Cardinal Tagle to baptize 450 street kids

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 03:23:58 +0000

  Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle will administer the Sacrament of Baptism to 450 children from the Tulay ng Kabataan Foundation on September 28 at the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila. Rev. Fr. Matthieu Dauchez, executive director of the Tulay ng Kabataan said, many children from poor families, particularly street children, are unable to […]

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Cone on Cloud 9 after Ginebra nips Koreans

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:35:25 +0000

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel guard Stanley Pringle nailed a dagger three-point basket to power the Kings to a 95-91 win over the Changwon LG Sakers Tuesday night in the Asian Showdown 2 exhibition game at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. With the Kings up by two points, 90-88, Pringle converted a triple from the left corner just […]

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Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell appeals to Australia’s High Court to overturn sex offense convictions

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:21:18 +0000

Lawyers for ex-Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on Tuesday filed an appeal to Australia’s High Court in a final bid to overturn his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys, the High Court said. Pell is seeking leave to appeal the state of Victoria’s Court of Appeal ruling which upheld his conviction on five […]

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Rush-hour train derails in Hong Kong

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:17:32 +0000

A rare train derailment disrupted services in Hong Kong on Tuesday, train authorities said, threatening commuter chaos during rush hour in the heart of the Asian financial hub. The disruption to a usually seamless network used by nearly 6 million people every weekday happened after a train derailed while leaving a station in the city’s […]

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Buzz off! Angry bees delay Air India flight

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:14:06 +0000

An Air India flight was delayed by several hours after a swarm of bees landed on the cockpit window, attacking ground staff when they tried to remove them, officials said. The insects landed on the window just before the plane was due to leave the eastern city of Kolkata on Sunday with 136 passengers, including […]

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Trump: It looks like Iran hit Saudis, no military option yet

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:10:21 +0000

President Donald Trump declared Monday it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally. Oil prices soared worldwide amid the damage in Saudi Arabia and fresh Middle […]

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South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:43:40 +0000

South Korea on Tuesday reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide. Five pigs found dead at a farm in Paju, a city near the inter-Korean border, were confirmed to have been infected […]

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1 in 16 US women were forced into sex as teens, study finds

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:10:17 +0000

The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national […]

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BI arrest wanted US pedophile in Pampanga

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 02:56:54 +0000

Bureau of Immigration (BI) operatives arrested in Pampanga an American pedophile,  convicted sex offender and wanted by federal authorities in Florida, USA, for engaging in child pornography and illegal gun possession. Samuel Arthur Thompson, 49, was apprehended last week  at his residence in Angeles City. Immigration Commissioner Jaime H. Morente issued a warrant for his arrest […]

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Over 600 freed convicts have surrendered – DoJ

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:50:01 +0000

  More than 600 convicts released under the good conduct time al­lowance (GCTA) have surren­dered, according to the Depart­ment of Justice (DoJ). The number represents less than half of the total 1,914 hei­nous crimes prisoners released since 2013. “As of 9:30 this morning, 612 prematurely released PDLs (per­sons deprived of liberty) have sur­rendered and are […]

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