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Live longer by adding strength training to your workout

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 10/18/2022 - 00:09
Physical activity guidelines for older adults stress doing at least two days of strength training and 2½ hours of moderate to vigorous aerobic physical activity each week. Yet many people downplay muscle strengthening, relying on the heart-pumping benefits of aerobic exercise.
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Netflix defends 'The Crown' after former prime minister describes Season 5 scenes as 'barrel-load of nonsense'

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 23:26
Netflix has defended its hit show "The Crown" as a "fictional dramatisation," after former British Prime Minister John Major slammed its depictions of his time in office as "damaging and malicious fiction" and a "barrel-load of nonsense."
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Jay Ellis talks possible 'Top Gun: Maverick' sequel

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 23:15
Fans may want another "Top Gun" movie, but one of the stars of the latest isn't sure that will happen.
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Taylor Swift's new lyrics got a Time Square reveal

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 23:10
Taylor Swift takes over Times Square.
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Kevin Spacey will testify in sex misconduct trial case against him

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 23:06
Actor Kevin Spacey will testify in the sexual misconduct trial against him, his attorney said in court Monday.
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Makabayan seeks House probe of police media visits

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 23:02
MANILA, Philippines --- The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives wants a probe of the recent home visits of police to journalists, saying they were a violation of privacy rights. On Monday, the Makabayan lawmakers filed House Resolution No. 484 asking the House Committee on Human Rights to conduct the probe. This was their reaction to a report that a police officer in plain clothes visited, unannounced, broadcast journalist J.P. Soriano of GMA News at his home in Marikina and asked for his contact details and that of another reporter. The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) confirmed that the visits were part of its efforts to secure media workers. Sev...

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Early voting begins in Georgia with slate of key races on the ballot

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 23:00
Polls for early voting have opened Monday in Georgia, home to a series of critical midterm races for the US Senate, US House and statewide posts from governor to secretary of state.
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Dollar dips as UK budget U-turn improves market sentiment

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 22:47
NEW YORK - The dollar dipped against a basket of major currencies and sterling jumped on Monday after Britain's new finance minister ditched most of the government's "mini-budget," sparking a rally in U.K. and U.S. government bonds and reducing demand for the safe-haven U.S. currency. Jeremy Hunt, who was appointed finance minister by Prime Minister Liz Truss on Friday, reversed large swathes of the 45-billion pound "mini-budget" that sparked unprecedented market turmoil in which the pound hit record lows and the Bank of England was forced to intervene. "The pound has been the driver of the FX market this month so far, and the big change the UK government has announced has restored...

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New UK finance minister Hunt scraps tax cuts, reins in energy support

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 22:41
LONDON -New finance minister Jeremy Hunt scrapped Prime Minister Liz Truss' economic plan and scaled back her vast energy subsidy on Monday, launching one of the biggest U-turns in British fiscal policy to stem a dramatic loss of investor confidence. Tasked with halting a bond market rout that has raged since the government announced huge unfunded tax cuts on Sept. 23, Hunt has now reversed all of the policies that helped Truss to become elected as prime minister just under six weeks ago. Her spokesman denied that Hunt was now running the country after his new strategy, that will also include spending cuts, sent the pound soaring against the dollar and government bond prices to sta...

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Ballon d'Or success will cap remarkable season for Real Madrid star

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 22:33
It is likely to mark the end of an era.
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Barack Obama says Democrats need to avoid being a 'buzzkill'

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 22:19
Former President Barack Obama thinks Democrats can be a bit of a "buzzkill," too easily offended over accidental slights and the complicated scenarios of modern life, he said in a podcast interview late last week.
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Goldman plans major overhaul, to combine investment banking and trading -WSJ

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 22:04
Goldman Sachs is planning a major reorganization as part of which its storied investment banking and trading businesses will be combined, while consumer banking will be absorbed by its wealth unit, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The move comes as the Wall Street titan under CEO David Solomon has sought to cut a reliance on volatile trading and investment banking revenues by boosting its fee-based businesses and by shifting focus to its consumer banking unit Marcus. The plans, which are expected to be announced within days, will see Goldman restructure its biggest businesses into three divisions, the WSJ reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Undertaking o...

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Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar appears in court over 2013 Barcelona transfer

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:36
Brazil and Paris St-Germain forward Neymar Jr. appeared in a Barcelona court on Monday along with eight others, facing fraud and corruption charges over his 2013 transfer from Santos to Barcelona.
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George Floyd's family considering lawsuit against Kanye West after fentanyl claim

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:32
Kanye West's latest controversial remarks could land him in a legal battle.
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she's a victim of Jan. 6 riot during debate

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:32
During a Georgia debate, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene responded to opponent Marcus Flowers calling her an "insurrectionist," saying she was a victim of the violent Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.
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PH wins 11 medals in Asian Pencak Silat Championships in India

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:31
MANILA, Philippines---Gearing up for the 32nd Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia, Team Philippines bagged 11 medals, including a lone gold, at the end of the 6th Asian Pencak Silat Championships in Srinagar, India. Alfau Jan Abad and Almohaidib Abad ruled the men's double artistic (Seni Ganda Putra) event, auguring well in their bid to step onto the top flight of the medal podium in the coming SEA Games barely seven months from now. Edmar Tacuel, a gold medalist in the men's singles artistic (Seni Tunggal Putra) contest during the 2019 SEA Games, brought home a silver in his pet event. The Abad siblings wound up as silver medalists in the same contest during the 2019 edition ...

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Prosecutors want Bannon to be sentenced to six months

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:28
Federal prosecutors want Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to former President Donald Trump, to be sentenced to six months in prison for contempt of Congress, according to a recommendation filed Monday.
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'I didn't know if my career was over': Brooks Koepka reflects on horror injury after bumper LIV Golf win

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:25
An emotional Brooks Koepka clinched playoff victory in the final individual event of the LIV Golf Invitational Series in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
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