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Trump snubs Bush by endorsing rival in Texas

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 21:35
Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in his bid for re-election, snubbing George P. Bush despite his firm support after Trump has belittled some members of the Bush family.
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George P. Bush just learned a very important lesson about Donald Trump

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 21:23
George P. Bush wanted Donald Trump's endorsement badly. Or, at a minimum, he wanted the former president to stay out of his primary challenge to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
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Isko for 2022? Manila mayor takes a swipe at Duterte on live broadcast

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 21:21
https://www.facebook.com/iskomorenodomagoso/videos/259943202221767 MANILA, Philippines --- Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has asked his constituents to accompany him on a trip to combat various crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, in a seeming reference to the 2022 elections. During his live broadcast on Tuesday, Moreno implied that there would not be too big an opponent if people were united regardless of their political affiliation. "Samahan ninyo ako, maglayag tayo, tingin ko 'pag tayo nagsama-sama --- anyway at the end of the day iisang bangka tayo --- tingin ko, 'pag layag natin sa mga alon, bagyo, unos and so on and so forth basta't sama-sama tayo at nagkakaisa tayo? Kahit a...

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Zambales fishermen: Nobody wants to go to war with China

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 21:20
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales --- Fisherman Bobby Roldan from Masinloc town said he was no longer surprised about President Rodrigo Duterte's "worn-out narrative" on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) during his last State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 26. Duterte said he could not do anything with the arbitral ruling despite being pushed to do something about it, saying it was "more than what I can handle." "What will I do with a document that is not binding? China was not a part of that arbitration. There was really no arbitration at all because it was only the Philippine side," Duterte said in his speech. Duterte added: "Ano ang gusto nila? Makipag-giyera?...Do you want war...

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Landmark Vatican fraud trial begins as cardinal faces charges over London property deal

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 21:10
In what many are calling the Vatican's "trial of the century," a Vatican court on Tuesday opened proceedings against Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the Pope's former chief of staff, and nine other defendants charged with fraud and embezzlement, principally for their roles in a controversial $400 million real estate deal in London.
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Vaccine shortage holds back developing world as rich economies roar ahead

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 21:00
The economic outlook for rich countries is getting better while developing economies are falling behind.
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Uche Eke becomes first gymnast to compete for Nigeria at the Olympics

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:59
"The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" isn't what you would call a gymnastics movie, but for Nigerian American gymnast Uche Eke, it inspired his love for Tokyo -- and fueled his dream to compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Olympic record lift marks first time Hidilyn Diaz did 127kg

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:55
https://youtu.be/nFdHnjr6wPk TOKYO---Sleepless yet looking fresh, Hidilyn Diaz pondered on the dream-like quality of her latest achievement. "I still can't believe that I won the gold," she told reporters in Filipino during a Zoom conference on Tuesday. "Until now, when I'm holding the medal, I still can't believe it." She has reason to be astounded. Her gold medal feat in the Tokyo Games was forged by a 127-kilogram lift in the clean and jerk, which ended up being the Olympic record of the 55-kg women's division in weightlifting, which fed into a 224-kg total, also an Olympic mark. And Diaz hadn't lifted 127 kgs before. Not even in training. In fact, the weight has...

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Elreen Ando shows promise despite podium miss in first Olympic try

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:47
MANILA, Philippines --- Hidilyn Diaz's golden feat proved to be a tough act to follow but fellow weightlifter Elreen Ando still made a good account of herself in her maiden Olympic campaign Tuesday night. Ando may not have bagged the gold like Diaz but her performance showed she's the heir to the current weightlifting queen's throne. The promising 22-year-old from Cebu City finished in seventh place in the women's 64kg event with a total lift of 222kg and at one point was in play for the bronze with four competitors remaining. Ando tallied 100kg on her third attempt in snatch before clearing 122kg on her last try in clean & jerk. Maude Charron of Canada won it all after t...

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Cops seize P18,000 worth illegal logs in Oriental Mindoro town

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:32
CITY OF CALAPAN --- Police confiscated P18,000 worth of illegal logs on Tuesday morning in Bulalacao town in Oriental Mindoro province, according to a report from Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (Mimaropa) police office. Report said police went to Barangay Maujao at about 9:30 a.m. to check on the reported presence of illegally sawn lumber from kupang (Parkia timoriana) tree, a native hardwood species. After monitoring, they caught sight of suspect Romel Mesinan, 41, who was arranging the said lumber. But when the suspect noticed the police, he ran away and escaped. Recovered from the area were 15 pieces of illegally sawn lumber in different dimensions, with an esti...

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WATCH: Joyce Pring touched by surprise dinner from ‘not always romantic’ Juancho Triviño

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:27
Juancho Trivio gave his wife, fellow TV host Joyce Pring, a pleasant surprise recently --- a simple, romantic dinner in their very own home, which sent Pring instantly enamored. Pring commended her husband by sharing photos and a video of Trivio's sweet gesture, as seen on her Instagram page yesterday, July 26. Trivio arranged their dinner in a simple table setting, complete with appetizers and wine. Their cute dogs also playfully stood next to them as they dined and danced. "Every day I'm thankful that I married someone who is imperfect but always TRIES," she said. Pring stressed that although her husband is far from perfect, he tries his best to please her in more ways than...

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Master baker nabbed in Oriental Mindoro buy-bust

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:23
CITY OF CALAPAN --- A master baker was arrested by police in a buy-bust operation on Tuesday afternoon in Naujan town in Oriental Mindoro province, according to a report from the police provincial office. Police arrested John Rommel Vivas, 26, after selling two sachets of shabu (crystal meth) for P1,000 to a poseur buyer in Barangay Motoderazo at 3:20 p.m. Vivas is a resident of Barangay Sapul in this city. Also confiscated from the suspect were six pieces of suspected shabu weighing 0.45 grams and worth P3,000. The suspect is under police custody and is facing charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002....

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Turkmenistan weightlifter makes history with country’s first medal

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:20
TOKYO--- Weightlifter Polina Guryeva made history on Tuesday as Turkmenistan's first Olympic medalist and, as the shock sank in, began wondering how she might cope with the hero's welcome she is anticipating back home. A former gymnast and a first-time Olympian, Guryeva won silver in the -59kg class, behind her idol, Taiwan's Kuo Hsing-Chun, who broke Olympic records in all three of the event's categories. "It's the first medal, and it's me who won it," an overwhelmed Guryeva told reporters at the Tokyo International Forum. "I think I've made myself a name in the history of Turkmenistan... I'm so shocked." Guryeva said she had found it hard to adapt to the -59kg category, ha...

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The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:11
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What's happening in Tunisia and why does it matter?

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 07/27/2021 - 20:07
After Tunisian President Kais Saied suspended Parliament, the Prime Minister he sacked now says he accepted his dismissal for the good of the country, which is struggling from a Covid-19 outbreak and worsening economic turmoil. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
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