two officers and a civilian pilot. They died in the crash.Five people in the bar also died Thirty-two people have been taken to local hospitals.Around 250 people have attended a special mass at St Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow this afternoon, where those affected by last night’s events have been remembered and prayed for.The BBC said congregation members included Glasgow City Council leader Gordon Matheson and Glasgow East MP Margaret Curran.Archbishop of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia told those who attended: “We pray for those who have lost their lives, who are injured, the bereaved, and the emergency service and members of the public.“We pray for our city of Glasgow, which is in mourning today.” ‘BLACK DAY FOR GLASGOW’ AS NUMBER OF FATALITIES INCREASES was last modified: November 30th, 2013 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:crashDEATHSdonegalGlasgowhelicopter
Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley and Santa Clarita have all tried to keep crime down while dealing with significant population growth. From 2000 to 2004, the three cities have each seen jumps of more than 6 percent. “The more people you have, the more possibility you have for higher crime,” city of Santa Clarita spokeswoman Gail Ortiz said. “In 2004, we had five murders. For a city of 170,000, that’s really good. We’d rather have none, but it’s still very low. We’re talking very small amounts of crime in a medium-size, growing city.” Ortiz questioned Morgan Quitno’s methodology, which only used six types of crime and weighted them evenly. Santa Clarita’s serious crimes – which include violent crimes and property crimes like auto theft and burglary – have dropped from 39 per 1,000 people in 1994 to 21 per 1,000 people in 2004, she said. “The best measure of how safe a community is isn’t these statistics,” Thousand Oaks City Manager Scott Mitnick said. “You look at the big picture – the property values, school test scores and health of the economy. We know we’re fortunate to succeed by all counts.” To view the complete list, go online to www.morganquitno.com. The company charges $1.99 for an immediate 28-page download. Josh Kleinbaum, (818) 713-3669 firstname.lastname@example.org 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Glendale and Santa Clarita remain among the safest cities in the nation, despite a suburban population boom that pushed two of them down in the rankings. Thousand Oaks held steady at No. 7 in 2004 for cities with a population of more than 75,000, according to rankings released this week by Morgan Quitno, a publishing company that crunches FBI statistics. Simi Valley dropped from No. 17 to No. 22, and Santa Clarita fell 26 spots to No. 36 – behind No. 26 Glendale, the top-ranked city with a population more than 200,000. “People have come to expect that Thousand Oaks remains one of the safest cities in the nation,” Thousand Oaks Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Pea said. “As we continue to grow, we are going to attract a few more problems, but overall, Thousand Oaks can be very proud of maintaining its title as one of the safest cities in the nation.” AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals Morgan Quitno ranked 369 cities with a population greater than 75,000 based on FBI crime statistics from 2004. The company used six crime categories, all weighted evenly – murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary and motor-vehicle theft. Newton, Mass., Clarkstown, N.Y., and Amherst, N.Y, were ranked the safest cities in America. Burbank checked in at No. 75, Palmdale at No. 223, Lancaster at No. 261 and Los Angeles at No. 290. Glendale led cities with a population of more than 200,000, despite the Glendale Police Department’s claim that it is understaffed. The city hired 25 officers in the past two years, pushing the total to 270, and the City Council has pledged to hire 75 more over the coming decade. Glendale is the ninth-ranked city with a population over 100,000, down from No. 7 last year. “Certainly, as far as a large city with a population in excess of 200,000, that is excellent, something we can be very proud of,” Glendale Assistant Police Chief Ron DePompa said. “When you look at the 100,000 population benchmark, which is what we typically use, it is a little disconcerting that we have over time lost some ground there.”
GARDAI are questioning a man after a shooting incident at a traveller wedding in the North last night.The man was stopped in Donegal driving a grey coloured Passat car a short time after the shooting and he was arrested.He is currently in custody. The gun attack happened in the car park of licensed premises on Derry’s Northland Road.Police in the North said a man in his 30’s suffered an injury to his hand at around 8.30pm after a firearm was discharged following a function at the premises known as The Venue.Locals say a traveller’s wedding was taking place and detectives believe the shooting was as a result of an internal dispute.The man was taken to Altnagelvin Hospital for treatment and discharged a short time later. PSNI Inspector Tony Moore said: “Detectives are following a definite line of enquiry and are appealing for anyone who noticed a grey coloured Volkswagon Passat in the Northland Road area at the time of the incident to contact Strand Road.”SUSPECT ARRESTED IN DONEGAL AFTER MAN SHOT AT TRAVELLER WEDDING was last modified: September 3rd, 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:DerryNORTHLAND ROADSUSPECT ARRESTED IN DONEGAL AFTER MAN SHOT AT TRAVELLER WEDDINGTHE VENUE