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Starbucks' big rival in China to list in NYC

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 34 min ago
Starbucks big rival in China just announced plans to go public in the United States.
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Beauty Gonzalez hits fake news on weight loss drink suit

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 44 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- Actress Beauty Gonzalez on Tuesday slammed and described as "fake news" stories linking her to a weight loss drink brand.     https://www.instagram.com/p/BwVZkG1nJeJ/   Gonzalez posted on Tuesday screenshots of the article titled "Beauty Gonzalez has been sued for divulging weight loss secrets" via her Instagram story.                 In the article, Gonzalez allegedly won a lawsuit filed against her by the National Alliance of Dieticians.   "Last month, the National Alliance of Dieticians filed a lawsuit against the well-kn...

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Woman arrested for allegedly tossing bag of puppies near trash bin

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 46 min ago
The woman who authorities say was caught on video tossing a bag of newborn puppies near a dumpster in Coachella, California, last week was arrested on Monday.
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Beauty Gonzalez Finds Herself in a Fake Ad Campaign for a Product She Never Knew Of

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 4 min ago
Fake news, when lies pose as legitimate and verified reports, can get so twisted these days. In the case of actress Beauty Gonzalez, she came across a story which implicated her in a controversy, posing as an ad campaign for a product she's never even heard of. Imagine going about your day, living your best life when you encounter an entire Q & A article, pretending to be an interview you had with a publication that as of press time can't be found with a quick Google search. This is exactly what happened to Gonzalez. She took to Instagram Stories this morning to debunk the incident. The story is quite dedicated to the lie. They tell of a complete backstory of ho...

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Woman shoots, wounds cop husband in QC

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 7 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- A woman allegedly accidentally shot and injured her policeman husband and another woman as they were drinking in Quezon City on Monday.   According to a report from the Quezon City Police District, Patrolman Wilson Pepito was drinking at around 5:30 p.m. with his wife Angeline and two other women identified as Janet Macahilig and a certain Marilyn as they celebrated his 34th birthday.   Police on Tuesday said that while they were drinking, Angeline allegedly grabbed Pepito's 9 mm service firearm. The gun then went off, hitting Pepito. The bullet went through the policeman and hit Macahilig who was seated nearby, police added. &nb...

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BBQ food truck faces backlash for 'LGBTQ' T-shirts

CNN Top Stories - 8 hours 9 min ago
A Kentucky food truck is selling a T-shirt that says "I support LGBTQ -- liberty, guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ."
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Inspection of police stations, jails set after 6.1 quake

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 11 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Oscar Albayalde has ordered an inspection and assessment of police stations and other facilities in Metro Manila and Central Luzon after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake on Monday.   A statement from the PNP on Tuesday said Albayalde has directed Brigadier General Elmer Cabreros, director of PNP Engineering Service, to lead an immediate inspection of the facilities in the said regions.   The PNP said the move aims to "determine their (facilities) structural integrity, safety, and fitness for use by PNP personnel and the public availing of police services."   Meanwhile, Albayalde ...

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US threatens to veto UN resolution on helping rape victims, over mentions of reproductive health

CNN Top Stories - 8 hours 36 min ago
The US delegation to the United Nations has threatened to veto a resolution aiming to prevent rape as a weapon of war and to help its victims, because the resolution contains language about "sexual and reproductive health," sources confirmed to CNN.
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Luzon grid under power supply alert due to quake damage

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 39 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) placed the Luzon grid under yellow and red alerts on Tuesday.   In a Twitter post, the NGCP announced that Luzon will be placed under red alert from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m as demand may outstrip available generating capacity since Monday afternoon's magnitude 6.1 earthquake damaged several power generators --- mainly in Bataan.   A "red alert" status is raised when there is a likelihood that power supply demand will outstrip available generating capacity.   A "yellow alert" is raised when "a grid's reserve power---the difference between supply and demand---is below the req...

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Neri Naig calls out family who stole Easter eggs reserved for kids

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 49 min ago
Neri Naig, entrepreneur and wife of "Parokya ni Edgar" frontman Chito Miranda, recently took to social media to call out a family who stole gifts and eggs reserved for kids in her outdoor restaurant's Easter egg hunting event on Sunday, April 21. Naig warned the family who stole the gifts and eggs via Instagram on Sunday. The post, as of today, appears to have been deleted. "Di pa po kayo nakakalayo. Paki-soli na lang po. May CCTV po kami (You still haven't gone very far. Please just return them. We have CCTV)," she said. "Easter na easter tinuturuan niyo ang mga bata na kumuha ng hindi sa kanila." (It's Easter and you're teaching kids to take things that are not theirs.) Naig expl...

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Phivolcs records 421 aftershocks, so far

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 50 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- A total of 421 aftershocks were recorded as of 8 a.m. Tuesday, following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck Metro Manila and parts of Luzon Monday afternoon.   The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) told INQUIRER.net on Tuesday that the magnitude of the said aftershocks ranged from 1.4 to 3.4 but only eight of them were felt. /gsg    ...

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Earthquake death toll in Pampanga climbs to 11

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 56 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- Eleven fatalities have so far been reported in Pampanga on Tuesday, in the wake of Monday afternoon's magnitude 6.1 earthquake that jolted the province and other parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila.   "As of now... ang report mga eleven pero meron pa ring dumadating kasi ngayon lang sila nagre-report (Eleven casualties have so far been reported, but we are still receiving reports from other parts of the province)," Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda told ANC's Headstart.     Pineda, however, clarified that they have yet to issue a final report on the total number of casualties in Pampanga.   "Ngayon nagre-report yung mga bay...

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Dani Barretto marrying Xavi Panlilio

Inquirer Breaking News - 9 hours 19 min ago
MANILA, Philippines - The time has finally come for Dani Barretto to tie the knot with businessman fiance Xavi Panlilio.     https://www.instagram.com/p/BwjfkZzBt9N/   Dani, daughter of Marjorie Barretto and Kier Legaspi, and niece of Gretchen Barretto, could not help but express her excitement for altar date.   "Good morning. I'm gonna marry the love of my life today. I can't wait!!" Barretto wrote in an Instagram story Tuesday.           Panlilio, on the other hand, was so sure it is going to be the happiest day of his life.   In an Instagram story, Panlilio said: "I'm getting married in ...

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A singer who died decades ago is at the center of a controversy about racism

CNN Top Stories - 9 hours 21 min ago
It's been more than 30 years since Kate Smith died, but the singer is at the center of a recent controversy about racist lyrics.
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Tesla doubles down on its radical approach to self-driving cars

CNN Top Stories - 9 hours 23 min ago
Tesla isn't backing away from its radical plans for self-driving cars.
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DFA consular offices in NCR closed today, April 23

Inquirer Breaking News - 9 hours 38 min ago
      MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said its consular offices in Metro Manila will be closed today, Tuesday, April 23, following the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck parts of Luzon Monday afternoon.   In an advisory, the DFA said that the following consular offices are closed today in compliance with Malacanang announcement this morning, based on NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council) recommendation:   DFA Aseana DFA CO South (Alabang Town Center) DFA CO West (SM Manila) DFA CO Central (Robinsons Galleria) DFA CO East (SM Megamall) DFA CO Northeast (Ali Mall) ...

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Safety first: DepEd orders inspection of schools, facilities after 6.1 quake

Inquirer Breaking News - 10 hours 4 min ago
    MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Education (DepEd) has ordered the inspection of school buildings and facilities in areas affected by the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that stuck parts of Luzon on Monday.   In a memorandum on Monday, Education Secretary Leonor Briones and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea instructed all principals, school heads and teachers-in-charge "to undertake thorough investigation of all school buildings and facilities before allowing learners, teachers and personnel to enter the same."     Engineers, architects and disaster risk reduction management (DRRM) offices were also instructed to assure the saf...

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Asia's 9 busiest airports in 2019

CNN Top Stories - 10 hours 6 min ago
With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlines while innovating along the way.
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Ringleader of North Korean embassy raid in hiding from hit squads, attorney says

CNN Top Stories - 10 hours 15 min ago
The leader of a shadowy North Korean dissident group wanted by US authorities for his connection to the raid on Pyongyang's embassy in Madrid in February is in hiding from North Korean hit squads, his attorney told CNN on Monday.
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MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2, PNR resume operations

Inquirer Breaking News - 10 hours 31 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines -- The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), Light Rail Transit Lines 1 and 2 (LRT-1 and LRT-2) Philippine National Railways (PNR) resumed operations on Tuesday, after Monday afternoon's magnitude 6.1 earthquake.   Department of Transportation Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan said that the railway systems were found fit for operations after structural and track inspections were completed.     Regular passenger service for all train systems resumed by 5:30 a.m. with train deployments starting at 4:30 a.m., Batan added.   The management of the train stations suspended operations on Monday afternoon after ...

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