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Sotto calls ‘Bikoy’s handlers ‘fools’

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 01:58:55 +0000

Senate President Tito Sotto III slammed the “fools” who believed Peter Joemel Advincula when he first surfaced and claimed to be “Bikoy.” 

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Alejano says he is ready to face probe on ‘Bikoy’ claims

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 00:50:31 +0000

Outgoing Magdalo Rep. Gary Alejano said he and outgoing opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV are ready to face any Senate inquiry

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Ex-Agriculture chief pleads not guilty to graft charge

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 02:33:17 +0000

FORMER Agriculture secretary Proceso Alcala was arraigned on the graft charge which he and others were facing before the Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division. The Office of the Ombudsman filed the case…READ

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Palawan town taps youth as wildlife protectors

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 00:29:59 +0000

Palawan town taps youth as wildlife protectors

In a municipality with almost half of its territory occupied by forest land, its local government is tapping its youth to cascade

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Metro Manila, Bicol, Eastern Visayas to have rain, cloudy skies — Pagasa

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 23:56:44 +0000

Metro Manila, Bicol, Eastern Visayas to have rain, cloudy skies -- Pagasa

Metro Manila will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rain due to localized thunderstorms

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Rap song won’t get high in PDEA charts

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 21:40:25 +0000

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is not feeling the hit from a Filipino rap song and wants it banned.

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Marawi 2 years later: Tears still flowing, resentment growing

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 21:38:07 +0000

Marawi 2 years later: Tears still flowing, resentment growing

At the unveiling of a Muslim cemetery marker on Thursday, Norsalima Abdulrahman, tightly held on to a picture of her 6-year-old sister Sittia Ainah

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Resort owner sues Advincula, seeks P1.1B in damages

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 21:32:21 +0000

The businessman implicated by Peter Joemel Advincula in the illegal drug trade in his “Bikoy” videos is seeking P1.1 billion in damages

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‘Bikoy’ changes tune on videos

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 21:30:49 +0000

‘Bikoy’ changes tune on videos

Peter Joemel Advincula, who came forward on May 6 claiming he was “Bikoy,” the hooded man in the series of videos

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Kings test Parks

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 23:00:22 +0000

The Kings are hoping to start their bid on the right track at 7 p.m. opposite an Elite squad which gave Parks a rousing PBA debut with a 94-91 overtime win over Meralco last Sunday.


Fix party-list law – Comelec

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 21:22:47 +0000

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is considering lobbying in Congress to fix the loopholes in the party list law

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Comelec: Still no resolution on Cardema

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 21:20:56 +0000

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has yet to decide whether controversial former National Youth Commission Chair Ronald Cardema is qualified

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Vice News

Mark Zuckerberg Says the Supreme Court of Facebook Is Coming Soon

Credit to Author: Jason Koebler| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 19:54:48 +0000

The independent content council will make binding, final decisions about what’s allowed on Facebook: “Even if I disagree with its decisions, we won’t be able to overturn them,” Zuckerberg said.


Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users

Credit to Author: Joseph Cox| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 19:54:32 +0000

Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.


An Exhaustive Breakdown of Will Smith’s Extremely Cursed ‘Aladdin’ Rap

Credit to Author: Drew Schwartz| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 19:54:13 +0000

From the lamp-rubbing innuendos to the part where DJ Khaled channels the Ying Yang Twins.


Immigration

New Saskatchewan draws invite Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 20:29:45 +0000

Saskatchewan held new draws through its Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand immigration sub-categories May 22, producing a total of 325 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  Of that total, 221 invitations went to Occupation In-Demand candidates and 104 went to candidates in Saskatchewan’s Express Entry sub-category. Both sub-categories are key […]


Alberta invites Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 301

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 16:51:48 +0000

The province of Alberta has invited 197 Express Entry candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 301 to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  The draw, which took place through the Alberta Express Entry Stream, was held May 15 and the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) published details of the […]


Canada’s 2019 federal election: How could it affect immigration and Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 18:08:14 +0000

Canadians will head to the polls in October to elect a new federal government, which could spell changes to Canada’s current immigration policies.  Canada’s three major political parties — the governing Liberals, the Conservative Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party (NDP) — are all on the record as being in favour of economic […]


Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.