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PBA slaps 30k fine on Pogoy after groin shot

Inquirer Breaking News - 42 min 48 sec ago
The PBA has fined TNT shooting guard Roger Pogoy a sum of P30,000 after hitting San Miguel forward Arwind Santos in the groin in Game 2 of the Commissioner's Cup Finals Friday. Game officials called a flagrant foul penalty 2 on Pogoy, leading to his ejection in the third quarter. San Miguel took a convincing 102-88 victory in Game 2 to tie the series up at 1-1. Pogoy, after scoring 27 points in Game 1, left the game with just one block under his name....

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At least three killed in Mosul suicide attacks

Inquirer Breaking News - 53 min 45 sec ago
    Suicide bombers attacked an Iraqi shopping district east of Mosul that was retaken from the jihadists months ago, killing at least three people, medical and security officials said Saturday.   The attack struck the Muthanna neighborhood late on Friday as residents shopped ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.   "The first suicide bomber blew himself up as he was being stopped by a policeman, who died on the spot," a senior police officer said.   A second bomber managed to enter a shopping arcade and blew himself up among civilians, killing at least two and wounding nine, according ...

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Jeron Teng wants to join Gilas pool

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 6 min ago
Fresh from his stint with Chooks-Pilipinas 3x3 in the 2017 Fiba 3x3 World Cup, Jeron Teng has signified his intention to be a part of the Gilas Pilipinas pool. "Even in France, I was telling Kief (Ravena) and Kobe (Paras) that I also want to be a part of the training," he said Saturday in the Chooks-Pilipinas 3x3 homecoming press conference. Teng shared that he already reached out to national team coach Chot Reyes on Saturday after the 3x3 squad arrived from Nantes, France. "I already reached out to coach Chot if I can practice and try out. There's no player who doesn't want to represent the country. There's no greater glory than being a part of the team representing the cou...

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2 men killed in Ecija gun attacks

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 43 min ago
CABANATUAN CITY--- Two men were killed in separate gun attacks in Nueva Ecija on Friday. Danilo Baldadera, 61, was shot in the head by a motorcycle riding gunman as he drove his 13-year-old daughter to school on his motorcycle at 6:20 a.m. along the Maharlika Highway in Talavera town. The girl was unhurt. On the same day in San Isidro town, Ricardo Magno, a 60-year-old contractor, was shot many times by men riding a sedan at 7:05 a.m. as he drove from General De Jesus College where he had dropped off his three grandchildren and their nanny. Injured, Magno lost control of his sedan and crashed into the concrete wall of the San Isidro Central School, police said. Responding pol...

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Take Style Notes From ‘Goblin’ Star Kim Go-Eun

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 45 min ago
Let's pause from the usual local and Hollywood fashion inspos for a bit. With the popularity of K-dramas recently, it's time to turn our attention to a favorite among fans: Kim Go-Eun. Go-Eun, well-known for her lead role as Ji Eun-Tak inGoblin, is known for her practical and comfortable style. Korea Boo also notes that her everyday attire looks like it was pulled out of recent runways. Proof that you can be trendy like a K-drama stars with choice pieces. (Just look at how Heart Evangelista pulled off her own version of Korean fashion.) If you're still looking for style inspiration, maybe geta photo witha certain Gong Yoo look-alike too, you can cop these items. https://www....

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Red Sox retire No.34 for Ortiz: ‘This is his (pause) city’

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 47 min ago
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS---David Ortiz stepped up to the microphone, wiped the tears from his eyes and waited for the sold-out Fenway crowd to shout "Papi!" a few more times. The Red Sox stood at the top step of their dugout. The Los Angeles Angels tipped their caps. Friends and family and dignitaries from two countries lined the infield. Three World Series trophies glistened in the twilight sun. Hall of Famers Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martinez, Wade Boggs and Jim Rice --- whose numbers preceded Ortiz's to the Fenway facade --- were the only ones who could know how he felt. "It's an honor to get to see my number right next to all those legends," Ortiz said before his No. 34 was ...

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Son of a famous drummer, Van Halen makes own name in track

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 53 min ago
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA---His favorite song is "Hot for Teacher." His go-to selection on karaoke nights happens to be "Panama." And whenever steeplechaser Aric Van Halen tells someone his name, he waits for the inevitable question: Are you related to THE Van Halens? Why, yes he is. His father is drummer Alex Van Halen, the co-founder of the Hall of Fame rock band. Aric happened to find his rhythm on the track and certainly brings a rock star look with a sleeve of tattoos on his left arm. "He's proud that I found something I'm good at and I love to do," said Aric, who didn't advance out of the first round of the steeplechase Friday night at the U.S. track and field championships. "It...

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Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers’ grand rebuilding plan

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 59 min ago
EL SEGUNDO, CALIFORNIA---Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time NBA champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court. "I'm going to put a little pressure on you right now," Johnson said to Lonzo Ball. "You look to your right, there's some jerseys hanging on that wall. We expect a Ball jersey hanging up there one day, all right? Good." Somebody not wearing Big Baller Brand sneakers might be a bit intimidated by Magic's bold pronouncements. After all, the Lakers' president of basketball operations immediately dubbed his 19-year-old point guard "the new face of the Lakers, the guy who I think...

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OFW falls to death in UAE

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 35 min ago
An overseas Filipino worker diedafter falling from the third floor of a high-rise establishment in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. According to reports fromKhaleej Times and Gulf News, 44-year-old Freddy Rosario was found soaked in a "pool of blood" on Monday, June 12. Rosariowas taken toAl Kuwaiti Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. "Police and ambulances rushed to the area after receiving reports about the incident," a police spokesperson told Gulf News. Police still haveto determine whether Rosario died of suicide or not. Gianna Francesca Catolico /ra RELATED STORIES Filipino couple appeals premarital sentence in Dubai Filipina groped by Pakistani man in Du...

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Koko waives assistance cap for senators helping Marawi victims

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 42 min ago
        Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III has issued a "special" order allowing senators to give assistance to displaced Marawi residents more than the 5-percent limit set by the Senate rules.   Pimentel pointed out that under Section III, Item 17.1 of Memorandum Circular 2016-002, the Senate President "may grant exemption to the limitation of 5% for Welfare Assistance expenses from the budget of each senator's office."   "The war against terrorism is not just won with bullets and bombs. It is won by the unity of the people, and through this measure, I hope to show our displaced brothers and sisters that they are not f...

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1 killed, 4 hurt when truck collides with tanker in Quezon

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 45 min ago
LUCENA CITY -- A truck driver was killed and four others were injured in a road mishap in San Antonio town in Quezon province early Saturday. Police Officer 3 Godehardo Mangundayao, San Antonio police investigator, said a cargo truck driven by Jose Obania, 59, collided head-on with an incoming petroleum tanker driven by a certain Marlou Gonzales, 29, in Barangay Buliran around 4:40 a.m. Police said Obania died while being taken to Peter Paul General Hospital in Candelaria town. Gonzalez was brought to Batangas Medical Center in Batangas City where he is currently receiving treatment. Rommel Vidal, San Antonio disaster management officer, said three passengers of the petroleum ta...

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Gov’t won’t tolerate alleged military, police abuses in Mindanao—Palace

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 51 min ago
Malacaang on Saturday vowed to investigate possible human rights abuses in Mindanao amid the implementation of martial law in the region.   "The President, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police, and the Department of National Defense Secretary, who is the Mindanao administrator for martial law, do not encourage or tolerate abuses by the military or the police in Mindanao or elsewhere," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. "We will investigate and if evidence warrants, prosecute and punish all those who committed abuses, especially sexual violence against women," he added.   Abella's statement came after the...

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Isnilon Hapilon may have fled Marawi City—AFP general

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 54 min ago
      Abu Sayyaf leader and one of America's most wanted terrorists, Isnilon Hapilon, may have escaped a five-week battle with Islamist militants in Mindanao, which began with a raid to capture him, the military said Saturday.   READ: Most wanted Hapilon often evasive   Hapilon, a veteran Filipino militant said to be the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group in Southeast Asia, has not been seen in the battle zone in Marawi City, said Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez, head of the military's Western Mindanao Command.   An attempt by government troops to arrest Hapilon in Marawi on May 23, triggered a rampage by Islamist...

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Drug surrenderers ‘graduate’ from Villar recovery, training program

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 1 min ago
A hundred drug surrenderers have graduated from a 12-week training program where they learned farm skills and basic life support among others.   The drug surrenderers, whohad earlier turned themselves in to the police, graduatedfrom theVillar Sipag (Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance) farm school in Las Pias City.   Sen. Cynthia Villar, chair of theSenate committee on Agriculture, was optimistic the former drug dependents could now live a normal life after their graduation.   "As drug (surrenderers) transition from addiction to recovery, we are hoping this training program that will help them move forward to a productive life and ...

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NBA: Clippers stars Griffin, Paul opt for free agency

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 18 min ago
LOS ANGELES---Forward Blake Griffin has opted out of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers and will become an unrestricted free agent next week, the US media reported Friday.   Point guard Chris Paul is expected to follow Griffin into NBA free agency next week but the moves were expected and there is a good chance both will remain with the Clippers.   Paul, who averaged 18.1 points and 9.2 assists per game, is expected to be pursued by the San Antonio Spurs, while Oklahoma City could make a pitch for Griffin.   Five-time all-star Griffin averaged 21.6 points and 8.1 rebounds last season, but has been plagued by injuries over the past three season...

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‘Shabu’ at ex-mayor’s home proves Marawi siege linked to drugs—Palace

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 32 min ago
Malacaang welcomed on Saturday the recovery of P10-million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu from a house owned by a former Marawi City mayor.   Authorities on Fridayseized two kilograms of shabu from the second floor of the house of former Marawi City mayor Omar Solitario Ali following their clearing operations in the city.   READ: P10M worth of 'shabu' seized from ex-Marawi mayor's house "This development will hopefully bring to bear the realities existing in the area about the close relation between the illegal drug trade and this ongoing rebellion," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement read over state-run Radyo Pilipinas. ...

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Continued NPA offensive vs gov’t ‘puzzles’ Palace

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 44 min ago
    The government is "disturbed" by the recent attacks of communists rebels even after the National Democratic Front (NDF) ordered its armed wing to refrain from launching offensive against state forces. The NDF had earlier urged the New People's Army (NPA) to "refrain" from attacking government forces particularly in Mindanao amid the Marawi siege. The government also reciprocated NDF's call. READ: NDF tells NPA: Refrain from attacking gov't forces in Mindanao "We are disturbed by the recent NPA attacks, considering that their leaders in Europe issued a statement condemning the incident in Marawi, even offering to refrain from undertaking offensive operations i...

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BTS video of AsNTM Cycle 5’s Maureen Wroblewitz

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 45 min ago
To be You had a fashion shoot with AsNTM Cycle 5's last Filipina standing, Maureen Wroblewitz. Watch the BTS video here: Photography and Art Direction Miguel Alomajan Photography assistant Jet Soliman Styling Luis Carlo San Juan Makeup and Hairstyle Theresa Padin Video Jear Velasquez Special thanks to Primastella Management Visit us on Instagram To be You; Facebook: To be You; e-mail inq.tobeyou@gmail.com...

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LOOK: Ryan Agoncillo, PH riders reach Himalayas peak

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 45 min ago
To fulfill his longtime ambition, Ryan Agoncillo joined a team of Filipino motorcycle enthusiasts incrossing the Himalayas onto one of the "highest motorable roads" in the world. The host, who took a leave from his hosting duties in noontime show "Eat Bulaga," drove up to theKhardung La mountain pass, which is 18,380 feet above sea level. Accompanying Agoncillo in the nine-day journeywere Jimmy Barinaga, Raul Ona, Omar Sebastian, Dian Dayag, Bong Diaz and Kannan Sreedevi, an Indian national. "The experience of riding in extreme cold weather, rough and often ice-slushed terrain that has stretched our physical, mental and emotional being has humbled us deeply," Barinaga, who clai...

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Retired army officer killed by cops in Ecija

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 51 min ago
SAN ANTONIO, NUEVA ECIJA---A retired military officer was killed in a gunfight with policemen during a raid at his home on Friday. Edito Nisnisan, 62, a retired lieutenant colonel of the Philippine Army, allegedly fired at police officers who were serving a search warrant at his residence in Basangan St., San Francisco village at 8:15 a.m., said Senior Supt. Antonio Yarra, Nueva Ecija police director. Yarra said the warrant was for unlicensed weapons allegedly in the hands of Nisnisan. Police recovered a cal. 38 revolver, a fragmentation grenade, various bullets and two sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) during the raid. GAL...

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