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Temple to skinless deity uncovered

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 22:48
The ancient civilizations of Mexico left behind countless traces of their culture that attract visitors to this day -- but this latest find is one of the most gruesome yet.
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Plane crash deaths rise in 2018 but accidents are still rare

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 22:47
The number of people killed in plane crashes jumped in 2018 compared with the previous year, with more than 500 deaths recorded, new figures show.
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The woman who wants to be sworn into Congress on a Quran

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 22:40
Rashida Tlaib likes to tell a story about how when she found out she had been elected to Congress, her 13-year-old son whispered in her ear, "See mama, bullies don't win."
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Robredo: Landslide survivors also need psychological therapy

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 22:28
NAGA CITY--- In a visit to landslide survivors in Iraya village on Wednesday, Vice President Leni Robredo said that those who survived the effects of Tropical Depression "Usman" also "need psychological therapy" alongside shelter, and any assistance to help them start over. Eighteen bodies of landslide victims from the indigenous group Mt. Iraya Agta have either been dug up from the mud or retrieved from other villages across Buhi Lake after floating for days. On Thursday, Urbanito Capiz, who was buried Wednesday at the Buhi Municipal Cemetery, was identified by his family through photographs, leaving just one missing in Buhi. "The one I talked to today looked like he was still ...

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OVP vows to continue helping Bicol landslide victims

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 22:16
The Office of the Vice President (OVP) vowed on Wednesday to continue helping the landslide victims in the Bicol region rebuild their lives. Vice President Leni Robredo visited Sagay, Camarines Sur on the same day to check on the search and retrieval operations and hand over financial aid and relief goods to families struck by landslides in the said town. Robredo, a former congresswoman of the province, said it is "heartbreaking to see the damage left by Usman and to hear the stories of those who lost their loved ones and their homes to the landslide." "Our office will continue to seek ways to help them rebuild their lives. We hope more of you will join us," the Vice President s...

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Netflix issues warning after movie release

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:56
Netflix's "Bird Box," which was streamed by more than 45 million accounts the first week of its release, has inspired a new internet challenge.
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Duterte: I have evil plan for my enemies

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:56
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he has an "evil plan" for the enemies of the state. "That is really the fault of all bad people, that they think that they monopolize evil in this country. So may I just would like also to share with you na marami tayo (that we are many). I also have an evil plan for my enemies," Duterte said in a speech during the birthday of his former political adviser, Frances Tolentino, in Tagaytay City. The President cited the deployment of state troops to Sulu to deal with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf group (ASG). "I ordered the deployment of one division there. I hope it would temper their cruelty and ruthlessness kasi mukhan...

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Breath test to detect cancer early begins trial

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:43
A breathalyzer designed to detect multiple cancers early is being tested in the UK.
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UK army seeks to recruit 'selfie addicts'

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:41
If you're a millennial who's addicted to taking selfies, video gaming or consider yourself a class clown, you could be exactly what the British Army is looking for.
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Miss U franchise stays with Bb. Pilipinas Charities

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:35
QUEZON CITY--- After weeks of speculation surrounding the ownership of the Miss Universe franchise for the Philippines, Bb. Pilipinas Charities Inc. (BPCI) Chair Stella Araneta broke her silence and responded to questions about the matter. "Yes, the Miss Universe franchise is with us," Araneta told the Inquirer in an ambush interview Thursday afternoon at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center in Quezon City at the sidelines of the send-off press conference for Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental Karen Gallman, who will be competing in the Miss Intercontinental pageant. READ: Karen Gallman to vie for Philippines' first Miss Intercontinental crown When asked why there were rumors about...

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EU rules out renegotiating Brexit deal (again)

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:19
The European Union has reiterated its position that the Brexit deal agreed with UK Prime Minister Theresa May will not be renegotiated.
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Rafia Zakaria: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar embody a new era for Muslim women

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:17
As a Muslim-American woman living in what feels like, based on growing hate crimes and bigoted political rhetoric, an increasingly Islamophobic America, I get few chances to feel victorious and hopeful. But this Thursday promises just that.
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DILG chief commends PNP for swiftly solving Batocabe slay

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:16
MANILA, Philippines -- Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao has commended the Philippine National Police (PNP) for solving "in record time" the killing of AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe and his police escort SPO2 Orlando Diaz. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde announced on Thursday that investigation pinpointed to Mayor Carlwyn of Daraga, Albay as the mastermind of the murder. "We commend the Philippine National Police led by Police Director General Oscar Albayalde, Police Regional Office 5, PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and the PNP Intelligence Group for solving the case of the killing of Congressman Rodel Batocabe in record time and for identifying Daraga...

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Jacob Zuma lands recording deal

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 21:01
South Africa's ex-President, Jacob Zuma, has inked a recording deal, adding another venture to his controversial political career.
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Panama leads ranking of top places in the world to retire

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 20:58
Its proximity to the United States, the use of American currency, large English-speaking population and tropical climate make Panama the world's best place to retire. It's the 10th time the country in Central America has topped International Living's annual Global Retirement Index, which aims to help retirees settle down in destinations where their dollar stretches further and which offer the best quality of life. For the first time, Thailand also cracked the top 10 list while Sri Lanka made its first-ever debut. To compile the list of top retirement destinations, editors consider 13 criteria: buying and investing, renting, benefits and seniors discounts, visas and residence...

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Duterte to poll bets: Don’t terrorize voters, I can campaign for you

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 20:56
MANILA, Philippines ---President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said aspirants in the coming May elections need not terrorize voters as he is willingly campaign for them. "If you want--- kung kandidato ka, tagilid ka, huwag mong i-terorismo. Tawagin mo ako, kakampanyahan kita. Wala akong partido," Duterte said during the birthday celebration of his former political adviser and now senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino. (If you want--- if you are running and your chances are slim, do not terrorize [the people]. Call me and I'll campaign for you. I do not belong to any political party.) "Sabihin ko, 'Pag hindi nanalo itong kandidato ko, patayin ko kayong lahat dito (I will say this:...

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Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty as Khashoggi murder trial opens

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 20:55
Saudi prosecutors sought the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects accused of murdering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Thursday as their trial began in Riyadh, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
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The new class changing the face of Congress

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 20:50
CNN explains the 116th Congress of the United States -- and why it's like nothing we have ever seen before.
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Thousands of tourists flee Thai islands as storm approaches

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 01/03/2019 - 20:48
Thousands of people are fleeing Thai islands popular with tourists ahead of what could be the most devastating storm to hit Thailand in decades, officials told CNN on Thursday.
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