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How to check your medical records for dangerous errors

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:27
When Liz Tidyman's elderly parents moved across the country to be closer to their children and grandchildren years ago, they carried their medical records with them in a couple of brown cardboard folders tied with string.
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Cape Town Sevens: USA tops standings for first time

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:26
Fiji won its first World Rugby Sevens Series title of the season in Cape Town with a 29-15 victory over USA Sunday.
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Movie has cattle call for real cows, dairy need not apply

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:24
CINCINNATI --- A film promotion organization in Cincinnati is holding a cattle call for actual cattle. The nonprofit Film Cincinnati put out a vague call for a major motion picture Friday, saying it needed cows for a movie. The Cincinnati Enquirerreportsthe request is specific about what types of cows are needed. Only non-milking brown and white cows need apply. Film Cincinnati says the cows should also be human-friendly, halter trained, and from the same herd. But it's unclear what movie is being filmed with the cows.NVG RELATED STORIES: Wolf dogs lend genuine emotional weight to epic adventure 'Alpha' Cows help rehabilitate prisoners in Sweden Australia's la...

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DILG to create more local boards to hear complaints vs erring cops

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:18
MANILA, Philippines --- Amid recent controversies involving policemen, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is eyeing to establish more People's Law Enforcement Boards (PLEBs) next year to hear complaints of the community against erring members of the police force.   DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order Bernardo Florece Jr. said this on Monday, as the agency launched the PLEB Online Database System that will allow improved status-tracking of cases filed by members of the community against police officers.   Florece said out of 1,649 municipalities, 85 percent or 1,403 already have their own PLEBs as of this year.   "As of now, 85 ...

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Alexa turns to customers for help in answering extra tough questions

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:17
  Do you know where bats go in the winter? How about what cork is made out of? Alexa previously didn't, so she turned towards customers who did for the answers. It's not often that Alexa gets stumped by a question, but of course her knowledge is finite, despite it seeming like she knows everything. To answer those difficult inquiries, Amazon will be sending emails to customers inviting them to add information lacking from Alexa's knowledge matrix via a feature called Alexa Answers. As of this week, contributors began adding information on topics like how long it takes for an ice cube tray to freeze or who wrote the score for "Lord of the Rings". Such questions began bei...

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RCBC appoints CEO-in-waiting starting Jan. 2

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:14
        Veteran banker Eugene Acevedo has been named deputy CEO of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. effective the first working day of 2019 in preparation for the retirement of the bank's present chief mid next year.   In a statement, RCBC said Acevedo will take the helm of the Yuchengco-controlled financial institution when current president and CEO Gil Buenaventura retires at the end of his three-year contract on June 30, 2019.   The bank's CEO-in-waiting -- a 30-year banking veteran -- will have the task of growing the bank which was at the center of the $81-million Bangladesh central bank cyberheist, the aftermath of which Buena...

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House approves expanded VAWC bill

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:09
    MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives on Monday unanimously gave its approval to a bill protecting women and children from all forms of electronic violence.   The chamber voted 207-0 to approve on third and final reading House Bill No. 8655 or the "Expanded Anti-Violence Against Women and Children (E-VAWC)" bill that seeks to amend Republic Act No. 9262 of 2004.   HB 8566 amends Section 3C of RA 9626 to include in the definition of psychological violence any acts that may be committed through "physical, verbal, emotional, electronic or information communication technology (ICT)-related means."   The proposed measure also...

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Ice Seguerra, Liza Diño reveal how they made each other better, happier in anniversary messages

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:08
Ice Seguerra poured his emotions toward wife Liza Dio to mark their fourth wedding anniversary. In an Instagram post on Saturday, Dec. 8, Seguerra started off by saying that being with Dio made him appreciate the finer things in life, such as wearing a suit and tie, and fine dining restaurants. https://www.instagram.com/p/BrGXq45ljpb/ The singer also credited his wife for changing him for the better by inspiring him to become kinder and more patient, and to also work on his outer appearance. "Dahil sa iyo, mas natuto akong pumorma, mag-ayos ng sarili, at magpapogi (ang ganda mo kasi kaya dapat maglevel up ako)," he said. (Because of you, I learned to dress up, to fix myself, ...

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‘Ralph’ tops box office again, ‘Aquaman’ is a hit in China

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:06
NEW YORK --- In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" arrived with a cannonball-sized splash in Chinese theaters. For the second week in a row, no new wide releases opened in North American theaters, allowing Disney's animated sequel to again lead domestic ticket sales with $16.1 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The top six films at the box office were all unchanged. Universal's "The Grinch," still a major draw in its fifth weekend, trailed in second with $15.2 million. But the weekend's biggest new arrival was in China,...

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Comelec urged to cancel Pichay’s COC for 2019 polls

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:05
  MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has been urged to cancel the certificate of candidacy (COC) of House Deputy Speaker Prospero Pichay Jr. for 1st District Representative of Surigao del Sur in the 2019 polls.   In a 16-page petition filed by Mary Elizabeth Ty, some copies of which were given to reporters on Monday, Ty argued that Pichay's COC should be denied due course and canceled because material representations in his COC were false.   Ty cited Pichay's answer in his COC that he had not been found liable for an offense which carries the accessory penalty of perpetual disqualification to hold a public office which has become...

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Teen dies by electrocution while using headphones of charging phone

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:51
A 16-year-old boy from Malaysia was electrocuted last week while wearing headphones connected to his charging phone. The victim, Mohd Aidi Azzhar Zahrin, was found dead by his 51-year-old mother at their home in Negeri Sembilan, reported Malaysian newspaper the New Straits Times on Dec. 5. While leaving for work at 7:45 a.m., the mother saw Zahrin on the floor and thought he was asleep. She returned home to check on him, and noticing he had not moved, tried to wake him up but his body had already turned cold. The victim's mother called a clinic which sent over a medical officer. No injuries were found on the boy, save for bleeding on his left ear. It was confirmed that he died ...

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Trillanes posts P200K bond to travel to Europe, US

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:48
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has posted a travel bond of P200,000 to be able to leave the country and attend speaking engagements in Europe and United States.   The travel bond posting follows a Makati City court's decision permitting him to travel abroad.   READ:Makati court allows Trillanes to travel to Europe, US   In a written order released to the media on Monday, Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda said the hold departure order against the senator filed on September 25 in relation to his rebellion case "is temporarily lifted."   READ:Trillanes seeks Makati court's nod to travel to Europe...

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Church renovation lifts Christmas spirit in Bethlehem

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:45
BETHLEHEM, West Bank --- A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of Bethlehem ahead of Christmas, offering visitors a look at ancient mosaics and columns that have been restored to their original glory for the first time in 600 years. City officials hope the renovation at the traditional birthplace of Jesus will boost tourism and a weak economy in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, and perhaps slow a decades-long drain of the Christian population from the lands where the faith was born. "Christians are leaving the Holy Land due to the lack of peace and economic hardships and we are struggling to keep them in their homeland," said...

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Duterte to 2019 bets: Do not terrorize, harass voters

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:35
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte warned politicians on Monday,months before the 2019 midterm elections,not to "terrorize" and "harass" voters. Duterte gave the warning on Monday during the turnover of housing units to military troops in San Miguel, Bulacan. "I would like just to inform, tell the candidates --- and that goes for the entire Philippines --- during my watch, in my time, di talaga ako papayag. Ke kasama kita sa gobyerno, kasama kita sa partido o kalaban kita sa politika, do not terrorize, do not intimidate, do not create fear in the voters," he said. [I would like just to inform, tell the candidates --- and that goes for the entire Philippines --...

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China’s consulate-general in Davao starts processing of visa

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:30
      DAVAO CITY - China's consulate general here formally launched its visa-processing center on Monday, which means overseas contract workers, tourists and other visitors to China no longer have to go to Manila to process their documents. Davao Consul General Li Lin said the visa processing facility would play an important role in facilitating people-to-people exchanges and to improve further the existing bilateral relations between China and the Philippines. China's consulate general office in Davao will serve mainly the Mindanao area in the country's southern part, as there has also been an existing consulate general office in Cebu to cater to the Vi...

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Eight things Glasgow does better than Edinburgh

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:29
A former industrial powerhouse, Glasgow may not have the picture postcard charm of Edinburgh, its debonair neighbor to the east.
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Officials to brief congressmen on 3rd Mindanao martial law extension

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:17
  MANILA, Philippines --- The executive department will conduct a security briefing with lawmakers at the House of Representatives as President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to extend martial law in Mindanao until end of 2019.   Thebriefing is set on Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. at the Aquino-Makalintal Hall inside the Batasang Pabansa Complex. It was not clear if the discussion would be open to media coverage.   READ:Duterte wants Mindanao martial law extended by one more year   Earlier Monday, security officials led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao, and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Carlito Galve...

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EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:05
BRUSSELS --- The European Union's top court ruled Monday that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. The European Court of Justice ruled that when an EU member country has notified its intent to leave, "that member state is free to revoke unilaterally that notification." Britain voted in 2016 to leave the 28-nation bloc, and invoked Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty in March 2017, triggering a two-year exit process. Article 50 contains few details, in part because the idea of any country leaving was considered unlikely. A group of Scottish legislators had asked the ECJ to rule o...

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S. Korea cab driver burns himself to death in carpool protest

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:02
SEOUL --- A South Korean taxi driver burned himself to death on Monday in protest at an Uber-like ride-sharing service being introduced by the country's largest mobile chat app, reports said.   South Korean taxi drivers have angrily protested against the car-pooling service created by KakaoTalk, saying it would threaten their jobs and livelihoods.   US giant Uber has only a minimal presence in the country, offering only taxi- and licensed-hire vehicle hailing after closing its main ride-sharing service in 2015 in the face of an extensive backlash from drivers.   But Kakao is used by more than 80 percent of South Koreans, and in recent months tens of thous...

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Loss to Mei Yamaguchi, ‘great learning experience’ for Jomary Torres

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:59
Jomary Torres remained unwavered despite taking her second straight loss on Friday night in ONE: Destiny of Champions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Torres, who suffered a one-sided defeat at the hands of former title contender Mei Yamaguchi of Japan, vowed to redeem herself when she returns to the cage next year. The Zamboanga City native also feels she became a better fighter after sharing the cage against a quality warrior in Yamaguchi. "To share the stage with a world-class athlete like Yamaguchi is a great learning experience. I see this as something that would benefit my career in the future," Torres said after losing on points. "This is definitely a great learning experience for...

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