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Covering corruption exposes journalists to arrest in Iraq

first_img Three jailed reporters charged with “undermining national security” News The latest victim was Mostafa Hamed, a reporter based in Fallujah, in the western province of Al Anbar, where he works for the local TV channel Sharqeya. He was arrested at his home at 2 a.m. on 9 June by policemen who did not tell him what he was charged with, and was finally released today without being charged. According to the information gathered by the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory (JFO), RSF’s partner NGO in Iraq, Hamed had been investigating the involvement of Fallujah city hall leaders in a real estate scandal. Sharqeya is owned by Saad al Bazzaz, a local businessman and political rival of Al Anbar’s governor, who tried to get the TV channel closed last December. The other recent victim is Hossam al Kaabi, a reporter based in Najaf, 180 km south of Baghdad, who has repeatedly been harassed in connection with his coverage of an alleged corruption case involving the Najaf provincial airport’s former governing board. What with money, women and threats, every kind of method has been used in an attempt to silence his reporting on the case, he said. The corruption case is however by no means a secret. He has also been the target of dozens of legal actions. The latest method was an arrest warrant, which resulted in his having to pay the large sum of 15 million dinars (10,745 euros) in bail to obtain his release on 6 June. The warrant was the result of a complaint filed by Najaf airport’s former administration four days after Kaabi’s main media outlet, the NRT network’s Arabic-language channel, was forced to close for financial reasons. Defended by a consortium of lawyers, Kaabi told RSF he is concerned about the outcome because of the lack of judicial independence in Iraq. “These two arrest warrants highlight the different kinds of difficulties for journalists in Iraq, which not only include being unjustly prosecuted but also the risk of seeing your work used for the purposes of the political rivalry,” said Sophie Anmuth, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “The absurd proceedings against Hossam al Kaabi must be dropped and the authorities must do their duty to protect journalists who are the target of threats.” As Kaabi points out on Facebook, in theory Iraqi law protects the right of journalists to seek information and sources. But in practice, as JFO has often reported, local officials act with impunity when they use judicial pressure and sometimes death threats to pressure journalists who investigate corruption. Iraq is ranked 160th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” December 28, 2020 Find out more IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting sources Judicial harassment June 12, 2018 Covering corruption exposes journalists to arrest in Iraq News Follow the news on Iraq Help by sharing this information News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrests to which two investigative reporters have been subjected in different parts of Iraq in the past few days in connection with their coverage of corruption, and calls for an end to the harassment of these journalists.center_img to go further February 15, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Hossam al Kaabi IraqMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting sources Judicial harassment Iraq : Wave of arrests of journalists covering protests in Iraqi Kurdistan RSF_en News Organisation December 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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Emergency Food.

first_imgLogically, Amy Hopper doesn’t think the arrival of the newcentury is going to affect her family’s food supply. But the motherof two young children isn’t taking any chances.”Every time I go grocery shopping, I buy an extra bagof sugar, an extra bag of flour, a box of powdered milk and agallon of water,” Hopper said. “I don’t think we’llactually have to have it. But we can always use it.”University of Georgia food experts support Hopper’s logic.Storing Extra Food is a Smart Idea”We aren’t telling people to go out and stock their pantriesbecause of Y2K. But we are telling them it’s a smart idea to stockyour pantry for emergencies,” said Elizabeth Andress, anExtension Service food safety specialist with the UGA Collegeof Family and Consumer Sciences. “Every family should haveat least a three-day emergency food supply to fall back on.”Andress said having an emergency food supply cuts down on thestress level in emergencies and natural disasters.”Whether it’s a hurricane, tornado or snow storm, a naturaldisaster could prevent you from running to the grocery store topick up supplies for dinner,” Andress said.”Having an emergency food supply on hand will providepeace of mind for you and your family,” she said, “nomatter what disaster may come your way.”Select the Right Foods for Emergency ConditionsThesize of your emergency food supply depends on the size of yourfamily and home storage area. Stock only nonperishable foods.”Select foods that require no refrigeration, little orno cooking and little or no water,” Andress said. “Chancesare, if you’re in an emergency situation, you aren’t going tohave the luxuries of electricity and running water.”Stock your food supply with ready-to-eat canned meats, fruitsand vegetables. Remember to buy containers that can be used upin one meal or snack, since you will most likely be unable torefrigerate leftovers.Add canned juices and soups and canned or powdered milk. Includebottled water and extra water to mix with the powdered milk anddilute the soups.Supply enough fluids (milk, juice, water, etc.) so each familymember is allotted at least 2 quarts of fluids per day.Your supply should also include staple foods such as sugar,salt and pepper and high-energy foods like peanut butter, jelly,crackers, granola bars and trail mix.Remember the Extras”Don’t forget to throw in some comfort foods, too, likecookies, hard candy, sweetened cereals and instant coffee andtea,” Andress said.And don’t forget your vitamins. Be sure to include vitamin,mineral and protein supplements to assure proper nutrition.When stocking your emergency supply, keep in mind any specialneeds in your family. Have you included special foods for infantsor elderly family members?Don’t forget to include a hand-operated can opener, scissorsand knife for opening canned foods and foods in foil or plasticpouches. The last items in your food supply should be disposableplates, cups and utensils.Replenish Your Supply Yearly”Once you have your food supply together, make a listof dates when food items need to be inspected and possibly rotatedout. Then replace them with newly bought items,” Andresssaid. “Canned foods can last two years. But for best quality,use them within one year.”Powdered milk may be stored 12 to 24 months. Most of the otherfoods in your emergency supply should be used or rotated out withinone year. Over time, replace any food cans which may be rusty,leaky, dented or bulging.Now that your emergency food supply is intact, store it ina cool, dry place. Store dry supplies off the floor in a clean,dry, dark place away from any sources of moisture.(Photo by Sharon Omahen, University of Georgia College ofAgricultural and Environmental Sciences.)last_img read more

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Steven Naismith says ‘all the small things’ in Scotland’s favour ahead of Serbia final | Football News

first_img Scotland head coach Shelley Kerr says the weight of the country is on counterpart Steve Clarke’s shoulders but he will not be distracted McLeish managed Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic while the pair were at Genk in Belgium and the former Rangers boss says Serbia have quality in the squad.“It is a tough one, it is not one that you can say ‘we will definitely beat them’,” he said.“We’ve all got to be optimistic and say this is now or never, although it is not now or never because there have been great signs over the past few weeks and a great result against the Czech Republic.“But that is a tough team and it is a tough place to go to, albeit no fans. That is still a very difficult game. They have guys like Aleksandar Mitrovic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – a young guy I had at Genk – and he is in the form of his life as well, so very dangerous players.” Hearts forward Naismith, who won the most recent of his 51 caps for his country in the victory over Kazakhstan last November, knows the importance of the clash to the nation and thinks Scotland have a few advantages going into the game. Scotland manager Steve Clarke during a Scotland training session at the Oriam, on September 03, 2020, in Edinburgh, Scotland – Advertisement – Thursday 12th November 7:00pm Steven Naismith believes “all the small things” are going in Scotland’s favour ahead of their Euro 2020 play-off final against Serbia on Thursday.Steve Clarke’s side travel to Belgrade knowing that a win will see Scotland qualify for their first major tournament since the World Cup in France in 1998.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – 0:34 Former Scotland manager Alex McLeish is expecting a tough match in Thursday’s winner-takes-all play-off against Serbia Kick off 7:45pm 1:19 Naismith sees talented players throughout the squad and believes their ability to win in different circumstances is key for Scotland.“The confidence that I get is that the backbone and spine of the squad are talented, talented players,” he said.“They have consistently improved but also come up with the goods. Whether, way back against Cyprus, we are going a goal down, we are getting back into the game and winning the game, whether we need to defend well to see out a game the boys have come up with the goods every time. That’s what gives me confidence.”Former Scotland manager Alex McLeish says the team have to be optimistic heading into the game but is well aware of the test in front of them. “We are on a run of good performances and good results and the players have bought into what the manager expects and I am very optimistic but I would guard that they are a very good team that we are coming up against.”Scotland are unbeaten in eight games heading into the final after recent impressive wins over the Czech Republic and Slovakia. “It’s massive, I’ve been involved in the national team for close to 15 years and I don’t think there is a bigger game, it’s as simple as that,” he said.“It is a one-off game, it is going to be a really tough game but all the small things I would say are going in our favour – there are no fans away from home, it is a one-off game and the Nations League has been good for us.- Advertisement –last_img read more

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Buying Gold Coast property along the beach vs in the Hinterland

first_img19 Seashell Ave, Mermaid Beach. 25-27 Forest Ridge Drive, Bonogin. STRUGGLING to decide whether you want a seachange or a treechange?Making a decision can be a daunting task given the market is flooded with stunning beachside and Hinterland properties at the moment.But comparing the pros and cons of both will take the panic out of making one of the biggest purchases of your life.To make life even easier, we’ve already done some of the hard work for you. 1. Burleigh Waters and Currumbin Valley 29801/2 Ephraim Island, Paradise Point. A luxury island penthouse or acreage estate with Federation-style house and its own chapel?The Ephraim Island and Maudsland properties have very similar prices at $2.39 million and $2.25 million respectively so that won’t be a deal breaker.They also both have wrap around balconies but while the penthouse overlooks the water, the Queenslander is surrounded by greenery.The 8th-level penthouse has all the luxury features expected of a prestige property, including floor-to-ceiling windows and marble featured throughout.The Maudsland home has been modernised but has retained its character features, including fireplaces and detailed woodwork.It also offers dual living as the chapel has been converted into a two-bedroom loft. 3. Ephraim Island and Maudsland 77 Holyrood Rd, Maudsland. 25-27 Forest Ridge Drive, Bonogin. MORE: Fisherman’s hut going under the hammer 2. Mermaid Beach and Bonogin House hunters will be paying for the location of this Mermaid Beach house, which is metres from the ocean.The two-storey three-bedroom house on a 308sq m block close to Hedges Ave, also known as ‘Millionaire’s Row’, is listed with an asking price of $2.475 million.Yet at Bonogin, prospective buyers could snap up a modern mansion on an elevated 4827sq m block for $200,000 less.The five-bedroom house is much further from the beach but it is surrounded by bushland and has sweeping views of the Gold Coast.center_img 81 Burleigh St, Burleigh Waters. 81 Burleigh St, Burleigh Waters. COMPARE THE PAIR 29801/2 Ephraim Island, Paradise Point. For the same price of a house on a 635sqm block at Burleigh Waters, you could buy an acreage estate at Currumbin Valley.Both are modern properties with five bedrooms, have a listing price just over $1.6 million and are close to a lake or creek, but that is the extent of their similarities.The Burleigh Waters house is streets from the beach as well as popular cafes and restaurants while the Currumbin Valley property is more secluded and private.The Hinterland estate also has much more space, including paddocks for horses.The beachside house has limited yard space but it is across the road form a park. 9A Bourke Lodge Drive, Currumbin Valley. 19 Seashell Ave, Mermaid Beach. Would you rather live in a beachside of Hinterland property? 9A Bourke Lodge Drive, Currumbin Valley.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa14 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoMORE: Apartment sales at two-year high 77 Holyrood Rd, Maudsland.last_img read more

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D.E.A. Keeps Marijuana on List of Dangerous Drugs (US)

first_imgD.E.A. Keeps Marijuana on List of Dangerous Drugs, Frustrating AdvocatesNew York Times 11 August 2016Family First Comment: And for good reason. The Drug Enforcement Administration’s decision on Thursday to not remove marijuana from the list of the nation’s most dangerous drugs outraged scientists, public officials and advocates who have argued that the federal government should recognize that marijuana is medically useful.Reclassifying marijuana from a Schedule 1 drug to a Schedule 2 drug would have made it easier to get federal approval for studies of its uses and paved the way for doctors to eventually write prescriptions for marijuana-derived products that could be filled at pharmacies, like other Schedule 2 drugs such as Adderall, which is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Eight Democratic legislators had urged the D.E.A. to reclassify marijuana to a Schedule 2 drug. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts voiced her disappointment with the decision on Twitter. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York said in a statement, “It shouldn’t take an act of Congress for the D.E.A. to get past antiquated ideology and make this change.”Yet in a separate policy proposal also issued on Thursday, the agency handed researchers and advocates a victory in removing a significant roadblock to medical studies of marijuana. The D.E.A. said it will allow universities and even private companies to apply to grow marijuana for scientific research. For many years, the University of Mississippi has had a monopoly on that role as the sole D.E.A.-approved provider of marijuana, and researchers have long complained that the supply of the drug was grossly inadequate, stymying efforts to establish whether marijuana is an effective treatment for many diseases.Chuck Rosenberg, the acting head of the D.E.A., wrote in the decision that marijuana would remain a Schedule 1 drug because “it has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision, and a high potential for abuse.” He said these criteria are set out in the Controlled Substances Act, which mandates scheduling decisions based on scientific data.READ MORE: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/12/health/dea-keeps-marijuana-on-list-of-dangerous-drugs-frustrating-advocates.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth&action=click&contentCollection=health&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=6&pgtype=sectionfrontlast_img read more

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DISTURBING: Colorado voters approve assisted suicide

first_imgLifeSiteNews 8 November 2016Family First Comment: “People have been inundated with the message that this is about freedom, that this is about my autonomy, that there will be safeguards in place, when the fact is when you look at the reality, none of that is true.”Colorado voted to legalize physician-assisted suicide tonight by an expected margin of around 65 percent to 33 percent.Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the London, Ontario-based Euthanasia Prevention Coalition says the result is distressing but not surprising.“People have been inundated with the message that this is about freedom, that this is about my autonomy, that there will be safeguards in place, when the fact is when you look at the reality, none of that is true.”Proposition 106 creates the “Colorado End of Life Options Act” allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to patients age 18 and over who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and have been assessed to have six or fewer months to live.The law requires two doctors to agree that the patient is in the final stages of a terminal illness. Patients will not be asked to undergo a mental health examination.“The language is very weak,” noted Schadenberg. “If you have a medical condition you don’t have to speak to a specialist, you don’t have to, in any way, receive an opportunity to get the information that might change your mind on it.”READ MORE: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/colorado-assisted-suicide-voteKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

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Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally in fourth quarter to fend off Warriors

first_imgROCK. MY. SOUL.We SEE YOU @Jmyke1! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/Uij5KW0Afa— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 “That’s what we are… We’re a work in progress. We just got to keep getting better”Coach Doc Rivers comments on tonight’s victory over Golden State.#ClipperNation • @LAClippers pic.twitter.com/ciezccqpvg— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 “I feel better, I’m able to jump without it grabbing too much,” said Leonard, who shot 14 for 25 and added nine rebounds, five assists and three steals but committed five turnovers in Friday’s win.The Clippers again were without Paul George, who suffered a strained left hamstring during practice Wednesday and was sidelined for the second time in three games.L.A. also was playing for the first time since Sunday, enjoying a four-day break, “like a mini-All-Star break,” Clippers guard Rodney McGruder called it. But the Clippers looked like the layoff was a lot longer than that – or maybe not long enough.After allowing 272 points in a Staples Center split last weekend, the Clippers missed dunks, missed plenty of 3-point shots (28 of 39 tries were off-target), and committed lots of turnovers (19).“Tonight, what’s the date? January whatever? There is not a lot that we can do about it today,” Rivers said of his team’s miscues, with an eye on the future to which Kerr was referring. “If we play like that in May or April, that will hurt us.”Fortunately for the Clippers, they were facing a Warriors squad that was (without injured All-Star guards Steph Curry and Klay Thompson) inept enough from behind the arc, shooting 20.5 percent (8 for 39) from deep.Alec Burks did bury a big 3-pointer for the Warriors with 4:32 to play, drawing a foul on Landry Shamet (who had five for the game) before converting the four-point play to cut the Clippers’ lead to 97-95. Omari Spellman’s open 3-pointer cut the Clippers’ advantage to 101-98 with 3:35 left.Williams responded with a 3-pointer with the shot clock running out to give the Clippers a 103-98 lead with 2:22 to play.Draymond Green’s layup pulled Golden State back within four points, then Leonard threw down a resounding slam to increase the Clippers’ lead to 106-100.Finally, a 3-pointer by Patrick Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) sealed it. Beverley fell one assist short of his first career triple-double.“Awww … I wish we’da knew that, collectively,” Williams said. “But that’s the makeup of this group, we really don’t chase individual stats, I don’t think anybody was even paying attention to that or knew that. We were just going with the flow of the game.“I wish he’d have got it, because that’s something special.”Said Beverley: “I just go out there and try to be Pat. Unfortunately, PG’s out, I know I’m gonna have the ball a little bit more, so I just try to, you know, go out there and make my teammates better and get Kawhi the ball when he needed it, and get Sham the ball when he needed it, and hopefully, it works out.”Williams finished with 21 points and Harrell had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Clippers defeated the Warriors in consecutive games for the first time since 2011. Kawhi Leonard scored 10 of his game-high 36 points in the fourth period, when Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell both contributed nine to help their squad recover in time to keep the Warriors (9-31) from winning on the road for just the fourth time this season.Among Leonard’s baskets were a trio of ferocious slams, including one he hammered down to make it 106-100.“He’s been doing it a lot lately,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said of his slam-dunking superstar, who’s been limited to playing only half of every back-to-back set of games while he sticks to an injury management regimen to help an ongoing issues with the patella tendon in his left knee.“I think he is in a far better place now than he was in Game 1, let’s just put it like that. You can see it with him, you can see it in the practices, it’s just going up, you can feel it, you can see it, he has a better thrust now, and it’s good, it has been really good to see.”Leonard agreed with Rivers’ assessment. Kawhi Leonard pours in a game-high 36 PTS to spark the @LAClippers comeback victory! #ClipperNation pic.twitter.com/eEbzSHTKvK— NBA (@NBA) January 11, 2020 PreviousLos Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, goes up for a dunk as Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, right, grabs a rebound away from Warriors guard Alec Burks, left, and guard Ky Bowman during the second half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) fell one assist shy of his first career triple-double in the Clippers’ 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors guard Jacob Evans, right, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Glenn Robinson III, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Rodney McGruder defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, goes up for a dunk as Golden State Warriors forward Alen Smailagic defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein, front, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, passes the ball as Warriors guard Ky Bowman defends during the first half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Leonard had 36 points as the Clippers rallied for a 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman, center, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Maurice Harkless, left, and forward Kawhi Leonard defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman, right, goes up for a dunk as Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green, left, watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole, center, passes the ball as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, and forward Maurice Harkless defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Rodney McGruder defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, and Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee reach for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, second from left, Glenn Robinson III and forward Omari Spellman defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green, right, dunks as Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, shoots as Golden State Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, left, blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors guard Alec Burks during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, goes up for a dunk as Golden State Warriors forward Omari Spellman defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 109-100. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, right, grabs a rebound away from Warriors guard Alec Burks, left, and guard Ky Bowman during the second half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) fell one assist shy of his first career triple-double in the Clippers’ 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)NextShow Caption1 of 19Clippers guard Patrick Beverley, right, grabs a rebound away from Warriors guard Alec Burks, left, and guard Ky Bowman during the second half of Friday’s game at Staples Center. Beverley (12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and a career-high-tying three blocked shots) fell one assist shy of his first career triple-double in the Clippers’ 109-100 win. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)ExpandLOS ANGELES — Steve Kerr certainly isn’t concerned about the Clippers.Before his depleted Golden State Warriors team pushed the Clippers for much of Friday night’s game at Staples Center, the three-time NBA champion coach offered some perspective on his opponent’s state of affairs.“They’re playing for the playoffs,” Kerr said. “And sometimes you just bide your time a little bit and lay in the weeds a little bit, but we know who they are and they’re going to be one of the teams to beat in the playoffs.”The Clippers showed a glimpse of what that team might look like when it’s clicking in the fourth quarter of their 109-100 win on Friday, outscoring Golden State 36-17 in the final frame to recover from a 10-point deficit entering the final 12 minutes. Cookies ➡️ Easy Two #ClipperNation • @LAClippers pic.twitter.com/WUuemF1DcO— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 Tonight, Patrick Beverley was one assist shy of his first career triple-doubleHe chats with @jaimemaggio following tonight’s come-from-behind win.#ClipperNation • @LAClippers pic.twitter.com/56SPtk0jHu— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) January 11, 2020 Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more