Boris Johnson builds lead in race to be UK prime minister

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:38:43 +0000

Boris Johnson builds lead in race to be UK prime minister

LONDON – Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson increased his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister Tuesday in a Conservative Party vote that eliminated one of his rivals and enabled upstart candidate Rory Stewart to defy expectations by remaining in the contest.

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Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:33:57 +0000

Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

PARIS – Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again.The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and other carriers, signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft.

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San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:21:18 +0000

San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.

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Boratong gang members yield drugs worth P6.8M

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:05:28 +0000

Boratong gang members yield drugs worth P6.8M

More than a decade after authorities dismantled the notorious “shabu tiangge” in Pasig City and sent its operator, Amin Boratong, to jail, the remaining members of his drug network continue to operate.

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P1M up for Rizal letter to parents

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:05:18 +0000

A letter by Jose Rizal to his parents talking about his routine as a student in Madrid and his flirtation with Consuelo Ortiga, one of his many loves abroad, will be auctioned off on June 22. The floor price is P1 million.

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‘Balikbayan’ boxes to be searched for swine fever-tainted meat

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:04:53 +0000

Do not bring in any meat products from overseas, even from countries free from African swine fever (ASF), warned Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) official Dr. Renaldo Quilang, who said the Department of Agriculture (DA) instruction was meant to avoid ASF contamination of the local swine industry.

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Marawi folk get livelihood, humanitarian aid from US gov’t

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:03:24 +0000

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over some P1.95 million worth of community grants that the US government had earlier committed for humanitarian and recovery work in war-torn Marawi City.

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Hospital seeks damages from PhilHealth payment fraudsters

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:02:36 +0000

A private hospital here filed a civil suit for damages against four people in 2015 immediately after learning that the hospital had been dragged into a racket involving fraudulent claims at Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), its lawyer said on Tuesday.

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Italian woman who was Europe’s oldest person dies at 116

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:35:03 +0000

Giuseppina Robucci

A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died.

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Powerful quake jolts northwest Japan, tsunami warning issued

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:17:50 +0000

Japan earthquake USGS map

A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast.

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