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US and EU agree to suspend tariffs linked to long-running Boeing-Airbus dispute

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 03:24
The United States and European Union have agreed to suspend for four months all tariffs related to the long-running dispute over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus.
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FM radio stations installed for Palaweños’ distance learning

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 03:22
  Malampaya social arm Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. (PSFI) partners with Department of Education (DepEd) to support Palaweos conduct distance learning through the installation of FM radio stations in several public schools across Malampaya's impact zone. Last January, PSFI turned over FM radio equipment and rechargeable winding radios to the project's pilot site in Barangay Abongan, Taytay, Palawan. The FM radio station will support the needs of public school teachers and their students as they conduct Modular Distance Learning. Abongan Elementary School is one of the 10 schools benefitting from the project. The FM radio station will supplement printed modules and ca...

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How I learned Japanese through self-study

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 03:18
  I have a trilingual grandmother who can speak Fukien, Mandarin, English, Tagalog and Bisaya. She can easily switch languages and dialects. Having grown up in a Chinese-speaking family, studied in a Filipino school, had a daughter who started a family in America, and lived in a country of Filipino-speaking people, one would think that her language skills are not surprising. Meanwhile, despite having such an amazing grandmother, I can only speak two languages, English and Filipino, the latter of which I'm working hard on improving through school. Some months ago, I decided to self-study and learn Japanese, because I find it such a fascinating language and I love Japa...

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WHO says report on China mission on Covid-19 origins due in mid-March

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 03:05
GENEVA -- The findings of a WHO-led mission to Wuhan, China to investigate the origins of the virus that causes Covid-19 are expected in mid-March, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. "The current timing is the week of 14th-15th March," Peter Ben Embarek, the head of the mission, told a Geneva news briefing. Ben Embarek, a WHO expert on diseases that cross from animals to humans, had said at the end of the mission last month that the virus probably originated in bats, although it was not certain how it reached humans. He also effectively ruled out a lab leak. WHO officials had earlier said that the mission might issue a summary report before its full findings...

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Twitter is testing an 'undo' option after sending tweets

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:44
Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send.
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Republicans face backlash after misleading House about skipping votes

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:26
As he darted down to Florida last week and skipped crucial House votes, Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona neglected to tell GOP Rep. Ann Wagner of Missouri the full story behind why he needed her to vote in his place.
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NFL picks its first Black female game official

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:22
Maia Chaka will make history when the new National Football League season starts this year.
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Man arrested for allegedly defacing 'America's Stonehenge' with suspected QAnon graffiti

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:07
A New Jersey man was arrested Monday after defacing an ancient rock formation in 2019 with suspected QAnon-related graffiti, according to police in Salem, New Hampshire.
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Eddie Murphy wants to go back to stand-up when the pandemic is over

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:56
After three decades and multiple blockbuster movies, Eddie Murphy is planning a return to the medium that helped launch his acting career.
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Senate begins vote on Biden's Covid-19 relief package

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:54
• Senate facing series of politically tough votes amid Covid relief push
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Michelle Obama has a moving conversation with Dwyane Wade's daughter

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:37
Michelle Obama on Thursday held a virtual meeting with the teenage daughter of Dwayne Wade, Zaya Wade. The pair shared advice and discussed Obama's recently released adaptation for young readers of her No. 1 best-selling memoir, "Becoming."
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Moldova first in Europe to get vaccine via COVAX. Hear from its president

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:24
CNN's Becky Anderson speaks to Moldovan President Maia Sandu as the country becomes the first in Europe to receive the coronavirus vaccine under COVAX, an entity run by a coalition of partners including the World Health Organization. Its mission is to buy coronavirus vaccines in bulk and send them to poorer nations that can't compete with wealthy countries in securing contracts with the major drug companies.
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CBS releases another teaser for Meghan and Harry's Oprah interview

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:24
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex told Oprah Winfrey that she has agreed to speak to her in an interview because now she can. CNN's Max Foster reports.
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These men and women got the Covid-19 vaccine despite hesitancy in their communities

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 00:30
A college student struggling with multiple health conditions, a Texas cattle farmer eager to reunite with his 90-year-old mother and a restaurant owner who lost too many friends to the pandemic -- they are among those who got Covid-19 vaccines despite the general lack of trust in vaccines among communities of color.
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How do whales defy the odds of getting cancer? The answer is in their genes, new study says

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 00:29
Cancer should be a near certainty for whales, the longest-living and largest mammals there are -- but new research has shown cetaceans are excellent at protecting themselves against the deadly disease.
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Andrea on why she wouldn’t take an ex back; Baron on being a recovering alcoholic

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 00:20
  Andrea Torres ought to give a crash course on how to look fab after a breakup. Take it from her. Don't let a broken heart make you wallow in gloom when you can bloom, instead. It's been barely four months since she and Derek Ramsay parted ways, yet the Kapuso actress is hotter than ever. She has decided to live happily even without the "ever after." Andrea is happy being busy with her upcoming series on GMA 7, "Legal Wives." She portrays one of the wives of a Marawi Muslim royalty (Dennis Trillo). The two others are played by Alice Dixson and Bianca Umali. In real life, marriage is not yet in Andrea's agenda. Her heart is still under renovation until its permanent ...

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Andre Paras happy with show-biz career, but still not giving up on basketball dream

Inquirer Breaking News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 00:10
  One of the mottos Andre Paras lives by is "chasing your own happiness." In his case, he finds it in show biz and basketball, which he has been juggling for most of his career. Though Andre consistently books projects on television, his desire to become a professional player remains strong, as shown by his application to this year's PBA draft. "Do whatever makes you happy. Acting and hosting do that for me. Basketball does that for me. At this point, I can do both at the same time, so I have no reason to choose one yet," he said in a video conference for GTV's weekly game show "Game of the Gens," which he cohosts with Sef Cadayona. The 25-year-old actor, who had played...

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Paris Hilton got an apology from Sarah Silverman for the jail jokes

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 00:09
All is well now between Paris Hilton and Sarah Silverman.
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