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Williamson wows home crowd as Pelicans beat Jazz

By ASSOCIATED PRESS October 13, 2019 Zion Williamson wowed the home crowd with another impressive preseason performance, scoring 26 points and grabbing five rebounds in New Orleans’ 128-127 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (No. 1) drives past Utah Jazz forward Jeff …

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‘I don’t care’

By MA. REINA LEANNE TOLENTINO, TMT October 13, 2019 Gordon: Retirement won’t save Albayalde from criminal prosecution Senator Richard Gordon on Saturday said he did not care if Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde would bow out from the service next month, saying retirement does not bar criminal prosecution …

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SMB targets outright QF berth

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT October 13, 2019 Unbeaten San Miguel Beer wants an outright quarterfinal berth when it battles Barangay Ginebra San Miguel at 6:45 p.m. tonight in Season 44 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. The Beermen are eyeing their fifth consecutive win after escaping …

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‘Hagibis’ forces evacuation of 1.6M folk

By THE MANILA TIMES October 13, 2019 TOKYO: Powerful Typhoon “Hagibis” on Saturday claimed its first victim even before making landfall, as potentially record-breaking rains and high winds sparked evacuation orders for more than 1.6 million people. Rated “large and very strong,” the storm has also forced the cancellation of …

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Adamson routs NU, halts 4-game losing streak

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT October 13, 2019 Adamson University unleashed fury late in the game to rout National University (NU), 72-53, arresting a four-game losing streak in Season 82 University Athletic Association of the Philippines men’s basketball tournament on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. …

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Once more for the children in prison

By FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC October 13, 2019 FR. SHAY CULLEN, SSC It is astounding that developed civilized nations like Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Switzerland, South Africa, Hong Kong, Fiji and the United States have 10 years as the minimum age of criminal responsibility for children. It’s a mark of …

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Turkey vows non-stop Syria assault

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE October 13, 2019 Battles raged in Syria as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to press on with a deadly assault against Kurdish forces, while the Pentagon said Friday (Saturday in Manila) United States troops came under artillery fire from Turkish positions. PITIFUL Displaced Syrians sit in …

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Huawei offers 5G technology to US, counters spying raps

By NEW WORLDS October 13, 2019 New World In a stunning and an extraordinary move, Huawei has exposed the United States government and industry to the equivalent of an opening of cards, and moving-your-chips-to-back-your-bet move. It offered to share its 5G technology to a US company set-up, which can become …

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PPA boosts police force in 115 ports

By RAFFY AYENG October 13, 2019 THE Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will boost security against all forms of threats in 115 ports under its jurisdiction, its General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago said. PPA General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago Santiago added that 80 police personnel would be trained and deployed at …

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