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LOOK: Scarlet Snow throws a ‘punch’ at Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:27
Who knew Scarlet Snow Belo can throw a punch at a world heavyweight champion? The 4-year-old social media darling once again impressed her fans and followers, this time throwing a playful punch at no less than Floyd Mayweather Jr. The boxing great arrived in the country on Sunday, March 31 and headed off to Boracay for a vacation. Days later, he met Scarlet's mom, celebrity doctor Vicki, to visit her clinic. He is also reported to be the next endorser of the Belo Medical Group. READ:LOOK: Dr. Vicki Belo welcomes Floyd Mayweather Jr. in her clinic Scarlet, who wore a white boxing glove on her right hand, playfully threw one on Mayweather's face. This was seen in an Instagram...

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Colmenares: Relief of Negros Oriental cop execs a ‘damage control attempt’

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:23
BACOLOD CITY - "It's a badly scripted attempt at damage control." That was how Bayan Muna chairman and Makabayan senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares, and Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate described the relief of the Negros Oriental police director and three police chiefs following Saturday's simultaneous operations that led to the death of 14 farmers in Canlaon City and Manjuyod and Santa Catalina towns. In a press statement, Colmenares and Zarate said the relief of the police officials was intended to deflect the public outcry against the "Tokhang-style massacre" of 14 farmers in the province. "What the PNP is doing now is for damage control but at the same time maligning ...

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Pride celebrations around the world

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:20
Even in countries where same-sex acts are criminalized or marriage equality still sought, Pride is celebrated around the world.
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Experiencing traffic? Book a ‘ride-sharing flight’ to your destination

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:19
    MANILA, Philippines -- Don't want to be late for that important meeting? Try booking a ride, or more appropriately a flight, in this newly launched ride-sharing platform to reach your destination in no time. The Singapore-based helicopter ride-sharing startup Ascent launched on Wednesday its helicopter services in Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Ascent founder and chief executive officer Lionel Sinal-Sinelnikoff said that this new mode of transport service aims to address the traffic problem in Metro Manila. "Despite being one of the fastest growing business hubs in Southeast Asia, Manila's traffic situation is also one of the most challenging in the r...

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BI deporting American fugitive nabbed in Angeles City

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:11
  MANILA, Philippines - An American fugitive who is wanted for murder and other crimes in the United States (US) is set to be deported by the Bureau of Immigration (BI).   BI chief Jaime Morente said on Wednesday that Antonio Marsonel Wilson, 38, has been the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the US district court in Warren County, Kentucky.   Wilson was arrested last March 27 in Angeles City, Pampanga by agents of the BI's Fugitive Search Unit (FSU).   According to Morente, Wilson is a "hardened and incorrigible criminal whose presence here poses a serious threat to the lives and well-being of Filipinos."   He noted that aside fro...

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Lithuanian man flies alone on commercial plane to Italy

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:06
    VILNIUS, Lithuania - A Lithuanian man flying to Italy got a pleasant surprise when he boarded the plane: He was the only passenger on the Boeing 737-800. Skirmantas Strimaitis, who was flying from capital Vilnius to the northern Italian city of Bergamo for a skiing holiday March 16, had the whole plane --- which can usually sit up to 188 people --- to himself. The only others onboard were two pilots and five crew members. The Novaturas travel agency said it had chartered the plane to fly a group home from Italy, and to avoid flying empty, one-way tickets were sold. Only one person bought one. Strimaitis told The Associated Press Tuesday the flight, which ...

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US, China leading race for 5G wireless–survey

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:06
  WASHINGTON -- The United States and China are in a virtual deadlock in the race for 5G, or fifth-generation wireless networks expected to unlock new services, an industry survey showed Tuesday. The report shows the United States has closed the gap with China in "readiness" for the ultrafast wireless systems and has more 5G deployments planned in 2019 than any other country. The study for the wireless industry group CTIA and conducted by the research firm Analysys Mason showed the US moved ahead of South Korea in 5G readiness over the past year to a virtual tie with China, as a result of considerable investment in 5G systems. CTIA president Meredith Attwell Baker sa...

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‘The Umbrella Academy’ renewed for season 2 by Netflix

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:03
The Hargreeves will return! Superhero live-action series "The Umbrella Academy" has been renewed by streaming service Netflix for another 10-episode season. https://twitter.com/UmbrellaAcad/status/1113078637010378753 The cast led by Ellen Page, Justin Min, Aidan Gallagher, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver Lampman, David Castaeda and Tom Hopper will reprise their roles in the upcoming season. Showrunner Steve Blackman is also set to return. Cast members Page, Min and Gallagher confirmed the second season through their respective Instagram accounts. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvw6NQfHKvn/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvwXOq8gRqg/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BvwaEjZjErT/ The series wh...

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Trump's threats and reversals sow confusion on health care and immigration

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:02
It turns out that Donald Trump alone can't fix it.
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Loughlin and Huffman will face court on college admissions charges

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:00
Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are among a group of 11 wealthy parents expected in federal court on Wednesday as part of the college admissions scam.
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Diokno says Facebook can do more after purge of accounts

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:00
  MANILA, Philippines --- Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno hailed the recent takedown of Facebook accounts, pages, and groups allegedly engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" but said thatthe social media giant can do more, and could have done more.   "I am happy that Facebook is finally taking steps to address this problem, sa totoo lang I feel na kulang pa nga ang ginagawa ng Facebook," said Diokno, referring to the proliferation of fake news in the social media platform.   "They should have taken measures way back, so much time has passed," the Otso Diretso senatorial candidate added.   Last Friday, Facebook Cybersecurity Policy head ...

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SNC-Lavalin affair: Canada's Trudeau expels lawmakers

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:57
Canada's prime minister has expelled two lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Party, saying "trust has been broken" after one accused the government of pressuring her to go easy on a major company accused of wrongdoing.
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Andaya downplays Sotto’s ‘strong reservations’ on 2019 budget bill

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:47
  MANILA, Philippines --- House appropriations committee chair Rolando Andaya Jr. downplayed Wednesday Senate President Vicente Sotto III's "strong reservations" against the 2019 budget bill, calling it "unwarranted" and having "no legal basis."   Sotto signed the proposed P3.8 trillion 2019 national budget last March 26. But he asked President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the P75 billion worth of programs under the Local Infrastructure Program of the Department of Public Works and Highways which he said had been "unconstitutionally" realigned by the House after the General Appropriations Bill (GAB) was ratified on February 8. READ:Sotto signs 2019 nationalbudgetwith...

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13-year-old boy cleans yards, mows lawns to buy mom a car

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:43
Not many 13-year-olds can say they bought a car for their mom, but one boy from Nevada, United States did just the thing. Krystal Preston, a single mom, had been trying to make ends meet for her three kids, as per KOLO-TV via KFVS 12on March 30. Her eldest son, 13-year-old William, helps around and does yard and house work around the community to make extra money. William, born with a severe case of bilateral clubfoot and diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), was inspired to surprise his mom after seeing videos on YouTube of kids buying their mothers a car. One day, while scrolling on Facebook, he saw a woman who was selling her 1999 white Chevrolet Metro. W...

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Nipsey Hussle's girlfriend breaks her silence

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:39
Lauren London broke her silence Tuesday and paid tribute to her longtime boyfriend Nipsey Hussle.
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Nancy Binay wants gender equality on consent to marriage of children

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:37
  MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Nancy Binay has sought to amend a provision on marital consent of the father to the marriage of a child aged between 18 to 21, which she said unduly prejudices women.   Binay said Article 14 of the Executive Order No. 209 or the Family Code of the Philippines clearly shows the preferred consent of the father on the marriage of child over the consent of the mother.   "There is no rational explanation for the preference for paternal marital consent. The Family Code itself recognizes that, save for certain instances, men and women, as regards their children, are partners of equal status and thus exercise joint parental ...

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Jiu-jitsu champ battles Philippines’ sex abuse scourge

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:34
MANILA, Philippines --- Abandoned and sexually abused as a young girl, Angelica, like thousands of minors in the Philippines -- a global blackspot for child abuse -- struggled to cope with the horrors of her past, but a new campaign run by a sporting champion is giving her and other survivors fresh hope. Filipina martial arts star Meggie Ochoa is teaching self-defense to victims of sexual abuse in a bid to give them tools to better recover from such trauma, but also to better protect themselves in the future. Children's charities have branded the Philippines a key hub for both the live-streaming of child sex abuse and for sex tourism, estimating that 60,000-100,000 children are invol...

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Cebuanos remember April 3 uprising vs Spaniards

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:25
CEBU CITY - Cebuanos on Wednesday commemorated the 1898 uprising waged by Katipuneros against the Spanish colonizers. The battle between Cebuano Katipuneros and the Spaniards took place in the area where Tres de Abril Street is now located. Members of the Cebu City government laid flowers at the historical marker on Tres De Abril. The ceremony was led by Margarita "Margie" Matheu, commissioner of Cebu City's Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission, along with personnel of Barangay San Nicolas led by Barangay Captain Clifford Jude Nial. Members of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines were also present during the event. Visayan her...

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Malaysia to sell $250M 1MDB superyacht as disgraced ex-PM due in court

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:24
Malaysia will sell a luxury superyacht belonging to the alleged mastermind of the 1MDB financial scandal for about half its estimated value, officials said Wednesday.
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