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New eyewear collection for millennials

Inquirer Breaking News - 32 min 49 sec ago
Ideal Vision, the eye care services and products outlet, recently launched "Antepara" or eyeglass in Filipino, a collection of eyewear and eye care essentials in adventurous and on-trend designs created for the lifestyle of urban millennials. Hosted by Sam YG, the event drew guests who enjoyed a fun day at a roof deck with a portable swimming pool, treats, games, among other surprises. DJs Nina and Earl Austin played the latest tunes that had the guests dancing. Inquirer To be You sat down with two Antepara Eyewear ambassadors---athlete Phil Younghusband (PY) and blogger Verniece Enciso (VE). Eye protection What keeps you fresh this summer? PY: Spending time with ...

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Escudero: I’m against revoking martial law in Mindanao

Inquirer Breaking News - 35 min 37 sec ago
He did not sign a resolution supporting the martial law declaration in Mindanao but Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero said he would vote against its revocation.   Escudero said he was not aware that there was Senate Resolution No. 388 signed by 15 senators expressing support for Proclamation No. 216 'Declaring a state of martial law and suspending the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the whole of Mindanao' and finding no cause to revoke the same."   READ: Martial law declaration in Mindanao gets support of 15 senators   "Nobody showed me a copy of the resolution," he said in a text message to reporters.   "Anyway, for me such a resol...

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Golfer Tiger Woods sorry for arrest, says no alcohol involved

Inquirer Breaking News - 55 min 9 sec ago
MIAMI, United States --- Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida on Monday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career. The 14-time major champion blamed his arrest on a reaction to a mixture of prescription medication he has been taking, insisting in an apology to fans that alcohol was not involved in the incident. Woods, 41, was arrested by police near his home in Jupiter, Florida, around 3:00 am (0700 GMT) before his release later Monday after being charged with driving under the influence.   READ:Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of drunk driving A police ...

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Car bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 2 min ago
  BAGHDAD, Iraq---A car bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad just after midnight Tuesday, killing 13 people and wounding 24, hospital and police officials said.   The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said involved apparently remotely detonated explosives inside a parked car. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.   The attack came just days into the holy month of Ramadan when Muslims fast during daylight hours. After sundown, families break their fast and Baghdad's restaurants and cafes quickly fill up.   Videos posted to soci...

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People Can’t Stop Gushing About ‘Shameless’ Star Emmy Rossum’s Wedding Dress

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 11 min ago
Shamelessactress Emmy Rossum recently got married toMr. Robotdirector Sam Esmail, and people can't stop talking about her wedding dress. Why? Let's look at it from all angles. Emmy opted for a custom off-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress with a long dramatic train.Voguepublished photos from the actress' final dress fitting. You can also spot Carolina looking over Emmy as she tried on the dress. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUrkp9NhhGL/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BUrn4wEFvH6/ "Mrs. Herrera is such a joy to work with. She knows exactly what is chic and classic, and I trust her implicitly," Emmy told the magazine. "The shape and the overlays on the bodice feel really modern to...

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LOOK: Roxanne Barcelo poses as cover girl of men’s magazine

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 14 min ago
https://www.instagram.com/p/BUrLkfij46L/?taken-by=fhmphilofficial Roxanne Barcelo is the newest muse of a popular men's magazine. On Monday, FHM revealed that the 32-year-old actress-singer is the cover girl of itsJune 2017 issue. "Roxanne Barcelo's FHM cover debut is nothing short of liberating for the entertainer. Not only has she survived and thrived in the industry, but she's done so with a steady and constant evolution," FHM said via Instagram. Barcelo savored her newest accomplishment through an Instagram post. "Thank you FHM for celebrating this blissful season of my life. Thank you for making this happen. It is a real dream come true," she gushed. Barcelo, who bega...

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Robredo urges Duterte: Don’t ignore SC, Congress amid crisis

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 19 min ago
Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to take back what he said about ignoring the Supreme Court (SC) and Congress as he enforces martial law.   Robredo said the President, as a public servant, should remain faithful to the constitution, which granted oversight authority to the SC and Congress to ensure that the declaration of martial law in Mindanao is necessary and legal.   "We should all be concerned by the President's declaration that he will not listen to Congress and the Supreme Court on the issue of Martial Law," Robredo said in a statement.   "We urge the President: take back what he said about disregarding Con...

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Female zookeeper dies in UK tiger ‘freak accident’

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 28 min ago
LONDON, United Kingdom --- A female zookeeper died Monday after a tiger entered the enclosure where she was working in southeast England, with the zoo calling it a "freak accident". A statement from police in the county of Cambridgeshire said they arrived at the scene of the "serious incident" at Hamerton Zoo Park at around 11:15 am (1015 GMT). "A tiger had entered an enclosure with a keeper. Sadly the female zookeeper died at the scene. "At no time did the animal escape from the enclosure. The incident is not believed to be suspicious," the Cambridgeshire Constabulary said on its Facebook page, without giving further details. In a statement posted on its Facebook page, t...

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15 senators: ‘No compelling reason’ to revoke martial law declaration in Mindanao

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 33 min ago
(Updated, 10:34 a.m.) Fifteen of 23 senators have filed a resolution supporting President Rodrigo Duterte's martial law declaration in Mindanao, saying it was "constitutional" and in accordance with the law, and that there was "no compelling reason" to revoke it.   The 15 senators who filed Senate Resolution No. 388 Monday were Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Majority Leader Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, Senators Sonny Angara, Nancy Binay, Joseph Victor "JV" Ejercito, Sherwin Gatchalian, Richard Gordon, Gringo Honasan, Panfilo Lacson, Loren Legarda, Manny Pacquiao, Joel Villanueva , Cynthia Villar and Juan Miguel Zubiri....

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Prince William Said It Took 20 Years Before He Could Talk Openly About Princess Diana’s Death

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Prince William opens up about the death of his mother Princess Diana of Wales in light of her 20th death anniversary. In an exclusive interview withGQ Magazine UK, the Duke of Cambridge admitted that it took him two decades to feel okay to speak about his mother's passing. "I am in a better place about it than I have been for a long time, where I can talk about her more openly, talk about her more honestly, and I can remember her better, and publicly talk about her better," he said. William also reflected on how Diana's presence would make a difference right now, especially now that he has a family of his own. "I would like to have had her advice. I would love her to have met C...

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Travel vlogger says PH is his ‘favorite’ among visited countries

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 58 min ago
Among the 53 countries he has visitedsince 2016, a popular travel vloggerrevealed that the Philippines stood out as his favorite destination. New York-based Israeli video blogger (vlogger) Nuseir Yassin, who manages social media pages under the moniker Nas Daily, relishedhis memorableencounters with locals during his two-week stay in the country last January. Notorious for creating daily "one-minute videos," Yassin explained in a vlog entry on Saturday that the Philippines satisfied the three criteria he has setfor his travels: cheap prices of goods and services, fluency of English among the country's natives, and breathtaking natural wonders found in the country. "People, p...

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Agot Isidro, VP Leni Robredo, and Chelsea Clinton Aren’t Laughing at Duterte’s Rape Joke

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 18 min ago
Over the weekend, Pres. Duterte's latest rape joke during a speech angered many people. While some government officialsfound it harmless (it's not), we'd like to applaud the three women who recently voiced out their disapproval---Vice-President Leni Robredo, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton, and actress Agot Isidro. VP Robredo was none too pleased with Duterte's message to the troops, saying that it's disrespecting the job that they're about to do in Mindanao. "It is an injustice to our soldiers that what's being implied is because it is martial law, they are already thinking, or that they have the license, to commit a crime as heinous as rape," she said. "It is not good t...

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CHR starts monitoring martial law for potential rights violations

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 28 min ago
ILOILO CITY --- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has started monitoring the implementation of martial law in Mindanao against potential abuses. "There is the danger of abuse. Our concern is that no rights are trampled upon," CHR Commissioner Roberto Eugenio Cadiz told the Philippine Daily Inquirer Cadiz who oversees the CHR's Center for Crisis, Conflict, and Humanitarian Rights said their regional offices have been monitoring and would report any human rights abuses and "if there is a pattern of violation of rights.". President Duterte issued Proclamation 2016 last week, placing the whole of Mindanao under martial law. The President also suspended the privilege of the wr...

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3 dead, 5 hurt in Quezon road accidents

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 30 min ago
LUCENA CITY--Three died while five others were hurt in road accidents in Quezon provinceon SundayandMonday, police saidon Tuesday. A report from the Quezon police said a Pasay City-bound Grand Courier bus swerved toward the shoulder of Maharlika Highway in Barangay Silangang Malicboy in Pagbilao townas the driver tried to avoid falling into a cliff on Monday afternoon. Three passengers were reported hurt but one of them, Laureste Cabantoc, 28, died while being taken to Jane County Hospital in the town center. Investigators said Cabantoc jumped out of the bus as the driver was trying to control the vehicle. The victim died from a head injury. Police identified the injured pass...

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Suspected rapist shot dead in Pangasinan

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 38 min ago
DAGUPAN CITY --- A man who was facing a rape complaint has been shot dead in Mangaldan town in Pangasinan province, police said. John Senin, 50, was driving his tricycle when he was attacked by motorcycle-riding gunmen at 10:05 a.m., on Sunday (May 28). in Barangay (village) Lanas. Responding policemen found Senin unconscious at the crime scene with several gunshot wounds and a piece of paper with the message: "Rapist kasi ako kaya ganito ang napala ko (I am a rapist so this is what I deserve)." Senin was taken to a hospital in Mapandan town but a doctor there declared him dead on arrival. Police said Senin was charged with statutory rape last May 23 at the provincial pr...

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Farmer, hollow block maker ‘kill selves over debts’

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 45 min ago
DAGUPAN CITY --- Two men committed suicide in separate incidents on Sunday (May 28) in Pangasinan province and police have learned that financial problems or debts had driven the men to take their own lives. Johnny Boy Ramos, 24, was found by his wife, Herilyn, hanging inside their house in Barangay (village) Pindangan Centro in Alcala town at 6 a.m. Ramos was left alone in the house on Saturday night (May 27) following a quarrel with his wife, who decided to stay at her father-in-law's house with their three children. Investigators said that Ramos, who worked as a hollow block maker, might have been depressed because of financial problems. In San Carlos City, 42-year-old...

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Marawi clash fuels fear of ISIS foothold in Mindanao

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 51 min ago
  Inside this lakeside city of Marawi dotted with hundreds of mosques, a powerful militant designated by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group as its leader in the Philippines has managed to unify a disparate group of gunmen under a single command.   Over the past week, his fighters have shown their muscle, withstanding a sustained assault by the Philippine military and increasing fears that the Islamic State group's violent ideology is gaining a foothold in this country's restive southern islands, where a Muslim separatist rebellion has raged for decades.   The army insists the drawn-out fight is not a true sign of the militants' strength, an...

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OFW nabbed in Riyadh for trafficking helpers

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 4 min ago
An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was recently arrested for alleged human trafficking in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Police nabbed theunidentified Filipino after he was accused ofillegally employing two domestic helpers who previously escaped from their employers, police spokesperson Fawaz Al-Maiman told local news site Arab News. He confessed to helping both of them escape from their employers' homes and hiring them in his company. The Filipino is currently detained at a local police station while the rescued maids are under the care of the country's Ministry of Labor and Social Development. His arrest came following cases of fugitive maids, including Filipinos, who have beenreported...

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Trudeau wants Pope to say sorry over Canada school abuse

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 17 min ago
VATICAN CITY, Holy See --- Pope Francis on Monday met Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who sought an apology over the abuse of indigenous Canadians at church-run boarding schools. A Canadian truth and reconciliation commission wanted an apology from the Roman Catholic Church in its extensive list of recommendations in a 2015 report. The report into a "cultural genocide" of more than a century of abuse collated evidence over six years from some 7,000 former students in Canada. Trudeau and the Argentinian pontiff had "cordial discussions" during their 36-minute private meeting, the Vatican said in a statement. Without addressing the schools issue directly, it said th...

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Lanao exec calls for citizens’ arrest of fleeing Maute gunmen

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 38 min ago
MARAWI CITY -- The provincial government of Lanao del Sur has called on residents to help government forces by conducting citizens' arrest of suspected terrorists from Marawi City, who may be on the run now. "It's an arrest under justice system, and it's legal to do that considering the degree of criminal acts committee by the Maute," said regional assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong, spokesperson for the provincial government. "If anybody thinks that he or she is physically capable of apprehending a member of the Maute, then do so. Bring that criminal to us and we will do the necessary actions," he said. Adiong added that government troops on Sunday arrested a suspected militant ...

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