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Man killed in shootout after snatching motorbike

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:26:32 +0000

  An unidentified man was killed in a shootout with police after he reportedly stole a motorcycle from a lady rider in Barangay 161, Caloocan City, Sunday morning. Police said the slain suspect was wearing a black jacket, black pants and a black helmet. According to police report, one Analyn Cortez Bonafe, 25, was driving her Yamaha […]


DFA must summon Chinese envoy if diplomatic protests are snubbed – Pimentel

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:10:48 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – A face to face meeting between Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and the Chinese Ambassador to Manila must be set if China fails to respond to diplomatic protests filed by the Philippine over the intrusion of Chinese survey and warships in Philippine waters, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said. “We will use […]

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2 teens hurt in Cotabato City shooting

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:05:18 +0000

Blasts rock Cotabato City anew

COTABATO CITY – Two teenagers were seriously wounded when an unidentified gunman shot them at Barangay Rosary Heights 13 here on Sunday night, (Aug 18), police said. Capt. Rustom Pastolero, Cotabato Police Station 2 chief, Identified the victims only as “Kim” and “Gerald,” both 16 years old and students. The two went to a roadside store […]

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Robbery suspect arrested after stabbing woman, son

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:46:40 +0000

  Police arrested one of the robbers who stabbed dead a 15-year-old boy and wounded his 58-year-old mother in their house in Barangay Longos, Malabon City, Sunday morning. The suspect, Angelo James Dejados, 28, was arrested in a follow-up operation hours after attacking Christian Andrew Gonzales and his mother Elizabeth during the robbery. Dejado’s unidentified […]


Lacson: Instead of giving gifts to public servants, donate to gov’t institution

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:37:22 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines—Senator Panfilo Lacson suggested Monday that instead of giving gifts to public servants as appreciation for a job well done, the public should just make an official donation to the institution they work for. Lacson said this as he pushed for the revision of the present anti-graft laws and make them “more attuned to […]

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‘Environment secretary of the people’: Senators mourn death of Gina Lopez

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:23:09 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Monday mourned the death of former environment secretary Gina Lopez as they exalted her for her work as an environmental advocate. “By her selfless works, Gina’s work was the confirmed environment secretary of the people, the minister for sustainable development, and the ambassador for children’s rights,” Senator Sonny Angara said […]

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Duterte unfazed by Pogo hubs near military camps

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:09:23 +0000

President: Cory popular for losing Ninoy ‘in hands of Marcos’

MANILA, Philippines – The presence of Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) hubs manned by Chinese nationals near military camps is not something to worry about, President Rodrigo Duterte said, even as Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has raised concerns on the country’s national security. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the location of the Pogo hubs does […]

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Cardema eyeing impeachment, extortion raps vs Guanzon

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 01:46:20 +0000

Cardema eyeing impeachment, extortion raps vs Guanzon

MANILA, Philippines – Former National Youth Commission chief and embattled Duterte Youth party-list nominee Ronald Cardema on Monday said he is eyeing impeachment and extortion complaints against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon. “Sa impeachment complaint, kung may tutulong samin, sa tingin ko meron pang mga inagrabyado ‘to, di lang naman kami, sa tagal-tagal […]

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Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:40:17 +0000

Trump dismisses worries of recession, says economy is strong

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J.  – President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey golf club. “We’re doing tremendously well. […]

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Vancouver News

B.C. judge rules multimillion-dollar Inside Passage fuel spill fine should go to Heiltsuk Nation

Credit to Author: David Carrigg| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:21:54 +0000

The Nathan E. Stewart – an American articulated tug-barge travelling the Inside Passage from Alaska to Vancouver – ran aground and sank on a reef next to Athlone Island in the Seaforth Channel close to Bella Bella in the early hours of Oct. 13, 2016.


Missing four-year-old boy found 'safe and sound' near Mackenzie, B.C.

Credit to Author: Denise Ryan| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:12:54 +0000

Cpl. Madonna Sanderson, media spokesperson for the RCMP’s North District, told Postmedia News that George Hazard-Benoit was spotted early Sunday evening by an RCMP aircraft.


Duelling Hong Kong protests face off outside Chinese consulate in Vancouver

Credit to Author: Cheryl Chan| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:24:33 +0000

Pro-Beijing and Pro-Hong Kong protesters squared off in front of the Chinese consulate on Granville Street Sunday


Vice News

Autopsy Reveals How Jeffrey Epstein Ended His Life

Credit to Author: Carter Sherman| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:17:08 +0000

An official autopsy shows Epstein died of suicide by hanging in his Manhattan Correctional Center cell.


Here’s How Big Far Right Social Network Gab Has Actually Gotten

Credit to Author: David Gilbert| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:54:43 +0000

Gab has experienced a huge growth spurt in the first half of 2019, a worrying sign of the spread of hateful ideologies and radicalization online.


Normani Deserves to Be a Star

Credit to Author: DeAsia Paige| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:53:08 +0000

The 2000’s-inspired “Motivation” video is proof that the singer is ready to become a full-on pop sensation.


Immigration

Skilled immigrants: Canada is making progress toward gender equality

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:12:09 +0000

More and more women are finding themselves as the principal applicants in Canada’s Express Entry immigration process. Prospective immigrants to Canada are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score to help the federal government assess and rank candidate profiles in the Express Entry pool. Figures provided in the 2018 Express Entry year-end report reveal that […]


Haute technologie : Le Canada accueille les talents abandonnés par les États-Unis

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:00:08 +0000

Mezyad AlMasoud est titulaire de deux maîtrises et est PDG d’une entreprise qui gère l’argent des athlètes professionnels. Il est également l’un des immigrants hautement qualifiés forcés de quitter les États-Unis en raison des réformes de l’immigration en 2017. AlMasoud, qui a grandi au Koweït, désirait aller vivre en Amérique depuis son enfance. « J’aimais les […]


Saskatchewan invites 150 candidates to apply for Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand streams

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:24:15 +0000

Saskatchewan held two draws through the Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand immigration sub-categories issuing a total of 150 invitations. The break down for Saskatchewan’s August 15 provincial nomination draws are as follows: 45 Express Entry 105 Occupations In-Demand Candidates had to have a minimum Saskatchewan Expression of Interest score of 78. The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee […]


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.