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'Rare' moment between Biden and Florida governor

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 05:30
President Joe Biden and Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) came together to support the people of Surfside, Florida, after a condo building collapsed.
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Watch: ExxonMobil lobbyist unwittingly spills company secrets

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 05:11
Keith McCoy, a senior ExxonMobil lobbyist, was secretly recorded by Greenpeace seemingly revealing how ExxonMobil fights against climate solutions.
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'This is no gift': McCarthy faces GOP resistance to serving on January 6 panel

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 04:08
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Team loses, program gains

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 04:03
It speaks a lot about the national program's growth and maturity that Gilas Pilipinas understands fully the value of a near upset against a team ranked No. 5 in the world. "A lot of people will look at this as some sort of moral victory," said Philippines coach Tab Baldwin, who is also the guy appointed by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas to pilot the national program, early Thursday morning (Manila time) in a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia. "But I've been in this game for such a long time and I just don't believe in those." Moral victories don't reflect in the standings after all. After a scrappy, scrambling stand, Gilas Pilipinas lost to Serbia, 83-76, in the Fiba...

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How a hate-filled attack changed a grandson of Holocaust survivors

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 04:00
Elie Rosen had never really listened as a child when his grandparents told him and his cousins to keep their heads down. He knew they had survived the Holocaust but he believed the world's vow of "never again" and saw no reason for his generation of European Jews to fear.
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Talks with Taliban are making 'very little progress' as militant group gains momentum, says Afghan official

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 03:55
As US President Joe Biden prepares for the formal withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, the man responsible for peace talks between the rampant Taliban and the official Afghan government is not entirely optimistic about the country's future.
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Rising European anti-Semitism blamed on lockdowns

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 03:52
Hateful attacks on Jews and their religion have been increasing in Europe for years, but pandemic restrictions and the recent violence between Israel and Hamas have led to an upsurge, reports CNN's Melissa Bell.
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Olympic gymnast Simone Biles reveals her childhood struggles

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 03:35
In an episode of her Facebook Watch show "Simone vs. Herself," US Gymnast Simone Biles and her grandmother Nellie spoke candidly about Biles' biological mother and going hungry as a child before she was adopted.
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Trump Org. executive led into court in handcuffs

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 02:55
Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg was led into court in handcuffs before prosecutors charged him with 15 felony counts including a scheme to defraud, conspiracy, grand larceny and falsifying business records.
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Robinhood settles lawsuit over 20-year-old who died by suicide

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 02:55
Robinhood has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a 20-year-old trader who died by suicide after seeing a negative account balance of $730,000.
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Pinterest bans ads related to weight loss

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 02:26
Pinterest on Thursday announced that it will ban all advertisements related to weight loss from its platform in an effort to prevent content that could encourage unhealthy or disordered eating habits.
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Senator hits ‘spike’ in NGCP spending during election years; firm justifies ‘bonafide’ expenses

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 01:37
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday questioned the alleged "unscrupulous patterns" in the spending of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on entertainment, advertisements, and public relations during previous election years. During a Senate energy committee hearing on power supply, Hontiveros flagged NGCP's expenditures, claiming there was a "remarkable spike" in its representation and entertainment expenses during and immediately after the 2013, 2016, and 2019 election years. "Hindi ba't kaduda-duda na kada o pagkatapos ng eleksyon ay tumataas ang gastos nila sa representation at entertainment. Coincidence lang ba?" she said. She ...

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Meghan McCain announces her departure from 'The View'

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 01:08
Meghan McCain, who joined "The View" in 2017, has announced that season 24 will be her last. Watch her announcement on air.
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Biden wins global support for massive tax overhaul

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:52
The United States has won international backing for its plan to overhaul the global system for taxing companies, a huge step toward simplifying a complex web of rules long exploited by big corporations.
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PH internet speeds increase again for June — Ookla

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:48
MANILA, Philippines --- The country's internet speeds for both fixed broadband and mobile internet have increased once again, according to the latest numbers from global speed monitoring site Speedtest by Ookla. According to the Speedtest Global Index' data for June 2021 --- copies of which were released by government authorities --- the country's average download speeds for fixed broadband internet is now at 66.55 megabits per second (Mbps), higher than the 59.73 Mbps recorded in May 2021. On the other hand, average download speeds for mobile internet users in the country was at 32.84 Mbps --- slightly higher than the average of 31.98 Mbps last month. The Philippines' ranking c...

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021 shortlist revealed

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:09
Breathtaking images of a lavender field lit up by the Milky Way, a panorama of Iceland's Northern Lights over a frozen estuary, and a hazy sunrise in Shanghai are among those shortlisted for this year's 2021's Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
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‘Nag-picture lang kami:’ Pacquiao, Sara Duterte cross paths at US Embassy event

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:08
MANILA, Philippines - Senator Manny Pacquiao and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, whose names are being floated as possible presidential bets in 2022, crossed paths in an event at the U.S. Embassy in Manila Thursday. Their interaction also comes as the mayor's father, President Rodrigo Duterte, launched tirades against the senator after the latter flagged government corruption under the current administration. The two posed for a picture together on the sidelines of the commemoration of the 245thanniversary of the U.S. IndependenceDay at the embassy. When asked if Pacquiao mentioned to Duterte-Carpio his intention to dialogue with the President regarding corruption issu...

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The dangerous messaging from Trump's insurrectionists about who's American and who isn't

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:04
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Stars clap back at bashers for failure to get deeper message of ‘First Yaya’s’ bikini showdown

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:03
One of the highest-rated episodes of the primetime series "First Yaya" was last May's "bikini showdown," which had lead star Sanya Lopez and other female cast members parading around a pool in their swimsuits. The fans admired Sanya, Kakai Bautista, Maxine Medina, Cai Cortez, Thia Tomalla and Analyn Barro for their confidence and commended the series' effort to promote body positivity. However, online bashers seemed to have missed the message and still went on to nitpick the said actresses' bodies. But they won't have it, the actresses stressed. While there are times when keeping quiet is the best course of action against bullies, there are also times, they said, when one ha...

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Marco Alcaraz: Realizations of a COVID-19 survivor

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:02
According to actor Marco Alcaraz, who successfully battled COVID-19 last April, it is important that a patient is given words of encouragement by people he cares about, as well as those who may have had similar experiences or are going through the same ordeal. Marco, who was asymptomatic, said he was lucky that he went into a 14-day quarantine along with other teleserye costars and staff members who also tested positive for the virus. "At least I found an effective support system there," he pointed out. "It's true what they say, that more than the physical struggle, it's really the mental anguish that will get to you. I really wanted to be with my family but I couldn't because ...

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