Enron’s end game

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Granit Xhaka reveals how Mikel Arteta turned his Arsenal career around

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 22 Feb 2020 4:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link12.2kShares Granit Xhaka reveals how Mikel Arteta turned his Arsenal career around Advertisement Arteta is keen on instilling an identity into the club (Picture: Getty Images)Arteta has impressed in his first 10 games in charge of his former side, winning four and keeping five clean sheets.Gunners players have been united in their praise of the 37-year-old head coach, with defender David Luiz saying he has brought the fun back to playing for ArsenalXhaka echoes the Brazilian defender’s commendation, he added: ‘It’s always good when the coach can protect you and he speaks openly with me and the players.‘Each training we learn a lot from him. He speaks a lot to me where to stay where to be and I want to give back every match every training.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘He knows exactly how he wants to play and the mentality of him is exactly what I want as well.‘He wants discipline, he wants character and he wants spirit.’MORE: Martin Keown sends message to Arsenal over Bukayo Saka contract talksMORE: Shkodran Mustafi gives update on Arsenal future after impressive Olympiacos display Xhaka has been reborn under Arteta (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka admits boss Mikel Arteta convinced him to stay at the club and he is now ‘very happy’ to be back in the team.The Swiss international was stripped of the captaincy after an altercation with the Arsenal fans during their 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace in October.Xhaka’s agent Jose Noguera revealed that his client had agreed a deal with Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin for a January transfer, but the move failed to materialise.Having been frozen out by Unai Emery, Xhaka was initially reintegrated by interim boss Freddie Ljungberg before Arteta made a point of highlighting his importance.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe 27-year-old told Arsenal.com: ‘I have to smile a little bit because I am very, very happy to be back and to enjoy what I love the most: playing for this club and playing football.‘I had a very, very good meeting with him [Arteta] three days after he came into this club. He told me a lot of things and I was very open with him and he was very open with me.‘And now we are here, we are both very happy to bring this club to where they have to be.’last_img read more

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Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov. Fetterman Read Mean Tweets

first_img Press Release Governor Tom Wolf and Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman read some grievances aired by Pennsylvanians.Happy Festivus.View on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.Happy #Festivus! @JohnFetterman joined me to read some of the grievances you’ve aired with us on Twitter.We sat out the feats of strength this year because I didn’t want to embarrass John in front of the entire commonwealth. pic.twitter.com/zNChUQKG1Z— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) December 23, 2019 Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov. Fetterman Read Mean Tweets December 23, 2019center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img

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Lucy Cole to take 15 properties to auction on Saturday

first_img154 Tallai Rd, Tallai will be offered to the market on Saturday.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North12 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoShe urged buyers not to pass up the opportunity to buy at auction on the Coast.“Put your hand up because this opportunity will not come by again,” she said.“If you want to secure your piece of paradise now is the time to do it.”“We’ve got everything from investments on the beachfront to hinterland acreages to properties with coastal views and penthouses — there’s something for everyone.” 45 Handel Ave, Worongary will go under the hammer on Saturday.INTERNATIONAL buyers from the Middle East and Asia are expected to challenge interstate and local buyers for a “piece of paradise” on the Gold Coast this weekend.The team at Lucy Cole Prestige Properties is taking 15 properties to auction on Saturday at their Alfresco Auctions event.“We’ve had some incredible opportunities with buyers phoning us from the Middle-East and from China,” principal Lucy Cole said.“Interstate buyers have also been on the scene as well as local buyers.“The inquiry has been flowing in.” 15 Thornton St, Surfers Paradise is going to auction on Saturday.She said some properties had already attracted up to 60 groups through the open-homes inspections.“We’ve had questions about deposits and settlements and there’s been building and pest inspections undertaken,” she said.“We’re expecting a big crowd on Saturday.”center_img 34 Cabana Blvd, Benowa Waters is going to auction on Saturday.Some of the property to go under the hammer include:-45 Handel Ave, Worongary-154 Tallai Rd, Tallai-1 Harcourt Cres, Southport-15 Thornton St, Surfers Paradise-34 Cabana Blvd, Benowa Waters-33 Stargazer Place, Clear Island Waters-102 Commodore Drive, Paradise Waters-701/1 ‘The Oracle’ Oracle Blvd, Broadbeach-50 Brindisi Ave, Isle of Caprilast_img read more

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Could this be a record breaker?

first_img22 Reading Street, Paddington; There’s even more to see beyond the street front.WHY hang art when you could be greeted by a postcard view of Brisbane’s CBD every day? For laps or relaxing — your choice.Mr Douglas said he’s received around half a dozen genuine inquiries since listing the property less than 24 hours ago.“There’s a whole raft of local people that’d be very, very interested in it and that’s without even hitting the overseas market yet which we start this week too.“Already we’re getting that local inquiry and we’ve had a couple of inquiries from down south as well.”Mr Douglas says the prestige market in Paddington has been red-hot over the past year and is set to continue performing strongly in 2017.“The last twelve months has certainly been exceptional at that top end. It’s been the standout and it’s been the star.The property goes to auction Saturday 1st April. The views from the main deck are extraordinary.Located at 22 Reading Street, Paddington, this masterpiece five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home sits on a monster 1553sq m allotment.According to the selling agent, Tim Douglas of Place Paddington, it’s a unique opportunity.“It’s extremely private and the city views are some of the best I’ve ever seen, they’re massive, and in one of the best streets in Paddington, let alone Brisbane.”In a suburb where 405sq m allotments are the norm, the owners have combined adjoining properties to create a site that dwarfs its neighbours.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“They don’t just come hanging on the trees, blocks of that size — you’ve got to make them happen,” Mr Douglas said.Mr Douglass said there’s an extraordinary master suite and plenty of entertaining space on the lower level, as well as the six-car garage and separate living space.“There’s this wonderful guesthouse/office space as well which is fully self-contained, or if you wanted a nanny as well they could have their own space too which is great. So office (or) run a business — you’ve got all that opportunity there.”In addition the home has a 25-metre lap pool with adjoining patio and a large lawn for kids to run around on.last_img read more

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Moryafield home has a “homey feel’’ it’s hard to beat

first_img26 Chardonnay Court, MorayfieldThere is also a two-bay carport, bitumen driveway to the rear shed which has 3-phase power and access for a new owner who may have a van or boat.The home is on a very large 3004sq m of land in a cul de sac in the Excelsior Park pocket.Marketing agent Gay Matthews, of Harcourts – Burpengary, said the home had a lot of character.She said it had all the trimmings and was in quiet area. 26 Chardonnay Court, Morayfield“It is just a house that is a home, it has just got that feeling about it,’’ she said.The home has high ceilings and air conditioning and the main bedroom has an ensuite. There are two living areas in the home, a fireplace, and polished timber floorboards.The back veranda overlooks the swimming pool and the two-bay shed is a true Man Cave, with a built in bar. 26 Chardonnay Court, MorayfieldMs Innes said there were 23 groups through the first inspection last weekend.During her time there they turned the double garage into a living space which could be used as a teenagers’ retreat and they added another shed and carport.She said the home had plenty of storage space with large built in wardrobes in all the bedrooms.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019One of the things she will miss the most about the house is sitting on the veranda in the sun out the back of the property.center_img 26 Chardonnay Court, MorayfieldLeanne Innes still remembers what attracted her to her 26 Chardonnay Court home at Morayfield 10 years ago.She was moving to the area from Townsville when she went to inspect the four-bedroom house.“I walked up the front stairs under the veranda and it just had such a homey feel about it,’’ she said.The feeling still remains and she hopes someone else will feel the exact same way when they inspect the property.last_img read more

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RoRo Passenger Dies after Evacuation off Philippines

first_imgA passenger of a roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessel died after being medevaced off Cebu, Philippines, on July 10.According to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the man aboard the M/V St Francis Xavier was suffering from severe asthma and required immediate medical attention.After being informed by the ship’s captain, the Coast Guard Sub-Station (CGSS) Danao coordinated to CG Medical Central Visayas and proceeded to the area.The team boarded the 1991-built vessel and found the 69-year-old man, identified as Recafort Cipriano, unconscious and being revived by the ship’s medical doctor.The team immediately transferred the passenger to a boat bound for Danao Port, transporting him to the City Province Hospital of Danao for medical attention.The 11,191 GT Francis Xavier departed Cebu City at around 11:40 a.m. (local time) on July 10 and was bound for Manila when Cipriano had the asthma attack. Cipriano was declared dead after reaching the hospital, the PCG further said.last_img read more

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I needed more time at Arsenal, says ex-coach Emery – report

first_img“Arsenal had been on a downward slope for two years when I joined them,” Emery told France Football.“We stopped the rot and took the club to the Europa League final (where they lost 4-1 to Chelsea) and took fifth place in the Premier League,” Emery said in defence of his tenure that ended in November 2019 after a run of seven games in all competitions without a win.“That season we had qualification for the Champions League in our own hands but it all went wrong.“We lost our four captains (Laurent) Koscielny, (Petr) Cech, (Aaron) Ramsey and (Nacho) Monreal and we really missed them.“Some of our top players didn’t have the right attitude and were asking for more than they were giving.”“I needed more time to manage to transform this club, into the new Arsenal I had been hoping to build,” added Emery, currently without a club.Former Arsenal coach Unai Emery saw his side suffer a 4-1 Europa Leage final defeat by ChelseaRead Also: Bernd Leno: Arsenal can win a trophy this seasonEmery also claimed he could have succeeded at PSG had VAR been in place when his charges were Champions League last-16 victims to Barcelona.“In the home leg we did really well with top-level football (winning 4-0). But in the return we were eliminated because VAR did not yet exist. We lost (6-1) because of refereeing decisions and this was clear.” Former Arsenal boss Unai Emery says he didn’t get enough time to transform the London giants who were on a “downward slope” when he was appointed, France Football magazine reported on Monday.Advertisement Emery had 18 months at the Emirates Stadium after a two-year stint with Paris Saint-Germain and a spell which included winning three straight Europa League titles with Sevilla. Loading… FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Indians MS Grapplers Top Bulldogs

first_imgThe Batesville Middle School wrestlers traveled to Milan on Tuesday Night.  The Batesville grapplers put up a good fight yet fell short 57-43 in dual meet action.Excitement rose through the crowd as both Jackson Wooldridge and Hunter Hon put together a pair of pins, defeating their opponents.  Sam Koch topped off the Milan opponent in a 15-0 tech fall early in the second period.  Additional wins came from Dallas Lamping, Ethan Gibbs, Chris Lainez, Mitchell Thomas, and Alex Plemmons.Other team members putting together a solid effort in the evenings match included Joey Gutzwiller, Caleb Bischoff-Niece, JT Linkel, Isaiah Riffle, Andy Gutzwiller, Henry Lipinski, Noah Hewitt, Kevin Crowell, Cole Streuwing, and Abrahm Garcia.Five additional reserve matches were had as Logan Vierling, Matthew King, Enrique Arnold, Zach Jones, and Dylan Holcomb stepped to the center of the mat.Huge improvements by each wrestler were seen in mat action.Batesville wrestlers will take a week break from dual meet action, as they will await their next meet on Thursday Feb. 27 at Sunman Dearborn Middle School.Submitted by Cassie Mumaw.last_img read more

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JCD’s Lilly Simon and Greensburg’s Kyra Whitaker Participating In the North/South Indiana Basketball All-Star Classic

first_imgJac-Cen-Del Lady Eagle standout Lilly Simon and Greensburg Lady Pirate standout Kyra Whitaker will be among an elite group of Indiana’s senior basketball players who will convene at John R. Wooden Gymnasium at Martinsville High School on Saturday, April 7th to prepare for the 30th annual North/South Indiana All-Star Classic. This girls’ and boys’ doubleheader will be played on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at 5 p.m. (girls) and 7 p.m. (boys).The North/South Indiana All-Star Classic is sponsored by Martinsville High School, Hoosier Basketball Magazine and Pacesetter Sports in Terre Haute. Twenty-four girls will compete in the first half of this doubleheader including 10 players that have been named to the 2018 Indiana All-Star team. The second game, the boys, features three future Big Ten basketball players as well as the state’s leading scorer.Five Indiana All-Stars highlight the North Girls’ squad, topped by one of the state’s leading scorers— Leigha Brown (28 ppg), DeKalb {Nebraska}— along with another top scorer in Emily Kiser (21.1), Noblesville {Michigan}. The remaining Indiana All-Stars for the North are Jenasae Bishop, East Chicago Central {Boston College}; Cassidy Hardin, Center Grove {Purdue} and Tomi Taiwo, Carmel {Iowa}. More Division I talent is showcased by Ellen Ross, Fort Wayne Dwenger {Butler} and Ajah Stallings, North Central (Marion) {Purdue-walk-on}. Two other North high scorers are Cameron Cardenas, Beech Grove and Kendall Fisher, Tindley both averaging 22.5 ppg. The North girls will be coached by Eric Kundich, East Chicago Central and Mark Hurt, Mooresville.The South girls’ roster also includes five Indiana All-Stars. Two are 20+ point per game scores—Angel Baker (21.7 ppg), Pike {Wright State} and Kayana Traylor (21.4 ppg), Martinsville {Purdue}. The other three are Mackenzie Blazek, Whiteland {Illinois}, Anna Newman, Evansville North {Evansville} and Michaela White, Pike {Indiana State}. The South also features Kyra Whitaker of 2018 class AAA state runner-up Greensburg and Division I signee Sadie Hill, Perry Meridian {Murray State}. The South girls will be coached by Vince Cerbone, Martinsville and Kyle Shipp, Whiteland.Twenty-four boys compete in the second game of this doubleheader which features 10 players who scored more than 20 ppg this past season. The North is led by two future Big Ten Rivals— Eric Hunter, (27.8 ppg) Tindley {Purdue} and Damezi Anderson (19.1) South Bend Riley {Indiana}. Three others are committed to Division I colleges—Jack Hansen, Guerin Catholic {IUPUI}, Jamal Harris, Indianapolis Crispus Attucks {New Orleans} and Myja White, Brebeuf Jesuit {Miami-Ohio}. The North also boasts the state’s top scorer in Jalen Moore, Cloverdale who scored over 1000 points this season with his 36.8 average. Two more high scorers are Tyler Watson, Tri-West (26.8) and Jared DeHart, Indian Creek (23.3). Warren Central’s Antwaan Cushingberry is an IHSAA state champion.  The North boys will be coached by Criss Beyers, Warren Central and Patrick Rady, Cloverdale.The South roster features Aaron Henry of 2017 IHSAA State Champion AAAA Ben Davis, a Michigan Staterecruit along with two 2018 IHSAA State Champion finalists— Mekhi Lairy (26.2 ppg) of AAA runner-upEvansville Bosse {Miami-Ohio} and Hayden Langkabel (26.6) of class A State Champion Morristown. Additional high scoring support for the South team comes from Gavin Bizeau (22 ppg), Plainfield {Duquesne} and De’Avion Washington (20.3), Terre Haute South {Indiana State} both bound for Division I programs. Chance Coyle (20), Bloomington South and Glen Rouch (22.6), Boonville will both play for Division II Southern Indiana next fall. Sean East was a member of AAAA New Albany’s 2016 IHSAA state championship team. The South boys will be coached by Mark James, Ben Davis and Maynard Lewis, Terre Haute South.2018 North/South Indiana All-Star Classic at “John R. Wooden Gymnasium” Martinsville High School – Martinsville, Indiana. Saturday, April 7, 2018 – Girls Game – 5:00 pm.NORTH GIRLS TEAMNorth Girls Coaches – Eric Kundich, East Chicago Central and Mark Hurt, Mooresville.NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGEJenasae Bishop East Chicago Central 5-8 guard Boston CollegeLeigha Brown DeKalb 6-2 forward NebraskaCameron Cardenas Beech Grove 5-8 guard MarianKendall Fisher Tindley 5-3 guard UndecidedCassidy Hardin Center Grove 5-10 guard PurdueNatalie Kassen Mooresville 5-7 guard IU-KokomoEmily Kiser Noblesville 6-2 center MichiganKeya Patton Indianapolis Cathedral 5-7 guard UndecidedEllen Ross Fort Wayne Dwenger 5-11 forward ButlerAddie Rund Indian Creek 5-3 guard FranklinAjah Stallings North Central (Marion) 5-8 wing PurdueTomi Taiwo Carmel 5-10 guard IowaSOUTH GIRLS TEAMSouth Girls Coaches – Vince Cerbone, Martinsville and Kyle Shipp, Whiteland.NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGEAngel Baker Pike 5-8 guard Wright StateMackenzie Blazek Whiteland 6-2 center IllinoisMerideth Deckard Martinsville 5-5 guard TaylorAbi Haynes Vincennes Lincoln 5-8 guard Wabash ValleySadie Hill Perry Meridian 5-11 forward Murray StateMcKenzie Messmore Bedford North Lawrence 5-6 guard HanoverAnna Newman Evansville North 5-4 guard EvansvilleSamantha Olinger Plainfield 5-8 wing Indiana (student)Lilly Simon Jac-Cen-Del 5-6 guard FindlayKayana Traylor Martinsville 5-9 guard PurdueKyra Whitaker Greensburg 5-7 guard Indiana TechMichaela White Pike 6-0 forward Indiana State2018 North/South Indiana All-Star Classic at “John R. Wooden Gymnasium” Martinsville High School – Martinsville, Indiana. Saturday, April 7, 2018 – Boys Game – 7:00 pm.NORTH BOYS TEAMNorth Boys Coaches – Criss Beyers, Warren Central and Patrick Rady, Cloverdale.NAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGEDamezi Anderson South Bend Riley 6-7 forward IndianaAntwaan Cushingberry Warren Central 5-8 guard UndecidedJared DeHart Indian Creek 6-0 guard BethelKevin Easley Lawrence North 6-6 forward TN ChattanoogaJack Hansen Guerin Catholic 6-7 forward IUPUIJamal Harris Indianapolis Crispus Attucks 6-2 wing New OrleansEric Hunter Tindley 6-3 guard PurdueDonald Lee North Central (Marion) 6-5 forward UndecidedJalen Moore Cloverdale 5-10 guard UndecidedJeffrey Reynolds Greenwood 6-7 forward St. FrancisTyler Watson Tri-West 6-0 guard MarianMyja White Brebeuf Jesuit 6-1 guard Miami (OH)SOUTH BOYS TEAMSouth Boys Coaches – Mark James, Ben Davis and Maynard Lewis, Terre Haute SouthNAME SCHOOL HEIGHT, POSITION COLLEGEGavin Bizeau Plainfield 6-11 forward DuquesneJonathan Collier Martinsville 6-2 guard WabashChance Coyle Bloomington South 6-4 guard Southern IndianaSean East New Albany 6-1 guard UndecidedBailey Falkenstein Jeffersonville 6-3 wing Olney JCLuke Gohmann Floyd Central 6-6 forward MarianAaron Henry Ben Davis 6-5 forward Michigan StateMekhi Lairy Evansville Bosse 5-7 guard Miami (OH)Hayden Langkabel Morristown 6-0 guard MarianGlen Rouch Boonville 6-5 forward Southern IndianaBrayton Strohmeyer Mooresville 6-4 forward UndecidedDe’Avion Washington Terre Haute South 6-4 guard Indiana.last_img read more

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