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State U stars Desiderio, Dario beat PBA Draft deadline

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 10 min ago
University of the Philippines stars Paul Desiderio and Diego Dario brought to 48 the total number of Rookie Draft applicants as they beat Monday's deadline for those wanting to be a part of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) starting the 44th season next year. The PBA's decision to extend the deadline for local players from Dec. 3 to Dec. 10 allowed the duo to make the list after playing for the Fighting Maroons in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball finals against eventual champion Ateneo Blue Eagles. The official list of applicants, which surpassed last season's total of 44, won't be released until Dec. 14, or two days before the draft proceedings at Robinsons Place in E...

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Beware of the holiday heart syndrome

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 10 min ago
I woke up early this morning and had my morning cup of coffee in our garden. The cool breeze gently reminded me that the holiday season is upon us, and with the merriment that comes with it is the increased risk of developing life-threatening cardiovascular problems. For some families who would be affected, this can transform the season from one of joy and laughter to one of lamentation and grief. So, beware of the so-called "holiday heart syndrome." Various scientific journals have reported a higher incidence of heart attacks and strokes during the Christmas holidays due to excessive fun, which consists of drinking unlimited booze and eating all the "good" stuff (aka high chole...

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Spacecraft discovers water on asteroid

CNN Top Stories - 1 hour 49 min ago
NASA's first asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, reached the asteroid Bennu only a week ago, but it's already learning more about this time capsule from the early solar system.
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It took humans only 200 years to reverse a 50M-year-old climate trend: report

CNN Top Stories - 1 hour 50 min ago
What do scientists see when comparing our future climate with the past? In less than 200 years, humans have reversed a multimillion-year cooling trend, new research suggests.
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New 'Stranger Things 3' trailer released

CNN Top Stories - 1 hour 58 min ago
Netflix released a new teaser for season three of their hit show, "Stranger Things."
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US undermining 'last chance' climate talks, experts charge

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 32 min ago
The American delegation came to promote coal.
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McDonald’s Fil-Am poster pranksters–what are they up to now?

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 57 min ago
  LOS ANGELES --- After pulling off a poster prank on a McDonald's outlet in Texas, Fil-Ams Jevh Maravilla and Christian Toledo landed a well-paid spot in a McDonald's commercial. What are they up to now?   The co-workers at a Filipino TV network in Texas drew the attention of McDonald's, Ellen Degeneres, and various organizations, after they smuggled a poster with their own faces and surreptitiously posted it on a wall in their local McDonald's. No one noticed the prank for some time, until they blogged about it themselves.   Christian Toledo is an immigrant from the Philippines: "When I emigrated to the US, Jevh and I met at a local Filipino TV Network...

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U.S. Customs probing import of stainless steel flanges from PH 

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON, D.C.--U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is investigating certain imports of stainless steel flanges from the Philippines on "a reasonable suspicion" of evading the payment of antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) duties. According to CBP, stainless steel flanges sold by a Philippine producer, EN Corporation (also known as "Enlin Corporation"), should be treated under the law as Chinese products for purposes of the AD and CVD duties. As a result of its findings, CBP has imposed interim measures on certain importers of stainless steel flanges from the Philippines, directing that all such imports will be subject to AD/CVD duties. Earlier this year, ...

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Study says Mediterranean diet is best for heart health

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 58 min ago
Once again, your mother was right. You really do need to eat your vegetables. And while you are at it, put down the bacon and pick up the olive oil, because new research supports the contention that switching to a Mediterranean diet could significantly decrease the risk of heart disease. According to astudypublished Friday in JAMA Network Open, people who followed this type of diet had 25 percent less risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the course of 12 years. The diet's components make sense to anyone who follows nutrition news. Avoid red meat in favor of "good" fats like fish and poultry. Swap out salt for herbs and spices. Ditch butter and margarine and opt for ol...

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Crafts, foods showcase PH culture in DC Winternational

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 59 min ago
  WASHINGTON, D.C.-- More than 50 embassies and foreign diplomatic missions in Washington, D.C., including the Philippine Embassy, participated in the 7thAnnual Embassy Showcase Winternational. The Winternational, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on Dec. 6, showcases the cultural and culinary traditions of Washington's diplomatic community. Known to have one of the longest and the most festive Yuletide celebrations in the world, Filipinos have applied their creativity and innovation in designing eco-friendly and unique decorations. The Embassy showcased Philippine-made Christmas ornaments including Christmas balls, stars and angel...

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San Mateo County official lauds home care firm’s ‘exemplary service’

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 32 sec ago
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, California---District 5 Supervisor David J. Canepa commended Alegre Home Care, on its 25th Anniversary and Christmas Party on Dec. 5 for helping shape the landscape of the home care industry by providing the utmost quality care to seniors and physically challenged individuals in and around the San Mateo County.   "Alegre Home Care's commitment to providing high quality home care needs to individuals and families in San Mateo County is greatly appreciated," Canepa said, handing a Certificate of Commendation to CEO Charles E. Symes II.   Canepa thanked at Alegre's more than 200 workers, "who dedicate their time for being attentive caregivers,"...

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Trump is increasingly anxious over his political future

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 20 min ago
While President Donald Trump and Nick Ayers were still in the middle of negotiations about him replacing John Kelly as chief of staff, Trump had already given Ayers a task. He wanted him to conduct a thorough review of how the West Wing operates, including evaluating staffing, in order to make it more politically focused over the next two years.
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China bans sale and import of most iPhones

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 44 min ago
A Chinese court has banned the sale and import of most iPhone models in a stunning decision sure to escalate the nasty trade war between the United States and China.
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Soccer hero: People feel free to be 'openly racist'

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 9 min ago
The last week has served as an unpleasant reminder that racism still exists within British football.
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Dow slides 500 points on Brexit drama

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 11 min ago
Brexit chaos and sinking bank stocks are combining to deal the stock market another blow.
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NYPD officers pry 1-year-old child from mother's arms in startling video

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 13 min ago
With a crowd of onlookers gathered around, New York Police officers encircle a woman and her child on the ground.
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Accused Russian spy appears to reach plea deal with US prosecutors

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 20 min ago
Accused Russian spy Maria Butina appears to have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.
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NASA's Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 27 min ago
NASA's Voyager 2 probe, launched in 1977, is now more than 11 billion miles from Earth and has reached interstellar space, the agency said Monday. This is the second time a human-made object has reached this part of space. And it's an incredible feat for a spacecraft designed to last five years.
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PM apologizes after tourist death

CNN Top Stories - 5 hours 6 min ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern apologized to Grace Millane's family after the 22-year-old was killed while traveling in the country.
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Vice Ganda shares with Edward Barber how he battled depression

Inquirer Breaking News - 5 hours 12 min ago
I try to reach out to young people like Edward (Barber) because I know how it's like to feel depressed and helpless," said comedian Vice Ganda, who admitted to have successfully battled depression, first, as a teenager, then as an adult only last year.   During the recent press conference for his latest film "Fantastica," Vice said he felt he needed to reach out to his costar Edward after he noticed that the 18-year-old actor would often sit quietly in one corner, looking lonely and tired.   "Edward said he was feeling confused because before joining 'PBB,' he wanted to pursue a different profession. He was trying to figure out if this was what he wanted for him...

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