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Chinese kindergarten teacher sentenced to death for poisoning 25 students with nitrite-laced porridge

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:31
A kindergarten teacher who poisoned 25 children, killing one of them, after an argument with a rival staff member has been sentenced to death by a court in central China.
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LOOK: The Mountain from ‘Game of Thrones’ welcomes first son with wife

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:29
Hafr Jlus Bjrnsson, better known as The Mountain in "Game of Thrones", has welcomed his first son with wife Kelsey Henson. Henson gave birth to their baby boy on Sept. 26, as per the actor's Instagram post yesterday, Sept. 28. The proud father also recalled the day of his son's birth alongside photos of the two of them in sweet moments with Henson. He explained that Henson woke him at 6 a.m. since she had been already losing water. As she continued to experience stronger contractions, their midwife advised them to go to a birthing center. The couple arrived at the clinic before 9:00 a.m. and Henson immediately asked for the birthing pool. When she finally sat in the tub, she quick...

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Cebu-based outfit to hold 1st bubble boxing event in PH

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:25
  MANILA, Philippines --- A Cebu-based outfit hopes to make history by staging the first-ever boxing event in the Philippines under the new normal. Omega Sports Promotions is scheduled to hold a boxing event in a bubble-type setting on October 7 inside the International Pharmaceuticals Inc. compound in Mandaue City, Cebu. The event, which has more than 40 individuals are involved including the boxers, coaches, one referee and eight officials from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB), has already secured the go-signal from GAB and the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to conduct operations. "We must do this now rather than later because we have to learn how to do a boxing ev...

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Mars might have salty ponds next to its underground lake, raising the possibility of Martian life

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:21
Two years ago, scientists detected what looked like a salty lake under the surface of Mars' southern ice cap.
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Amazon wants you to pay with a wave of your hand

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:17
Amazon's latest effort to speed up shopping trips lets you pay with the palm of your hand at some of its stores.
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Dentists are seeing more cracked teeth. Pandemic stress is to blame

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:08
Shingles, maskne, migraines and quarantine fatigue: The stress of the pandemic has manifested in a variety of physical ailments. The latest evidence of this is a rise in cracked teeth.
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Zubiri wants more personnel for Anti-Red Tape Authority

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:08
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) should have more personnel to better implement and oversee the national policy on the ease of doing business and eliminate the bureaucratic red tape in the country, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Tuesday. Zubiri said ARTA cannot be solely blamed for the lack of proper implementation of the Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, due to its lack of sufficient manpower. "Sometimes we cannot also blame ARTA because for example, if we are serious about corruption, then we should increase their personnel. Unfortunately, their budget...

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DOTr urged: Enforce 20% off on senior citizens, PWDs using RFID

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:03
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) should issue a directive that will provide a 20% discount on tolls for senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) using Radio Frequency Identification or RFID. Senior citizens advocate Romy Macalintal on Tuesday said the discount for senior citizens and PWDs are provided for under Republic Act Nos. 9442 and 9994. "Sumulat ako kahapon kay Secretary Arthur Tugade, sinasabi ko doon na kung puwede sana ipatupad na nila ang batas kasi maliwanag sa batas na kapag ipinatupad 'yang RFID, dapat mag-issue na ng mga directives, ng mga circulars ang DOTr at TRB sa lahat ng mga toll operators para ma-implement 'yang 20% d...

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Celtics head into offseason focused on future, not ending

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:01
BOSTON --- Jayson Tatum emerged as a bona fide star, Jaylen Brown showed he can be a consistent presence in the lineup and Kemba Walker helped the Celtics put the failed Kyrie Irving experiment behind them. But following their Eastern Conference finals loss to Miami, it's clear there is still work to do in Boston after the Celtics squandered their best opportunity yet under coach Brad Stevens to make it to the NBA Finals. Stevens said he heads into the offseason lamenting only the outcome and not the effort by his players during the abnormal season. "My regret is not what we put in. My regret is not how we prepared or worked or how hard our guys worked or how committed they ...

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Puberty in a pandemic? It's not all bad news, experts say

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:58
For many, the pandemic has scrambled any sense of passing time. Parents and pediatricians know better: Babies turn into toddlers, who turn into elementary school students, who eventually hit puberty. Kids grow up no matter what happens in the outside world.
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CNN's Harry Enten breaks down two big surprises in 2020 polling

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:54
Polls show two surprising trends among voters of color and senior voters in the 2020 election. CNN's Harry Enten breaks down why it matters for President Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
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See how Fox News hosts covered President Trump's tax returns

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:53
Fox News took a visibly different approach in covering the explosive report from The New York Times that revealed President Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 out of 15 years beginning in 2000.
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Billy Crawford to host local adaptation of ‘The Masked Singer’

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:50
Billy Crawford is set to host the Philippine adaptation of the South Korean show "King of Mask Singer," which has also been adapted in Europe and the United States as "The Masked Singer." The renowned host will start his new gig this October via TV5, as announced by the network and Crawford himself on their respective social media pages. "Get ready, cause here we go! October 24 7:00pm See you all soon!" Crawford posted on Instagram earlier today, Sept. 29. https://www.instagram.com/p/CFs33VfhRac/ The Philippine adaptation has been aptly titled "Masked Singer Pilipinas." Aga Muhlach, Kim Molina, Matteo Guidicelli and Cristine Reyes have been tapped as its judges. The in...

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Duterte ‘exasperated’ over corruption, but to stay on to clean gov’t — Palace

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:47
    MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte will not step down from his post despite being "exasperated" over the rampant corruption in the country, Malacaang said Tuesday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the President will instead use his remaining two years in office to clean the ranks of government. "Mukhang hindi naman po dahil gagamitin niya yung natitira niyang dalawang taon para linisin ang gobyerno," Roque added when asked if Duterte was serious about his statement on resigning due to frustration with corruption. (Looks like he will not [resign] because he will use his remaining two years in office to clean the government.) "Le...

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Palace slams Facebook over ‘censorship’: ‘Why only take down pages supportive of gov’t?’

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:42
MANILA, Philippines --- Malacaang on Tuesday questioned why Facebook only shut down pages that were in support of the government, but not those criticizing the administration. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque lamented how the social media platform supposedly stepped on freedom of speech and exercised "censorship" when it took down pages of "advocacy groups" on Facebook. "Ang sinasabi ni Presidente, dapat maging patas sila. Bakit ang freedom of speech binibigay lang nila sa mga kontra gobyerno? Bakit naman sinusupil nila yung boses ng kampi po sa gobyerno?" Roque said in an online briefing. (What the President is saying is for them to be fair. Why are they only giving freedo...

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If not Inoue, Casimero wants 122-pound champ Nery next

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:41
MANILA, Philippines --- John Riel Casimero remains hellbent on facing Naoya Inoue, who remains on top of his list six months after their unification fight in the US was scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Inoue isn't the only fighter on Casimero's radar especially with the undefeated Japanese continuing to be elusive. "Kung ayaw talaga ni Naoya Inoue na lumaban sakin, aakyat ako para kay Luis Nery para maging four-division tayo pero pangarap ko talaga na ma-unify ang bantamweight," said Casimero (30-4, 21 KOs), who retained his WBO bantamweight belt after making short work of Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah last Sunday, during Tuesday's PSA Forum webcast. (If Naoya ...

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COVID-19 sickens more than 3,000 OFWs in Qatar, says DOLE

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:31
MANILA, Philippines --- Over 3,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Qatar have tested positive for the new coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) revealed Tuesday. According to DOLE, a report from the Philippine Overseas Labor and Employment Office (POLO) in Qatar has shown that a total of 3,052 OFWs in the Middle Eastern country contracted COVID-19 and that 17 of whom succumbed to the disease. Meanwhile, DOLE said the POLO in Oman reported that 122 OFWs have recovered from the ailment caused by SARS-CoV-2 while four have died. DOLE did not mention the total number of Filipino migrant workers who contracted the virus in Oman. Labor Attach Gre...

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With 3rd straight win, Liverpool making ominous start to EPL

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:31
Three wins from three games, two big rivals dispatched, and an expensive new signing already on the scoresheet. Liverpool is making an ominous start to its title defense in the English Premier League. The champion's high-risk, high-reward strategy paid off in its come-from-behind 3-1 win over Arsenal on Monday in an open game featuring a late clinching goal by Diogo Jota in his first league start for Liverpool. "This was absolutely exceptional," Liverpool manager Jrgen Klopp said, "100% dominant against a team in form." Liverpool gave up some glaring chances inside an empty Anfield by deploying an aggressive press and a high line --- Alexandre Lacazette, who put Arsenal a...

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Derek rushed to ER after hurting eyes from looking directly at UV light

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:24
MANILA, Philippines --- Showbiz hunk Derek Ramsay recently revealed that he was rushed to the hospital emergency room after he accidentally looked straight into an ultraviolet (UV) light as he was trying to fix it. "Last week yata natakbo ako sa ER kasi being myself, Mr. Fix It, meron kaming UV light dito sa bahay," the Kapuso actor shared his scary experience in an interview over GMA's "Mars Pa More" aired Sept. 23. (I think it was last week when I was rushed to the ER because being myself, Mr. Fix It, we have a UV light here at home.) When the actor turned on the UV light, he saw that it was flickering. Ramsay's girlfriend, Andrea Torres, also shared in the same intervi...

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4 POIs in killing of student, nursing graduates in Caloocan named

Inquirer Breaking News - Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:22
MANILA, Philippines --- Four persons of interest (POIs) have been tagged in the September 27 killing of a nursing student and two nursing graduates in Caloocan, police said Tuesday. In a press conference at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City, Northern Police District (NPD) chief Ronnie Ylagan identified the POIs as construction workers Anselmo Singcol, Adonis Singcol, Alden Singcol, and Dingding Sarmiento. It was not immediately established by police how the Singcols were related. Ylagan said Anselmo Singcol was a stay-in construction worker who went missing after the incident. "Anselmo Singcol alias Kalbo, siya yung stay-in sa construction site but nawawala po siya after nung inci...

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