Fiba 3×3 World Masters: PH’s Balanga Chooks stuns no. 3 Riga Ghetto

Balanga Chooks’ Alvin Pasaol and Travis Franklin. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines is off to a blistering start in the group stage of 2019 Fiba 3×3 World Tour Masters in Doha, Qatar. Balanga Chooks, which qualified for the World Tour via the 2019 Chooks-to-Go Asia Pacific Super Quest, stunned world no. 3 Riga Ghetto Latvia, 19-17, in […]

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Extinction Rebellion: the green movement with global ambitions

Activists climb atop buses, glue themselves to buildings and block traffic as Extinction Rebellion expands its campaign of civil disobedience. The climate change pressure group has become a household name in Britain this week amid protests that have brought key parts of the capital to a standstill and seen hundreds arrested. Climate change activists block […]

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Australia officials work with social media to safeguard poll

INQUIRER.net PHOTO CANBERRA — Australian electoral authorities have for the first time set up a cybersecurity task force and are working with social media companies to tackle misinformation in the run up to general elections on May 18, an official said on Thursday. Australian Electoral Commissioner Tom Rogers said safeguarding the election’s integrity gained priority […]

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NBA Rumors: Pelicans Interviewing Clippers’ Trent Redden for Front Office Role

Layne Murdoch Jr./Getty Images The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly been granted permission to interview Los Angeles Clippers assistant general manager Trent Redden for a “senior front-office position.” Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news, noting Pelicans president of basketball operations David Griffin is expected to be “aggressive” in pursuing Redden.           […]

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Why Mohammad Amir isn’t in Pakistan’s World Cup squad (yet

The excitement surrounding Pakistan’s World Cup squad announcement had been powered by one burning question: would Mohammad Amir, in spite of his numbers, find a way into the 15? With Pakistan blessed with no fewer than eight pace bowlers to choose their World Cup contingent from, competition for places was high, and the arguments for […]

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Erasure Poets Are Turning the Heavily Redacted Mueller Report into Art

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images (L), Erasure poem by Jerrod Schwarz made from Donald’s Trump’s White House memo firing former FBI director James Comey. The readers who trudge through Attorney General William Barr’s version of the Mueller report on Thursday will be forced to navigate its redactions. Skimming past the great blocks of unknowns can be […]

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Pinterest shares soar in stock market debut : International de

2019-04-18 Pinterest is a social-scrapbooking website that allows users to search for various topics Shares in online scrapbook company Pinterest have surged 25% after it floated on the New York Stock Exchange. The shares opened at $23.75 and rose to $24.89, after being priced at $19. This was above the expected range of $15 and […]

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Serious traffic crash, Tugun

Forensic Crash Unit officers are investigating a single vehicle traffic crash at Tugun overnight. Preliminary inquiries indicate at about 2.10am a Holden Commodore was travelling north on the Pacific Highway at Tugun when it has left the road and rolled several times. The passenger, a woman in her twenties, has been transported to Gold Coast […]

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Tested: Small SUV with flair

Sometimes too much choice can be a bad thing. Remember prowling the aisles of a video store looking for the just-right Friday night flick? Ever been paralysed by the problem of potential, not knowing which side to back or which meal to order? Citroen understands. Which is why the new C3 Aircross is the new […]

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Barfoot & Thompson raises tenant change fee

Auckland-based real estate giant Barfoot & Thompson has hiked a fee charged to some tenants by more than 140 per cent. The tenant change fee is levied on renters when they decide to bring a new flatmate into the property. Samantha Arnold, general manager for Property Management, told the Herald the fee was an “industry […]

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Karegeya’s murder case referred back to prosecutors : International de

The murder case of Rwanda’s former intelligence chief, Patrick Karegeya, has been referred back to South African prosecutors. After five years of delays, prosecutors in South Africa will again have to decide if they will issue arrest warrants for the men believed to have killed Mr Karegeya. An outspoken critic of President Paul Kagame, he […]

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The Mueller Report Has Been Released

llustration: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost; Photos: Getty Images Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation found two main Russian efforts to boost Donald Trump’s candidacy. WASHINGTON ― Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report did not exonerate US President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice for Trump’s reactions to Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of […]

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Shah Rukh Khan opens up on Zeroâs no show at the box-office

Shah Rukh Khan is currently in China to attend the 9th Beijing International Film Festival, where the screening of his last film Zero was held. While the film received mixed reviews from critics, it failed to score big at the box-office. Directed by Aanand L Rai, the film starred Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma as […]

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Mueller report: Ten examples of Donald Trump’s possible obstruction

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election identified 10 instances of possible obstruction of justice by US President Donald Trump.  Mueller said in his report that he could not conclusively determine that Trump had committed a crime or that he hadn’t. READ MORE:* Mueller report release: After two years of […]

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Mates rally as son makes mercy dash for dad

A Fleurieu Peninsula plumber will make a mercy dash to India to donate his liver to save the life of his father, who is battling cirrhosis. Jason Mash, 48, of McCracken, will fly to Mumbai for the operation in mid-May to give his 68-year-old father a second chance at life. His colleagues at PlumbFirst are […]

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Fiba 3×3 World Masters: Pasig Chooks beats Katara in impressive start for PH

Taylor Statham leads the way for Pasig Chooks. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–Not to be outdone, Pasig Chooks also scored an impressive 21-14 victory over Katara of Qatar to kick off its campaign in the 2019 Fiba 3×3 World Tour Masters in Doha, Qatar. After Balanga’s huge win earlier, Pasig Chooks made it a perfect start […]

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Women at the Cannes Film Festival

The selection of films in competition at the Cannes Film Festival is one of the strongest for women so far, but there are still just four female directors out of 21. When out-of-competition strands of this year’s festival are also included, the number of women directors unveiled Thursday rose to 13 of the total 51. […]

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Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina — A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina, researchers said Wednesday. “There are almost ten different individuals, it’s a mass of bones, there’s practically no sediment,” said Argentinian paleontologist Ricardo Martinez. “It’s very impressive.” According to Martinez, of the University of […]

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George Alagiah’s ‘guilt’ over disabled toilet use : International de

2019-04-18 this medium newsreader, George Alagiah George Alagiah has spoken of his guilt at having to use disabled toilets while having no visible disability. this medium newsreader, who has stage four bowel cancer, used the facilities in the past because of having a stoma bag attached to his stomach. When disabled people saw him using […]

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Despite Their Early Struggles, the Warriors Are Still a Finals Lock

McCollum and the Blazers Snapped Postseason Losing Streak for “Jennifer” Stars Invest in Plant-Based Food as Vegetarianism Sweeps NBA The NBA Got Some Wild Techs This Season Jarrett Allen Is One of the NBA’s Hottest Rim Protectors Wade’s Jersey Swaps Created Epic Moments This Season Westbrook Makes History While Honoring Nipsey Hussle Devin Booker Makes […]

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Who bats where in World Cup is a decision for later – Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli agrees that Vijay Shankar offers balance to the Indian batting order, but has not committed to the Tamil Nadu allrounder batting at No. 4. On Monday, after announcing India’s World Cup squad, MSK Prasad, the chairman of selectors, said that Vijay was identified as the No. 4. However, Kohli agreed with […]

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Listen to The Weeknd, SZA, and Travis Scott’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Song

The Weeknd, Travis Scott, and SZA have released their collaboration “Power is Power” from the forthcoming Game of Thrones-inspired album, For the Throne. The trio has united for a song that uses power metaphors from the HBO series to talk about love and sex. What else did you expect? The Weeknd kicks off the chorus […]

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Easter weekend to bring hot and dry conditions across south-east Australia

South Australian firefighters are bracing for what could be a busy Easter break amid high fire danger warnings and hot and dry conditions across parts of the state, with temperatures reaching into the mid-30s. Many parts of south-eastern Australia, including Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra, are also expecting unseasonably warm temperatures across the long weekend. Temperatures […]

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New politics and the far right – Politics Weekly podcast

With the traditional two-party system in deadlock over Brexit, new political forces are emerging to challenge the status quo. The first battleground looks likely to be the European elections next month, where the Independent Group and Nigel Farage’s Brexit party will be slugging it out alongside the usual suspects. How will the newcomers fare? Joining […]

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