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'Make hanging traitors great again:' CNN finds problematic ads sold by Facebook

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:54
Facebook sold ads promoting anti-vaccine messages, comparing the US government's response to Covid-19 to Nazi Germany, casting doubt on the result of the 2020 election, and even pushing political violence. Former Facebook executive Frances Haugen reacts to the latest reporting from CNN's Donie O'Sullivan.
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Former head of World Athletics Lamine Diack dies aged 88

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:48
Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics' governing body, has died aged 88.
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Alec Baldwin: 'I would never point a gun at anyone and then pull the trigger, never'

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:42
In an interview with ABC that aired Thursday, Alec Baldwin shed light on what happened in the moments prior to the fatal shooting on the set of the film "Rust" that claimed the life of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.
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Kin of Princess of the Stars victims want raps dismissal vs exec reversed

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:34
  MANILA, Philippines --- Relatives of the people who died during the M/V Princess of the Stars tragedy will file a motion for reconsideration to overturn the dismissal of criminal charges against a Sulpicio Lines executive, the Public Attorney's Office (PAO) said on Friday. According to a statement from PAO, the prosecution has "overwhelming evidence" against Sulpicio Lines official Edgar Go, saying that he has authority and duty to control the ill-fated ship that capsized in June 2008 due to Typhoon Frank, claiming the lives of 851 passengers. Earlier, the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 54 granted the demurrer to evidence filed by Go, a document that challenges th...

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Grizzlies set new NBA margin of victory record in 73-point demolition of Thunder

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:30
A new NBA margin of victory record was set on Thursday, as the Memphis Grizzlies obliterated the Oklahoma City Thunder 152-79 in Tennessee.
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NASA is about to launch a laser demo that could revolutionize space communication

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:29
The use of invisible lasers in space may sound like something from science fiction, but it's real.
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Chinese developer Kaisa talks with bondholders as default threat looms

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:29
Chinese property developer Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd has begun talks with some of its offshore bondholders over extending the deadline for a $400 million debt repayment due next week, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
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BIR audits tax compliance of Pharmally

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:22
MANILA, Philippines---The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has turned over to the Senate 23 tax records to assist the blue ribbon committee in investigating possible tax evasion among firms and individuals who allegedly benefited from government procurement of COVID-19 response goods last year. The BIR earlier on started auditing Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. alongside the now months-long blue ribbon investigation led by Sen. Richard Gordon. In a statement on Friday, the BIR said the documents subpoenaed by the committee were delivered to the office of Senate President Tito Sotto last Dec. 1. Since tax records were confidential, these cannot be made public and could only be...

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Tensions are rising on Ukraine's border with Russia. Here's what you need to know

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:18
Tensions between Ukraine and Russia are at their highest in years, with reports of a Russian troop build-up near Russia's borders with Ukraine fueling fears over Moscow's intentions.
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America keeps adding jobs but we're still not back to normal

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:14
The US jobs recovery has picked up steam again in the final months of the year, bringing some good news in the face of persistently rising prices and a new Covid variant.
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500 hospital staff in Olongapo start getting booster shot vs COVID-19

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:04
OLONGAPO CITY---Medical frontliners at the city's major COVID-19 facility on Friday (Dec. 3) began receiving the booster shot against COVID-19, local officials said. At least 500 workers of James L. Gordon Memorial Hospital (JLGMH) who had been fully inoculated six months ago were the first to receive the booster shot, according to the hospital management. Pfizer's third dose was given to the vaccine recipients during the rollout on Friday morning, it said. So far, at least 108,151 residents or 60 percent of the target population had already been fully vaccinated against the viral disease while 161,818 received their first dose. The city has to vaccinate 182,000 residents...

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Bucks center Brook Lopez undergoes back surgery

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:44
Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez underwent "successful" back surgery on Thursday, but the NBA champions said there remained no timeline for his return. "Lopez will continue to be listed as out and updates on his rehabilitation progress will be provided as appropriate," the team said in a statement. Lopez hasn't played since opening night and has been listed as out with back soreness since. On Tuesday, the Bucks signed veteran big man DeMarcus Cousins to help fill the void. Cousins was a first-round draft pick in 2010 and was an All-Star with the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2017-18 season but injured an Achilles tendon during that campaign. The 31-year-old has dealt w...

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'I've never seen anything like that': Bizarre goal marks thrilling Manchester United and Arsenal clash

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:42
Manchester United bounced back from conceding one of the most unusual goals you're ever likely to see to eventually beat Arsenal 3-2 in Thursday's Premier League clash.
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EASL eyes inclusion of Chinese clubs by third season

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:40
MANILA, Philippines---The East Asia Super League may have just set the format for its first two seasons but it's already looking to expand wider come the third with the inclusion of teams from the Chinese Basketball Association. EASL CEO Matt Beyer said that it's currently impossible to include teams from the CBA in the competition due to the COVID-19 pandemic but it is plausible for the Chinese clubs to be included in the tournament by either 2023 or 2024. "We will expand so by season three will go from eight to 16 teams and I expect a lot of that expansion to be heavily China-focused," said Beyer in a virtual press conference. The current EASL format will have eight teams play in ...

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Appeals court hears arguments in E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit against Trump

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:30
Former magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll squares off against the Justice Department before a New York federal appeals court Friday in an oral argument that will likely decide the fate of her defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump.
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They've read the briefs and heard oral arguments. Here's what the Supreme Court justices do next.

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:29
The nine Supreme Court justices will gather in their private conference room Friday, if they follow general practice, to cast initial votes in a case that could determine the future of Roe v. Wade and radically transform -- after a half century -- the landscape of women's reproductive health nationwide.
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P651M of Ilocos Norte’s proposed 2022 budget earmarked for healthcare

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:28
LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte---A huge chunk of the proposed P2.429-billion budget of Ilocos Norte in 2022 was set aside for the province to improve its health care services, the provincial government said Thursday, Dec. 2. On Nov. 29, the Ilocos Norte provincial board had approved on third and final reading the provincial appropriation ordinance no. 2021-10-084 which carried Ilocos Norte government's proposed 2022 budget amounting to a total of P2,428,711,157.64. The 2022 proposed budget of the province was 26.32-percent higher than its approved budget this year which amounted to P1.9-billion. At least P651-million was earmarked for the "maintenance and improvement of government...

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COVID-19 death toll in PH at 48,987 with 235 new deaths

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:24
  MANILA, Philippines --- The country's COVID-19 death toll has reached 48,987 after the Department of Health (DOH) recorded 235 new deaths on Friday. According to DOH's numbers, the 48,987 deaths represent 1.73 percent of the total confirmed cases, which was at 2,833,878. The latest death toll also includes 218 cases that were tagged as recoveries earlier and reclassified as deaths after final validation. Earlier, DOH said that active infections in the country went down to 14,977, after only 544 cases were recorded on Friday. It added that 734 more patients have recovered from the disease. Of all the 14,977 cases, DOH said that 688 are asymptomatic, 7,166 have mild i...

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Manila court clears exec in M/V Princess of the Stars tragedy

Inquirer Breaking News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:16
MANILA, Philippines---The Manila City Regional Trial Court has dismissed the criminal case against one of the officials of Sulpicio Lines in connection with the 2008 sinking of M/V Princess of the Stars. In a 14-page ruling, the Manila RTC Branch 54 granted the demurrer of evidence of Edgar Go for insufficiency of evidence. A demurrer to evidence is, in effect, a motion to dismiss anchored on the ground that the evidence presented is insufficient. The case MV Princess of the Stars capsized in June 2008 due to Typhoon Frank. Of the 851 passengers, only 32 survived. Over 200 bodies were found, while the rest were officially listed as missing. In June 2009, a panel of prosecu...

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