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Paris residents to screen for lead after fire

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 23:18
French health authorities are urging parents with young children and pregnant women to get their lead levels tested after April's catastrophic fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in the French capital.
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Trump: I'm doing Mexico tariffs and it would be 'foolish' for Republicans to interfere

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 23:14
President Donald Trump reaffirmed his intentions Tuesday to impose tariffs on Mexico in a bid to pressure the country into stepping up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the United States.
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Sen. Kaine asks Pompeo about Saudi missiles

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 23:10
At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Sen. Tim Kaine questioned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about ballistic missiles in the Middle East.
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Sen. Udall asks Pompeo about Saudi and Chinese missiles

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 23:07
At a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Sen. Chris Murphy questioned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about ballistic missiles in the Middle East.
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America needs Mexican oil

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:55
The Trump administration's threatened tariffs on Mexico couldn't come at a worse time for America's oil refineries.
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Jennifer Lopez, the Olsen Twins, and Barbie win big at fashion’s most important awards show

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:46
Every year, the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards (CFDAs) declares who is truly the best when it comes to fashion. For 2019, the CFDA, led by chairman Tom Ford did just that last night at the Brooklyn Museum. Models, celebrities, designers, writers, and influencers were seen together on the pink carpet. Bella Hadid, Soo Joo Park, and Ashley Graham, Ciara, Kenneth Cole, Christian Cowan, and Carine Roitfeld were all in attendance among many other prestigious names in the fashion industry. Young blood and some unusual suspects dominated a few of the categories, while some awards paid tribute to long-time icons, including 59-year old Barbie. Cher presented the Geoffrey...

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Nancy Pelosi just proved she still has control over the impeachment fight

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:40
Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller's unexpected public statement about his findings regarding Russia's interference in the 2016 election and potentially obstructive behavior by Donald Trump, calls to impeach the President have picked up considerable steam.
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Trump: May's probably a better negotiator than me

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:37
President Trump praises outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May for her efforts to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union.
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US imposes new travel restrictions on Cuba

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:31
The US announced major new restrictions on US citizens traveling to Cuba on Tuesday, blocking the most common way Americans are able to visit the island -- through organized tour groups that license US citizens to travel automatically.
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LOOK: Catriona Gray, Pia Wurtzbach reunite in charity gala

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:29
MANILA, Philippines --- Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach reunited at "The Universe Gives Back" fashion charity gala held on Tuesday at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel. Gray posted a photo of her with her fellow beauty queen over her official Instagram account captioned: "@missuniverse sister." The event is for the benefit of nongovernment organizations Love Yourself and Young Focus, which the queens support. The last time the two were spotted together was during Gray's homecoming show at the Araneta Coliseum last February. READ: LOOK: Miss Universe PH beauties reunite in Catriona's homecoming show Meanwhile, Gray is expected to...

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Phoenix hopes for fair PBA treatment after Calvin Abueva suspension

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:28
MANILA, Philippines---Phoenix hopes the PBA will handle situations similar to Calvin Abueva's case the same way should incidents of the same manner happen again in the future. "While we do not agree with the decision, we have no alternative at the moment except to abide by it,"the statement read. "We no longer wish to comment on the basis of the decision but just expect and hope that incidents like this in the future will be treated similarly and decided the same manner regardless of the player involved." "This is already a decision precedent that should be used as basis in deciding similar infractions." Abueva, however, only had himself to blame in what had been a whirlwind last se...

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Fil-Am donates land for hospital for the poor in N. Samar town

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:28
CHICAGO -- Indigent families in Northern Samar who can barely afford medical care need not worry, thanks in part to a land donation from Fil-Am Chicago resident Rose Co-Salazar.   The construction of the St. Scholastica Missionary Hospital in Barangay Cababtoan, Pambujan, Northern Samar was completed in 2016. The facility fully opened its doors to local residents in July 2016. The hospital was officially turned over to the Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing (Manila Priory) on July 26, 2016. "Rosalina Co-Salazar was approached to donate land in Pambujan, which she very generously did. The donation is indeed a blessing, for without it we cannot afford to start ...

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Four killed in mass shooting in northern Australia

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:28
At least four people were killed and one injured in a mass shooting in Darwin, northern Australia, on Tuesday evening.
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The iPhone's new dark mode: Why you should care

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:27
Dark mode is finally coming to iPhone.
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Rep. Speier introduces Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2019

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:26
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), along with 22 of her colleagues, has introduced H.R. 2823, the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2019. Thelegislation would give widows and children of Filipino veterans of World War II the same eligibility for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation provided to the families of all other veterans. "Congress committed a historic transgression when it reneged on promises made to Filipino veterans who fought valiantly with the United States in WWII,"Rep. Speiersaid. "This bill would right that wrong and fulfill our commitment to these heroes and their families. The United States has always benefited from the strength of ou...

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Filipino artist Pio Abad’s political art on exhibit in San Francisco

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:25
SAN FRANCISCO -- Filipino artist Pio Abad is wrapping up his residency at Kadist San Francisco with a solo exhibition entitled"Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite," from June 5 to August 10. Abad's newly commissioned body of work unearths objects and archival material as proofs of a perpetuated political fantasy that allowed former Filipino dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, and his infamously extravagant wife, Imelda, to cling to their gilded power. Refuting the myth that the sociopolitical legacy of the Marcoses is isolated to the Philippines, the exhibition summons a transnational cast of characters that have figured in the United States' quest for empire and the perpetuation of its ...

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Sentro Rizal in DC to mark first year with historian Ocampo

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:24
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- A presentation by Filipino historian, author, and Rizal scholar Ambeth Ocampo will celebrate the first anniversary of Sentro Rizal Washington, DC, on June 10 at the Philippine Chancery Annex Building.   In the presentation entitled "RIZAL: The Hero as Traveler", Professor Ocampo will share his perspective on how Dr. Jose Rizal's travels influenced the hero's writings and shaped his views. "Every Filipino child knows that Rizal traveled a great deal when air travel was but a figment of the imagination, but what is not emphasized is how Rizal was formed by his exposure to other lands, peoples, and cultures," Ocampo wrote in the presentation abstract. ...

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Why allowing pilots to sleep in the cockpit might improve airline safety

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:12
Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii -- earning pilot's license suspensions as well as getting fired.
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Trump slams London mayor

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:03
During a joint news conference at Downing Street, President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May were asked about the ongoing verbal tussle between Trump and London Mayor Sadiq Khan.
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