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Village official, 3 inmates killed in shooting incidents in Cebu

A BARANGAY (village) councilor and three inmates were shot dead in separate shooting incidents in Talisay City, Cebu on Friday morning. Art Stephen Bas, 25, an incumbent councilor of Barangay Lagtang, sustained several gunshot wounds and died on the spot. Initial investigation revealed that Bas was on board his white Ford Everest (ZMV 596) sports utility vehicle […]

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Russia raids top space research center over spying allegations

Russia’s FSB security services on Friday raided a top space research center in a probe into staff alleged to be spying for the West, the Kommersant daily reported, citing sources.

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Criminal gang leader, accomplice arrested in Caloocan buy-bust

THE leader of a criminal gang operating in parts Metro Manila and Bulacan and his accomplice were arrested on Friday morning in a buy-bust operation in Caloocan City. Units of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit-National Capital Region Police Office (RDEU-NCRPO), Station Drug Enforcement Unit of Caloocan City Police Station, and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-NCR […]

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Hackers steal health records of 1.5M Singaporeans, including Prime Minister

Hackers have stolen health records belonging to 1.5 million Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who was specifically targeted in the “unprecedented” attack, authorities said Friday.

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Kuwaiti social media celebrity slammed for anti-Filipino domestic remarks

A SOCIAL media celebrity in Kuwait is under fire for comments against Filipina domestic helpers in the Gulf state. The video, which was uploaded on Facebook by Turkey’s English-language channel TRT World on Friday, has over 520,000 views. Sondos Alqattan, who is also a makeup artist, complained about Filipina domestic workers getting a day off […]

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In bank mix-up, Boston woman becomes a ‘millionaire’ for a few minutes

For a few minutes, a Boston woman says she was a millionaire.

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Vice News

Video Shows Man Blocking Person of Colour From Leaving Store For Being an ‘Illegal Alien’

London, Ontario police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.


The New Show ‘Summer Camp Island’ Will Fill the ‘Adventure Time’-Shaped Hole in Your Life

Indie animator turned ‘Adventure Time’ writer turned Cartoon Network’s second ever female showrunner Julia Pott told us about her excellent new show.


Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Poison Control Phone Operator

“We’ve [had people call about] sex toys that were accidentally swallowed and continued to vibrate in somebody’s stomach.”


Immigration

7 Canadian sports facts newcomers may not know
Sports fan? Here are seven facts you may not have known about athletics in Canada. Hockey is Canada’s national winter sport, but lacrosse is the country’s national summer sport.   Lacrosse has Indigenous roots. Different First Nations played it across Canada more than 500 years ago.   The Royal Montreal Golf Club, founded in 1873, […]


Le Québec publie les nouveaux détails de son système de déclaration d’intérêt pour les travailleurs qualifiés

Le Québec a dévoilé aujourd’hui de nouveaux détails sur son nouveau système de déclaration d’intérêt, qui servira à gérer les profils des candidats éligibles au Programme Régulier des travailleurs qualifiés du Québec. Le nouveau système de déclaration d’intérêt (DI) du Québec fonctionnera un peu comme le système fédéral d’Entrée Express, qui gère le bassin de […]


New to Canada? Be a culture shock absorber!
Indian-born Nazreena Anwar-Travas shares her experiences with culture shock! What awaits most immigrants to Canada is not just a new country or new currency or new cuisine. “Be braced for culture shock,” you might have heard your friends say when you were busy packing your bags. The culture there is so different!   What is this […]


Sports

Marseille signs Croatia defender Caleta-Car
MARSEILLE, France (AP) Croatia defender Duje Caleta-Car has joined Marseille from Red Bull Salzburg, becoming the first offseason signing for the nine-time French champion.


Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star
MOSCOW (AP) Authorities in Kazakhstan said Friday a man has been detained and confessed to killing the Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten.


Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star
MOSCOW (AP) Authorities in Kazakhstan said Friday a man has been detained and confessed to killing the Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten.


FC Dallas, Dynamo face each other in heated rivalry (Jul 20, 2018)
Rivalries don’t get much more heated in MLS than the Texas Derby, which will be renewed for the 13th year when the Houston Dynamo hosts FC Dallas on Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston.


FC Dallas, Dynamo face each other in heated rivalry (Jul 20, 2018)
Rivalries don’t get much more heated in MLS than the Texas Derby, which will be renewed for the 13th year when the Houston Dynamo hosts FC Dallas on Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston.


Toronto FC out to end drought against Fire (Jul 20, 2018)
Two teams on the outside of the MLS playoff picture will square off when Toronto FC visits the Chicago Fire on Saturday night at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill.