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Crew of oil tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman now in Dubai

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:35:28 +0000

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Crew members from a Norwegian-owned oil tanker apparently attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran as the other tanker targeted in the assault limped into anchorage off the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates. Both the mariners’ recollection and the […]


Hong Kong braces for huge rally

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:25:06 +0000

HONG KONG, China (AFP) – Hong Kong braced for another mass rally yesterday as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city’s embattled leader in suspending the bill. Organizers were hoping for another mammoth turnout as they vowed to keep pressure on chief […]


No special Cabinet meeting called, only joint cluster meeting — Nograles

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:11:21 +0000

No special Cabinet meeting called, only joint cluster meeting — Nograles

It is not a Cabinet meeting if President Rodrigo Duterte would not be there, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles made the clarification Sunday amid reports Duterte calling a Cabinet meeting to discuss the sinking of a Filipino boat after a “collision” with a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea.

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Flowers pile up for dead Hong Kong protester

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:25:23 +0000

Mourners place flowers and offer prayers at the site where a protester died, prior to the start of a rally in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019. - Hong Kong was braced for another mass rally, as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city's embattled leader in suspending the bill. Nearly 80 people were injured in this week's unrest, including 22 police officers, and one man died late on June 15, 2019 when he fell from a building where he had been holding an hours-long anti-extradition protest. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

Bouquets of white flowers, written tributes and origami cranes piled up Sunday outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, where a young man plunged to his death protesting against a controversial extradition bill.

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NBI to probe other hospitals, clinics involved in ‘bogus’ dialysis claims

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:20:47 +0000

Department of Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra said yesterday the National Bureau of Investigation will now turn its fact-finding probe on other hospitals and clinics with suspicious claims for dialysis treatment paid by the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. The expanded investigation was ordered after the indictment of the executives of WellMed Dialysis and Laboratory Center […]


Light rains persist in western Luzon

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:15:43 +0000

The effects of the southwest monsoon or “habagat” have temporarily weakened but some light rains may still persist over western Luzon, according to the State weather bureau yesterday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms will still prevail over Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, […]


Farmer gunned down in another attack on the Left

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:14:37 +0000

A member of a left-wing organization of farmers was gunned down outside his house at Barangay Halapitan, San Fernando town in Bukidnon province on Saturday (June 16) in what appeared to be another attack on the Left.

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NBI releases owner of treatment center in ‘ghost dialysis’ scheme

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 06:38:46 +0000

NBI releases owner of treatment center in ‘ghost dialysis’ scheme

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Sunday released Bryan Sy, the owner of WellMed Dialysis Center which was tagged in a ‘ghost dialysis’ scheme.

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Duterte dismayed by sluggish work of civilian gov’t workers

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:55:30 +0000

President Duterte is dismayed by the sluggish work of some civilian workers in the bureaucracy. The President admitted that civilian sector tend to be “slow” and “legalistic,” prompting him to appoint former military men to do the job instead. “Why do I prefer the military? This is not to derogate or to belittle the services […]


DoH 7 to lift measles outbreak declaration

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:50:14 +0000

CEBU CITY – The declaration of a measles outbreak in Region 7 may be lifted soon. Dr. Jaime Bernadas, director of the Department of Health in Central Visayas, said they are just awaiting the go signal from the national office for the lifting of the declaration. Bernadas said the DoH 7 has completed its outbreak […]


3 pushers arrested in Nueva Ecija

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:49:31 +0000

Separate police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operations led to the arrest of three suspected pushers in Nueva Ecija province on Saturday (June 15).

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Swimmer missing from race down New York’s Hudson River

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:47:28 +0000

Swimmer missing from race down New York's Hudson River

NEW YORK – Police were searching Saturday for a retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher from North Carolina who went missing during a marathon swimming race down New York’s Hudson River.

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Vice News

The First Lesbian Porn and 10 Other Revealing Artifacts from Lesbian History

Credit to Author: Oriana Leckert| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:26:30 +0000

The Lesbian Herstory Archives also include a Japanese “dyketionary” and a diary documenting what it was like to be queer in 1950’s small-town Ohio.


It Sure Looks Like Raptors President Masai Ujiri Was Carded Last Night

Credit to Author: Noel Ransome| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:26:21 +0000

After the Raptors president guided his team to a championship, he was asked for his ID by a cop.


Lena Dunham’s New Show Is About… Finance Bros?

Credit to Author: River Donaghey| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:45:38 +0000

Dunham will EP and direct the new HBO series, ‘Industry.’


Immigration

11 communities named under IRCC’s Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:44:53 +0000

The Government of Canada has named 11 Canadian communities that have been selected to take part in its new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot.  The pilot is designed to help smaller rural and remote communities attract foreign workers of various skill levels and provide them with permanent residence. Canada’s rural communities employ over four million […]


Toronto Raptors NBA championship a big win for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:22:24 +0000

A Canadian team made up mainly of foreign players and cheered on by thousands of immigrants is now the best in professional basketball.  Last night saw the Toronto Raptors take their first National Basketball Association (NBA) title by defeating the six-time champion Golden State Warriors in six games. The Raptors’ championship run garnered almost as […]


Canada’s Global Talent Stream: Nearly 24,000 visas granted in 2 years

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:12:45 +0000

The Government of Canada this week marked the two-year anniversary of its Global Skills Strategy, which has welcomed nearly 24,000 highly skilled foreign workers through its flagship Global Talent Stream.  The Global Talent Stream provides Canadian employers with easier access to temporary foreign workers with experience in 13 occupational categories in fields such as Information […]


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.