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Antetokounmpo, Bucks get job done, complete sweep of Pistons

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 11 min ago
  DETROIT--- Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104 on Monday night, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001. Milwaukee closed the third quarter with a 17-3 run, taking a 10-point lead into the fourth after the Pistons had led much of the way. Detroit set an NBA record with its 14th consecutive playoff loss, a skid that began in 2008. The Bucks will face Boston in the second round. The Celtics are coming off a sweep of their own against Indiana. "I think it's important that we take a second tonight. Enjoy it," Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer ...

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Report: Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 15 min ago
SACRAMENTO, California--- A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit. TMZ reported Monday night, citing legal documents, that Kelli Tennant is suing Walton. TMZ reports that Tennant claims she went to Walton's hotel room to discuss a book she was writing when Walton pinned her to the bed, forcibly kissed her and groped her. The alleged incident happened before Walton became coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2016 and while Tennant worked for Sportsnet LA. No date was given for the alleged assault. The Los Angeles Times reports that Tennant's lawyer declined to say whether she reported the alleged assault to poli...

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Readying for his return, Gennady Golovkin seeks path back to Canelo Alvarez

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 17 min ago
NEW YORK --- The giant banner behind him revealed not only a new nickname, but a new reality in boxing for Gennady Golovkin. "The return of the people's champion," it read, touting Golovkin's June 8 match at Madison Square Garden that will be his first fight since dropping his rematch against Canelo Alvarez. Golovkin came away from those fights with a loss and a draw, and the former holder of three belts has no more after a record 20 consecutive middleweight title defenses. "Everyone in the Triple G team thinks he won both of those fights, as does the majority of the fan base and the media, and that's why we crowned him the 'People's Champion,'" promoter Tom Loeffler said ...

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Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 23 min ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo earlier this month shared with their colleagues the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, one of journalism's highest honors. The court did not given a reason for its decision. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who are being held in a prison in Yangon, were not present for the ruling, but their wives were. Kyaw Soe Oo's wife broke down in tears when the ruling was read.       The reporters were arrested in Dece...

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Clark International Airport may partially operate today — CEO

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 23 min ago
      MANILA, Philippines --- The Clark International Airport may partially resume its operations on Tuesday depending on the assessment of authorities, Chief Executive Officer Jaime Melo said. This was after the airport was forced to close due to damages it sustained after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Castillejos in Zambales on Monday afternoon. "Once we have decided kung ano ang ire-repair natin for partial operations, we will do so and we will announce partial operations within the day," he said during a press briefing outside the airport in Clark, Pampanga. READ: Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes parts of Luzon Depending on the situation, no...

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Earthquake in Luzon predicted in Bible reflection? 

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 26 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- Coincidence or not?   The post of Facebook user Krstna Snchez Dizon featuring the Monday reflection of the Catholic daily Bible guide Didache made rounds online.     "I was in BDO while the earthquake happened, and one teller showed this after," Dizon wrote as caption.   The reflection dated April 22 was titled "The Big One" and it cited Acts 2:25: "I saw the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken."   "With the scare about the big earthquake that may come and hit Metro Manila, I am wondering why skyscrapers continue to rise," the reflection read.   "In...

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What these rare images of 19th-century India tell us about colonial rule

CNN Top Stories - 6 hours 27 min ago
The story of photography in 19th-century India is the tale of a new technological age.
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Marlou Arizala stripped of Xander Ford moniker due to bad behavior?

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 38 min ago
It appears the manager of Xander Ford, Marlou Arizala in real life, has decided to take back his professional name following a string of controversies. The Star Image Artist Management took to its official page yesterday, April 22, where it announced its search for the next "much-deserving" Xander Ford. It claimed that Arizala was given the highest disciplinary action, which is "indefinite suspension," due to breach of contract in July 2018. Star Image said it has not allowed the former Hasht5 member to participate in any event or engagement without its consent until it has waived his suspension, to teach him a lesson. It enumerated the controversies Arizala had been embroiled in and...

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Militia leader allegedly claimed group was training to assassinate Barack Obama, court papers said

CNN Top Stories - 6 hours 42 min ago
A leader of an armed militia that has held hundreds of migrants at the border previously claimed the group was training to assassinate Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.
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PDEA promotes drug-free workplace in Muntinlupa City

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 49 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) launched on Tuesday an advocacy program to promote drug-free workplaces in Muntinlupa City, where authorities have confiscated large bulks of illegal drugs in previous operations.   The program, first implemented in Quezon City in February and replicated in Pasig City in March, engages the management of hotels, restaurants, bars, condominiums, subdivisions, warehouses, and security agencies to implement their own drug-free workplace program.     It is also aimed at instilling awareness on the modus operandi of drug syndicates in converting high-end subdivision residences, hot...

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Quake-hit Pampanga to declare state of calamity soon — Pineda

Inquirer Breaking News - 6 hours 52 min ago
    MANILA, Philippines --- Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda said she has already recommended to the Sangguniang Panglalawigan the declaration of a state of calamity over the entire province following the 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Monday.   "Nag-recommend na ako ng sangguniang panglalawigan na mag-declare na ng state of calamity kasi kailangan natin tulungan yung casualty natin at saka yung bahay nila kung paano natin mare-repair," Pineda told ANC's Head Start.   Pineda also hoped that they can use the province's calamity fund to help at least 40 families affected by the earthquake.   "Para magamit yung calamity fund at saka yung 40 fa...

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High alert: Cops blow up booby-trapped vehicle

CNN Top Stories - 6 hours 58 min ago
Authorities in Sri Lanka are on alert after a series of bombings on Easter Sunday claimed hundreds of lives. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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LP’s non-inclusion in new ouster plot surprises Pangilinan

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 2 min ago
      MANILA, Philippines --- SenatorFrancisPangilinanquestionedon Tuesday the veracityofthe latest allegedouster plotagainstPresident Rodrigo Duterte after theopposition Liberal Party (LP) was not tagged as one of the usual suspects. Pangilinan, president ofLP,was among thosetagged in last year's alleged ouster plot dubbed as"Red October" led by communist rebels. READ: 'Red October,' according to AFP On Monday, Palace confirmed the new reported plottooverthrow Duterte, this time allegedlyinvolving certainmedia groups--- Rappler, Vera Files and the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), and the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers. As...

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Bayan Muna, NUPL eye raps after ‘Oust Duterte plot’ accusations

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 18 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- Representatives of Bayan Muna and the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL) on Tuesday said they are studying the possibility of filing charges against individuals behind the diagram which tagged them as being involved in an alleged plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. "It is an option on our part, collectively or individually, to file (cases)," Bayan Muna chair and Makabayan senatorial bet Neri Colmenares said in a press conference in Quezon City.   Colmenares then cited the Chief Executive's Sunday threat that he would publish the intelligence information given by a foreign country showing the extent of corruption in the media. The...

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Quake kills boy in Zambales

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 19 min ago
SAN MARCELINO, ZAMBALES -- A 6-year-old boy here was killed after he was hit by falling rocks caused by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake on Monday. Waring Serano, a resident of Barangay Buhawen suffered head injuries that resulted in his death, a report from the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) said. The quake also caused a landslide in Mt. Bimmukel here, forcing the evacuation of about 120 families, the PDDRMO said. Zambales Gov. Amor Deloso suspended classes and government work on Tuesday to allow the assessment of structures in the province....

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Shawn Mendes’ Manila concert set in October

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 26 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes will hold a concert in the Philippines on October 10, 2019.     https://www.instagram.com/p/BwNyTPpHXKI/       https://www.instagram.com/p/BwaaoShH0Du/ Mendes made the announcement on Tuesday via an Instagram story of the concert poster.         He will serenade his Filipino fans at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena.   Apart from Manila, Mendes will also visit Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Macau and Tokyo.   Mendes last performed in the Philippines in March 2017 for his self-titled world tour. &n...

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Kamala Harris on Trump: 'I believe Congress should take the steps towards impeachment'

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 26 min ago
Sen. Kamala Harris said Monday that she supports Congress moving towards impeachment, a step further than the California Democrat has gone in the past on whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.
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Child, employees among casualties in quake-hit Pampanga supermarket

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 27 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- A child and employees of a supermarket in Porac town, Pampanga were among the casualties of the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the province on Monday.   Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda said the child, whose parents are working in Korea, was killed after the Chuzo Supermarket collapsed during the quake.   "May isang batang nakuha, namatay. Yung magulang niya nasa abroad. Nasa Korea yung [magulang nung] bata," Pineda told Radyo Inquirer.   Meanwhile, four employees, who live in Tarlac province, were also killed in collapsed supermarket, Pineda said.   "'Yung iba na nakitang apat na patay, yung iba taga Tarla...

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Duterte to visit quake-hit Pampanga

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 31 min ago
      MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte would visit the quake-hit province of Pampanga on Tuesday afternoon, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said. Duterte will conduct a situation briefing at the Pampanga provincial capitol after visiting the province's hardest hit areas. READ: 2 Pampanga towns felt quake at Intensity VI --- Phivolcs Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda said 11 local residents were killed while dozens more were missing after a magnitude 6.1 quake hit parts of Luzon on late Monday afternoon. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake, centered on Castillejos town in Zambales, stru...

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North Korea’s Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 35 min ago
  SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea confirmed Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal.   North Korea has so far not gotten what it wants most from the recent flurry of high-level summitry between Kim and various world leaders --- namely, relief from crushing international sanctions.     There are fears that a recent North Korean weapon test and a series of jibes at Washington over deadlocked nuclear negotiations mean that Pyongyang may again return to the nuclear and long-range missile ...

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