Meralco import Durham fined P30k for Game 5 comments

first_imgKiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ 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 Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set “All we can hope is for fair and consistent officiating on both sides in Game 6,” he said.Game 6 is on Wednesday at the Philippine Arena.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments Durham described the officiating in Game 5 as “really bad.”“I don’t know if that (fine) solves anything,” Meralco team manager Paolo Trillo said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogTrillo, though, praised the Gin Kings for having a better game plan in the game, something which he pointed out should be high priority for the Bolts.“Ginebra came out very aggressive in Game 5 and stayed away from foul trouble. We have to find a way to stay aggressive in Game 6 and not get into foul trouble,” he said.Trillo is hoping for a better officiating, especially with the Bolts fighting for their lives in Game 6.center_img Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Meralco import Allen Durham. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAllen Durham is the latest player to get the whip from the PBA after the league slapped the Meralco import with fine of P30,000 for his post-game comments following the Bolts’ 95-84 Game 5 loss to Ginebra on Sunday.The do-it-all reinforcement was penalized after issuing comments detrimental to the league.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES ‘Frustrated’ Gavina would love to keep Kia’s No. 1 picklast_img read more

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West Ham midfielder Morrison agrees three-month loan deal at Cardiff

first_img West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison 1 Ravel Morrison has joined Cardiff on a three-month loan deal, the West Ham star has announced on Twitter.The 21-year-old former Manchester United midfielder has been out of favour at the Hammers in recent months amid well-documented personal issues.Morrison announced on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon: “Happy to get a 3 month loan @CardiffCityFC time to start playing some football again.”He added in another tweet about West Ham, which he later deleted: “I got no ratings off people in the club not the club it’s self (sic) just people in it.”The England Under-21 international is set to face trial in January over allegations he threatened to throw acid in his former girlfriend’s face and have her killed.He is also accused of threatening to blow up Reah Mansoor’s house during an alleged four-year campaign of harassment against her and is alleged to have assaulted the 19-year-old and her mother, Parveen Mansoor, 39, in Salford in the early hours of July 27.Manchester-born Morrison was considered one of the most talented youngsters to have come out of United for many years during his time at Old Trafford, but he ended up making only three substitute appearances in the League Cup for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side and joined West Ham in a £650,000 deal in January 2012.Morrison has started only 12 Premier League games for the Hammers in over two-and-a-half years and has had loan spells at Birmingham and QPR during his time in east London.He has made just two appearances for West Ham this season, against Sheffield United in the Capital One Cup and Southampton in the Premier League.Morrison could make his debut for managerless Cardiff in the SkyBet Championship at home to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.last_img read more

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LOTTO WINNER PUTS SOME OF HIS CASH ON DONEGAL WINNING ALL-IRELAND!

first_imgIreland’s newest lotto winner is hoping to get even luckier – by putting some cash on Donegal to win another All-Ireland.Sports fan Kevin Geoghegan scooped €10 million with girlfriend Carol Logan last week.And he revealed that the first thing he has done is put a few euro on Donegal retaining the Same Maguire Cup at odds of 2/1. Kevin said “People are telling me that I’m on a lucky streak at the moment so I decided to put a few bob on Donegal for the All-Ireland at 2-1 odds.“It’s not a bad price but I’ve only put on a small bet because that’s what I usually do and I’m not going to change that now.”Kevin said he genuinely fancies Michael Murphy and his team to go close or even all the way.“Donegal are looking good at the moment and their manager Jim McGuinness is a driven man and you can see that the team would lay down their lives for him on the field. “It’s very good value at 2/1 but I think Dublin or Kerry could also be there or thereabouts when September comes around,” he said. LOTTO WINNER PUTS SOME OF HIS CASH ON DONEGAL WINNING ALL-IRELAND! was last modified: June 5th, 2013 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:donegalGAAKevin GeogheganLOTTO WINNER PUTS SOME OF HIS CASH ON DONEGAL WINNING ALL-IRELAND!Lotton winnerlast_img read more

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‘John Terry? Really?’ – Dwight Yorke on why he should get the Aston Villa job

first_imgDwight Yorke has sent a passionate plea to Aston Villa to give him a chance as their new manager and consider his application over rumoured candidate John Terry.The former Villa striker has revealed he handed in his CV the day after Steve Bruce was dismissed last week, but fears he will again be overlooked for the top job. 4 Yorke netted 123 career goals in the Premier League – putting him 16th on the list of all-time top flight goalscorers “I won the league as a player as well under Roy Keane [at Sunderland], so I have an insight into exactly what it takes to win the Championship.“I feel I have got the right CV now to go ahead and try that and take Villa forward.“I think Villa need to think outside the box, because they’ve tried everything over the past five years.“Why not me?“I’ve seen the likes of Lampard, Gerrard, Barton, Bowyer – what have these guys got ahead of me that I haven’t got?” Dwight Yorke has pleaded with Aston Villa to give him a chance as manager Asked about the rumours linking fellow ex-Premier League stars Thierry Henry and John Terry with the job, Yorke added:  “I’ve made all the necessary moves.“I put my CV in on Thursday as soon as Brucey got the sack and to be fair I got a call back from the CEO Christian Purslow, and we had a conversation.“But now I’m still sitting by the phone, hearing that the likes of John Terry are ahead of me. 4 Yorke was ignored the last time he applied to be Villa boss, before the appointment of Bruce in 2016.He has since seen a number of players from his generation take their first steps into management, with Frank Lampard at Derby County, Steven Gerrard at Rangers, Joey Barton at Fleetwood Town and Lee Bowyer at Charlton among them.And now Yorke has revealed his frustration that former Chelsea defender John Terry appears to be one of the frontrunners for the Villa job ahead of him, despite his strong links with the club.Terry spent last season as captain under Bruce, but Yorke spent ten years as a player at Villa Park, scoring 97 goals in 284 appearances.And, if Villa are looking to go down the former player route for their next boss, he believes there is no better candidate out there than himself.“I played for ten years at Villa and I know the club inside out,” Yorke told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on Wednesday.“I feel that, after Brucey did what he did but couldn’t advance the club further, they need somebody with insight of the club and who is very passionate about the club, who is going into management for the first time and who is going to be exciting and at least try to play attacking football. “I can understand Thierry Henry, because he’s into a system and I can get that, but to hear John Terry is ahead of you, I’m just thinking, ’err ok’.“But I’m trying not to read too much into it.“I’m still waiting for the call.“I’ve got more than enough experience, yes maybe not from a managerial point of view, but I feel like I’ve got something to give them that they haven’t tried.“I live in the area, I know the area, I know what the club is about.“So why not hear me out and at least try? They’ve tried everything else.” Terry is a serious contenders for the Aston Villa job, according to reports Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard have both secured high profile jobs in their first forays into management 4 4last_img read more

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DONEGAL IN THE RUNNING IN THE NATIONAL PRIDE OF PLACE AWARDS

first_imgThe National Adjudication of 2013 IPB Pride of Place Competition for County Donegal takes place in the county during the month of July.Five very worthy initiatives in various categories will be adjudicated including Comharchumann Árainn Mhóir (Islands), Clogher le Chéile, Donegal (Population 0 – 200), An Mhachaire le Chéile, the Rosses (Population 500 – 1000), INSIGHT INISHOWEN (Community Arts Initiative) and Ionad Naomh Pádraig, Gweedore (Population over 2000).Pride of Place, which is run by Donegal County Council in the context of the broader Co-operation Ireland project has been in operation since 2003 and going from strength to strength since then. Its objective is to give deserved recognition and to celebrate the vital contributions that community partnerships make to society.According to Séamus Neely, County Manager, Donegal County Council “Pride of Place is a great way to acknowledge the hard work and selfless endeavour undertaken by communities all over the island of Ireland.“Donegal County Council is delighted to have played its part in supporting local partnerships in order to show and celebrate the vital contribution that community groups make to our society and demonstrate what local groups can achieve. Donegal County Development Boards strategy “An Straitéis” aims to make County Donegal an all inclusive county for its people to be proud to live in, to visit and to enjoy their lives socially and culturally”.He added: “I am proud that Donegal has had successes in this prestigious competition every year to date. Last year saw the Castlefinn Partnership Initiative succeeding in winning the overall Community Garden Section which created a great atmosphere of joy, celebration, ambition and most of all great ‘Pride of Place’ throughout the county.” Donegal County Council will acknowledge the entries to this year’s IPB Pride of Place competition at a special event which will take place during Social Inclusion week – 21st to 27th October 2013. The 2013 IPB Pride of Place winners will be announced at a gala reception in Derry at the beginning of November. DONEGAL IN THE RUNNING IN THE NATIONAL PRIDE OF PLACE AWARDS was last modified: July 1st, 2013 by BrendaShare 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:DONEGAL IN THE RUNNING IN THE NATIONAL PRIDE OF PLACE AWARDSlast_img read more

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O DOMHNAILL TO HOLD IMPORTANT AGRICULTURE MEETING THIS EVENING

first_imgThe Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill will host a public meeting on Agriculture, Rural Development and Farm Funding in Dunfanaghy this evening (THURS).The meeting will be held in the Ozanam Centre in Dunfanaghy at 8.30p.m.The Meeting forms the first of two meetings being organised by Senator Ó Domhnaill on the future of the Small Family Farm and Rural Ireland. The Meeting will discuss;1. New Single Farm Payments Proposals2. Disadvantaged Payments3. AEOS 3 4. Rural Attacks by Government and;5. Changes to commonage lands O DOMHNAILL TO HOLD IMPORTANT AGRICULTURE MEETING THIS EVENING was last modified: November 15th, 2012 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:agricultureBrian Ó Domhnailllast_img read more

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Jury still out on ‘new’ Kodak

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Others, however, predict that the multiyear transformation, which includes the elimination of 25,000 jobs, almost inevitably will lead to even bigger changes in the years ahead. “They’ll probably make it to digital, but it may not be the Kodak we know,” said Christopher Hayes, chief investment officer of Hayes-Fischer Capital Management of Rochester. “As you go from a monopoly to a commodity type of business, you could see Kodak split up in different pieces,” he said. “I think people feel that way more, now that you have non-Kodak people running the company. There’s not as much allegiance.” At an investor’s meeting last month, CEO Perez scaled back short-term profit expectations – in part because of fears that high gasoline prices and Gulf Coast hurricane damage would slow the economy. But he was bullish about prospects for 2006 and beyond. “We are at the phase now where digital is still coming up,” Perez said. “You’ll start to see it next year very clearly. Three years ago, film was still here, so it was covering up a lot of the sins. And last year … it was still covering up some of the sins. So we are at the worst possible place.” ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Halfway through a four-year digital makeover, as its quarterly losses mount, Eastman Kodak Co. has some analysts wondering if the picture-taking pioneer is headed for a breakup. But even as Kodak reported a $1.03 billion loss for the third quarter, its new leadership – largely recruited from digital heavyweights like Hewlett-Packard Co. – say the results show they’re making real progress symbolized by one historic milestone: Sales of digital products now exceed revenue from film-based photography for the first time. Patent-rich Kodak, they also point out, is No. 1 in sales of digital cameras and digital X-ray systems in the United States and photo kiosks, thermal home printers and online photo services worldwide. “Overall, we’re expecting a year of good progress in a historic transition,” said Chief Executive Antonio Perez, a former Hewlett-Packard stalwart who took the helm in June. Kodak shares briefly hit a two-year low Wednesday when the company reported its fourth quarterly loss in a row, which included $900 million in noncash charges related to its huge overhaul. In trading Friday, Kodak closed at $22.29 – at the low end of a 52-week range of $20.91 to $35.19. The biggest news in the earnings release may have been that digital sales surged 47 percent to $1.89 billion. Kodak is hoping film, its cash cow for a century, will continue to bring enough cash as it steadies on its new bearing. But the clock is running down. Third-quarter revenues from traditional businesses fell 20 percent to $1.66 billion, and film sales could drop more than 30 percent in the United States this year. Kodak and Japanese archrival Fuji Photo Film Co. aren’t the only film-and-paper manufacturers reeling from ever fiercer competition as the digital revolution sweeps through. Germany’s AgfaPhoto, which has failed to find a buyer, warned Wednesday of the possibility of going out of business by year-end. Kodak finally acknowledged in fall 2003 that its analog businesses were in irreversible decline and outlined a strategy to become a digital front-runner in photography, health imaging and commercial printing by 2007. It embarked on a nearly $3 billion shopping spree but also began shutting film, paper and other raw-materials factories around the world. By 2007, its work force could plummet to World War II levels of under 50,000, down from 75,100 in 2001 and a peak of 145,300 in 1988. By 2008, Kodak expects 80 percent of revenues will come from digital and overall sales will top $17 billion, up from $13.52 billion last year. The health-imaging wing, which accounts for 20 percent of sales, and the swelling graphic communications business will increase profits steadily through 2009, it said. Greg Kieliszek, chief information officer at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone, N.C., said he was surprised at the range of Kodak offerings in the digital computed radiography field – and the help Kodak provided this year in re-equipping the 120-bed hospital. “They have treated us not like a little hospital that we ought to be grateful they’re talking to, but like a partner – it’s impressive,” he said. The focal point for 124-year-old Kodak, analysts agree, is still finding ways to profit from high-margin services and supplies – inks, chemicals, printer ribbons, paper, software. Founder George Eastman turned point-and-shoot photography into an overnight craze in 1900 when he came out with a $1 Brownie. But he sold cameras “at about cost or at a loss” for years to create demand for highly profitable silver-halide film and paper, said Ulysses Yannas, a broker with Buckman, Buckman & Reid in New York. “You first have to sell the digital cameras, the printers, the medical equipment for them to generate profits,” Yannas said, noting that Kodak’s losses from digital investments reached about $1 billion in 2001. “Kodak is not as profitable as it used to be but is heading that way,” he said. “Digital profits should comfortably be in excess of $1 billion by 2007. “I’m a fan, an optimist,” Yannas acknowledged. “But this is, incidentally, a company I used to dislike for years. It was a hidebound company, and I only started liking the changes in management around 1997. “They don’t have a history as a digital company, but they have the three requirements to support it: technology, management and – more important probably than anything – distribution. Their deliverance cannot happen in one quarter, in one year, but they have the best name in imaging and their quality continues to be proven out.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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CRIME ALERT: WOMAN LEFT DEVASTATED AS HOME BURGLED WHILE ON HOLIDAYS

first_imgCRIME ALERT: Homeowners are being warned to be vigilant after a home was broken into by callous thieves who completely ransacked the property. Donegal Daily has been contacted by a member of the family who was a victim of this appalling crime to issue an appeal to other homeowners to be extremely vigilant.The family hope an appeal will avoid the same thing happening to anyone else. The woman whose property was robbed – is currently on holiday with her son.She received notification this morning that her family home had been gutted by burglars.A laptop, PlayStation 3, ornaments, jewellery and some other very personal belongings were taken from the home.The woman has been left devastated by the crime and doesn’t return from her holidays until tomorrow. The incident took place in the Glencar Area in Letterkenny (College Park)The family member told Donegal Daily, “It’s disgusting families can’t even go on holiday safely.“My mother had saved up for ages to go away on holiday with my younger brother and it has been absolutely ruined now.“They’ve trashed the house as well, it’s clearly a really nasty bunch of people.Gardaí have already started to investigate the incident. If you notice any suspicious activity then contact Gardaí as it might help with their enquiries into a string of burglaries which have been carried out in recent weeks.CRIME ALERT: WOMAN LEFT DEVASTATED AS HOME BURGLED WHILE ON HOLIDAYS was last modified: July 31st, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Home-page Newslast_img read more

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Lampard linked with move to China

first_imgFrank Lampard is the latest Chelsea player to be linked with a move to China.The Sun say Super League outfit Guizhou Renhe are willing to pay Lampard and Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand £250,000-a-week each.Lampard has also been linked with a move to the United States.It is also claimed that the club plan to make an offer to Real Madrid’s former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.Guizhou chairman Wang Guolin said: “I want the best team in China and we are prepared to invest a lot of money to bring Ferdinand and Lampard to us.“Many people here watch the Premier League and know how good the two players are.”Meanwhile, the Daily Mail suggest Borussia Dortmund’s Jurgen Klopp is now a serious contender to become Chelsea’s next manager.It is believed Klopp could take over should top choices Pep Guardiola and Mourinho prove to be out of reach.The Independent say Chelsea are planning a £30m bid to land Newcastle pair Cheick Tioté and Tim Krul in the summer.And Dickson Etuhu has vowed to quit Fulham in the summer after falling out with boss Martin Jol, The Sun report.The Nigeria midfielder, 29, recently lost his first-team place to new signing Mahamadou Diarra and apparently believes he will be moving on at the end of the season.Etuhu is quoted as saying: “All is not well with me and the manager and I think I’ll be heading out of the club in the summer.“But, right now, I’m focused on helping Fulham get a European spot for next season.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Chemistry Nobel Celebrates Cell Complexity

first_imgA discovery rivalling the elucidation of the genetic code is the structure of the ribosome – the “molecular machine” that translates the DNA code into proteins.  Untangling the complexity of this multi-part system won three scientists the Nobel Prize for Chemistry (see BBC News).  The winners are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas Steitz and Ada Yonath.    Science Daily included a photo model of the ribosome and described its action:Inside every cell in all organisms, there are DNA molecules.  They contain the blueprints for how a human being, a plant or a bacterium, looks and functions.  But the DNA molecule is passive.  If there was nothing else, there would be no life.    The blueprints become transformed into living matter through the work of ribosomes.  Based upon the information in DNA, ribosomes make proteins: oxygen-transporting haemoglobin, antibodies of the immune system, hormones such as insulin, the collagen of the skin, or enzymes that break down sugar.  There are tens of thousands of proteins in the body and they all have different forms and functions.  They build and control life at the chemical level.    An understanding of the ribosome’s innermost workings is important for a scientific understanding of life.Some factoids gleaned from the reports: the ribosome contains “hundreds of thousands of atoms.”  New Scientist said that the ribosome includes a “fact-checker” which “explains why nature produces so few faulty proteins.”  Ramakrishnan said, “we knew this was a large molecular machine that translated genetic code to make proteins, but we didn’t know how it worked.”  It took many years of X-ray crystallography and other delicate techniques to determine the structure.  “We still don’t know exactly how it works, but we have made a tremendous amount of progress as a direct result of knowing what it looks like,” he added.    PhysOrg, echoing an AP story, brought Darwin into the picture – albeit briefly.  “Their work builds on Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and, more directly, on the work done by James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, who won the 1962 Nobel Prize in medicine for mapping DNA’s double helix, the citation said.”  The article did not elaborate on the Darwin connection.  It appears to be a missing link.    PhysOrg also reported on an important link in the chain from code to protein that is coming to light: how the transcription process begins.  It’s another complex process still being explored.  Scientists in Munich have found one more step in the initiation process.  Patrick Cramer had this to say: “The findings led us to propose a model of the whole complicated process of transcription initiation, an operation that is of crucial importance in all organisms, because it determines which genes are expressed, and when.”  The process from gene to protein “must be carried out with great precision” and involves “the use of complicated assemblies made up of many different proteins, often referred to as molecular machines.”    Speaking of gene expression, an article last month on Science Daily revealed an even higher level of complexity: “protein regulators are themselves regulated.”  Helge Grosshans (Friedrich Miescher Institute) explained what he found: “What was formerly conceived of as a direct, straightforward pathway is gradually turning out to be a dense network of regulatory mechanisms: genes are not simply translated into proteins via mRNA.  MicroRNAs control the translation of mRNAs into proteins, and proteins in turn regulate the microRNAs at various levels.”Throwing Darwin’s name into this story was like tossing a fly into perfume.  Get it out as fast as you can.  Darwin had nothing to do with this; to him, a cell was a nearly featureless blob of protoplasm.  No way could he have envisioned any of this complex machinery.  If he had known about it, he might have become a creationist.    While these scientists are certainly deserving of recognition, the one to praise is the Creator of these amazing systems of information-guided machines.  They are just the latest in a long sequence of scientists who have gradually lifted the veil on the factory only to marvel at what they found.  For a stimulating read, pick up a copy of Stephen Meyer’s Signature in the Cell (see 06/27/2009 Resource of the Week).  You’ll not only learn the fascinating story of how these systems were discovered and how they work; you’ll be convinced forever that modern biochemistry leaves Darwinism defunct in the wastebin of discredited myths.  No attempt to resurrect Charlie’s corpse can succeed with what we have learned.  Let the dead bury their dead.  Follow the living Lord.(Visited 9 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

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