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G7 united against Russia, doubts remain on Iran deal

TORONTO: The Group of Seven industrialized nations presented a stern common front against Russian aggression Sunday at their foreign ministers conference in Toronto. But for all the talk of resisting the “malign activities” of Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin, Washington’s European partners are still concerned that President Donald Trump will tear up the Iran nuclear deal. And […]

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Duterte sacks 2 more gov’t officials
President Duterte on Saturday said that he has fired two more government officials for corruption.


Cebu Pacific aircraft stalls at Zamboanga airport runway

An aircraft of Cebu Pacific suffered a technical glitch that caused a temporary closure of the Zamboanga International Airport runway on Monday.

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‘Shabu’ seized inside condo unit in Muntinlupa

MORE than a kilo of “shabu” (methamphetamine hydrochloride) was seized inside the unit of a posh mid-size condominium complex in Muntinlupa city early Monday, a spokesperson for the Southern Police District (SPD) said. Supt. Jenny Tecson said that elements of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Drug Enforcement Unit, together with the Muntinlupa City Police Station, raided […]

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The Arab and his camel
When I was young, my mother used to read to me children stories. One story I found quite entertaining was entitled “The Arab and His Camel”. The story went like this.


PNP to embark on ‘drastic but necessary’ internal cleansing – Albayalde

PNP to embark on ‘drastic but necessary’ internal cleansing – Albayalde

Newly installed Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has vowed to undertake “drastic but necessary” and “difficult but doable” internal cleansing program in the nation’s police force to ensure efficient service to the public.

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Vice News

These Modern Day Hermits Live in Java’s Most-Haunted Forest

According to locals, the forests of Alas Purwo are visited by the spirits of Indonesia’s founding fathers.


How Arsene Wenger’s Rise and Fall Mirrors the End of Blairism and Cool Britannia

Blair’s Third Way and Wenger’s vitamin-infused tiki taka transformed their fields, were re-worked by others and then ceased to work.


A Pro Joint Roller Made Smokeable ‘Rick and Morty’ Characters for 4/20

Tony Greenhand, who can make over $1,000 for rolling a single joint, made Rick, Morty, Mr. Poopybutthole, and Mr. Meeseeks.


Immigration

Federal, Quebec immigration ministers meet to discuss asylum-seeker situation

The immigration ministers for Canada and the province of Quebec met this week to look at ways their departments can better manage the influx of asylum seekers crossing into Canada from the United States. Last year, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police intercepted nearly 19,000 people after they crossed the Canada-U.S. border at unofficial entry points […]


PEI taps Express Entry pool in latest Expression of Interest draw

The Atlantic province of Prince Edward Island has issued 169 invitations in a new draw announced Friday, including 75 to Express Entry candidates. The draw took place on April 19 and is the third through Prince Edward Island’s Expression of Interest system, which was introduced in February. PEI’s Office of Immigration said the Express Entry […]


RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants ‘Where are they now?’ Series: Akram Al-Otumi
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards, we are looking back at some of the past honourees over the years in this special “Where are they now” series.   Spotlight on Akram Al-Otumi (RBC Top 25, 2014) Since receiving Canadian Immigrant’s RBC Top 25 award in 2014, Akram Al-Otumi […]


Sports

Dodgers rally from 3 runs down to top Nationals 4-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) Although Cody Bellinger’s fierce line drive drove in the tying run, it hit the center field wall so quickly that the throw back to the infield beat him to second base.


Rangers hope to build on home win, in series opener vs A’s (Apr 22, 2018)
Not much has been going right for Texas through the first 23 games of the season, but the stars aligned correctly on Sunday afternoon and allowed the Rangers to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4, avoid a three-game sweep and win at home for the first time in almost two weeks.


Corbin fans 11 in 6 innings, D-backs win 7th straight series

PHOENIX (AP) Rack up another series victory for the Arizona Diamondbacks and another dominant win for Patrick Corbin.


Don Mattingly says the Marlins’ mistakes have been frustrating

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly talks about how leaving the bases loaded without scoring a run proved costly for the Fish.


Ramirez hits 2 HRs to lift Kluber, Indians past Orioles 7-3 (Apr 22, 2018)

BALTIMORE (AP) Jose Ramirez homered twice and drove in three runs, Corey Kluber won his third straight start and the Cleveland Indians beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Sunday.


Levy holds off Quiros to win Trophee Hassan II
RABAT, Morocco (AP) Alexander Levy finished with a 2-under 70 Sunday to win the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco by a shot from overnight leader Alvaro Quiros.