Leyton Orient v Fulham line-ups: Debuts for four Fulham teenagers, Orient make five changes

first_imgFulham have named an entirely different eleven from the side that beat Newcastle for their EFL Cup first round clash at Leyton Orient.Slavisa Jokanovic has given first-team debuts to 16-year-old Ryan Sessegnon, 17-year-old Dennis Adeniran and 18-year-olds Luca De La Torre and Tayo Edun.Richard Stearman, Tim Ream, Scott Parker and Lasse Vigen Christensen add the experience, while Jesse Joronen plays in goal and Cauley Woodrow starts on his own up front.Leyton Orient make five changes from the side that drew 1-1 at Cheltenham on Saturday, including bringing in 18-year-old goalkeeper Sam Sargeant.Leyton Orient: Sargeant; Hunt, Erichot, Pollock, Kennedy; Massey, Kelly, Weir, Semedo, Cornick; Palmer. Subs: Cisak, Clohessy, Atangana, Moore, Cox, McCallum, Gnanduillet.Fulham: Joronen; Sessegnon, Stearman, Ream, Kavanagh; Parker, Adeniran; Christensen, De La Torre, Edun; Woodrow. Subs: Button, Malone, Kalas, Cairney, Tunnicliffe, Ayite, Smith.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Scouting report on 49ers as told by Washington’s Callahan

first_imgSANTA CLARA – After winning his debut as Washington’s interim coach Sunday in Miami, Bill Callahan faces the undefeated 49ers (5-0) on Sunday at FedEx Field. Here are the top takeaways from Callahan’s conference call Wednesday morning with Bay Area media:1. On the 49ers defensive front:“You look at the Niner defense and everything about it tells you speed, explosiveness, quickness, ability to redirect and generate pressure from all different angles and alignments. … There’s five …last_img

Exorcising Nazi Ghosts Continues

first_imgWith so many books and documentaries on the Nazi era and World War II, one would think the subject has been worked over to death by historians, and nothing else needs to be said.  Surprisingly, new documents keep coming to light.  Some new ones reported by Science magazine are especially disturbing: they show a willing symbiosis between Nazi executions and anatomy colleges who needed cadavers for dissections.  In fact, some of the detailed anatomical drawings in a leading anatomy textbook have been discovered to be from the bodies of executed political prisoners.  Surely science has learned its lessons from the grotesque and gruesome involvement with moral atrocities of the 1930s – hasn’t it?  Isn’t it time to move on? (09/07/2004, bullet 1).    Heather Pringle opened her article in the News Focus section of Science1 stating that the lessons are still being debated:A University of Vienna investigation determined in 1998 that Eduard Pernkopf’s anatomy department used bodies of executed prisoners from the Gestapo and from Vienna’s assize court to produce the illustrations in his Topographical Anatomy of Man.  What should anatomists in 2010 do with an atlas that is both scientifically valuable and morally tainted?  Researchers remain deeply divided.Pernkopf worked on his atlas for two decades, Pringle reported.  Its illustrations remain unsurpassed even today, she said.  Moreover, the New England Journal of Medicine in 1990 called the work “an outstanding book of great value to anatomists and surgeons.”  But, she continued, “Pernkopf and several of his artists were avid Nazis.”  Should a researcher’s political associations render his work, produced at “a time when medicine crossed an ethical line,” unfit for use by today’s anatomists?  Like she said, they remain deeply divided.  It must be haunting, though, for anyone who looks at these illustrations, to ponder the circumstances under which they were produced.    Pringle wrote a second article in the same issue of Science entitled, “Confronting Anatomy’s Nazi Past.”2  What’s new for 2010 in this article are recent revelations about the depth of symbiosis of anatomists with the Nazi regime.  “Although other aspects of Nazi science have been explored previously, such as the role of psychiatrists in selecting mentally ill patients for euthanasia, anatomists’ broad complicity in Nazi injustices has emerged mostly in papers published in the past year or so.”  The picture gets pretty chilling:These studies document the grim symbiosis that arose between anatomists who wanted human bodies for teaching and research and a criminal regime that wanted to dispose quietly of the corpses of large numbers of executed prisoners.  Medical schools were assigned particular prisons from which to receive corpses and accepted extra bodies for incineration.  One leading Berlin anatomist manipulated the timing of executions and used the terror that female prisoners experienced as they waited to die as a scientific variable in a study, according to research published in Clinical Anatomy last year.  “The picture is one of a very gradual slippage in moral values among anatomists,” says Christoph Redies, a professor of anatomy at the Jena University Hospital in Germany, “to clear outrages and injustices.”Imagine, if you can, a scientist informing a woman the time of her execution, recording her reaction, and then dispassionately taking her eggs after her death to study the affects of mental trauma on reproduction.  Such clinical horrors actually happened.  We’re not talking about Jews at death camps, where incineration by the millions constituted the well-known Holocaust, but civilians within the urban centers, where merely telling a joke could be a death sentence.  Nazis needed to dispose of the bodies of 16,000 executed civilians, and the anatomy centers were only too happy to get the goods.  Pringle writes, “anatomists became an integral part of the system of capital punishment.  Each anatomical institute was assigned to a prison facility that possessed an execution chamber, and anatomists received advance notice of executions.”  The institute would send a van over to pick up the corpses; “it was all very legal,” said Sabine Hildebrandt of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, who has been researching documents for a decade.  Some students’ sensibilities must have been traumatized at having to dissect cadavers that were missing a head, but “There was no way that [the students] couldn’t have seen where the bodies came from.” Hildebrandt said.  One anatomist got so grossed out by seeing the cadaver of someone he knew personally, he decided to leave his practice.    Just last year, the misdeeds of Hermann Stieve, director of the Berlin Institute of Anatomy from 1935 to 1952, were published.  Before the Nazis came to power, he used to study the effects of stress on chickens when exposed to a caged fox.  Then, he had something even better: “Stieve examined the effects of stress on the timing of human ovulation.  He collected data on 200 female prisoners who were stressed by learning the date of their execution, and he dissected them after their deaths.”  Pringle goes into detail showing his complicity with the Nazi executioners.  “Stieve suspended his personal feelings to such a degree, says Winkelmann, that he saw little difference between designing a study on caged chickens and women on death row.”    What may be most shocking is that some scientists today continue to cite Stieve’s work favorably.  In the analysis by William Seidelman, who studied this for ten years, “What the best and brightest did was see the imprisonment and beheading of human beings as opportunities.”  Only in this decade did the German Medical Council decide to extricate all bones, samples and material of Nazi victims from their collections and give the remains a decent burial.  “But Hildebrandt and other researchers believe that this is only a first step in righting a major historical wrong,” Pringle ended.  “They would like to see researchers identify the Nazi victims used by anatomists so that a modern generation can honor their memory today.”    Dealing with the Nazi past, therefore, continues today.  This fall the German Anatomical Society will hold a symposium called “Anatomy in the Third Reich” to wrestle with the issues raised by their field’s willing collaboration with one of the most cold-blooded murderous regimes in history.  A Berlin anatomist said, “We hope that this will contribute to a global debate on ethical standards for the use of human cadavers in research and teaching.”1.  Heather Pringle: “Anatomy: The Dilemma of Pernkopf’s Atlas,” Science, 16 July 2010: Vol. 329. no. 5989, pp. 274-275, DOI: 10.1126/science.329.5989.274-b.2.  Heather Pringle: “Confronting Anatomy’s Nazi Past,” Science 16 July 2010: Vol. 329. no. 5989, pp. 274-275, DOI: 10.1126/science.329.5989.274-a.From whence springs the moral outrage at the stories above?  Why the chill at hearing about those who suspended their feelings to such degrees as to treat human beings like lab chickens?  Why should there be concern about the slow, gradual slippage in moral values of German anatomists 70 years ago, and why should there be calls for more stringent ethical standards today?  Animals have no such qualms.  Opportunism is common in nature: hyenas, vultures and many animals rush in to benefit from what they did not kill.  Why shouldn’t humans do any differently?  The prisoners were going to die anyway; shouldn’t the remains be used for something positive, like science?  If those drawings are useful today, who cares how they were obtained?  Isn’t it silly to give a decent burial to dead tissues?  Why all this hand-wringing by scientists today who took no part in what the Germans did?    The association of Nazism with Darwinism has been explored before (10/18/2004, 04/22/2004; and search on “Weikart” in the search bar).  It’s the Judeo-Christian world view that puts a premium on the sanctity of human life.  Nazism is one of the most atrocious examples of cold-blooded inhumanity (although communism actually exceeded it in body count); does that attitude exist today?  Could it be resurrected?  Never assume that the depth of evil in the human heart was fully plumbed by Nazism and communism.  We live on a precipice of a moral darkness so hideous it can scarcely be imagined.  With genetic engineering and nanotechnology, the capability to use, abuse, and kill human beings with finesse is not difficult to imagine, if it were empowered by the appropriate ideology and totalitarian power.  Darwinian thinking is still very much a driving engine for such a regime.  Communist ideology is alive and well in radical groups reaching into high branches of government.    Consider the leading edges of abuse being discussed today: use of aborted fetuses for research; collection of human eggs and embryos for research; human cloning; human-animal chimeras; medical rationing.  Even when such morally-tainted practices are justified by the health or economic benefits they might bring to the masses, are they not conceivably the beginnings of a cheapening of human life, that “slow, gradual slippage in moral values” that knows no end?  Who are the Allies that would oppose the next axis of evil, if that axis is a global government?    Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for collaboration with the persecutors of the prophets.  He pointed to the claims by Pharisees that they never would have stoned and killed the prophets like their fathers did; look – they honored them by building their tombs.  In a remark sometimes difficult for the modern ethic to understand, Jesus said in Matthew 23:29-35 that their actions proved their complicity with the murderers:“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!  Because you build the tombs of the prophets and adorn the monuments of the righteous, and say, ‘If we had lived in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.’  Therefore you are witnesses against yourselves that you are sons of those who murdered the prophets.  Fill up, then, the measure of your fathers’ guilt.  Serpents, brood of vipers!  How can you escape the condemnation of hell?  Therefore, indeed, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes: some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city, that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.”Jesus was not merely asserting that they were genealogical descendents of the murderers of the prophets, but that they had the same human fallen nature.  Unrepentant, it would cause them to follow in the murderers’ footsteps.  By refusing to believe the prophets and repent and be saved, their hearts were still instruments of Satan, just like the hearts of their fathers.  It would result in them committing the same kinds of atrocities their fathers committed given the opportunity and motivation to do so.  No amount of self-righteous asserting that they would never have done such things could stop that same, murderous tendency, innate in their fallen human nature.  And sure enough, just as Jesus warned, despite numerous prophecies and signs given to them, within months they had crucified Jesus and persecuted the apostles after Christ’s Resurrection with all the zeal of an Ahab or Manasseh, if not more.    The lesson is clear in our day, too.  As much as it is admirable for scientists to be concerned about ethics and morality as new revelations of Nazi-era lapses come to light, the self-flagellation and affirmations of morality now are shallow and easily swept away by the lure of opportunity.  Like the Pharisees who maintained the same self-righteousness and refusal to listen that their forefathers had, today’s scientists adhere to the same Darwinian ideology that rationalized the atrocities of the 20th century.  They still see salvation in human progress and visions of their own utopias, without regard to the word of God.  Without a change of heart, new and worse holocausts may not just be conceivable; they may be inevitable.  The Spirit of God and the salt and light of the redeemed are the only things that stand in the way.(Visited 23 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img read more

Geology: A Science in Constant Revision

first_img(Visited 385 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0 Slow-and-gradual uniformitarian geology is so 1830. Get with the times: fast, rapid, dynamic forces and theory revisions.Scientists have trouble learning about events in human history, let alone unobserved, unrecorded history. For instance, six researchers writing in PNAS say that previous estimates of death tolls from plagues in the time of Emperor Justinian (541 to 750 CE) are way off. The plague was nowhere near as catastrophic as most writers have long assumed. If this wrong about history with written records to draw from, how wrong could geologists be about events assumed to be hundreds of times as old with no eyewitnesses?Wolfe Creek Crater younger than previously thought (University of Portsmouth). Scientists who thought this crater in Australia was 300,000 Darwin Years old were way off. The new number is 120,000 Darwin Years. By all appearances, it is far younger than that. Darwinians, however, love their long ages, and don’t want to give ammunition to young-earthers. 120,000 Darwin Years is now the consensus truth! Cosmic radionuclide dating says so! See the latest scenario in Meteoritics and Planetary Science that asserts, “Considering the geomorphic setting, the most likely age of the crater is” 120,000 years, plus or minus 9,000 years. This comes from experts who were 2/3 wrong about the previous consensus estimate.Gigantic tsunami pushed boulders as heavy as tanks inland, scientists say (Fox News Science). Geologists tend to underestimate the power of water. Look at the boulders in the photo: as heavy as tanks, these rocks were lifted high above a cliff in a tsunami in Oman just 1,000 years ago, the article says. Creation geologists point to boulders as big as houses in the Tapeats Sandstone, the first sedimentary layer in the Grand Canyon (see ICR). The forces that plucked those boulders and redeposited them at the top of the Great Unconformity must have been stronger than anything seen in modern times.Arizona’s Barringer Meteor CraterExtra-Terrestrial Impacts May Have Triggered “Bursts” of Plate Tectonics (Geological Society of America). One good-size meteor can ruin your whole theory. Surely geologists have figured out plate tectonics, haven’t they?When—and how—the Earth’s surface evolved from a hot, primordial mush into a rocky planet continually resurfaced by plate tectonics remain some of the biggest unanswered questions in earth science research. Now a new study, published in Geology, suggests this earthly transition may in fact have been triggered by extra-terrestrial impacts.“We tend to think of the Earth as an isolated system, where only internal processes matter,” says Craig O’Neill , director of Macquarie University’s Planetary Research Centre. “Increasingly, though, we’re seeing the effect of solar system dynamics on how the Earth behaves.”Impacts are the magic bullets that naturalistic geologists call on to explain just about everything in the solar system. Now secular geologists are invoking them to kick-start plate tectonics. Large meteors “could” do this, they speculate, as long as they were finely tuned to fit Goldilocks criteria: not too small to accomplish nothing, but not too big to destroy the Earth.Mars: we may have solved the mystery of how its landslides form (The Conversation). How can landslides travel far beyond the distances physical laws say they should be able to go? Friction should stop some landslides long before they travel as far as some of them have gone. The mystery of the “long runout landslides” is addressed by Magnarini and Mitchell in this article, who think they have a new idea based on vibration theory, vortices and strata thickness. Because Mars preserves its landslides better than Earth, they studied landslides in Valles Marineris. A big landslide, intuitively, happens quickly—within hours or even minutes. No moyboy dates required.Secular geology is like the weather in Vermont, only slower. If you don’t like it, wait five to fifty years, and it will change—sometimes by a wallop.For illustrations of how secular astronomers rely on impacts for everything, see the video by Scott Psarris, “Our Created Solar System” at CreationAstronomy.com.last_img read more

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U.S. pork industry ends 2018 with major antibiotic progress

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest America’s 60,000 pig farmers and their veterinarians are ending 2018 with recognition of their diligence to use medically important antibiotics in a strictly responsible way. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s newly published Annual Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals cites 2017 data that shows a 33% decline in this most critical class of antibiotics intended for use in food animals. When added to the decline found in the 2016 data, it confirms a reduction of 43% in this class of antibiotics from the 2015 level.“This report is another indicator of the hard work that my fellow pig farmers have been doing to reduce the need for antibiotics. We continue to work closely with our veterinarians to ensure that we use antibiotics responsibly and according to FDA-approved labels,” said Steve Rommereim, National Pork Board President a pig farmer from Alcester, South Dakota. “We’re committed to using antibiotics in a strategic way that focuses on animal health and well-being, as well as to protecting overall public health.”Veterinarian Dave Pyburn, senior vice president of science and technology at the National Pork Board, says that while the new report is not a perfect estimate of antibiotic use at the farm level, it clearly shows a downward trend in antibiotic use intended for food animals. He also notes that this latest data reflects what happened after the pork industry’s successful implementation in January 2017 of the Veterinary Feed Directive, which banned the use of medically important antibiotics for growth-promotion use.“It was a relatively smooth transition after the Veterinary Feed Directives went into effect,” Pyburn said. “Thanks to well-planned and well-executed education programs implemented by the pork industry long before that date, producers, veterinarians and allied industry personnel were prepared to modify their procedures. This was a clear example of how the pork industry adapts to do their part in protecting antibiotics for human and animal health. It’s simply the right thing to do.”The FDA report shows that the overall usage of antibiotics in livestock is the lowest since the report began in 2009. According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics reports, America’s pig farmers produced over 121 million market hogs in 2017 at an average weight of 282 pounds. This is an increase of 16 pounds per pig since 2009, when production stood at roughly 113 million market hogs. Comparing these figures indicates that today’s pig farmers are using far less antibiotics per pound of pork produced than ever before.“When viewing this data with a scientific lens, I clearly see that America’s pig farmers are on the right track in their antibiotic stewardship,” said Heather Fowler, a public health veterinarian and director of producer and public health with the National Pork Board. “The industry is not complacent either. We’re proud of our ongoing collaboration with some of the best researchers in the world develop antibiotic on-farm metrics. We are working with diverse stakeholders to continually improve antibiotic stewardship for the health of people, pigs and the planet.”As an example of this cooperative approach to antibiotic stewardship, the National Pork Board, along with the National Pork Producers Council, recently announced a partnership with the Farm Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts and many others to introduce a comprehensive framework to strengthen antibiotic stewardship to protect animal and public health. The stakeholders agree that the use of medically important antibiotics in all settings, from human health care to livestock production, must be carefully managed to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria and preserve the effectiveness of vital drugs. The framework defines effective stewardship, outlines its core components and describes essential characteristics of effective stewardship programs, including key performance measures.In addition to the two pork groups, organizations that agree with the framework include: Elanco Animal Health, Hormel Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, McDonald’s Corporation, National Milk Producers Federation, National Turkey Federation, Smithfield Foods, Inc., Tyson Foods, Walmart Inc. and Zoetis.“There is a broad consensus across the food animal industry that we must continue to drive and demonstrate antibiotic stewardship in animal agriculture,” said Joe Swedberg, chairman of the board of Farm Foundation. “This framework is about stakeholders coming together to do the right thing and to communicate their commitment to antibiotic stewardship with a transparent and meaningful approach.”The 15 core components of the antibiotic stewardship framework are based on the importance of veterinary guidance and partnership, disease prevention strategies and optimal treatment approaches, as well as effective record keeping and a culture of continuous improvement and commitment to antibiotic stewardship. The components address education, implementation and evaluation steps for phasing in stewardship programs. The framework’s guiding principles are intended to help ensure that stewardship programs have a clear scientific basis, are transparent, minimize the risk of unintended consequences, encourage alternatives to antibiotics and focus on long-term sustainability.Rommereim says the Pork Checkoff is on their right path forward to make additional progress on antibiotic stewardship.“We will make continuous improvement in antibiotic stewardship through additional Checkoff-funded antibiotic research and collaboration with those who share our objectives to protect animal and public health,” Rommereim said. “We can make the U.S. pork industry even more sustainable into the future.”last_img read more

Regional alliances important factor for Lok Sabha results: Farooq Abdullah

first_imgNational Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the State-level alliances in the country will impact the national scene in upcoming Lok Sabha polls next year.“States will hold a key in alliance formations in the (Lok Sabha) elections. Alliances will be mostly in the States and those States will produce the results for the Parliament. And that will make the difference. Some places there will be stronger alliance and some place there will be mix alliances but the States will be important factor,” said Dr. Abdullah. Dr. Abdullah was speaking in Srinagar on the sidelines of a ceremony where two senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders, Peer Muhammad Hussain and Syed Basharat Bukhari, joined the party. The NC, however, has made clear it will not have any pre-poll alliance with the Congress in Jammu and Kashmir. Dr. Abdullah also called for early Assembly polls in J&K. “I think Governor and the President’s Rule must come to an end. There should be elections and people must choose their representatives who can work,” he added.last_img read more

McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow

first_imgEthel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ “Keep doubting us. We love it,” McGregor’s agent, Audie Attar, said in an interview Friday with Sports News Television. “The human element of sport is that anything can happen.”Mayweather, who retired in 2015 after winning all his 49 professional fights as a boxer, is back in training at age 40 after accepting an offer he couldn’t refuse from the mixed martial arts fighter who has never had a pro boxing fight.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“These are two world-class combat sport athletes,” Attar said. “Yes they come from different disciplines. Yes there are going to be different rules, so it’s going to be confined within those set of rules and we understand that. But I don’t think you can take away from (McGregor’s) ability, his power, his reach, his … all these different attributes that I think he will bring to the table.”Las Vegas oddsmakers immediately made Mayweather an 11-1 favorite when the fight — scheduled for 12 rounds in Las Vegas at 154 pounds in a boxing ring and under boxing rules — was announced. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next McGregor, the wildly popular UFC star, is 21-3 in UFC fights, and is coming off a win in November against Eddie Alvarez. Although he hasn’t boxed professionally, McGregor did box while growing up and is known for his striking expertise.“Floyd’s been an amazing tactician in term of his quickness, his ability to get in there, his ability to elude punches,” Attar said. “But I think on Aug. 26, I’m bullish on the idea that that’s going to change and he is going to meet someone that is going to have the physical attributes that will potentially catch him and be that one, 49-1.”Attar said Mayweather was arguably the greatest boxer of all time, “but there’s some things that he hasn’t faced before and Conor brings those … unique differentiation attributes and strategies.“Both of their styles will cause them to engage differently than Floyd’s other competitors before Conor. And in my opinion, that’s going to yield a different result.“I’m more confident on the idea that we’re gonna be that one. 49 and one.”ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Pinoy windsurfers bag gold in RS: One World Championships in Vietnam Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chickencenter_img Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017, he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on Aug. 26. Mayweather, who retired in September 2015 after winning all 49 of his pro fights, will face a mixed martial arts fighter who has never been in a scheduled 12-round fight at the MGM Grand arena. The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)SINGAPORE — Conor McGregor’s fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 has been described by critics as a novelty and a sideshow, among other things.McGregor’s camp doesn’t care what it’s called, promising only that it’ll be a contest.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken What ‘missteps’? 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire View commentslast_img read more


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