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Naked man steals cash, hotdogs from snack bar

Police in Dunedin, Florida, USA, are on the lookout for a man who stole cash and hotdogs at a snack bar maintained by the Dunedin Little League---and he did the act while naked. The still unidentified naked thief, wearing only a baseball cap and gloves, ru
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Naked man steals cash, hotdogs from snack bar

Police in Dunedin, Florida, USA, are on the lookout for a man who stole cash and hotdogs at a snack bar maintained by the Dunedin Little League---and he did the act while naked. The still unidentified naked thief, wearing only a baseball cap and gloves, rummaged through items at little league's snack bar, local media WFLA reported on Tuesday, April 16. Dunedin Little League President Susan Semitecolos said that the thief got inside by prying a door with a crowbar and breaking through a gate, as per another report by The Tampa Bay Times. She added that the thief also broke a lock on a gate covering a sliding glass window, but was unsuccessful in climbing through it. Semitecol...Keep on reading: Naked man steals cash, hotdogs from snack bar

Pacers’ resiliency faces tough test with 0-2 deficit

INDIANAPOLIS--- Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season. They're even more determined to prove them wrong in the playoffs. The veterans who helped the Pacers exceed expectations after losing Paul Geor
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Pacers’ resiliency faces tough test with 0-2 deficit

INDIANAPOLIS--- Thaddeus Young and Bojan Bogdanovic ignored those who doubted the Indiana Pacers last season. They're even more determined to prove them wrong in the playoffs. The veterans who helped the Pacers exceed expectations after losing Paul George in a trade and kept them together following Victor Oladipo's season-ending knee injury now insist they can help the Pacers overcome a 2-0 deficit against Boston. «I think the biggest thing for us over the last couple of years is that we've always been a resilient team,» Young said Thursday. «We continue to stay confident, continue to trust in one another, I think that helps put us in a better position to win games.» It's...Keep on reading: Pacers’ resiliency faces tough test with 0-2 deficit

80-year-old man wrangles alligator in backyard

Despite his age, an 80-year-old man in southwest Miami-Dade County in Florida, USA, was strong enough to wrangle a large alligator in his own backyard. The man, identified as Ed Chapman, said that his dog Rocco alerted him about the six-and-a-half-foot ani
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80-year-old man wrangles alligator in backyard

Despite his age, an 80-year-old man in southwest Miami-Dade County in Florida, USA, was strong enough to wrangle a large alligator in his own backyard. The man, identified as Ed Chapman, said that his dog Rocco alerted him about the six-and-a-half-foot animalin his backyard. He also tried to trap it himself, local media WSVN reported on Tuesday. «That thing tugged me all over,» he was quoted in the report as saying.«Carried me, twisting and fighting me all the way across the property.» In an attempt to lure the animal, Chapman said he brought out a noose and got around the alligator's neck. However, the animal was not going down without a fight. "He swatted me with his ta...Keep on reading: 80-year-old man wrangles alligator in backyard

Cop abducted by 3 armed men in Bacolod City

MANILA, Philippines --- A policeman was abducted by three armed men in Bacolod City on Friday, police said. According to the Western Visayas Police, Major Lito Pirote was abducted by men on board a white Toyota Hiace with license plate YS4514 along 6th Str
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Cop abducted by 3 armed men in Bacolod City

MANILA, Philippines --- A policeman was abducted by three armed men in Bacolod City on Friday, police said. According to the Western Visayas Police, Major Lito Pirote was abducted by men on board a white Toyota Hiace with license plate YS4514 along 6th Street in Barangay 7 at around 11:10 a.m. Pirote was formerly assigned at the Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group of the Philippine National Police. Police said the investigation is ongoing to identify the perpetrators of the crime and to locate the policeman....Keep on reading: Cop abducted by 3 armed men in Bacolod City

LISTEN: Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Julien” Is A Bop on Heartbreak

And on Friday, Apr. 19, Carly Rae Jepsen said «Let there be a song that will quench the longing of my loyal fans.» «Julien» is the newest from Jepsen which coats lost love and obsession in sweet pop beats. https://www.youtube.com/wa
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LISTEN: Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Julien” Is A Bop on Heartbreak

And on Friday, Apr. 19, Carly Rae Jepsen said «Let there be a song that will quench the longing of my loyal fans.» «Julien» is the newest from Jepsen which coats lost love and obsession in sweet pop beats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0a5VJX0_6s The song is worth an all-day replay. (I refuse to confirm or deny that's what I did.) It's a pop masterpiece that, dare I say it, comes from Robyn's «Dancing on My Own» school of hitmaking. https://twitter.com/carlyraejepsen/status/1119092921683202048 «Julien» is also the singer's way to further tease her upcoming album entitled Dedication. Slated for release on May 17, this is the follow-up to her last acclaimed record Emotion. D...Keep on reading: LISTEN: Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Julien” Is A Bop on Heartbreak

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

TOKYO --- Japanese police say a car driven by an 87-year-old man has smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle and overturning a garbage truck. Eight people were reportedly injured. The Metropolitan Police De
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Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

TOKYO --- Japanese police say a car driven by an 87-year-old man has smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle and overturning a garbage truck. Eight people were reportedly injured. The Metropolitan Police Department said the woman and child were pronounced dead at a hospital after the accident Friday. The Mainichi newspaper said eight other people were injured. Police did not have details on the injuries and were still confirming the identities of the dead. The cause of the crash was being investigated. Photos showed a smashed car, the overturned garbage truck and a bicycle on the pavement. A straw hat and a helmet were lying ...Keep on reading: Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

Michael Jordan says Tigers Woods comeback ‘greatest I have ever seen’

Michael Jordan described Tiger Woods' Masters comeback as the «greatest ever» and added he called the golfing icon to personally congratulate him. «To me it is the greatest comeback I have ever seen,» Jordan told The Athletic. &
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Michael Jordan says Tigers Woods comeback ‘greatest I have ever seen’

Michael Jordan described Tiger Woods' Masters comeback as the «greatest ever» and added he called the golfing icon to personally congratulate him. «To me it is the greatest comeback I have ever seen,» Jordan told The Athletic. «I never thought he'd get back physically. He didn't think he'd get back physically. But he did it. No one expected him to be back the way he is now. »He's probably the only person who believed he could get back. To me, that's a major accomplishment. To me, it's unbelievable." Woods ended an 11-year major drought with a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday. Aged 43, Woods trails only Jack Nicklaus who won at age 46 in 1986. Woods...Keep on reading: Michael Jordan says Tigers Woods comeback ‘greatest I have ever seen’

Magnitude 5 quake hits Davao Occidental town

  DAVAO CITY --- A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit the town of Sarangani in Davao Occidental this afternoon of Good Friday about the same time that Catholics were commemorating the Passion of Jesus Christ in churches across the country. The Philippin
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Magnitude 5 quake hits Davao Occidental town

  DAVAO CITY --- A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit the town of Sarangani in Davao Occidental this afternoon of Good Friday about the same time that Catholics were commemorating the Passion of Jesus Christ in churches across the country. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivols) reported that the tremor, which was tectonic in origin, was recorded at 3:29 p.m. The epicenter was located 155 kilometers southeast of Sarangani at a depth of 33 kilometers. The earthquake was felt at Intensity 1 in General Santos City and Tupi, South Cotabato; and in the towns of Alabel and Kiamba in the province of Sarangani, the Philvocs bulletin said. Philvolcs said...Keep on reading: Magnitude 5 quake hits Davao Occidental town

Coming soon to China: the car of the future

  SHANGHAI -- Global automakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future -- hyper-connected, autonomous, and shared -- and China may become the concept's laboratory. With ride-hailing se
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Coming soon to China: the car of the future

  SHANGHAI -- Global automakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future -- hyper-connected, autonomous, and shared -- and China may become the concept's laboratory. With ride-hailing services booming and car-sharing not far behind, the need for vehicles tailored to these and other evolving mobility solutions is one of the hottest topics among global automakers gathered for this week's Shanghai Auto Show.   READ: Forget Flying Carpets, Flying Taxis Are Coming Your Way Nearly all agree that there is no better proving ground than China: its gigantic cities are desperate for answers to gridlock and its po...Keep on reading: Coming soon to China: the car of the future

11 years of interactive display on Jesus’ death, resurrection in Taguig

      MANILA, Philippines --- An interactive art exhibit representing Jesus Christ's death and resurrection has been a symbolic tradition during Holy Week for 11 years in this upscale side of Taguig City. The display titled, &la
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11 years of interactive display on Jesus’ death, resurrection in Taguig

      MANILA, Philippines --- An interactive art exhibit representing Jesus Christ's death and resurrection has been a symbolic tradition during Holy Week for 11 years in this upscale side of Taguig City. The display titled, «Walkway: Reflections on Stations of the Cross» features a modern flair to passion of Christ through interactive art installations. «Walkway» is an annual project of independent organization, Church Simplified, which established 14 stations located from Bonifacio High Street to 17th Avenue in Taguig City. Bebo Bharwani, pastor of Church Simplified, explained that this year's exhibit has a theme of "Remember How He [Christ] Liv...Keep on reading: 11 years of interactive display on Jesus’ death, resurrection in Taguig

Australian father rescues toddler from dingo’s jaws

SYDNEY: A father rescued his son from a dingo’s jaws after the infant was dragged from a campervan at an Australian tourist island, authorities said Friday, in the third such…READ The post Australian father rescues toddler from dingo’s jaws
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Australian father rescues toddler from dingo’s jaws

SYDNEY: A father rescued his son from a dingo’s jaws after the infant was dragged from a campervan at an Australian tourist island, authorities said Friday, in the third such…READ The post Australian father rescues toddler from dingo’s jaws appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Woman shot dead in NIreland in ‘terrorist incident’

LONDON: A woman has been shot dead during riots in the city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland and the killing is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said Friday….READ The post Woman shot dead in NIreland in ‘terrorist incident’ ap
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Woman shot dead in NIreland in ‘terrorist incident’

LONDON: A woman has been shot dead during riots in the city of Londonderry in Northern Ireland and the killing is being treated as a terrorist incident, police said Friday….READ The post Woman shot dead in NIreland in ‘terrorist incident’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

With Kim-Putin summit, Moscow eyes role in NKorea

    MOSCOW: With Russia’s Vladimir Putin set for his first talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month, Moscow is eyeing a major role in yet another global…READ The post With Kim-Putin summit, Moscow eyes role in NKorea appear
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With Kim-Putin summit, Moscow eyes role in NKorea

    MOSCOW: With Russia’s Vladimir Putin set for his first talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month, Moscow is eyeing a major role in yet another global…READ The post With Kim-Putin summit, Moscow eyes role in NKorea appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Today’s Front Page April 19, 2019

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BSP poised to cut rates– HSBC Global Research

The start of an easing cycle is imminent, HSBC Global Research said, forecasting cuts totaling 50 basis points (bps) this year for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’s (BSP) benchmark rates….READ The post BSP poised to cut rates– HSBC Global Research a
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BSP poised to cut rates– HSBC Global Research

The start of an easing cycle is imminent, HSBC Global Research said, forecasting cuts totaling 50 basis points (bps) this year for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’s (BSP) benchmark rates….READ The post BSP poised to cut rates– HSBC Global Research appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

SWS: Most Pinoys back suit vs Xi on sea dispute

Most Filipinos believe that a case filed by former Philippine officials against Chinese President Xi Jinping before the International Criminal Court (ICC) tells the world that China should leave the…READ The post SWS: Most Pinoys back suit vs Xi on sea
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SWS: Most Pinoys back suit vs Xi on sea dispute

Most Filipinos believe that a case filed by former Philippine officials against Chinese President Xi Jinping before the International Criminal Court (ICC) tells the world that China should leave the…READ The post SWS: Most Pinoys back suit vs Xi on sea dispute appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Google offers Android users choice to satisfy EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium --- Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company's effort to meet EU competition concerns. The European Commission last July hit G
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Google offers Android users choice to satisfy EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium --- Google on Thursday said users of its hugely popular Android devices would be offered a choice of five browsers and search engines as part of the company's effort to meet EU competition concerns. The European Commission last July hit Google with its biggest-ever fine, imposing a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) penalty, one of three major EU decisions against the company. Brussels accused Google of using the Android system's dominance of smartphones and tablets to promote the use of its own Google search engine and Chrome browser and shut out rivals. Google has appealed the decision, arguing that the EU's accusations were unfounded, but Thursday's changes were...Keep on reading: Google offers Android users choice to satisfy EU

Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

MOSCOW (AP) --- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a meeting that offers President Vladimir Putin an opportunity to emerge as a broker in the long-running nuclear standoff and raise Russia's profi
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Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

MOSCOW (AP) --- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a meeting that offers President Vladimir Putin an opportunity to emerge as a broker in the long-running nuclear standoff and raise Russia's profile in regional affairs.   The Kremlin said in a brief statement Thursday that Kim will visit Russia «in the second half of April» on Putin's invitation, but gave no further details.     Russian media have been abuzz in recent days with rumors about the first one-to-one meeting between the leaders.   Putin is set to visit China later this month, and some media speculated that he could m...Keep on reading: Kremlin says Kim Jong Un will visit Russia this month

Tagle to youth: Allow Jesus to cleanse you

MANILA, Philippines --- Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle called on the youth not to shy away from Jesus Christ and allow Him cleanse them of their sins and troubles. During Cardinal Tagle's homily Thursday afternoon, he focused on the youth, r
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Tagle to youth: Allow Jesus to cleanse you

MANILA, Philippines --- Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle called on the youth not to shy away from Jesus Christ and allow Him cleanse them of their sins and troubles. During Cardinal Tagle's homily Thursday afternoon, he focused on the youth, reminding them that Christ himself was young when He «fulfilled his mission.» «Jesus was young when he fulfilled his mission and in his resurrection...Jesus is forever young,» he said. "Mga kabataan, please magpahugas kayo kay Hesus...Kaya niyang hugasan pati ang ating kasalanan, let Jesus wash you (Allow yourself to be washed by Jesus. He can wash your sins, so allow him to do so), don't be afraid don't be ashamed. The worl...Keep on reading: Tagle to youth: Allow Jesus to cleanse you

Aston Palicte set for junior bantamweight title bout vs Kazuto Ioka

MANILA, Philippines--Filipino bet Aston Palicte gets another shot at a world title as he faces former title challenger Kazuto Ioka for the vacant WBO junior bantamweight belt on June 19. The bout is scheduled at Osaka Prefectural Gym in Japan. Itwill b
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Aston Palicte set for junior bantamweight title bout vs Kazuto Ioka

MANILA, Philippines--Filipino bet Aston Palicte gets another shot at a world title as he faces former title challenger Kazuto Ioka for the vacant WBO junior bantamweight belt on June 19. The bout is scheduled at Osaka Prefectural Gym in Japan. Itwill be the first world title fight to be streamed on UFC Fight Pass, according to ESPN's Dan Rafael. Palicte was the mandatory challenger for the belt and was due for a rematch against Donnie Nietes,but 36-year-old world champion opted to vacate the title to pursue bigger fights. The two Filipino fighters fought to a controversial split draw last year. Iota is also getting another chance at the junior bantamweight belt, which ...Keep on reading: Aston Palicte set for junior bantamweight title bout vs Kazuto Ioka

Coast Guard rescues Scottish tourist off Catmon town in Cebu

CEBU CITY --- The Coast Guard in Central Visayas rescued an injured Scottish tourist off Catmon town in Cebu on Thursday. Ronald Cruickshank, 64, made a distress call around 3:24 p.m. after sustaining injuries on his head and neck while maneuvering his yac
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Coast Guard rescues Scottish tourist off Catmon town in Cebu

CEBU CITY --- The Coast Guard in Central Visayas rescued an injured Scottish tourist off Catmon town in Cebu on Thursday. Ronald Cruickshank, 64, made a distress call around 3:24 p.m. after sustaining injuries on his head and neck while maneuvering his yacht which encountered engine trouble. In a message to the Inquirer, PCG-7 spokesperson Michael John Encina said Cruickshank was alone in his yacht. The PCG's BRP Suluan was on patrol in the area and immediately conducted a search and rescue operation for the motor yacht «Hawkeye» some five nautical miles east of Catmon. The town is located 56 kilometers north of Cebu City. Medical assistance was given to the Scottish national...Keep on reading: Coast Guard rescues Scottish tourist off Catmon town in Cebu

Guiuan, E. Samar sizzles as heat index soars to 49.2 degrees Celsius

      MANILA, Philippines -- The heat index on Maundy Thursday skyrocketed to 49.2 degrees Celcius in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.  
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Guiuan, E. Samar sizzles as heat index soars to 49.2 degrees Celsius

      MANILA, Philippines -- The heat index on Maundy Thursday skyrocketed to 49.2 degrees Celcius in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.   Pagasa said the heat index is the «apparent temperature or what humans perceive or feel as the temperature affecting the body.»   A heat index of 41C or higher is considered dangerous and poses serious health risks.   Aside from Guiuan, 15 other areas in the country reported a heat above 41 degrees Celsius on Thursday, including Ambulong, Batangas (45.8 degrees); Daet, Camarines Norte (44.6 degrees); Dagupan ...Keep on reading: Guiuan, E. Samar sizzles as heat index soars to 49.2 degrees Celsius

Fire guts 15 houses, injures woman in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY --- A fire razed 15 houses and injured a 50-year-old woman here on Maundy Thursday. Superintendent Jhufel Brananola, district fire marshal of the Zamboanga City Fire Department, said the fire occurred at 8:20 a.m. at Zone 9-C in Barangay Zam
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Fire guts 15 houses, injures woman in Zamboanga City

ZAMBOANGA CITY --- A fire razed 15 houses and injured a 50-year-old woman here on Maundy Thursday. Superintendent Jhufel Brananola, district fire marshal of the Zamboanga City Fire Department, said the fire occurred at 8:20 a.m. at Zone 9-C in Barangay Zambowood, which is about 6.1 kilometers from the city proper. «Fire alarm status reached the second alarm, but we managed to put it off after an hour of firefighting. A woman was rescued, and she suffered first degree burns,» Brananola said. The woman, Marilou Del Rosario, was immediately brought to a nearby hospital for treatment. Initial investigation revealed that frequent power outage in this city may have caused Del Rosar...Keep on reading: Fire guts 15 houses, injures woman in Zamboanga City

WATCH: Scarlet Snow Belo sets a good example during Holy Week

Dr. Vicki Belo and Dr. Hayden Kho's little sweetheart, Scarlet Snow Belo, is setting a good example to other kids --- and even adults --- by learning how to pray and sharing her blessings this Holy Week. The internet-famous 4-year-old got down on her knee
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WATCH: Scarlet Snow Belo sets a good example during Holy Week

Dr. Vicki Belo and Dr. Hayden Kho's little sweetheart, Scarlet Snow Belo, is setting a good example to other kids --- and even adults --- by learning how to pray and sharing her blessings this Holy Week. The internet-famous 4-year-old got down on her knees on a miniature pew, as she followed her dad's lead in prayer, as posted on her Instagram page this morning, April 18. «This is how we should start our day. Thank you, Jesus,» the little girl said. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwYGgcEj-oS/ In the video, Scarlet Snow repeated Kho's heartfelt prayer with her eyes closed and hands together.«Today, I want to learn how to be extra kind,» Kho and his daughter both recited. "Ple...Keep on reading: WATCH: Scarlet Snow Belo sets a good example during Holy Week

ONE Championship, GAMMA team up to bolster MMA’s Olympics bid

MANILA, Philippines---Aiming to strengthen mixed martial arts on the amateur and grassroots level, ONE Championship has partnered with independent governing body Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA). ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong annou
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ONE Championship, GAMMA team up to bolster MMA’s Olympics bid

MANILA, Philippines---Aiming to strengthen mixed martial arts on the amateur and grassroots level, ONE Championship has partnered with independent governing body Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA). ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced the news on Tuesday. The tie-up is in line with ONE's commitment to developing strong amateur foundation for mixed martial arts as the sport hopes to finally gain recognition as an Olympic sport. "I am excited to announce that ONE Championship has partnered with the Global Association of Mixed Martial Arts (GAMMA), the independent governing body for the sport of mixed martial arts worldwide, with a seven figure, multiy...Keep on reading: ONE Championship, GAMMA team up to bolster MMA’s Olympics bid

Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license over failed drug test

Jarrell Miller was denied a license to box by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) over a failed drug test on Wednesday, scuppering his planned June 1 bout with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. In a statement quoted by US media outlets
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Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license over failed drug test

Jarrell Miller was denied a license to box by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) over a failed drug test on Wednesday, scuppering his planned June 1 bout with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. In a statement quoted by US media outlets, the NYSAC said Miller was barred from fighting in the state following the news of his positive doping case. «The New York State Athletic Commission has denied Jarrell Miller's professional boxing license application for a violation relating to the use of a prohibited substance. We have no further comment at this time,» the commission said. Miller, who is undefeated in his 24 professional fights, was due to take on the Brit...Keep on reading: Joshua-Miller fight off after New York denies license over failed drug test

6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

  TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan early Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.   The 6.1 magnitude quake was centered northwest of the city of Hualien and
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6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

  TAIPEI, Taiwan - A strong earthquake rattled eastern Taiwan early Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.   The 6.1 magnitude quake was centered northwest of the city of Hualien and almost 19 kilometers (12 miles) deep, Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau said.   Water pipes at the city's train station burst and rail traffic was briefly suspended.   Schools along the east coast were evacuated, with students holding their backpacks over their heads for protection.   TV footage showed at least one landslide in a lightly populated area.   Two hikers in the famed Taroko Gorge ...Keep on reading: 6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

Sotto renews call for free toll during holidays

      MANILA, Philippines --- Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday renewed his call for the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) to implement free toll for motorists during holidays. Sotto expressed his sentiments in view of th
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Sotto renews call for free toll during holidays

      MANILA, Philippines --- Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Thursday renewed his call for the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) to implement free toll for motorists during holidays. Sotto expressed his sentiments in view of the Holy Week season, where motorists flock to different out-of-town destinations passing through expressways for a faster travel time. The senator, who has been seeking for toll-free holidays since 2015, said that making toll fees free during holidays would not a big effect on expressway owners' income. «I keep saying and asking TRB to remove tolls during holidays. Barya lang mawawala 1 day ayaw pang patawarin!» Sotto said in a ...Keep on reading: Sotto renews call for free toll during holidays

LOOK: Liza Soberano visits set of TV sitcom ‘Friends’ with Enrique Gil

MANILA, Philippines --- Actress Liza Soberano did not miss the chance to capture the moment when she visited the set of American sitcom «Friends» with boyfriend Enrique Gil. Soberano posted Thursday a photo of her and Gil at the Central Perk, t
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LOOK: Liza Soberano visits set of TV sitcom ‘Friends’ with Enrique Gil

MANILA, Philippines --- Actress Liza Soberano did not miss the chance to capture the moment when she visited the set of American sitcom «Friends» with boyfriend Enrique Gil. Soberano posted Thursday a photo of her and Gil at the Central Perk, the cafe featured in the series. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwYlPxOFWeK/ Her younger brother Justin was also seen in the photo. The 21-year-old actress recently flew to Los Angeles, California to attend the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwQHLVVFHtZ/ In a previous post, Soberano said she only attended the event to witness the Korean girl group BLACKPINK perform. READ: LOOK: Liza Sob...Keep on reading: LOOK: Liza Soberano visits set of TV sitcom ‘Friends’ with Enrique Gil

Rafael Nadal steamrolls to opening Monte Carlo win

Rafael Nadal charged out of the blocks Wednesday to hammer Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-1 in his opening match at the Monte Carlo Masters. The 11-time champion showed no sign of the knee problems which forced him to quit ahead of an Indian Wells semi-fina
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Rafael Nadal steamrolls to opening Monte Carlo win

Rafael Nadal charged out of the blocks Wednesday to hammer Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-1 in his opening match at the Monte Carlo Masters. The 11-time champion showed no sign of the knee problems which forced him to quit ahead of an Indian Wells semi-final against Roger Federer a month ago. The 32-year-old had expressed pre-tournament caution regarding the health of his knee -- a worry which appeared to be groundless after a 76-minute masterclass. «I'm happy for this very positive start. I had good feelings on court,» he said. Nadal collected the opening five games of the afternoon in 17 minutes as he set the tone for another dominant display in the principality. He wa...Keep on reading: Rafael Nadal steamrolls to opening Monte Carlo win

Teen strikes again with ‘RKO’ wrestling move—this time on plastic alligator

The 18-year-old teen who tried to do an «RKO» finishing wrestling move at his school principal was arrested again, this time for doing the same stunt to an «alligator.» Gianny Sosa-Hernandez was arrested on Monday, April 15, after h
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Teen strikes again with ‘RKO’ wrestling move—this time on plastic alligator

The 18-year-old teen who tried to do an «RKO» finishing wrestling move at his school principal was arrested again, this time for doing the same stunt to an «alligator.» Gianny Sosa-Hernandez was arrested on Monday, April 15, after he wrestled with a plastic alligator display at a local mall in Kendall, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA, WPLG Local 10 reported. The report said Sosa-Hernandez wrestled with the inanimate alligator last March, which was worth $3,690 (around P190,600) and which got damaged due to the incident. Sosa-Hernandez had the video posted last April 4 on his Instagram page.Police were only made aware of what happened weeks later. The teen then appeared in...Keep on reading: Teen strikes again with ‘RKO’ wrestling move—this time on plastic alligator

Travelers continue to flock to ports on Maundy Thursday

MANILA, Philippines --- People who wish to spend their Holy Week holidays in their provinces continued to flock to ports across the country early morning of Maundy Thursday.   The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has monitored a total of 29,910 outboun
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Travelers continue to flock to ports on Maundy Thursday

MANILA, Philippines --- People who wish to spend their Holy Week holidays in their provinces continued to flock to ports across the country early morning of Maundy Thursday.   The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has monitored a total of 29,910 outbound passengers in ports nationwide from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on April 18.   The number is still higher than the passengers recorded at the same period on Tuesday, which was at 24,664.   Majority of the passengers were recorded at Southern Tagalog provinces at 10,545, followed by Central Visayas with 7,363 passengers.   Moreover, 3,285 passengers were recorded in Northern Mindanao ports while Eastern Visaya...Keep on reading: Travelers continue to flock to ports on Maundy Thursday

Researchers discover ancient giant ‘lion’ in Kenya

PARIS --- A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ever meat-eating mammals, researchers said Thursday. A team unearthed the lower jaw, teeth, and other bones of a new species, S
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Researchers discover ancient giant ‘lion’ in Kenya

PARIS --- A giant lion with enormous fangs that roamed the Kenyan savannah more than 20 million years ago was one of the largest ever meat-eating mammals, researchers said Thursday. A team unearthed the lower jaw, teeth, and other bones of a new species, Simbakubwa kutokaafrika -- Swahili for «big African lion». They calculated it would have weighed up to 1,500 kilograms and could have preyed upon the elephant-like creatures that lived there at the time. «Based on its massive teeth, Simbakubwa was a specialized hyper-carnivore that was significantly larger than the modern lion and possibly larger than a polar bear,» said Matthew Borths, from Duke University, who co-led the resea...Keep on reading: Researchers discover ancient giant ‘lion’ in Kenya

Tips on How to Eat Healthy from Someone Who’s Always On the Go

In an ideal world, we would have complete control of what are our meals are and the timing of when we eat them on the daily. Ideally. However, the reality is, we lead busy lives. We run from appointment to appointment. We eat what is readily available to u
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Tips on How to Eat Healthy from Someone Who’s Always On the Go

In an ideal world, we would have complete control of what are our meals are and the timing of when we eat them on the daily. Ideally. However, the reality is, we lead busy lives. We run from appointment to appointment. We eat what is readily available to us. We eat when we can. It certainly takes a little more discipline to make sure you eat healthy despite the busyness of life. That's the story of my life as well. I produce events for a living as my day job (or I'd like to say, as my all-day job!), so it can certainly get hectic. Because my job requires me to do various meetings outside the office, I am often on the go. This kind of lifestyle can make it quite difficult to eat cle...Keep on reading: Tips on How to Eat Healthy from Someone Who’s Always On the Go

Ralph Lauren launches iconic polo shirt made of recycled plastic bottles

NEW YORK --- Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. David Lauren, the youngest son of the company's founder and i
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Ralph Lauren launches iconic polo shirt made of recycled plastic bottles

NEW YORK --- Earth, meet Polo. Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water. David Lauren, the youngest son of the company's founder and its chief innovation officer, told The Associated Press ahead of the announcement that the new shirt is part of a broader strategy of fresh environmental goals throughout the manufacturing process. «Every day we're learning about what's happened with global warming and what's happening all around the world, and our employees and our customers are really feeling that it's time to step up and make a difference,» Lauren said. The Pol...Keep on reading: Ralph Lauren launches iconic polo shirt made of recycled plastic bottles

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