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Russia, US must discuss nuclear treaty extension, report quotes Kremlin

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:18
Russia and the United States must discuss the extension of the START nuclear arms reduction treaty, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the RIA news agency in an interview on Thursday. The matter was important for global security and Russia's military operation in Ukraine was no reason to avoid its discussion, Peskov added. RELATED STORY: US gives Russia 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty Putin sees no threat from NATO expansion  ...

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Alex Eala upsets Chilean foe to enter third round of W60 Madrid

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:14
MANILA, Philippines --- Alex Eala stunned Chile's Daniel Seguel, 6-1, 6-2, on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the W60 Madrid in Spain. The 17-year-old Filipino ace took down the No.11 seed after a one-hour and 18-minute duel in the second round of the $60, 000 tournament. Eala will face No.7 Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers of Spain in Round 3 on Thursday. "I'm very happy to be in the final 16 of another W60k event. Let's go for more!" wrote Eala on her social media as she eyes her third professional title. Reimers beat her compatriot Ainhoa Atucha Gomez, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0, in their second round duel. Last year, Eala outlasted Reimers in the Finals of W15 Manaco, 5-7, 6-1...

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Ryan Gosling in first look as Ken for ‘Barbie’ draws mixed fan reactions

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:07
Warner Bros. has dropped the first look of Ryan Gosling as the boyfriend of Margot Robbie's titular role in the upcoming live-action film "Barbie," and it drew various reactions from netizens. The Canadian actor turned into Ken sporting a blonde hair, tanned skin and a light-wash denim ensemble, as seen on Warner Bros. Pictures' Twitter page today, June 16. Gosling also flaunted his toned abs as well as his "Ken" underwear. https://twitter.com/wbpictures/status/1537102719525081089 Gosling's first look teaser seems to have divided Twitter netizens who have varying takes over the actor being chosen to play the character. Some have approved and admired the look while some point...

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Solenn Heussaff joins the Security Bank family

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:06
Celebrity Solenn Heussaff has been in the public eye for years now, and fans have seen her go from model to actress and all-around performer. Her married life and motherhood journey is also a joy to watch, as she freely shares online the pranks she does with her husband and the growth of her daughter. She's also known to take on food challenges with her content creator and businessman brother, Erwan Heussaff, showcasing their friendly competitiveness. This year, Solenn joins Erwan as Security Bank's newest brand ambassador. With Solenn taking on more roles, including businesswoman, making the most out of her time and being smart about her priorities and finances are a must. "I've seen...

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Taiwan shows off latest home-made armored vehicle

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 15:03
      JIJI, Taiwan -- Taiwan's military showed off its latest domestically produced armored vehicle on Thursday, the CM-34 Clouded Leopard, at a remote manufacturing site in the mountains of the central part of the island. Taiwan has been keen to demonstrate its resolve to defend itself should China, which claims the democratically governed island as its own territory, ever attack. Those fears have become more pronounced over the past two years or so as Beijing steps up military activities near Taiwan. While Taiwan relies on the United States for many of its weapons, like fighter jets, President Tsai Ing-wen has been pushing for a greater emphasis on Tai...

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German, French, Italian leaders arrive in Kyiv to show solidarity

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:58
    KYIV -- French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrived in Kiyv on Thursday on a joint trip to show their backing for Ukraine as it struggles to withstand a Russian assault. BFM TV showed live footage of the overnight train arriving in the Ukrainian capital. The visit has taken weeks to organzse with the three men looking to overcome criticism within Ukraine over their response to the war. "It's an important moment. It's a message of unity we're sending to the Ukrainians," Macron said as he arrived in Kyiv. Asked why the visit was taking place now, an Elysee official said they had consider...

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Carlos Yulo leads men’s all-around in Asian Championships

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:57
Carlos Yulo positioned himself for an auspicious finish after leading the men's all-around competition at the start of the 9th Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships in Doha, Qatar. The 4-foot-11 Tokyo Olympian topped the qualifying for the floor exercises with 14.800 points and received the nod of the judges on rings with a 14.100 that translated to an all-around performance of 41.833. Yulo, the most bemedalled Filipino athlete during the recent 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam, with five gold medals and two silvers, tallied 12.933 in the pommel horse. But with two of his strongest apparatuses coming up---the vault and the horizontal bar---Yulo is a clea...

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Top producer Russia thwarts move to redefine ‘conflict diamonds’

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:55
    JOHANNESBURG -- Russia has torpedoed a Western-backed proposal to discuss whether its diamonds are funding war ahead of an international conflict diamond meeting in Botswana, letters seen by Reuters show. The rift in the Kimberley Process (KP), which certifies rough diamond exports, risks paralyzing the body which makes decisions by consensus. The letters, which have not been previously reported, show a dispute over a proposal by Ukraine, the European Union, Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine and whether to broaden the KP's definition of conflict diamonds to include state actors at its June 20-24 meeting...

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WHO looks into reports of monkeypox virus in semen

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:51
    LONDON -- The World Health Organization is looking into reports that the monkeypox virus is present in the semen of patients, exploring the possibility that the disease could be sexually transmitted, a WHO official said on Wednesday. Many cases in the current monkeypox outbreak, largely centred on Europe, are among sexual partners who have had close contact, and the agency reiterated that virus is mainly transmitted via close interpersonal contact. In recent days, scientists say they have detected viral DNA in the semen of a handful of monkeypox patients in Italy and Germany, including a lab-tested sample that suggested the virus found in the semen of a sing...

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Big cashback alert: Get up to P5K GCash rebate when you buy an HP laptop

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:48
After two years of working and schooling from home, going back to the office on a hybrid-work mode or the school for in-person classes, is a mixture of excitement and apprehension for professionals and students alike. On one hand, the transition feels good as it signals a moving forward into a better normal. On the other hand, it also means weaning away from the comfort and advantages of doing everything from home. For many professionals and students, however, the best way to embrace this sense of uncertainty is by getting a dependable, brand new laptop computer at their disposal, one that ensures they remain on top of any workload challenge. In support of this need, HP came out wi...

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Small gun makers boom as US demand soars

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:46
    GOFFSTOWN,United States---Tony Hook flipped through cell phone pictures of finished work by his New Hampshire shop, explaining how one customer wanted mementos of major life events: a gun to mark each of his children's births. Smaller gun makers like him are booming in the United States, thanks to ravenous and sometimes specialized demand for pricey limited-production pistols and custom rifles, engraved with bible passages or the American flag. "He had us build a gun for every newborn he had," explained Hook, the owner of RTD Arms & Sport. "So this is his son's name and his date of birth," he said, showing the engraving on a rifle. The millions of gun...

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50 years ago, the Watergate scandal breaks

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:42
      WASHINGTON---On June 17, 1972, Watergate erupted, one of the most spectacular political scandals in US history which led two years later to the resignation of president Richard Nixon. Here is a timeline of how the events unfolded. Five 'burglars' On the night of June 16 to 17, 1972, five men are arrested at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate hotel and office complex in Washington. The so-called "plumbers," clad in surgical gloves, are armed with photographic and recording equipment. The next day The Washington Post slaps on its front page the break-in which took place at the height of the reelection campaign of Rep...

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Zendaya on rumors she’s pregnant: ‘Just making stuff up for no reason’

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:39
Zendaya appears to have spoken up on being the subject of pregnancy rumors recently, after a sonogram linked to her made its rounds on social media. Rumors that the American actress is pregnant circulated online last Tuesday, June 14, after what seemed to be prank videos on TikTok made it appear like Zendaya posted a sonogram on her Instagram page. This led fans on Twitter to speculate that Zendaya and her boyfriend, actor Tom Holland, are expecting a baby. Though not directly mentioning the rumors, Zendaya appears to have described it as people "just making stuff up" via her Instagram Stories today, June 16. "See now, this is why I stay off Twitter... Just making stuff up f...

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France's Macron, Germany's Scholz and Italy's Draghi are traveling to the Ukrainian capital, the Elysee Palace confirmed

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:38
• Top US general: Russian control of eastern Ukraine not 'an inevitability' • Analysis: Why Ukraine's longshot bid to join the EU is likely to enrage Putin • See Ukrainian troops try out US-supplied M4 rifles
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India records 12,213 new daily cases of COVID-19

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:37
MUMBAI --- India recorded 12,213 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday, its highest such tally in nearly four months. The country's richest state of Maharashtra had 4,024 new infections on Wednesday, with the capital, New Delhi, reporting more than 1,000 daily cases for a second successive day. Thursday's figure is the highest since February 26, a Reuters tally showed. India had eleven COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 524,803, the ministry added. RELATED STORY: India coronavirus cases set new global record, US readies help        ...

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PNP official admits Mandaluyong hit-and-run suspect got more mileage after presser

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:35
MANILA, Philippines --- A Philippine National Police official on Thursday admitted that it may have inadvertently given more media mileage to the driver of a sports utility vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident in Mandaluyong after he was allowed to hold a press conference at the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame. The PNP was accused of giving more media mileage to suspect Jose Antonio Sanvicente who had tried to elude arrest after ramming his SUV against security guard Christian Joseph Floralde while he was manning the traffic along Doa Julia Vargas in Mandaluyong last June 5, and even ran over him while slumped on the ground. A video of the incident had since gone viral but...

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Bill Cosby accuser seeks damages; his side says ‘game over’ in final arguments

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:34
SANTA MONICA, California --- Legal arguments in a civil case against Bill Cosby came to a close on Wednesday with his attorney telling jurors they should not believe his accuser's claim that the comedian sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. Cosby lawyer Jennifer Bonjean said plaintiff Judy Huth "did not tell the truth about a number of important things" in her testimony that Cosby forced her to perform a sex act when she was 16 and he was 37. The actor and comedian denies the allegation. A main issue raised by Bonjean is that Huth has changed the date she said the alleged incident occurred. When Huth filed the lawsuit in December 2014, she said Cosby took h...

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Parts of storm-wrecked Yellowstone to remain shut all year

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 14:33
    LOS ANGELES --- Parts of Yellowstone will remain closed for the rest of the year because of extensive flood damage, managers say, with the oldest national park in the United States completely shuttered Wednesday. Roads have been washed out in the northern portion of the 9,000 square kilometer (3,400 square mile) park after torrential rainfall and snowmelt sent months' worth of run-off into rivers in just a couple of days. All the entrances to the park, which sits chiefly in Wyoming and is home to the Old Faithful geyser, remained closed Wednesday for a third consecutive day. Images released by the National Park Service showed large sections of paved road ...

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