18 fishers survive huge waves in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY: Eighteen fishermen on Thursday survived the strong waves, triggered by Tropical Depression “Marilyn,” which wrecked their fishing boat off the coast of Maguindanao. The 18 crew members, who were…READ
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‘You were born to do this’: Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach expresses support to PH bet Gazini Ganados
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach expressed support to fellow Filipina beauty queen Binibining Pilipinas 2019 Gazini Ganados Gazini will represent Philippines in the Miss Universe 2019 pageant to be held in Atlanta, Georgia On her [Read More]
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Liham ni mister para kay misis, nakatutuwa: “Magshopping ka! See you tonight”
Isang liham ng mister para sa kanyang misis ang inupload sa Pagka Toytoy Facebook Page at pinag-usapan sa internet Ang liham ay tungkol sa pagbibigay ng mister ng suweldo at pag-hihikayat sa kanyang asawa na [Read More]
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‘Kabundukan, sariwang gatas, dayami’: Grown-up batang 90s, sinariwa ang cartoon series na Heidi
Isa ang paslit na si Heidi sa mga karakter sa Tagalized animated series na minahal ng mga 90s kid Hanggang ngayon ay nakatatak pa rin sa kanilang isipan ang mga masasayang sandali ng bibong bata [Read More]
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Adam Sandler talks about ‘Uncut Gems,’ for which he already won one best actor prize
  LOS ANGELES---In this awards season's crowded field of best actor contenders, Adam Sandler moved forward last Dec. 3 when he won the best actor prize for "Uncut Gems" from the National Board of Review. Adam, in his portrayal of a New York jeweler, triumphed over a bevy of actors who turned in nomination-worthy performances this year. The packed list includes Joaquin Phoenix ("Joker"), Leonardo DiCaprio ("Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood"), Robert Pattinson ("The Lighthouse"), Adam Driver ("Marriage Story"), Jonathan Pryce ("The Two Popes"), Robert De Niro ("The Irishman"), Taron Egerton ("Rocketman"), Eddie Murphy ("Dolemite Is My Name"), George MacKay ("1917"), Paul ...Keep on reading: Adam Sandler talks about ‘Uncut Gems,’ for which he already won one best actor prize
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Dimples ready to quit show biz if asked by family
  It will be very hard, but I will do it for him," said actress Dimples Romana, who claimed she would quit show biz if her husband would ask her to. "He is my No. 1 priority," Dimples told the Inquirer Entertainment during her launch as the brand ambassador of JuanLife personal accident insurance. "You all think that because I'm talkative and have a strong personality, that I'm also like Daniela. The truth is, my relationship with my husband wouldn't last this long if I behaved like her at home." Dimples was referring to Daniela Mondragon, her iconic character in the long-running ABS-CBN drama "Kadenang Ginto." She has been married to businessman Boyet Ahmee since 2003....Keep on reading: Dimples ready to quit show biz if asked by family
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Glaiza’s relationship with Irish bf ‘happy but tough’
  While things have been on the upswing for Glaiza de Castro and her Irish boyfriend, David Rainey, she said the thought of settling down had yet to cross their minds. "Wala pa, wala pa. We do talk about serious matters, but not really about marriage," she told reporters at GMA 7's recent Christmas party for the entertainment press. First, Glaiza stressed, they have to figure out how to spend more time with each other. David is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. "He has already visited the Philippines a number of times. But time together is very short," said Glaiza, who described her long-distance relationship with David as "happy but tough" in a previous interview....Keep on reading: Glaiza’s relationship with Irish bf ‘happy but tough’
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Ex-heartthrob enjoys playing the waiting game
Remember the Monumental Actor (MA) who walked out with Delusional Angel (DA) during a press briefing? Apparently, it wasn't the first time MA left writers high and dry. After the initial shock brought about by the bratty duo's "KSP" (kulang sa pansin) ways, Seasoned Journo (SJ) quickly realized it was something he had to shrug off and charge to experience. "After all, it wasn't the first time MA did something like that to writers," SJ explained. "Years ago, MA also made us wait for hours before deciding to grace us with his presence." What made MA's serial tardiness even more infuriating was the reason behind it: It would have been understandable if he were held up by car troubl...Keep on reading: Ex-heartthrob enjoys playing the waiting game
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LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019
LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019 – Draws for 6/58 Ultra Lotto, 6/49 Super Lotto LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019 – Here is the official result of the 6/58 Ultra Lotto and 6/49 Super Lotto draw for today, Sunday, December 8, 2019. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or more commonly known as PCSO got five major […] The post LOTTO RESULT December 8, 2019 appeared first on Philippine News.
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SEA Games: Didal collects 2nd skateboard gold, Feliciano settles for silver
TAGAYTAY CITY - Filipino skateboarding star Margielyn Didal collected her second gold medal Sunday after ruling the women's street competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at Tagaytay Skate Complex here. The 20-year-old from Cebu dominated the competition, tallying 12.7 points highlighted by a front side nose grind for her best trick. It was the second title for Didal in the biennial meet after reigning supreme in the game of SKATE. Christiana Means claimed her second silver after finishing second behind Didal in the street competition, tallying 7.3 points. Kyandra Susanto of Indonesia garnered four points to take the bronze. The Philippines missed out on a sweep of ...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Didal collects 2nd skateboard gold, Feliciano settles for silver
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No jingle bellies: How to stay in shape during & after the holidays
If you’re one of those and we’re sure there are plenty who have officially accepted that a few pounds up the scale are part and parcel of having a merry Christmas, then it’s time to hold that thought.
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Ready to face the World
Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Marquez Dee is set to represent the country at the Miss World 2019 pageant in London on Dec. 14.
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Celebrating Italian cuisine
For four years now, Italians everywhere in the world have been celebrating the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World” to showcase the best of their culinary traditions.
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Inspiring, empowered queens
“Women are the nourishing power of the universe.” — Amit Ray ICSM Infinity Pageants, led by its managing director Caloy Montemayor and his wife, national director Irene Montemayor, held the crowning ceremony of Philippine Global Queens 2019 at the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
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Christmas in our hearts
Christmas came into our hearts early this year when Jose Mari Chan generously offered to put together a grand show to support a good cause. He heard about the Divine Healer Academy of Sorsogon and was so moved to help our underprivileged students continue their education,” said the mission school’s founder Father Gerard Deveza.
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Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA celebrates its first Christmas tree lighting
Led by the top management of SM Hotels and Conventions Corp and Park Inn by Radisson North EDSA, the hotel successfully launched its first Christmas tree lighting last Nov. 12 with the theme, “ Christmas in the City”.
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New World Makati Hotel heralds the Yuletide with a silver tree lighting spectacle on its 25th Anniversary
New World Makati Hotel welcomed the holidays with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 26. As New World Makati Hotel proudly celebrates its 25th anniversary, the 25-ft tall Christmas tree was adorned in stunning silver and white holiday ornaments to highlight its milestone year.
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Wonderful White Christmas at Diamond Hotel
The holidays have officially rolled in at Diamond Hotel Philippines.
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Celebrate the Holidays over at Sheraton Manila
The holiday season in the Philippines has got to be the merriest with festivities made grand in many ways.
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A North Pole Wonderland @ Makati Shangri-La
Makati Shangri-La Manila GM Greg Findlay says “Christmas is always a beautiful time here at Makati Shangri-La and it is truly heartwarming to see families and friends coming together to create memorable moments.
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Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder
MANILA, Philippines--Junna Tsukii was supposed to bask in the glory of her golden performance in Southeast Asian Games -50kg Kumite Saturday. Instead, she had to go through a painful emotional experience, one that she shared on social media. "I'm really happy to win a gold medal ... but now I'm very sad," she wrote on a Facebook status posted around 10 p.m. Saturday night, just hours after winning her gold medal. Tsukii, 28, who is hoping to join the Philippine delegation for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, accused her coach of bullying and of not recognizing her feat. https://www.facebook.com/junna.tsukii/posts/2613543162105818 She didn't name the coach although...Keep on reading: Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder
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Mary Joy Tabal explains her silver finish in SEA Games marathon
NEW TARLAC CITY---Former marathon champion Mary Joy Tabal admitted she didn't "run my race" when she finished behind eventual winner Christine Hallasgo in the Southeast Asian Games last Friday. "I'm disappointed but there's nothing I can do about it. I was not running my race. I was holding back. I was also not expecting the hot weather, " said the 30-year-old Tabal after her silver medal finish at New Clark City Athletics Stadium. Tabal, in fact, was all out of sorts at the finish. Not only did she collapse at the line, she also thought she finished fourth. "I didn't know that someone in front had collapsed," she said. That would be Indonesian Odekta Elvina Naibaho, who ...Keep on reading: Mary Joy Tabal explains her silver finish in SEA Games marathon
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Tensions rise as yellow vests join French retirement protests
PARIS --- Paris police skirmished Saturday with yellow vest activists joining a wave of protest actions against the government's overhaul of France's national retirement system, as highway blockades and train stoppages disrupted weekend travel around the country. A few thousand yellow vest protesters marched from the Finance Ministry complex on the Seine River through southeast Paris, pushing their year-old demands for economic justice --- and adding the retirement reform to their list of grievances. Most marchers were peaceful but some threw projectiles or pushed riot officers, prompting repeated bursts of tear gas from police. The marchers appear to be emboldened by the bi...Keep on reading: Tensions rise as yellow vests join French retirement protests
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Chezka Centeno outshines Rubilen Amit for SEA Games 10-ball gold
     MANILA, Philippines – For the fourth time, Chezka Centeno prevailed over compatriot Rubilen Amit, 7-3, to capture the gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games women’s 10-ball tournament on Saturday, December 7 at the packed Manila Hotel Tent.  The 20-year-old Zamboanga City native secured a 2-nil ...
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WATCH: PH smashes records to stay on top in SEA Games 2019 Day 7
  CLARK, Philippines – Philippine athletics stars  EJ Obiena and Kristina Knott delivered as expected, winning the gold in the men’s pole vault and women’s 200-meter run of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Saturday night, December 7, before a delighted home crowd at the New Clark City Stadium in Tarlac.
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Philippine ice hockey squad suffers heartbreak vs Singapore, gets relegated to bronze medal match
An EJ Sibug equalizer late in the third period was wasted after James Nicholas Kodrowski of Singapore was able to find the back of the net with only 21 seconds left in the game to shut the doors on the Filipino skaters.
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Pope Francis meets with embattled Malta PM despite plea to cancel
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis held a private audience with outgoing Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Saturday, December 7, despite a plea to cancel the meeting over a scandal-hit investigation into the murder of a journalist. The Argentine pontiff met Muscat and his family for an event the Vatican said ...
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No-nonsense Kristina Knott on track for record spree
NEW CLARK CITY --- At a busy, joyful dinner for track and field athletes Friday night, Kristina Knott silently approached athletics chief Philip Ella Juico. Amid the frenzy of Christine Hallasgo's stunning victory in women's marathon early in the day, she admitted that the enormity of the biennial meet finally sunk in. "I'm nervous," she told Juico. "Didn't realize how intense this is, and how people have too much interest in the SEA Games." Clearly, it just dawned on her that she's been positioned to fill up a big void---one vacated by the legendary Lydia de Vega. https://sports.inquirer.net/377601/sea-games-phs-kristina-knott-zooms-to-200m-dash-gold-in-record-setting-ru...Keep on reading: No-nonsense Kristina Knott on track for record spree
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UK Labour leader calls Russia leak accusations 'nonsense'
LONDON, United Kingdom – The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party on Saturday, December 7, dismissed as a "conspiracy theory" claims that a leaked classified government document used in his election campaign was put online by Russia. Jeremy Corbyn has said the files containing details of trade talks between British ...
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Kosovo to boycott Nobel ceremony over Handke's prize
PRISTINA, Kosovo – Kosovo is boycotting next week's Nobel Prize ceremony, its foreign minister said on Saturday, December 7, in protest at the literature award being given to Peter Handke , an Austrian author criticized for his vocal support for Serbs in the 1990s wars in former Yugoslavia . The Swedish Academy's pick for the 2019 prize, announced in October, ...
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SEA Games: PH volleybelles fall to Indonesia
  MANILA, Philippines--The Philippine women's volleyball team failed to sustain a promising start and fell to Indonesia, 22-25, 28-26, 25-22, 25-14, in its last preliminary match in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Taking a 19-15 lead on the second set, the Filipinos looked poised to log their first win in the tournament. However, a series of errors and lack of proper execution haunted them from there as the reigning silver medalists slowly staged a comeback. The Indonesians took advantage of the momentum as they created a huge 20-9 gap and never looked back. Both teams square off again on Monday for the bronze medal....Keep on reading: SEA Games: PH volleybelles fall to Indonesia
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SEA Games: Philippines bows out of gold medal race in ice hockey
MANILA, Philippines--Philippines bowed down to Singapore, 4-3, putting an end to its bid to keep the Southeast Asian Games ice hockey crown Saturday night at Mall of Asia ice skating rink in Pasay. EJ Sibug came through late for the Filipinos, scoring a goal in the final minute to tie the game at 3-3. But James Kodrowski answered back in the final 19 seconds to frustrate the hosts and relegate them to the bronze medal match against Malaysia set Sunday. "We need to be more efficient with our scoring chances," said skipper Steven Fglister, who visibly rued the squad's meltdown in the dugout after the match. The Eagles gave up an early 2-0 edge in the middle frame allowing t...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines bows out of gold medal race in ice hockey
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Succulent na pinatubo ng Pinoy Horticulturist nagkakahalaga ng P1.8M
A very rare succulent plant named BG Regale or Sansevieria rorida steals the spotlight of Tanaman 2019 in Calasiao, Pangasinan This plant is priced at Php 1 million because it took 10 years to make [Read More]
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'Parasite singles': why young Japanese aren't getting married
TOKYO, Japan – A sharply dressed crowd of Japanese singletons shuffle awkwardly around conference-room tables, exchanging small-talk and CVs in an attempt to find a marriage partner – all of them accompanied by their parents. One 38-year-old woman, who declined to give her name, said she "didn't have the courage" to ...
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Gilas torches Myanmar, stays perfect in SEA Games hoops
Led by a three-point shooting barrage from Matthew Wright and Marcio Lassiter in the second frame, the Filipino cagers enter the semifinals with a 3-0 record.
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JC gives 86 top distributors free cars
TAGUIG, Metro Manila, Philippines --- Imagine a former appliance store attendant driving his Brand New Ford Mustang, a former computer shop employee with his brand new Dodge Challenger, a former call center agent with her brand new Chevrolet Camaro, and a former sales engineer driving his white Porsche Cayman. If you're amazed at how people with such humble backgrounds could buy those high-performance sports cars, well, they didn't. They got them all for free. And so did 82 other Bravest Dreamers --- that is, distributors --- of JC which awarded their free cars --- nine of which are high-performance sports cars --- as their incentive on the company's annual Dream Incentive Nigh...Keep on reading: JC gives 86 top distributors free cars
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Tailender Knicks show coach David Fizdale the door
NEW YORK, USA – The New York Knicks fired head coach David Fizdale on Friday, ...
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Gilas Pilipinas destroys Myanmar by 69 to sweep SEA Games prelims
MANILA, Philippines – Matthew Wright and Marcio Lassiter turned Myanmar into target practice and fueled Gilas Pilipinas to a 136-67 annihilation in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games  men's basketball action on Saturday, December 7. The two put on a shooting clinic and drained 13 of the Philippines' 17 three-pointers as the hosts ...
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Lotto results for December 7, 2019
Lotto results for December 7, 2019
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SEA Games: Philippines grabs pair of bronze medals in karate kata
MANILA, Philippines--John Enrico Vasquez and Sarah Pangilinan salvaged bronze medals in their respective individual kata bid in the Southeast Asian Games' karate tournament Saturday in World Trade Center in Pasay City. Vasquez scored 23.66 to nose out Truong Pham of Vietnam and deliver the first medal for the Philippine karate contingent. Pangilinan (23.74), on the other hand, edged Thazin Aye of Myanmar (22.95) of Myanmar for a share of third place with Thailand....Keep on reading: SEA Games: Philippines grabs pair of bronze medals in karate kata
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Soldier, 4 Abus killed; 9 wounded in Sulu clash
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur --- A soldier and four Abu Sayyaf bandits were killed in a 30-minute clash in Sitio Tambang, Barangay Kabbon Takas of Patikul, Sulu on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 7. Lt. Col. Gerald Monfort, spokesperson of Joint Task Force Sulu, said troops belonging to the Army's 32nd Infantry Battalion, exchanged gunfire with around 40 suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf under Subleader Hatib Hajan Sawadjaan. According to Monfort, civilian informants tipped off the troops about the bandits' presence in the area. The encounter occurred at 1:40 p.m., he added. In the wake of the clash, four bandits and a soldier were killed. Another five bandits and four so...Keep on reading: Soldier, 4 Abus killed; 9 wounded in Sulu clash
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Iranian and American freed in apparent prisoner swap
TEHRAN, Iran – An Iranian held in the US and an American held in Iran have been freed, the two sides said Saturday, December 7, in an apparent prisoner swap at a time of heightened tensions. Tehran announced the release of Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani from the United States shortly before ...
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2 motorcycle thieves tricked by vehicle owner, nabbed by cops
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines --- Carrying fake identification cards, including ones supposedly issued by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a man and a woman allegedly engaged in motorcycle thefts and extortion were arrested in an entrapment operation in Barangay Carmen, this city, Friday evening, police said. Arrested were Junaid Macabuat, 33, and Naira Buat, 27, both residents of Pantar, Lanao del Norte. Based on the ID cards taken from their person, Buat goes by the other name Nairah Laguindab, while Macabuat's alias is Junaid Abas. The suspects were believed to be responsible for some motorcycle thefts in the city. Maj. Zean Paul Cubil, chief ...Keep on reading: 2 motorcycle thieves tricked by vehicle owner, nabbed by cops
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SEA Games: Jeordan Dominguez wins poomsae freestyle gold
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines took home another poomsae gold with Jeordan Dominguez ruling the men's individual freestyle event of taekwondo in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Saturday. Dominguez added a SEA Games gold to an already impressive resume that includes a gold medal in the World Taekwondo Championships after finish ahead of the pack with 7.433. Vietnam's Ngoc Nguyen settled for the silver (6.999) while Indonesia's Wawan Saputra took the bronze (6.633). Two more runner finishes in freestyle poomsae put the taekwondo jin's haul at four gold and four silver medals. Janna Oliva salvaged the silver in the women's individual category, scoring 6.766 behind gold...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Jeordan Dominguez wins poomsae freestyle gold
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Thousands in Myanmar rally behind Suu Kyi ahead of Hague court date
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – Thousands rallied in support of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar Saturday, December 7, on the eve of her departure for the UN's top court to defend Myanmar against charges of genocide against Rohingya Muslims.  The raucous rally in the capital Naypyidaw came as China's foreign minister arrived ...
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Winless Philippine volleybelles succumb to Indonesia
Despite winning the opening set, the Filipinas just couldn't keep momentum on their side.
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Cop fatally shoots man who beheaded woman in Misamis Oriental
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines --- The suspect in the beheading of a woman in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental was shot dead by a police officer Friday night after the man grabbed a gun from one of his escorts and shot another officer. According to a police report, the suspect, Lloyd Bagtong, 21, a resident of Barangay Casibole in Talisayan, was shot three times after grabbing a cop's pistol and shooting one of them. Bagtong allegedly killed a still unidentified woman early morning Thursday by decapitating her head using a scythe and then ate her brain for breakfast. The report said a police convoy was transporting Bagtong from Talisayan to Cagayan de Oro for the ...Keep on reading: Cop fatally shoots man who beheaded woman in Misamis Oriental
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Deadly blaze tears through Slovakia high-rise block
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – At least 7 people died and dozens were injured in a gas explosion that rocked a 12-storey building in eastern Slovakia, police said on Saturday, December 7. Local police chief Jan Golias said one person was still missing after the fire in the town of Presov, 400 kilometers (250 ...
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SEA Games: Alcantara, Patrombon bag doubles tennis gold
Manila, Philippines -- Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon completed their 2019 Southeast Asian Games journey on a high after they stunned compatriots Treat Huey and Ruben Gonzales in straight sets, 7-6 (2), 7-5 in the men's doubles gold medal match at Rizal Memorial Tennis Courts on Saturday. "I'm so happy and thankful. Kudos to Treat and Ruben, they played really good too, and we know in the Finals, only one is going to win and luckily, we got the win today," said Alcantara. "To my partner too, thank you, Jeson." Right from the first service, both pairs turned up the challenge as they exchanged volleys and aces before Alcantara and Patrombon snared three straight poin...Keep on reading: SEA Games: Alcantara, Patrombon bag doubles tennis gold
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