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Cotabato’s most wanted falls
An unidentified gunman shot to death a notorious gun-for-hire also considered North Cotabato’s most wanted in a barangay in Carmen here, on Wednesday.


Regal Films story ought to be told

Highspeed recently suggested books about four great actresses: Gloria Romero, Nora Aunor, Vilma Santos, and Rosa Rosal.


Imelda Marcos seeks graft acquittal

Imelda Marcos seeks graft acquittal

Former first lady Imelda Marcos has sought acquittal for graft charges arising from her interest in foundations that were allegedly used in maintaining the Marcos family’s bank accounts in Switzerland. 

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House OKs coco trust fund

The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a measure creating the Coconut Industry Trust Fund for the benefit of “poor and marginalized” coconut farmers, without explicitly recognizing the abuses of the Marcos regime.

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Ombudsman to file graft raps vs Floirendo

Ombudsman to file graft raps vs Floirendo

The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing of graft charges against Davao del Norte Rep. Antonio Floirendo Jr. for having financial interest in a banana company that has a joint venture agreement with the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

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Race against time to recognize victims of martial law

Race against time to recognize victims of martial law

For the government agency responsible for the gargantuan task of reviewing thousands upon thousands of haunting stories of human rights violations under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, its biggest challenge may yet be its race against time.

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Vice News

Wes Anderson’s New Movie Sends a Bunch of Dogs to an Island of Trash

The ‘Royal Tenenbaums’ director ventures into dystopian territory in his second stop-motion feature, ‘Isle of Dogs.’


The Guys Cashing in on Hurricane Irma’s Boat Destruction

The historic storm made a mess of the fleets of ships in Miami’s Biscayne Bay. Now salvagers are looking for a windfall.


How I Make My Ultra-Long-Distance Relationship Work

People are quick to foreclose possibilities in life. But I won’t let an obstacle like distance keep me from the man I’m falling in love with.


Immigration

CETA Comes Into Effect, Facilitating Easier Entry to Canada for Business Visitors

Free trade between Canada and the European Union (EU) starts today, September 21, and with it comes increased opportunities for businesses, their key personnel, services suppliers, independent professionals, and short-term business visitors to work in Canada. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) — a free trade agreement between Canada, the EU and its member […]


U.S. ‘Dreamers’ are welcome to Huron University College in Ontario
In the wake of the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Huron University College, an affiliate of Western University in London, Ontario, announced that they will offer $60,000 in scholarships to eligible students affected by the news. The DACA program was initiated by President Barack Obama back in […]


Indian-born architect Aziz Bootwala says personal achievement is only part of your immigrant story
Many immigrants come to Canada to pursue new opportunities and strive for personal success. But Aziz Bootwala, an architect who moved to North America from Mumbai, India, when he was 21 years old, says achieving your own success is only part of your immigrant story. According to Bootwala, to consider yourself truly victorious, you should give […]


Sports

Terry Francona discusses bullpen’s big day following 4-1 win

Tito after the sweep.


Andre gives Tribe bullpen spotlight after terrific staff outing vs. Angels

Dan Otero, Nick Goody, and Tyler Olson after the win.


Arizona opens Pac-12 play by hosting No. 23 Utah

Wildcats’ proficient rushing attack faces staunch test against Utes’ 2nd-ranked defense


Stanley opens strong at East Lake, and so does Spieth
ATLANTA (AP) Kyle Stanley and Jordan Spieth are off to strong starts in the Tour Championship with different goals in mind.


California hits Gatorade in court for “anti-water” videogame
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California’s attorney general has reached a $300,000 settlement with Gatorade over allegations the company made ”anti-water” statements in a cellphone game.


Broncos’ Anderson returns from 2016 injury with a vengeance

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) You can rattle off all sorts of reasons C.J. Anderson is back to being one of the NFL’s top running backs 11 months after a right knee injury cut short his 2016 season.


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