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Brazilians vote in contentious election plagued by violence and fear

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:09
Polls opened in Brazil on Sunday in a presidential election marred by an unprecedented climate of tension and violence.
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PBA: Gian Mamuyac sparks Rain or Shine win over Terrafirma

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:08
MANILA, Philippines---Rain or Shine got a timely spark from rookie Gian Mamuyac to pull off a 106-94 win that gave Terrafirma a dubious mark of having the second longest skid in history on Sunday in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Mamuyac scored all of his 17 points during the late part of the third quarter and the whole duration of the fourth as the Elasto Painters were able to pull away and score back-to-back victories after coach Yeng Guiao's homecoming began with a loss to the NLEX Road Warriors. "Mamu gave us his points at a crucial time," said coach Yeng Guiao of the former Ateneo mainstay. "He's probably more for his defensive abilities but he is ab...

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Baseball great Alex Rodriguez reflects on steroid abuse, his past with J-Lo

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 19:01
Baseball great Alex Rodriguez is opening up about mistakes in his personal and professional life, and how they are shaping his growing business empire.
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FIFA president: Indonesia stadium stampede a ‘tragedy beyond comprehension’

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:58
The death of at least 174 people in an Indonesian stadium stampede "is a dark day for all involved in football and a tragedy beyond comprehension", FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Sunday. The tragedy on Saturday night in the city of Malang, which also left 180 injured, was one of the world's deadliest sporting stadium disasters. "The football world is in a state of shock following the tragic incidents that have taken place in Indonesia at the end of the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at the Kanjuruhan Stadium," said Infantino. "All our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, those who have been injured, together with the people of the Republic of In...

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Graduating student drowns in Leyte

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:55
  ORMOC CITY - A graduating student was believed to have drowned while swimming in a beach at Barangay (village) Guadalupe, Baybay City, Leyte at around 9 p.m. on Friday. Anro Guden, 21, and a resident of Barangay Masarayao, Kananga town, Leyte, was rushed to the Baybay Hospital but was declared dead by the attending physician. READ:3 dead, 1 missing after drowning off Zambales beach Police Staff Sergeant Vincent Moquia, case investigator, said the victim along with his 12 boardmates agreed to have a night swimming at the beach at around 7:30 p.m. While at the beach, Guden's boardmates decided to take a dip in the sea with the victim staying at a shallow portion. ...

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DSWD holds job fair for 4Ps beneficiaries in Tacloban City

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:36
  TACLOBAN CITY - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has initiated what it called a "first of its kind" one-day jobs fair intended for Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries who are looking for employment here on Saturday, Oct. 1. The jobs fair was part of the highlights of the celebration of the third year anniversary of the law institutionalizing the 4Ps. READ:DSWD delists 160,000 Pantawid beneficiaries in the Visayas One of them was Matilda, 40, and a mother to three children. According to Matilda, who asked not to be identified, she lost her job as a cleaner in one of the private hospitals in Tacloban after giving birth to...

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NCAA: CJ Perez says ‘talented’ Lyceum capable of reaching finals

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:34
MANILA, Philippines---Former Lyceum ace CJ Perez believes the Gilbert Malabanan-mentored Pirates can go as far as the NCAA Season 98 men's basketball Finals. The San Miguel Beer star was in attendance when Lyceum clashed with defending champion Letran and he lauded the much-improved Pirates, who are riding a five-game winning streak. "I believe that they can make it to the top, as long as they become consistent. They can reach the finals as long as they're consistent, they have a huge chance," Perez said. "My old Lyceum team is different from this one. I think they're a bit more talented than us," he added. Perez, the NCAA Season 93 MVP, also commended the young Enoch Val...

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Visual artist Kristine Lim interprets songwriter Jonathan Manalo’s songs through painting

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:24
  Two worlds of art meet in harmony as visual artist Kristine Lim collaborated with award-winning songwriter Jonathan Manalo by interpreting his songs through painting. This resulted in the formal launching of "Kuwento ng Alon" exhibit at the main lobby of the Cultural Center of the Philippines last September 27. "I've been painting since I was a child for as long as I can remember. I have relatives who are painters," said Lim who graduated Cum Laude when she took up Visual Communication in UP Diliman, College of Fine Arts. For Lim, the collaboration was a dream come true as she was nourishing the idea of interpreting OPM (Original Pilipino Music) through painting. It al...

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UAAP: Under fire, Kean Baclaan keeps focus on adjusting to NU

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:24
MANILA, Philippines---Rookie Kean Baclaan wants to let his game do the talking after taking flak when he took a U-turn from playing for University of Santo Tomas in the preseason to enrolling at National University two months before the UAAP Season 85 men's basketball tournament. The highly-touted rookie had a fine debut with eight points, three rebounds, five assists and four steals to help NU beat University of the East, 77-70, on Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. With high expectations, Baclaan keeps his focus on adjusting with the Bulldogs. "Sa sobrang daming sinasabi ng mga tao, siyempe sa akin, gusto ko lang magpakita kung ano yung laro ko," said Baclaan, who suffered from cramps ...

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LOOK: Mike Tan earns bachelor’s degree in psychology

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:18
Mike Tan reached another milestone as he finally graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Arellano University. The 35-year-old actor gave fans a glimpse of his graduation photo as well as the virtual commencement ceremony he had, through his Instagram page last Friday, Sept. 30. "Way too happy," he said.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mike Tan (@imiketan)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mike Tan (@imiketan) Tan expressed his gratitude to his loved one...

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Instruction about race may be under siege across the US, but this course is empowering students at a Southern high school

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:03
In the early 2000s, when I was a student at Ridge View High School, in Columbia, South Carolina, I loved to parse the legacies of certain historical figures: W.E.B. Du Bois, in AP US History; Malcolm X, in AP English Language and Composition.
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Chinese hacking group targeting US agencies and companies has surged its activity, analysis finds

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:00
An elite Chinese hacking group with ties to operatives indicted by a US grand jury in 2020 has surged its activity this year, targeting sensitive data held by companies and government agencies in the US and dozens of other countries, according to an expert at consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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PCSO says Grand Lotto winners were ‘loyal to their numbers’

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 18:00
MANILA, Philippines --- The 433 lotto bettors who got lucky with the winning combination for last Saturday's P236 million 6/55 Grand Lotto draw were players who were "loyal to their numbers," the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said. The PCSO said Filipino lotto bettors arefond of maintaining the same combinations and using patterns when placing lottery bets. "We saw a betting pattern prior to the winning day yesterday. There were in fact, a lot of bettors to this combination," PCSO General Manager Melquiades Robles said in a press briefing. The winning bettors got the combination of 09-45-36-27-18-54. However, some netizens have alleged irregularities in the dr...

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NCAA: Lyceum pushes streak to five, stuns Letran

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:59
MANILA, Philippines---Lyceum mounted a big comeback to shock defending champion Letran, 82-75, in the NCAA Season 98 men's basketball tournament at San Juan Arena on Sunday. The Pirates (5-1), who continued to cruise with a five-game winning streak, climbed back from a 19-point hole in the second quarter. "This was a very tough game. We know Letran is the defending champion so they have the heart of one. We just showed heart as well to match their aggressiveness," Lyceum head coach Gilbert Malabanan said. Lyceum guard John Barba sank the go-ahead triple, 76-73, with 1:51 seconds remaining before Mac Guadaa made it a seven-point game with a layup followed by a steal and two f...

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85-year-old Japanese man found alive in mountain forest after 4 days

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:49
  TOKYO -- An 85-year-old man has been found alive, four days after he went missing in a mountain forest in Aoba Ward, Sendai, Japan. The man had gone out to collect chestnuts on Tuesday and was found on Saturday, lying in the forest. Although he was weak, he had sustained no major injuries. According to the man's 20-year-old grandson and local police, a rescue team comprising area police and firefighters looked for him on the mountain every day after he went missing. On Saturday, a total of 45 people were searching in two groups. Hearing what sounded like animal noises, a searcher called out the man's name, to which a loud voice replied, "Help me." The man had no...

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DOJ indicts Kazuo Okada, Tonyboy Cojuangco, et al., for grave coercion during casino hotel takeover

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:47
  MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) has recommended the filing of charges for grave coercion against Kazuo Okada, Antonio "Tonyboy" Cojuangco, Dindo Espeleta and Florentino "Binky" Herrera III for their forceful May 31, 2022 takeover of Okada Manila, which was reversed last month after gaming regulators and the courts ruled against the move. The order stems from several complaints filed against the group and several security personnel after the took control of the casino hotel based on their interpretation of a status quo ante order of the Supreme Court --- an action that has now been deemed to have gone beyond the High Tribunal's ruling. In a resol...

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North Korea ‘using Chinese, Russian vaccines to battle COVID-19’

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:32
  SHENYANG, China --- North Korea has been vaccinating against the novel coronavirus since the end of August, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned from a Chinese-North Korean trade official with close ties to Pyongyang bureaucrats. Until then, the country reportedly believed only U.S.-made vaccines were trustworthy and thus refused Chinese vaccines allocated through the COVAX program, an international framework to facilitate access to COVID-19 tests and vaccines. However, this policy changed in spring, following a renewed spread of infections. Pyongyang is currently preparing for another wave of COVID-19, in addition to the normalization of trade and the resumption of travel...

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UAAP: NU banks on strong 4th quarter to beat UE

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:09
MANILA, Philippines-Jake Figueroa herded National University to a strong finish for a 77-70 thrashing of the University of the East in the UAAP Season 85 men's basketball tournament on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena. Figueroa scattered eight of his 14 points when it mattered most as the Bulldogs pulled away for good after the Red Warriors mounted a dizzying third-quarter surge. "We came out flat in the third quarter, a stretch where we usually come out strong," said NU coach Jeff Napa. Trailing by 15 points early on, the Red Warriors pulled within one, 53-52, prompting the Bulldogs to hit the panic button. Patrick Yu added 13 points and Michael Malonzo had 10 for the Bu...

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Man nabbed in Naga City buy-bust

Inquirer Breaking News - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:02
  LEGAZPI CITY --- Police arrested a 36-year-old man who yielded illegal drugs and a gun in a buy-bust operation in Naga City in Camarines Sur province on Sunday morning, Oct. 2. Police Senior Master Sergeant Tobias Bongon, Naga City police spokesperson, said Melvin Jimenez sold a sachet of shabu (crystal meth) worth P2,500 to an undercover agent in Barangay (village) Sta. Cruz at around 11:20 a.m. READ:Drug suspect nabbed, over P3.4 M shabu seized in Naga City buy-bust Bongon said confiscated from Jimenez was a red sling bag containing a caliber .38 gun with four bullets and two more sachets of shabu. Authorities recovered a total of two grams of shabu worth P13,...

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Amazon is always watching

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 10/02/2022 - 17:02
A TV that knows when you're in and out of the room. A gadget that monitors your breathing pattern while you sleep. An enhanced voice assistant tool that highlights just how much it knows about your everyday life.
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