Learning the LeBron Lesson: Be More Than a Scorer - Lakers.com

For a peek into LeBron James' core values, you need only notice how he gives some of the same answers to different questions. For example, meaningful personal accomplishments get him reflecting on his hometown of Akron, Ohio, and how far he has come ...-- https://www.nba.com/lakers/news/the-point/181206-learning-the-lebron-lesson-be-more-than-a-scorer

Another big game for Kawhii Leonard as Raptors turn back 76ers - INQUIRER.net

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard insisted he doesn't try to do anything extra in big games. His numbers suggest otherwise. Leonard had 36 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 18 of his season-high 26 in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat ...-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330312/another-big-game-for-kawhii-leonard-as-raptors-turn-back-76ers

Spotify's 2018 Wrapped feature is now live and ready to take you down memory lane - TechCrunch

As we approach the new year, it's time to be reminded how many times we all listened to “thank U, next” in 2018. How? With Spotify's Wrapped, which is now live on the music streaming app. AdChoices. For the last few years, Spotify has made it very easy ...and more »-- https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/06/spotifys-2018-wrapped-feature-is-now-live-and-ready-to-take-you-down-memory-lane/

Odds tumble on Miss Universe's first ever trans contestant to win - Daily Star

Angela Ponce, 27, from Seville, Spain, has seen her odds of winning tumble from 66/1 to 16/1 after a sizeable gamble, said William Hill. The bookmaker's favourite to win is South Africa's beauty queen Tamaryn Green, at 6/1 odds. But Angela could end up ...-- https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/746732/miss-universe-favourite-angela-ponce-transsexual-betting-odds-tumble

'He thinks he's God': Macron's style fuels French protesters' ire - The Peninsula Qatar

Le Mans, France: The French have gone sour on their 40-year-old President Emmanuel Macron, who has been heckled and booed in recent days as he grapples with a tax revolt. Why does he inspire such hatred among the "yellow vest" protesters?and more »-- https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/06/12/2018/He-thinks-he-s-God-Macron-s-style-fuels-French-protesters-ire

Another big game for Kawhii Leonard as Raptors turn back 76ers - INQUIRER.net

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard insisted he doesn't try to do anything extra in big games. His numbers suggest otherwise. Leonard had 36 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 18 of his season-high 26 in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat ...-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330312/another-big-game-for-kawhii-leonard-as-raptors-turn-back-76ers

Unai Emery's versatility is key to Arsenal's success - World Soccer Talk

Arsenal extended their unbeaten run to an impressive 20 games following their enthralling 4-2 victory over bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday as well as their 2-2 draw against Manchester United on Wednesday. The North London derby was the ...-- http://worldsoccertalk.com/2018/12/06/unai-emery-versatility-key-arsenal-success/

Cardinals strike gold, get Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks - RiverBender.com

PHOENIX (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals struck gold in their search for a big hitter, acquiring slugging first baseman Paul Goldschmidt in a blockbuster trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Eager to push for the playoffs after a three-year ...-- https://www.riverbender.com/sports-news/details.cfm?id%3D245730

Steph Curry's 42 leads Warriors past Cavs in faux NBA Finals rematch - INQUIRER.net

CLEVELAND — Their fierce rivalry is over, reduced to only memories. The Warriors and Cavaliers had something special, four straight NBA Finals that Steph Curry will one day savor. ADVERTISEMENT. Some day. “It was historical,” Curry said. “I'll ...-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330307/steph-currys-42-leads-warriors-past-cavs-in-faux-nba-finals-rematch

Another big game for Kawhii Leonard as Raptors turn back 76ers - INQUIRER.net

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard insisted he doesn't try to do anything extra in big games. His numbers suggest otherwise. Leonard had 36 points, Jonas Valanciunas scored 18 of his season-high 26 in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat ...-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330312/another-big-game-for-kawhii-leonard-as-raptors-turn-back-76ers

CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world 'off course' to curb warming - Rappler

Research shows rapid deployment of solar and wind power, along with gains in energy efficiency, have been outpaced by growth in demand for freight, personal transport, shipping, and aviation ...-- https://www.rappler.com/science-nature/environment/218308-world-off-course-curb-global-warming-study-december-2018

BSP survey: PH business, consumer confidence plunge due to economic woes - INQUIRER.net

Despite the onset of the holiday season, the confidence of Philippine businesses and local consumers are at their lowest levels in almost eight years — with the bearish sentiment expected to persist into early 2019 — no thanks to rising prices, a ...and more »-- https://business.inquirer.net/261756/bsp-survey-ph-business-consumer-confidence-plunge-due-to-economic-woes

Paris riots show difficulty of fighting warming with taxes - Manila Bulletin

By the Associated Press. The “yellow vests” in France are worrying greens around the world. The worst riots in Paris in decades were sparked by higher fuel taxes, and French President Emmanuel Macron responded by scrapping them Wednesday. But taxes ...-- https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/12/06/paris-riots-show-difficulty-of-fighting-warming-with-taxes/

Palawan's Hidden Beach is No. 1 in Asia's Top 50 Beaches list - INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines – The Hidden Beach in El Nido, Palawan bested 49 other beaches in Asia and ranked No. 1 in the continent's Top 50 Beaches for 2018, Canada-based online travel company Flight Network said. The Hidden Beach also placed third in ...-- https://lifestyle.inquirer.net/316386/palawans-hidden-beach-is-no-1-in-asias-top-50-beaches-list/

ICC Prosecutor: We will continue to examine PH war on drugs - Rappler

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda will carry on with her preliminary examinations despite President Duterte's withdrawal of the Philippines from the ICC. Lian Buan · @lianbuan. Published 1:39 PM, December 06, 2018. Updated 1:40 PM, December 06, 2018.-- https://www.rappler.com/nation/218331-prosecutor-fatou-bensouda-says-icc-will-continue-examine-philippines-war-on-drugs

Palace: Arroyo should explain P2.4B for her district in House-approved budget - GMA News

Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should explain why her district has an allocation of P2.4 billion for projects under the proposed national budget for 2019, Malacañang said Thursday. "I think so [she should explain], given the ...-- https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/677315/palace-arroyo-should-explain-p2-4b-for-her-district-in-house-approved-budget/story/

Priest: The time for appeasing Duterte is over - INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — “The time for appeasing Duterte is over.” This was part of the statement of Roman Catholic priest Fr. Amado Picardal following the recent threat of President Rodrigo Duterte to Catholic bishops. ADVERTISEMENT. READ: Kill bishops?-- https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1060699/priest-the-time-for-appeasing-duterte-is-over

Steph Curry's 42 leads Warriors past Cavs in faux NBA Finals rematch - INQUIRER.net

CLEVELAND — Their fierce rivalry is over, reduced to only memories. The Warriors and Cavaliers had something special, four straight NBA Finals that Steph Curry will one day savor. ADVERTISEMENT. Some day. “It was historical,” Curry said. “I'll ...-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330307/steph-currys-42-leads-warriors-past-cavs-in-faux-nba-finals-rematch

15 Filipino journos back from Japan's youth exchange program - pna.gov.ph

By Jelly Musico December 6, 2018, 2:35 pm. Share. Twitter. MANILA -- A total of 15 young Filipinos journalists, five of them from the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), have returned to the country after attending the JENESYS 2018: ...and more »-- http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1055907

Kaya FC's Elite U-13 bags silver in int'l football tourney in Phuket - INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — The Kaya Futbol Club (FC) Elite Under-13 bagged silver during the recent Phuket Football Tournament in Thailand. Kaya FC, the only Filipino team in the tourney, lost 1-0 to defending champions British International School (BIS) ...-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330358/kaya-fcs-elite-u-13-bags-silver-in-intl-football-tourney-in-phuket

Is Thailand 4.0 coming to fruition? - The ASEAN Post

Thailand's military junta, also known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) came into power after a coup in 2014. Since then, it – under the leadership of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha – has received both criticism and praise from ...and more »-- https://theaseanpost.com/article/thailand-40-coming-fruition

Malaysian fugitive financier, 4 others face new 1MDB charges - Pattaya Mail

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Wednesday they have filed new criminal charges against fugitive financier Low Taek Jho and four others over the multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund 1MDB. Low is wanted for his ...and more »-- http://www.pattayamail.com/worldnews/malaysian-fugitive-financier-4-others-face-new-1mdb-charges-236076

Don't stop believin': 'Crazy Rich Asians' director to turn Arnel Pineda's story into Hollywood film - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — “A true fairy tale and triumph of the human spirit.” That is how “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu described the life of Filipino singer Arnel Pineda, whom he illustrated as “an unlikely hero” and “an undeniable talent” in ...-- https://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2018/12/06/1874736/dont-stop-believin-crazy-rich-asians-director-turn-arnel-pinedas-story-hollywood-film

Is Thailand 4.0 coming to fruition? - The ASEAN Post

Thailand's military junta, also known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) came into power after a coup in 2014. Since then, it – under the leadership of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha – has received both criticism and praise from ...-- https://theaseanpost.com/article/thailand-40-coming-fruition

Detained Cambodian surrogate mothers released after pledging not to send babies to intended Chinese parents - INQUIRER.net

PHNOM PENH — Fifteen surrogate mothers – part of the 32 detained in July for agreeing to carry babies for Chinese nationals – have been freed, after the National Committee for Counter-Trafficking (NCCT) requested the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to ...-- https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1060612/detained-cambodian-surrogate-mothers-released-after-pledging-not-to-send-babies-to-intended-chinese-parents

Inflation slows to 6% in November 2018–PSA - Business Mirror

LOCAL economic managers described the inflation development on Wednesday as “comforting” and “encouraging,” as the report on the consumer price growth finally showed a slowdown in November this year. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) ...-- https://businessmirror.com.ph/inflation-slows-to-6-in-november-2018-psa/

Kris Aquino proud of Bimby's high grades - PEP.ph

Kris Aquino is a proud mom in her latest Instagram post, which showed Bimby's almost-perfect grades for the first quarter. Kris's son with James Yap, who is presently a Grade 6 student, got 99 in three subjects—reading, spelling, science and health; A ...-- https://www.pep.ph/lifestyle/parenting/38598/kris-aquino-proud-of-bimby-high-grades

Red-hot Curry carries Warriors over Cavs - Rappler

Looking fully recovered from injury, Steph Curry erupts for 42 points as the defending champion Warriors improve to 17-9. Agence France-Presse · @afp. Published 12:18 PM, December 06, 2018. Updated 12:35 PM, December 06, 2018. SIZZLING.-- https://www.rappler.com/sports/by-sport/basketball/nba/218325-red-hot-steph-curry-carries-golden-state-warriors-over-cleveland-cavaliers

NBC5 Forecast: Cold rain is on the way - Dallas News

High clouds began moving in from the west Wednesday evening, ahead of the next storm system. This will set the stage for a more active period of wet weather Thursday through part of Saturday. Widespread rain totals of one to three inches of rain can be ...-- https://www.dallasnews.com/news/weather/2018/12/05/nbc5-forecast-cold-rain-way

China's vow to curb 'horror drug' fentanyl won't end US opioid crisis —experts - GMA News

The US-China trade war truce includes a pledge by Beijing to tackle another lucrative -- and deadly -- export: fentanyl, a potent opioid ravaging US communities. The United States has pressed Beijing to do more to crack down on the drug, as smugglers ...-- https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/world/677282/china-s-vow-to-curb-horror-drug-fentanyl-won-t-end-us-opioid-crisis-experts/story/

As Japan considers allowing more foreigners, tiny rural town wants to go further - Reuters

AKITAKATA, Japan (Reuters) - Brazilian Luan Dartora Taniuti settled in the remote municipality of Akitakata in southwest Japan when he was nine. Leonel Maia of East Timor has been there nearly seven years. Filipina Gladys Gayeta is a newly arrived ...and more »-- https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-immigration-akitakata/as-japan-considers-allowing-more-foreigners-tiny-rural-town-wants-to-go-further-idUSKBN1O50HS

Political parties give the NCPO a cold shoulder - The Thaiger

PHOTO: Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjaajiva – The Nation. Thank you… next. Thai political parties are saying thanks, but no thanks, to an invitation to meet with the NCPO tomorrow for a 'briefing' about the forthcoming election. The number of parties ...-- https://thethaiger.com/news/national/political-parties-give-the-ncpo-a-cold-shoulder

Don't stop believin': 'Crazy Rich Asians' director to turn Arnel Pineda's story into Hollywood film - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — “A true fairy tale and triumph of the human spirit.” That is how “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. Chu described the life of Filipino singer Arnel Pineda, whom he illustrated as “an unlikely hero” and “an undeniable talent” in ...-- https://www.philstar.com/entertainment/2018/12/06/1874736/dont-stop-believin-crazy-rich-asians-director-turn-arnel-pinedas-story-hollywood-film

Late rally lifts LeBron James, Lakers past Spurs - INQUIRER.net

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James scored 20 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter and Josh Hart hit two clutch 3-pointers in the final minutes of the Los Angeles Lakers' fourth straight victory, 121-113 over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.-- https://sports.inquirer.net/330321/late-rally-lifts-lebron-james-lakers-past-spurs

12 dead in shipwreck off Libya: UN - Newsd.in

Tripoli, Dec 6 (IANS/AKI) At least 12 people died after a rubber boat which spent more than 10 days at sea capsized off Misrata, Libya, the UN migration agency has said, urging search and rescue operations to be stepped up in the Mediterranean.and more »-- https://newsd.in/12-dead-in-shipwreck-off-libya-un/

China demands Canada release Huawei executive - Washington Post

BEIJING — China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks. Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/china-demands-canada-release-huawei-executive/2018/12/06/862f3cc0-f923-11e8-8642-c9718a256cbd_story.html

Global Specialty Food Ingredients Market Insights: - Dynamic Reporter

Specialty Food Ingredients Market look into report covers the current circumstance and the advancement expectations of the business for 2018. This Report has been masterminded fundamentally build generally in light of explicit market assessment with ...-- https://dynamicreporter.com/2018/12/06/global-specialty-food-ingredients-market-research-99strategy/

Animal Feed Antioxidant Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2018–2025 - FastOnlineNews

Animal Feed Antioxidant Market presents the statistical analysis of present industry size as well as future expected industry trends with focus on key players, market drivers. Challenges faced by the competitors as well as the new entrants for ...-- https://fastonlinenews.com/34399/animal-feed-antioxidant-market-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecasts-2018-2025/

Titanium Concentrate Market Survey Report 2018 Along with Statistics, Forecasts till 2025 - Journalists' Mail (blog)

The Global Titanium Concentrate Market Research Report Forecast 2018-2025: Is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists. It provides the industry overview with growth analysis and historical & futuristic cost, revenue, demand and ...and more »-- http://journalistsmail.com/2018/12/05/titanium-concentrate-market-survey-report-2018-along-with-statistics-forecasts-till-2025/

Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether Market Size, Industry Growth Analysis & Forecast: 2023 - The Ufuomas Blog (press release) (blog)

SUMMARY of Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether Market Report: The Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether Market report evaluates the important characteristics of the Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether market based on present industry scenarios, market demands ...-- https://ufuomasblog.com/2018/12/05/ethylene-glycol-monobutyl-ether-market-size-industry-growth-analysis-forecast-2023/

The Best Music Videos of 2018 - Pitchfork

From Beyoncé and Jay's Louvre takeover to Troye Sivan's sweaty warehouse reverie to CupcakKe's gloriously NSFW dildo party, these are the 25 visuals that we couldn't look away from this year. Pitchfork. 6 hrs ago. Pop/R&B · Rap · Electronic; +2 more.-- https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/the-best-music-videos-of-2018/

Right-handed Inswing Commercial Front Doors Market | Global Market Detailed Study 2018-2023 and More… - TokenAspire

A study on the Right-handed Inswing Commercial Front Doors has been done in the midst of changing the environment around the world. The research report assumed significance due to several factors as some of the enterprises are keen to expand their ...and more »-- https://tokenaspire.com/right-handed-inswing-commercial-front-doors-market-global-market-detailed-study-2018-2023-and-more/4529/

China's unbridled export of coal power imperils climate goals - ABS-CBN News

PARIS - Even as China struggles to curb domestic coal-fired power and the deadly pollution it produces, the world's top carbon emitter is aggressively exporting the same troubled technology to Asia, Africa and the Middle East, an investigation by AFP ...-- https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/12/06/18/chinas-unbridled-export-of-coal-power-imperils-climate-goals

Cardinal Tagle in Bangladesh to visit Rohingya refugees - Manila Bulletin

By Christina Hermoso. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, in his capacity as president of Caritas Internationalis, has visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh to personally check on the condition of Rohingya Muslims who fled deadly ...-- https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/12/05/cardinal-tagle-in-bangladesh-to-visit-rohingya-refugees/