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Putin has created an unexpected opportunity

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 08:48
At first glance, there's no immediately apparent connection between Elon Musk's efforts to control Twitter, the war in Ukraine and the recent election in France. And yet, there was a perplexing similarity in the current of unease that gripped the world as all three of these events unfolded this past week.
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New details show how prisoner swap happened between US and Russia

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 08:35
New details show what led to up to the prisoner exchange between the US and Russia that resulted in the freedom of former US Marine Trevor Reed. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
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Airbnb says staffers can work remotely forever, if they want

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 08:31
Airbnb won't require most staffers to return to the office — ever.
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Go inside the school offering adults with special needs the college experience they were missing

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 08:25
Growing up in rural Indiana, DeAnna Ellenberger Pursai and her sister, Angel, were constant companions and playmates. Only a year apart in age, they called themselves twins.
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DILG recommends 2 senior officials as acting PNP chief

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 08:12
MANILA, Philippines --- Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo Ao has recommended to President Rodrigo Dutere two senior police officials as the next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Current PNP chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos will retire on May 8. "Nakapag-submit na ako ng recommendation last Tuesday sa ating pangulo. Dalawang senior police officials ang pangalan na binigay namin," Ao said in Teleradyo interview on Friday. (I have already submitted my recommendation last Tuesday to our president. I submitted the names of two senior police officials.) "Bukod sa based sa seniority, based na rin sa competency yun yung pa...

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Cebu-based company advances in the construction industry

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 08:00
Cebu-based Suprea Phils. Development Corporation is fast growing as a provider of ready-mixed concrete in Cebu Province and the northern Mindanao area. Ready-mix concrete is beneficial primarily in its much higher quality. This product is provided by Suprea with a powerhouse of veteran technical officers at the helm alongside a continually-expanding range of batching plants and equipment. Now under its wing are eighteen portable batching plants in Mindanao. These are strategically placed in various locations in Cagayan de Oro, Bukidon, and Misamis Oriental. In Cebu are two batching plants in the north and south of the province. The company counts several major construction com...

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CNN reports from the front line

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 07:55
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh speaks to citizens caught in the fast changing landscape near the Dnieper River, a site Russian soldiers are pushing to control.
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Turkey's Erdogan visits Saudi Arabia for first time in years, seeking to mend ties

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 07:52
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud in Jeddah on Thursday, marking his first visit to the country since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.
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James Corden leaving 'The Late Late Show' in 2023

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 07:50
James Corden's days of carpooling in late night are almost over.
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Pagasa: Rain expected in Mindanao; fair weather in rest of PH

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 07:45
    MANILA, Philippines --- Cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms are expected in Mindanao on Friday due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its early morning update. Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience fair weather conditions with chances of isolated rain showers in the afternoon and eveningt due to the easterlies or localized thunderstorms. Pagasa weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin added that Pagasa no weather disturbance is currently threatening the country and that fair weather is likely in the next three days. h...

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Tom Cruise unveils ‘Top Gun’ sequel with mid-air stunt

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 07:01
  LAS VEGAS - Tom Cruise unveiled the world-first screening of "Top Gun: Maverick" at CinemaCon in Las Vegas Thursday -- introducing the long-awaited sequel while balanced atop a flying bi-plane. The new "Top Gun," which picks up the story of Maverick and his fighter pilot buddies some three decades after the blockbuster original, was scheduled to open in 2020 but was repeatedly delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Cruise, famous for doing many of his own stunts, introduced the screening to the movie theater industry convention with a video message recorded in typically hair-raising style, perched on the moving plane's fuselage from the skies above South Africa. "Hey ev...

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Wall Street ends sharply higher, lifted by Meta and Apple

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 06:47
    Wall Street ended sharply higher on Thursday after a strong quarterly report from Meta Platforms lifted beaten down technology and growth stocks and offset worries about the U.S. economy's contraction in the first quarter. The Facebook parent surged 17.6% after the social network reported a larger-than-expected profit and rebounded from a drop in users. Communication services and technology were among the strongest of 11 S&P 500 sector indexes, jumping 4.04% and 3.89%, respectively. Apple Inc, the world's most valuable company, and e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc both rallied more than 4% ahead of their quarterly reports later in the day. In extend...

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Ukraine, China in focus for Japan PM Kishida on Southeast Asia visit

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 06:42
    TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida sets off on Friday for an extended visit to Southeast Asia, aiming to marshal regional responses to the Ukraine crisis as well as counter China's growing assertiveness in the region. As Asia's sole member of the Group of Seven (G7), Japan hopes to hold talks on Russia's invasion of Ukraine and consolidate responses in Southeast Asia, where only one nation, Singapore, has joined sanctions against Russia, officials say. Japan is also eager to discuss regional security issues relating to China's growing assertiveness, while Southeast Asian nations wary of losing access to its economy look to steer clear of an intens...

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'Some evidence' Russia learning from mistakes, US officials say

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 06:39
Russian forces have made some progress in Moscow's renewed assault on eastern Ukraine, according to US and NATO officials, as their military tries to fix the myriad problems that plagued the early weeks of the invasion.
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North Korea’s Kim calls for stronger military as nuclear test work ‘well underway’

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 06:37
    SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called on the country's military to "bolster up their strength in every way to annihilate the enemy", state media reported on Friday, as new satellite imagery showed increased preparations for a possible nuclear test. Kim made the remarks during photo sessions with troops, state media broadcasters, and others involved in a massive military parade staged on Monday, which marked the 90th anniversary of the army's founding. The parade featured several of the North's latest missiles, including its largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Hwasong-17, and a recently tested hypersonic missile. The display dem...

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Blasts rock Kyiv during U.N. chief’s visit, U.S. pledges new aid

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 06:31
    KYIV - Russia fired two missiles into Kyiv on Thursday during a visit by U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Ukrainian officials said, as Moscow pressed an assault in the east that drew new U.S. pledges of military and humanitarian aid. The rockets shook a central district in Ukraine's capital and one of them hit a residential building, injuring at least three people, Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said. Reuters witnesses reported hearing two explosions, but their cause could not immediately be verified. Russia withdrew its invading forces from near Kyiv in early April after failing to capture the city, which has since hosted visits by top officials from t...

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Analysis: Donald Trump has Kevin McCarthy right where he wants him

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 04/29/2022 - 06:30
Many people expressed shock that Donald Trump didn't flip out or disown Kevin McCarthy when The New York Times reported that the House minority leader had said he planned to tell the then-President to resign in the wake of the January 6, 2021, insurrection.
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