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'She Said' premieres five years after Harvey Weinstein story broke

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:16
"She Said," based on the book on the New York Times investigation into Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct, made its premiere at the 2022 New York Film Festival on Oct. 13.
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No. 1 Iga Swiatek extends lead in WTA rankings

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 21:03
Iga Swiatek increased her overwhelming dominance of the WTA rankings on Monday after her victory in the San Diego Open at the weekend. The Pole beat Croatia's Donna Vekic in Sunday's final despite losing the second set to record her 64th match victory of 2022. Paula Badosa fell four places from fourth to eighth after the Spanish player lost to Danielle Collins in the quarter-finals in San Diego. 1. Iga Swiatek (POL) 10835 pts 2. Ons Jabeur (TUN) 4555 3. Anett Kontaveit (EST) 3796 4. Aryna Sabalenka (BLR) 3515 (+1) 5. Jessica Pegula (USA) 3417 (+1) 6. Maria Sakkari (GRE) 3346 (+1) 7. Cori Gauff (USA) 3082 (+1) 8. Paula Badosa (ESP) 3010 (-4) 9. Simona ...

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Top ranked Iga Swiatek beats Donna Vekic for WTA San Diego title

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:55
World number one Iga Swiatek captured her 11th career WTA title and her eighth of the year on Sunday by outlasting 77th-ranked Donna Vekic in the San Diego Open final. Three-time Grand Slam champion Swiatek defeated the 26-year-old Croatian 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 for her WTA-best 64th match victory of 2022. "It was a really tight match and pretty long," Swiatek said. "We felt the intensity for sure. At the end I wanted to be the one who played the last ball in." Swiatek took her prior titles this year at the US and French Opens as well as Qatar, Indian Wells, Miami, Stuttgart and Rome. The 21-year-old Polish star bounced back in her ninth championship match of the year after losin...

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Comelec welcomes petition to nullify postponement of Barangay, SK polls

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:45
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday welcomed the petition in Supreme Court (SC) to revoke the postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (BSK) elections this year. In a statement, Comelec spokesperson John Rex Laudiangco said that the poll body "welcomes the filing of the said Petition wherein the Supreme Court will be once again given the opportunity to enrich jurisprudence." According to Laudiangco, this will settle the debate on the legislative and executive branches of government's authority to establish the terms of barangay and SK officials and, in doing so, to postpone and reschedule their elections. "Having sai...

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Video appears to show Iranian 'kamikaze' drone used to attack Ukraine's capital

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:43
Russia launched a barrage of "kamikaze" drone attacks in Kyiv, killing at least three people and setting off warning sirens across the Ukrainian capital as commuters headed to work.
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Indian teenager Donnarumma Gukesh becomes the youngest ever player to beat Magnus Carlsen as world champion

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:31
Indian teenager Donnarumma Gukesh has become the youngest player ever to defeat Magnus Carlsen since the Norwegian became world champion almost a decade ago.
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With product innovation lagging, Silicon Valley bets on a fresh coat of paint

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:30
When Google unveiled its new Pixel 7 smartphone lineup earlier this month, the devices looked largely the same as the year prior. But there was at least one subtle change: the colors.
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California's tomato farmers are getting squeezed by water crisis as growing costs continues to rise

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:20
Take a summertime drive on Interstate 5 through the heart of the Golden State and it is nearly impossible to miss the truckloads of tomatoes being hauled straight from harvest to production.
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Sen. Estrada hopes SC favors law postponing barangay, SK polls

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:05
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Jinggoy Estrada is hoping that the Supreme Court (SC) would favor the recently passed law which postpones the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE). Estrada made the remark on Monday after lawyer Romulo Macalintal asked the SC to revoke Republic Act No. 11935 or the law delaying the BSKE, originally scheduled for December 5, 2022, to the last Monday of October 2023. READ: SC asked to nullify law postponing 2022 Barangay and SK polls "In a democratic society, everyone has an equal say on any issue, especially on the application of the law. Ang pagsampa ng petisyon sa Korte Suprema ay patunay na nanaig ang demokrasya sa ating bansa. Umaa...

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Analysis: Ukraine looks anxiously towards its northern border

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:03
The announcement last week by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko that his country and Russia would form a joint regional force and carry out exercises set off alarm bells in Kyiv.
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P70 per kilo of sugar to be available in select SRA offices

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 20:02
MANILA, Philippines -- A kilo of sugar amounting to P70 will soon be available at the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) offices in Quezon City and Bacolod City, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday. Kadiwa rolling stores will likewise offer the product at the same price "to make sugar affordable and accessible to consumers." The cost will be possible after the SRA asked importers under the Sugar Importation Policy for Crop Year 2022-2023 to allot 10 percent of their imported sugar allocation to be sold through the DA. "According to SRA, the initiative is a temporary measure while awaiting sugar mills to be in full swing," the DA said in a statement. "The ...

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Expect rain in several areas of PH on Tuesday — Pagasa

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 19:34
MANILA, Philippines --- Overcast skies and rain are forecast over parts of the country on Tuesday due to the Southwesterly Surface Windflow, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa). "Bukas ng Martes meron pa rin tayong mararanasang kalat kalat na pagulan, pagkulog, at pagkidlat sa bahagi ng Palawan, and also sa bahagi rin ng Occidental Mindoro," said Pagasa weather specialist Grace Castaeda (Tomorrow on Tuesday, we will still experience scattered rain, thunder, and lightning in the part of Palawan, and also in the part of Occidental Mindoro.) "Samantala sa Metro Manila at nalalabing bahagi ng bansa ay magiging bahagyang maul...

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Customs seizes over P200-M worth of imported sugar without SRA clearance

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 19:33
MANILA, Philippines --- Authorities seized at least P228 million worth of imported refined cane sugar after arriving in the country without the required import clearances from the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA), the Bureau of Customs (BOC) said. In a statement on Monday from BOC, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS) Director and Intelligence Group officer-in-charge Jeoffrey Tacio said the agency already received intelligence reports about the shipment that allegedly contained "misdeclared and underdeclared items." After receiving this information, BOC issued an Alert Order last October 4. CIIS - Manila International Container Port (CIIS-MICP) chief Alvin...

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WATCH: SIM Card Registration Act: How will it work, the pros, and the dangers

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 19:30
https://youtu.be/z8uqEk4veqo   Fraudulent phone-based activities, such as texting scams, have increased alongside the growth of mobile technology. To help minimize these crimes and catch perpetrators, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. signed his first law as chief executive--the SIM Card Registration Act. INQUIRER.net's Neil Arwin Mercado delves into the benefits and drawbacks of the recently signed law. /abc...

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Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United isn't working for either party

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 19:27
When Cristiano Ronaldo made his return to Manchester United in 2021, expectations from both parties were high.
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'Kamikaze' drones are the latest threat for Ukraine. What we know

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 19:16
Russia has launched a series of "kamikaze" drone attacks across Ukraine in recent weeks, striking civilian infrastructure and sowing terror in Ukrainian cities far from the frontlines of the war.
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Kanye West to acquire conservative social media platform Parler

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 19:01
Kanye West is acquiring Parler, the alternative social media platform favored by many conservatives.
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Kanye West to buy social media app Parler

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:55
  Parlement Technologies, the parent company of social media app Parler, said on Monday that it will be acquired by rapper Kanye West, who legally changed his name to simply Ye last year. Parler, a popular app among conservatives, said it expects the deal to close during the fourth quarter of 2022. It did not give a deal value. "In a world where conservative opinions are considered to be controversial we have to make sure we have the right to freely express ourselves," Ye said in a statement. Ye's Instagram and Twitter accounts have been restricted before, most recently this month when social media platforms removed his posts that online users condemned as anti-Semit...

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