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'The car was turning for me': Sam Bird on the race of his life

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
Sports stars often talk about being in the "zone," that mythical place where good things happen.
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Huge rail tunnels plunge deep under the Alps

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion. The Ceneri Base Tunnel and the Gotthard Base Tunnel -- the world's longest railway tunnel -- will shave hours off the time it take trains to cross the mountains of Europe.
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Patient plays violin during brain surgery

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
Dagmar Turner was worried about losing her ability to play the violin during brain surgery, so she played the instrument during the operation.
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Where to eat in Milan, according to fashion week regulars

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
Milan doesn't always feature highly on lists of Italy's top culinary destinations, but this week the city's restaurants will be much busier as the fashion world descends for Milan Fashion Week.
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Why owning a pet is good for your health

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
Today is "National Love Your Pet Day" in the United States, but every day is "love your pet" day in my home. Snuggling next to my kitties while their furry chests softly rumble is a proven antidote to the day's stress.
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She's back in the US. He's in quarantine with coronavirus

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
John Haering had to part ways with his wife Melanie after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Haering is one of more than 600 passengers who was travelling aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and tested positive for the virus. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
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Worried about coronavirus? Hear this doctor's message

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:08
Dr. W Ian Lipkin, known as a "master virus hunter" who helped fight the SARS outbreak, was invited to study the coronavirus in China and went under quarantine after returning to the US.
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AirAsia to start Zamboanga City flights in March

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 21:01
        MANILA, Philippines -- Budget airline AirAsia has announced that it would start making trips to Zamboanga City by March 29, 2020, in support of the government's plan to further spur the tourism industry in the southern region.   According to AirAsia on Thursday, the Hispanic-influenced city is the fourth destination of the airline company in the Mindanao region, after the cities of General Santos, Davao, and Cagayan de Oro.   Flights to Zamboanga would be available at the Clark International Airport and the Mactan-Cebu International Airport. There are four roundtrip flights between Clark and Zamboanga per week, while one s...

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WATCH: House fails to vote on Cha-cha

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:58
https://www.facebook.com/radyoinquirer990/videos/267598870890291/ Hindi natuloy ang botohan ng House Committee on Constitutional Amendments sa para sa isinusulong na pag-amyenda. Ayon kay Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, natapos nang pag-aralan ang ilang probisyon pero marami pang ang kailangang tapusin....

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Have visitors finally overstayed their welcome in Hawaii?

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:48
The world-famous Ha'ikū Stairs along Oahu's Ko'olau mountain range, known as the "Stairway to Heaven," has been closed to the public since 1991, but you wouldn't know that from Instagram.
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ASF cases confirmed in Bicol

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:12
LEGAZPI CITY -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol has confirmed on Thursday (Feb. 20) that results of tests conducted on pigs that died in Bombon town in Camarines Sur province were positive for African Swine Fever (ASF). Rodel Tornilla, regional executive director of DA, said in a statement that organ samples from dead pigs were collected last Feb. 10 at the village of Sto. Domingo. Samples were sent to the Animal Disease Diagnostic Reference Laboratory at Bureau of Animal Industry in Quezon City. After the report of swine mortality in the area, biosecurity measures had been implemented. Tornilla said that DA and the local government unit were doing all they can to prevent...

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Cold mornings to persist in Luzon, Visayas due to strong Amihan

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:11
MANILA, Philippines -- Expect cold nights and even colder early mornings to continue due to a strong northeast monsoon or "amihan," the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Thursday afternoon. "May kaulapan lamang tayo dito sa may silangang bahagi ng Luzon at dito sa may ka-Bisayaan, dahil pa rin 'yan patuloy na epekto ng ating hanging Amihan dito sa malaking bahagi ng ating bansa," weather specialist Raymond Ordinario said during Pagasa's forecast. (Cloudy skies will prevail over the eastern part of Luzon and the Visayas because of the effects of amihan.) "So ibig sabihin nito sa mga susunod pang araw ay posible pa ring n...

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Duterte to public: Avoid people who are attention seekers like Trillanes

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:09
      MANILA, Philippines --- "Stay clear" of politicians engaged in grandstanding like former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. President Rodrigo Duterte said this Thursday as he again lambasted Trillanes, one of his fiercest critics, for supposedly doing nothing for the country and for being ambitious. "Si Trillanes sige daldal hanggang ngayon. Alam mo kayo ang nasa...mga pulitiko basta pulitika lang," Duterte said during the joint graduation ceremonies of the Philippine National Police's public safety courses in Davao City. (Trillanes is still talking until now. You know these politicians know nothing but to engage in politics.) "You know you should...

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PH swimmer Ernie Gawilan qualifies for Tokyo Paralympics

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:08
MANILA, Philippines---Swimmer Ernie Gawilan became the first Filipino to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games due to his stellar performance in the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. Gawilan won the gold medalin the 400-meter freestyle (S7 class), 100m backstroke (S7 class), and 200m individual medley (SM7 class) in the continental meet to earn him qualification points. https://www.facebook.com/PhlSportsCommission/photos/a.141010595922256/2935170816506206/?type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARA1m1LuByGWZ_TMG2_i4HBRJosVFuSlyRomLz3kq2JAIdihxyB1Zj5iRc06WlYhUepowmDApHFxm8dQWX1wePX6fFpQhoTXHD5GrlFCttxakNzGuV5CBhGCnr9lePbi0DF1NQaceErFTNL_MV5-MtOrMjZVNfI2Ry6m_06WVxhDlqI5MHNlrdMa_-Ki...

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OWWA ceases giving P10,000 in aid to OFWs bound for HK, Macau after lifting of travel ban

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 20:05
LEGAZPI CITY---The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Bicol on Thursday announced that it would stop the processing of financial aid to hundreds of Bicolano Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) bound for Hong Kong and Macauafter the government recently lifted thetravel ban in these countries as a precaution against COVID-19. Rowena Alzaga, OWWA Bicol spokesperson, said the ban remained in force for OFWs travelling to China. These workers would be entitled to P10,000 in cash aid. She said OWWA statistics indicated that there were 137 registered OFWs in Bicol working in China, Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan that were stranded here as a result of the travel ban. Data showed that ...

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2 killed as train derails between Melbourne and Sydney in Australia

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:59
Melbourne, Australia --- Two people were killed when a passenger train traveling between Australia's two biggest cities derailed Thursday, with medics saying many were being assessed for injuries.   Emergency services said the train from Melbourne to Sydney came off the tracks near the town of Wallan.   Police confirmed two people died in the accident.   Ambulance Victoria said one person was flown to Melbourne in an air ambulance and "four people will be taken to hospital in a stable condition".   "A large number of people are being assessed but are not believed to be seriously injured."   Images posted on social media showed carria...

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Soccksargen still free of COVID-19 as 2 persons checked for virus test negative

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:55
KORONADAL CITY--The Soccsksargen region remained free of COVID-19 after two persons who had been checked tested negative for the virus, according to a health official here. Tests made on a third person, however, have not been released yet. Arjohn Gangoso, health education and promotion officer of the Department of Health (DOH), said the third person was still being observed in a hospital in the region. Gangoso said the regional DOH office was still awaiting results of lab tests from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine. The two who tested negative had been discharged. Of 60 persons being monitored by the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit in Soccksargen, 45 had comp...

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Mahal ko ‘yan’: Duterte stood by BI chief Morente amid ‘pastillas’ scam

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:50
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday stood by Bureau of Immigration (BI) chief Jaime Morente amid the so-called "pastillas" scheme where immigration personnel allegedly receive bribes from Chinese nationals who enter the Philippines to work illegally in the country. Speaking at the graduation ceremonies of the public safety officers' basic and advance courses in Davao City, Duterte vouched for the character of Morente, who was a former city police director of the President's hometown. "Kahapon I terminated all kay [Bureau of Immigration chief Jaime] Morente. Apparently, si Morente mahal ko yan kasi chief of police siya dito. Mabait yan," Duterte said. (Y...

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Cops to expand search of CCTVs that captured BuCor exec’s killing

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:49
      MANILA, Philippines --- Police officers will search for other closed-circuit television (CCTV) footages that can show the recent murder of Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) official after finding three defective cameras near the crime scene, the Muntinlupa police said Thursday.   "We expanded the radius of searching of CCTVs that may capture the incident," Police Col. Hermogenes Cabe, Muntinlupa police chief, said when asked about updates on the CCTV cameras that captured the killing of BuCor legal service chief Frederic Santos.   Cabe said they will also look for other CCTVs that might show the direction of the motorcycle-riding ...

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Looted 18th century crown returned to Ethiopia after decades

Inquirer Breaking News - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 19:44
  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia --- A rare and looted crown from the 18th century was returned to Ethiopia on Thursday after it was discovered in the Netherlands.   The Dutch government facilitated the handover "with the belief that it has a duty to restitute this important artifact back to Ethiopia," the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said, sharing photos of a smiling Abiy holding the ceremonial crown.   The religious crown went missing in 1993 and was discovered in Rotterdam in October.     Ethiopia, like many African nations, has been outspoken about its interest in seeing artifacts returned home from museums and private owners around ...

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