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CIDG: There’s 70-80 percent Albayalde will be indicted

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 19:07
https://twitter.com/T2TupasINQ/status/1191668633199464459?s=20   MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) said there's a 70 to 80 percent chance that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would find probable cause to indict former PNP Chief General Oscar Albayalde.   Albayalde is facing a string of criminal complaints after a Senate inquiry showed that his men when he was still Pampanga Regional Director during a 2013 raid seized 200 kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu but only declared 36 kilos.   Previously, a complaint has been filed against the Pampanga policemen before the DOJ bu...

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Meet the Paralympic swimmer changing perceptions of disability

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 19:06
Théo Curin is no ordinary teenager.
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National Security Council official set to testify

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 19:06
Wells Griffith, a White House adviser on energy, is one of several witnesses expected to testify before House impeachment investigators this week. He's scheduled to be deposed Tuesday.
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Robredo has not yet accepted drug czar post – spokesman

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 19:04
MANILA, Philippines -- Vice President Leni Robredo has not yet accepted the formal invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte for her to head the administration's drug war, according to her spokesperson, lawyer Barry Gutierrez. Gutierrez, a former Akbayan party-list representative, said on Tuesday night that Robredo would reveal her plans and suggestions for the drug war on Wednesday, supposedly in a letter that would be sent to the President. The Office of the Vice President said that Robredo had not yet read through the documents because there were several meetings that she had to attend to.However, the office clarified that, as of now, Robredo would make suggestions in her capacity...

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Tuesday's elections are (mostly) about Trump

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 19:04
It used to be said that "all politics is local." That's not really the case anymore.
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Knights overcome RK Ilagan, Stags to advance in NCAA stepladder semis

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:49
MANILA, Philippines --- King Caralipio and Fran Yu delivered the insurance baskets as the Letran Knights lived another day after booting out the San Sebastian Stags, 85-80, on Tuesday night in the NCAA Season 95 men's basketball semifinals at Cuneta Astrodome. With the Stags pulling within a point and time winding down, Caralipio scored on the break before Yu sank his two free throws that sealed Letran's win built strongly on its length and athleticism. But credit should mainly go to Bonbon Batiller, who restrained the high-scoring Allyn Bulanadi for majority of the second half that told heavily on San Sebastian's offensive ploy. Bulanadi found no open look in the final half...

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Marawi rehab a ‘failure,’ residents say as they appeal to return home

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:45
MANILA, Philippines --- The government failed in rehabilitating the war-torn city more than two years after the Maute siege, residents of the Islamic city in Mindanao lamented Tuesday. READ:Over P4 billion unused 2018 Marawi fund nears expiration "Without discrediting the effort of the government... we are seeing a failure, insufficiency and slow implementation of specific programs projects and activities,"KhalidAnsano, a resident and member of the Marawi development assistance team, said during a meeting of the House subcommittee on Marawi rehabilitation. READ:Marawistill a ghost town 2 years aftersiegeended Ansano also said that the primary demand of the people of Marawi, e...

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F1 duo starstruck by astronauts' 'mission for the good of humanity'

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:39
If not one small step for man, it was one giant leap for two racing drivers.
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Obstruction of traffic is top violation of bus drivers in NCR in 2019 — MMDA

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:31
    MANILA, Philippines --- Obstruction of traffic is the top violation of traffic rules for bus drivers in Metro Manila for the first 10 months of 2019, data from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) showed Tuesday. From Jan. 1 to Oct. 31, MMDA recorded 4,826 incidents of obstructing the road followed by yellow lane violations with 3,741 incidents. MMDA also recorded 2,301 incidents of disregarding traffic signs, 1,369 incidents of violating loading and unloading and 1,115 incidents of improper opening of doors. Earlier, the MMDA said it will go after erring bus drivers with more than 100 traffic violations. The Land Transportation Office (LTO...

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A man rescued a caged dog that was floating in a freezing lake. Now he wants to adopt her

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:28
A small black and white pup is continuing her road to recovery after being rescued just in time from a freezing Illinois lake over the weekend.
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Palace: No ‘evidence-planting’ in progressive groups’ offices raided by cops

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:24
MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang has denied a human rights group's allegation that authorities planted evidence during raids in offices of progressive organizations in Bacolod City, Negros Oriental last week. Some 57 individuals were arrested and high-powered firearms were allegedly seized in regional offices of militant groups based on four search warrants issued by a Quezon City judge. But human rights group Karapatan on Sunday decried authorities' alleged planting of evidence during the joint police and military raids, calling the operations as "prelude to an intensified crackdown" against activists, progressives and critics of the Duterte administration. READ:Kara...

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Singer Leah Navarro declared ‘persona non grata’ in GenSan after ‘retribution’ remark

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:24
    MANILA, Philippines --- The General Santos City Council has declared singer Leah Navarro "persona non grata" after insinuating that the recent Mindanao quakes were a "retribution." The General Santos City Office of the Vice Mayor told INQUIRER.net that the move was "unanimously approved by the council" on Tuesday during its regular session. The resolution, however, is still being finalized. Screenshot of the tweet shows lawyer Theodore Te tweeting last October 31: "What's with all the earthquakes in Mindanao?" Navarro then replied, saying, "Retribution?" The tweet has since been deleted. "I apologized and deleted my tweet, but they just can't find in...

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Paulo Avelino speaks up on struggle with suicidal thoughts, calls for use of crisis hotline

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:23
Paulo Avelino spoke anew of a "dark period" that he experienced, when he battled "depression and suicidal thoughts." The actor previously spoke of his mental health struggles last August when he admitted having a suicide attempt years back. He previously denied in 2013 that he had tried to take his own life. READ: Paulo Avelino opens up on suicide attempt years ago, regrets not being able to save friend's life Avelino posted on Instagram today, Nov. 5, a personal account of how he shut himself out from help. He also gave a trigger warning as he shared an old picture of his slit wrist that had been stitched up. He said he was speaking up now for others who may be suffering as he did....

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TD ‘Quiel’ may intensify into tropical storm — Pagasa

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:22
MANILA, Philippines --- Tropical Depression "Quiel" may intensify into a tropical storm in the next 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported Tuesday afternoon. In its 4 p.m. advisory, the state weather bureau said Quiel was spotted 540 kilometers west southwest of Iba town in Zambales. It slightly intensified with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness of 70 kph as it moves eastward. While Quiel is expected to develop into a tropical storm, it is "less likely" to make landfall in any part of the country. Pagasa said Quiel and the frontal system will bring moderate to occasi...

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Truck carrying water for quake survivors crashes, kills helper, hurts driver

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:22
  KIDAPAWAN CITY--A truck helper died while the driver was seriously wounded in an accident on the way to deliver water for earthquake-hit residents in Makilala town, Cotabato province on Tuesday, Nov. 5   Police said the truck helper known only as Nonoy of Cateel town in Davao Oriental and driver Jimmy Calolo Gaspar Caber were on board a tanker with 7 tons of water when the truck's brakes malfunctioned along the Davao-Cotabato Road.   The truck slammed into concrete road railings which caused multiple injuries to the driver and the helper.   They were brought to the hospital where the helper was declared dead upon arrival.   Both w...

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Porsche superyacht looks like spaceship

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:20
It's been nearly a decade in the making, but this new Porsche-designed superyacht looks more than worth the wait.
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