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The main attraction in Maine Mendoza’s soothing new single

Inquirer Breaking News - 13 hours 59 min ago
The year 2020 will be remembered as an annus horribilis for the global community. But it's been particularly daunting for Filipinos, who had to endure a series of shockingly calamitous events that included volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and an increasingly murky political climate. Seizing the crown---pun intended---from every source of misfortune that came before it is the COVID-19 pandemic, whose arrival has single-handedly upended life as we know it. Perfect tune So, people have been needing sources of comfort at a time characterized by distress, ambiguity and isolation. This probably explains why music aficionados, as noted by Spotify early this week, are opting to add more ...

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WATCH: Highlights of task force briefing on COVID-19

Inquirer Breaking News - 14 hours 11 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte presided over a meeting of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases in Malacaang on Wednesday. Here's a video of the highlights from that meeting, which was aired early Tuesday by the Presidential Communications Operations Office. https://www.facebook.com/inquirerdotnet/videos/526147591422901/  ...

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COVID-19 survivor Pink shares ‘scary’ experience of deadly disease

Inquirer Breaking News - 14 hours 19 min ago
While Pink and her 3-year-old son Jameson have successfully recovered from COVID-19, the experience, the pop star said, still has her feeling shaken. "It got really, really scary. I'm not gonna lie," she said in a recent Instagram Live chat. "There were many nights when I cried and never prayed more in my life." She and her son had been showing COVID-19 symptoms and self-isolating for two weeks, Pink recalled, before seeking help from her primary care physician, who fortunately has access to coronavirus tests. The results came out positive, prompting the singer-songwriter to continue "sheltering at home" together with her family. "Jameson had been really, really sick. I kept a ...

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The stigma of having coronavirus: One California couple's experience after departing the Diamond Princess

CNN Top Stories - 14 hours 21 min ago
Carl Goldman and his wife, Jeri, were still aboard the Diamond Princess when the threats began.
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Bicol records 1 new COVID-19 case, 3 recoveries

Inquirer Breaking News - 14 hours 37 min ago
GUINOBATAN, Albay, Philippines --- The Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol recorded one new case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the region's total to 14 on Wednesday. The 14th patient in Bicol is a 66-year-old woman in Albay, according to the DOH. "She has a history of travel from Quezon City and is currently admitted at Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH)," Ernie Vera, DOH Bicol regional director, said in a press release. He said that the patient was in stable condition, but he did not specify when the swab was taken or when the patient showed symptoms. Meanwhile, three more patients were discharged from the BRTTH after testing negative for COV...

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Bernie Sanders is out, but these moments will last forever

CNN Top Stories - 14 hours 40 min ago
Bernie Sanders has dropped out of the 2020 race for president. Take a look back at the most memorable moments from his second presidential campaign.
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Trump gave another wildly irresponsible interview to Sean Hannity

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:59
• Trump downplays questions about social distancing from Pence
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Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 race, clearing Joe Biden's path to the nomination

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:55
Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, clearing Joe Biden's path to the Democratic nomination and a showdown with President Donald Trump in November.
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Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Joe Biden as likely nominee

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:48
WASHINGTON --- Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up. The Vermont senator's announcement makes Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in November. Sanders plans to talk to his supporters later Wednesday. Sanders initially exceeded sky-high expectations about his ability to recreate the magic of his 2016 presidential bid and even overcame a heart attack last October o...

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These are the others who were once in the race

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:48
The 2020 Democratic presidential primary field is down to one. Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign, leaving only former Vice President Joe Biden remaining from the once-crowded pack.
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CHR asks netizens to stop ridiculing sign language interpreters on TV

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:38
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has asked Filipinos to be more humane during the COVID-19 pandemic, urging people to stop making fun of sign language interpreters on television. CHR noted that the Filipino sign language (FSL) interpreters were playing an important role, delivering vital information to people who are either hard of hearing or deaf. "In times of pandemic, access to information is crucial. For this reason, the Commission on Human Rights has continuously advocated for the better access to information for the deaf and those hard of hearing," CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said in a statement issued on Wednesday. "However, in advocatin...

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Despite booming sales, profit unlikely for UK's biggest grocer

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:31
Food and supplies are flying off the shelves of UK supermarkets, but that doesn't mean their profits are booming.
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I was the dumbest tourist in Europe

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:12
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Jumpstarting the economy after a pandemic

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 23:11
The recent coronavirus outbreak has brought uncertainty not just over general public health, but also to the global economy at large. While scientists are racing to find a cure against COVID-19, major cities are on lockdown, the stock market is plummeting, and the world is on the verge of a recession. These are indeed difficult times, but our resiliency has taught us to always rebound from major crises. So how do we jumpstart our economy after a pandemic? History tells us that this is not the first outbreak the world has survived from. In Sun Life's Bright Talks webinar last April 2 titled "Vigilance: Staying the Course with Your Investments," Chief Investment Officer Michael E...

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A billionaire art collector will distribute 10 million face masks in vending machines around Hong Kong

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 22:56
Renowned art collector Adrian Cheng has announced plans to distribute millions of surgical face masks free of charge during the coronavirus pandemic, using 35 specially built vending machines placed in various locations around Hong Kong.
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China lifts 76-day lockdown in city where Covid-19 began

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 22:56
Wuhan, China has reopened after a 76-day lockdown but some restrictions within the city of 11 million people will remain in place as officials warn that the threat from Covid-19 remains far from over. CNN's David Culver reports.
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2022 world athletics championships set for July 15-24

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 22:35
The world athletics championships originally scheduled for next year in Eugene, Oregon, will take place July 15-24 in 2022, avoiding a potential clash with the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. World Athletics last month shifted the event to 2022 to accommodate the rearranged Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. "The World Athletics Council approved the new dates this week after extensive discussions with the sport's stakeholders including organisers of two other major championships due to take place in July-August 2022, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the multisport European Championships in Munich," World Athletics said in a sta...

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Police station detainee dies at PGH after being rejected at several hospitals

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 22:29
MANILA, Philippines --- A police station detainee died on Wednesday at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila just 10 days after being arrested for illegal drugs. A report from Manila Police District Homicide Section identified the detainee as Richard Abarquez, 47, who was detained at Santa Ana Police Station on March 28 for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Abarquez reported to guards at the police station that he had difficulty breathing at 2 p.m. Police officers brought Abarquez to various hospitals that refused to admit the detainee due to so many coronavirus disease patients. Abarquez was finally admitted to PGH where he later died due ...

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Liverpool left wounded after taking 'morally wrong' decision amid Covid-19 pandemic

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 22:24
The Premier League may be the wealthiest and most popular football league in the world, but the way its clubs have handled the coronavirus pandemic lags well behind their European rivals.
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Neymar welcome anytime at Barca, says Suarez

Inquirer Breaking News - Wed, 04/08/2020 - 22:10
Neymar "will always be welcome" back at Barcelona, the Spanish giants' striker Luis Suarez told Mundo Deportivo on Wednesday. Neymar left Barca in a world record move to Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 but has been persistently linked to a possible return to the Camp Nou. Suarez told the paper: "Everybody knows 'Ney', we all know the affection we have for him in the dressing room. "His ability is indisputable and he still has so much to show. He will always be welcome in the changing room, we appreciate him a lot." Suarez, 33, recovering from right knee surgery, said it was "complicated" to talk about players joining Barca at this time of crisis with the coronavirus pandemic....

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