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Kim rides white horse on snowy, symbolic mountain

CNN Top Stories - 7 hours 54 min ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has taken a scenic -- and politically significant -- ride on a white horse on a snowy mountain that's considered sacred to many Koreans.
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Skeletal remains, bomb found in Marawi mosque anew

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 59 min ago
MARAWI CITY ---- Debris-clearing workers found skeletal remains near the devastated Bato Ali Mosque here on Tuesday afternoon. It was in this mosque where fierce fighting took place during the five-month siege of the city by Islamic State militants in 2017. Assistant Secretary Felix Castro Jr., Task Force Bangon Marawi Field Office Manager, said the remains were composed of a skull and other human body parts. Personnel of Eddmari Construction and Trading, the government contractor for debris-clearing of buildings that will not be demolished, found the skeletal remains. The remains were brought to the Eddmari compound, where they were expected to undergo a police forensics...

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BTS leader RM’s special love of Korean paintings

Inquirer Breaking News - 7 hours 59 min ago
SEOUL ---When South Korea's biggest annual art show, the Korean International Art Fair, was on its course at the COEX convention center in southern Seoul on Sept. 26, a tall young man came to the venue, his face shaded under a cap. He turned to the show's booth allotted to Johyun Gallery and stood planted for a long while in front of flower and bird paintings by Korean master painter Kim Chong-hak. A gallery employee walked him through the collection, but it was only after the man left the exhibition that the employee found out that the visitor was RM, the leader of K-pop global sensation BTS. RM again showed up unannounced for a Korean art exhibition at the Jeongdong 1928 A...

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Increasing women’s testosterone level boosts running capacity, new study finds

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 2 min ago
In the first study of its kind, a new European research has found that higher testosterone levels in females have a significant effect on a woman's ability to run for longer. Carried out at Karolinska University Hospital and Swedish School of Sports and Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, the new study looked at 48 physically active and healthy 18- to 35-year-old women and randomly split them into two groups. One group applied 10 milligrams of testosterone cream to the outer thigh each day for 10 weeks, while the other 10 milligrams of an inactive (placebo) substance. The women's hormone levels and body composition---percentage of body fat and lean muscle mass---we...

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Asian shares rise after Wall Street gain on solid earnings

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 7 min ago
TOKYO - Asian shares were higher Wednesday after a gain on Wall Street boosted by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies.     Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.6% in morning trading to 22,554.05, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.0% to 6,720.10, while South Korea's Kospi added 0.6% to 2,079.39.   Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.5% at 26,638.14, while the Shanghai Composite edged up nearly 0.2% to 2,996.50.   Stocks notched solid gains on Wall Street on Tuesday as investors welcomed surprisingly good quarterly results from some of the nation's biggest companies.   Strong earnings from UnitedHealth Group, JPMorgan Chas...

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Hong Kong tells US not to interfere after Congress OKs bills

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 13 min ago
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's government says the U.S. Congress shouldn't interfere in the territory's affairs, after the House passed three bills showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters.     A government statement Wednesday defending Hong Kong's political system came before the territory's leader, Carrie Lam, was to deliver an annual address laying out her policies.   She wasn't, however, expected to yield to key demands of protesters who've been demonstrating since June.   The House approved the bills Tuesday with separate voice votes. One condemns China's intrusions into Hong Kong's affairs.   Another requires annual reviews ...

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De Lima says Duterte admin must now block Veloso execution

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 16 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- After the Supreme Court allowed death row inmate Mary Jane Veloso to testify against her recruiters, the Duterte administration should now be put to task to prevent her execution in Indonesia. Senator Leila de Lima said this on Wednesday as she welcomed the decision of the High Court allowing Veloso to testify against her recruiters Maria Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao through a written deposition. Sergo and Lacanilao are being tried for qualified human trafficking, estafa and simple illegal recruitment before the Nueva Ecija Regional Trial Court for allegedly tricking Veloso into going abroad and using her as a drug mule to smuggle heroin into Ind...

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Sulli leaves behind 15-year entertainment career

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 16 min ago
SEOUL ---Singer and actress Sulli, also known as Choi Jin-ri, was found dead Monday at her home outside Seoul. She was 25. Sulli entered the entertainment industry at just 10 years old, making her debut in 2004 in SBS drama "Ballad of Seodong." In 2009, Sulli joined the highly competitive K-pop scene as a member of five-piece girl group f(x). She was 15 at the time. While she was the youngest of the act, she was also the tallest, leading fans to affectionately call her "Giant Baby." In 2015, she left the group and took a yearlong break. She later revealed the reason for her departure on an online broadcast, saying, "I did not know why I had to do certain things, I was just t...

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No more golf for cops on weekdays – PNP

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 31 min ago
MANILA, Philippines - Police officers and officials are now barred from playing golf on weekdays since it may interfere with their duties and responsibilities.   Philippine National Police (PNP) declared on Wednesday that it will ban playing golf of police officers during weekdays as it may interfere with their public service.   "I am now declaring that there will be no more golf during weekdays. Nobody is exempted. Starting from the OIC down to the lowest rank in the Philippine National Police," PNP officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa told reporters Wednesday morning after the National Capital Region Police Office turnover ceremony in Taguig City.   ...

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Pagasa: LPA strengthens into Tropical Depression ‘Perla’

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 31 min ago
    MANILA, Philippines --- A new low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of Baler, Aurora on Wednesday has intensified into tropical depression bearing the local name "Perla," the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) announced in a tweet.   https://twitter.com/dost_pagasa/status/1184289673050329088   According to Pagasa, the LPA spotted at 3 a.m. developed into a tropical depression at 8 a.m.   It was last spotted at 1,335 kilometers east of Baler, according to the 4 a.m. bulletin of the state weather bureau.   Pagasa is set to issue an initial severe weather bulletin at 11 a.m....

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US, Taliban resume contacts to revive peace process

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON --- US and Taliban officials have resumed their discussions to revive the peace process that derailed last month after coming tantalisingly close to an agreement, the US media have reported. The talks "touched on confidence-building measures that could include a possible prisoner swap or a reduction in violence,"according toThe Wall Street Journal. A recentNew York Timesreport noted that the first US-Taliban meeting after the collapse of the peace talks was held in Islamabad last week when both US and Taliban officials visited the Pakistani capital. Diplomatic sources in Washington say that Pakistan is also playing a key role in these talks that aim to end the 18-year...

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BTS to broadcast concert live in cinemas

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 34 min ago
The K-pop group BTS will be broadcasting one of their upcoming stadium shows in Seoul, South Korea, live in cinemas. "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself [The Final]" will be filmed on Oct. 27 at Seoul's Olympic Stadium, which also hosts two additional "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself" shows on Oct. 26 and 29. The concert film will be screened simultaneously in cinemas across various Asian countries including Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan. The performance will also be broadcast across the US, but with some time delay due to time-zone difference. "Love Yourself: Speak Yourself [The Final]" will mark BTS' fourth concert film, following their 2018 "Burn the Stage: Th...

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2020 candidates weigh in on the impeachment inquiry

CNN Top Stories - 8 hours 44 min ago
The 2020 presidential candidates comment on the impeachment inquiry at the CNN/New York Times debate in Westerville, Ohio.
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Bukidnon public school teacher survives gun attack

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 50 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- A public school teacher and member of the ACT Teachers party-list group survived an ambush in front of a school in Bukidnon on Tuesday.   The Valencia City police station identified the victim as Zhaydee Cabanyelles, 32.   Cabanyelles' husband Ramil told police that they were in front of Dalit Elementary School where the victim works when four armed men shot them.   Ramil managed to take cover while Zhaydee was wounded and later rushed to hospital where she was last listed in stable condition.   The assailants fled after the attack.   Further investigation and pursuit operations against the suspects are ongoin...

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Globe Business’ Leadership Innovation Forum challenges Philippine enterprises to create a positive societal impact

Inquirer Breaking News - 8 hours 51 min ago
Globe Business, the enterprise arm of Globe, once again gathers the country's top business and enterprise leaders for a day of insightful learning, discussion, and sharing of best practices on how leadership innovation and digital transformation can help sustain a company's competitiveness and relevance in today's ever-changing landscape. This year's Leadership Innovation Forum (Lead-In) with the theme "Catalyst: Ignite Your Influence", is Globe Business' way of challenging its partners and clients to lead its workforce to go beyond business goals. It aspires to instill the importance of creating a positive societal impact and leave a lasting legacy for years to come. "The them...

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Buttigieg and Warren go head-to-head over health care

CNN Top Stories - 9 hours 4 min ago
During the latest Democratic presidential debate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for refusing to give a "yes-or-no answer" to questions about the costs of her "Medicare for All" health care plan.
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This video game company made one game for a decade. Now it's ready to make five more

CNN Top Stories - 9 hours 6 min ago
For 10 years, video game company Riot Games has been riding the success of a single title: "League of Legends." Now it's finally gearing up to be more than a one-hit wonder.
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Biden: My son did nothing wrong. I did nothing wrong

CNN Top Stories - 9 hours 8 min ago
During the Democratic presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden responded to President Donald Trump's attacks on himself and his son Hunter Biden concerning his son's business ties to foreign countries.
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Bantay Gubat hurt in Palawan shooting

Inquirer Breaking News - 9 hours 10 min ago
CITY OF CALAPAN ---- A gunman shot a member of the Bantay Gubat (Forest Guard) in Roxas town, Palawan on Tuesday. Inocencio Gabarato, 47, was traveling on board his motorcycle when the assailant approached and shot him several times in Sitio Iraan in Barangay Magara around 2 p.m., a report from the Mimaropa police said. With bullet wounds on his stomach, right elbow and left thigh, Gabarato was immediately brought to the Roxas Medicare Hospital for treatment. Revenge could have been the motive behind the shooting, police said. Last week, Gabarato confiscated a generator set from an illegal mining operation./lzb...

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Marjorie Barretto ‘broken’ over dad Miguel’s death

Inquirer Breaking News - 9 hours 16 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- Marjorie Barretto expressed how "broken" she felt on Wednesday, a day after her father Miguel passed away.   https://www.instagram.com/p/B3qApm4nR_0/?igshid=hsdcrlt2lklm   "Oh Dad. It's so painful losing you," the former actress said in an Instagram post. "I feel so broken. Thank you for loving me and being the greatest grandfather to my children," she added. Marjorie also told her father that he can "rest now in heaven where you can breathe freely, sing, dance and play golf." She also had one request to Miguel: "Please watch over my children." "I love you so much. I love you I love you I love you Daddy. I will miss you everyd...

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