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’Dead’ husband returns after Japan police send wrong body

TOKYO (AP) --- A Japanese wife has told police the body she thought was of her missing husband belonged to a stranger after her spouse turned up alive a year later. Tokyo police acknowledged Wednesday that the body found in a river in eastern Tokyo in June 2017 was of another man reported missing at around the same time. Police apologized for the mix-up and said the remains would be returned to the right family. Police initially believed the body was of a man in his early 40s reported missing by his family three days earlier, and handed it over to them after positive identification by the wife and two relatives. The body was then cremated by the family. The family earlier th...Keep on reading: 
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Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJun 14th, 2018

Man found dead with ‘pusher’ cardboard in Cavite

SAN PEDRO CITY - A man was found dead with a placard naming him an illegal drug pusher in Trece Martires City in Cavite province early on Monday. City police chief Supt. Reynan Patam said in a phone interview that the victim, Ronnel Rosaldo, was identified based on an ID card recovered from the body. Patam's initial report said residents found the body left on the side of the road in Barangay (village) Cabuco around 6:30 a.m. Police found a wound on the victim's head but had yet to confirm if this caused his death, as forensic examinations continued. Patam said a cardboard with the message "wag tularan, pusher ako" (don't emulate, I'm a pusher) covered the victim's half-naked...Keep on reading: Man found dead with ‘pusher’ cardboard in Cavite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago

Pusher dies in clash

A suspected drug pusher was killed after he allegedly shot it out with the police during a buy-bust operation at the Manila North Cemetery in Sta. Cruz, Manila, the other night. Dead on arrival at the Chinese General Hospital due to bullet wounds in the different parts of the body….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

Village councilor shot dead in Davao del Norte  

DAVAO CITY -- Unidentified gunmen shot and killed a village official in Carmen, Davao del Norteon Thursday, police said. Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz, the spokesperson of the Southern Mindanao police, said the gunmen fired at Santos Samoranos in Barangay Sto. Nio around10:50 a.m. The 65-year-old village councilor was aboard his motorcyle and on his way to Barangay Poblacion from his home in Barangay Lapaz. Driz said investigation showed there were two assailants. Samoranos was seriously wounded and was rushed to the Carmen District Hospital by responders, but he died along the way from multiple gunshot wounds in the head and body. Investigation is ongoing to determine the ide...Keep on reading: Village councilor shot dead in Davao del Norte  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Seaman killed in road accident

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 23-year-old seaman died in a road mishap afternoon of June 10, 2018, at Barangay Cabugao Oeste in Panay, Capiz. Alden Falcis of Barangay Puti-an, Cuartero town was declared dead on arrival in a hospital here due to fatal injuries to his head and other parts of his body. Police investigation […] The post Seaman killed in road accident appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Israel in uproar over Argentina pre-World Cup friendly snub

By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — The sports-crazed nation of Israel was in uproar Wednesday over Argentina's abrupt cancellation of a World Cup warmup match following pro-Palestinian protests, with some of the country's leaders accusing Lionel Messi and his teammates of caving to terrorism. Israel was eagerly awaiting the sold-out international friendly scheduled for Saturday night at Jerusalem's Teddy Kollek Stadium and the arrival of some of the world's best players. Argentina is one of the most popular national teams among Israelis and fans had been scrambling to get a chance to see Messi in person. But after a fierce Palestinian campaign, which included images of Argentina's white and sky-blue striped jersey stained with red paint resembling blood and threats to burn Messi posters, Argentina's football federation announced it was skipping the event. Claudio Tapia, president of the Argentine Football Association, apologized for cancelling the match but said the safety of the players was at stake. "What has happened in the last 72 hours, the actions, the threats that have occurred have led us to take the decision not to travel," he said during a news conference in Barcelona, where the Argentine team is training prior to the start of the World Cup next week. "(We) apologize to the Israeli community. It's nothing against the Israeli community, the Jewish community and I would like everyone to take this decision as a contribution to world peace," he said. "In the end, they've done the right thing, and this is behind us," Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain told ESPN. "Health and common sense come first. We felt that it wasn't right to go." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Argentine President Mauricio Macri and urged him to intervene, to no avail. Later Wednesday, Israel's Sports Ministry said a "negotiation" about the match was underway, perhaps in hopes of salvaging it, but gave no further details. "It's unfortunate the soccer knights of Argentina did not withstand the pressure of the Israeli-hating inciters, whose only goal is to harm our basic right to self-defense and bring about the destruction of Israel," said Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. "We will not yield before a pack of anti-Semitic terrorist supporters." The head of the Palestinian football association, Jibril Rajoub, had called on Arab soccer fans to burn Messi posters and T-shirts if he participated. He has long tried to get soccer's world governing body, FIFA, and the International Olympic Committee to impose sanctions against Israel. Rajoub believes Israel should be punished for restricting movement of Palestinian players, and for forming teams in West Bank settlements. Rajoub had also objected to holding the match in Jerusalem, whose eastern sector the Palestinians claim as their capital. Although the Kollek stadium is in west Jerusalem, it is located in a neighborhood built where a Palestinian village once stood before it was destroyed in the war surrounding Israel's independence in 1948. Following the move, he held a press conference in Ramallah featuring a picture of him with Messi and a sign reading: "From Palestine, thank you Messi." Rajoub had accused Israel of playing politics with the game, by moving it from its original location in Haifa to Jerusalem, and by trying to link it to celebrations surrounding Israel's 70th anniversary. He called it a victory for "ethics and values" of sports. "They tried to use sport as a tool for political ends, and for this I think, they failed," Rajoub said. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said it was a sad morning for Israeli sports fans, including his own grandchildren. "But there are values that are greater than even Messi. The politicization of the Argentinean move worries me greatly," he said. Opposition figures, however, accused Israel's headline-seeking sports minister Miri Regev of bringing on the politicization of the sporting event by insisting on moving the game from Haifa to contested Jerusalem and by trying to orchestrate a politicized photo-op with Messi. Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed the area in a move that is not internationally recognized. Israel considers the entire city to be its capital, while the Palestinians seek east Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. Regev rejected the backlash at a press conference Wednesday evening saying "there is no bigger lie" than claims her decision to hold the match in Jerusalem aided in its cancellation. She said the Argentinians had not objected and that Messi himself had wanted to visit sacred Christian and Jewish sites in the holy city. Regev said the match was canceled following "threats by terror elements sent to Messi and his family and to other players." Opposition leader Isaac Herzog called the snub a "spectacular own goal" by Regev that delivered victory to boycotters of the Jewish State. Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay called for a police investigation into Regev's "corrupt conduct." "We just absorbed a shot in the face. This is not just sports," he tweeted. "This, unfortunately, could start an international tsunami." Regev claimed that "terrorist" groups had made threats against Argentina's players and their families, sending them images of dead children, though she gave no further evidence. She accused members of the Israeli parliament, or Knesset, of backing the boycott advocates. "Unfortunately, we have Trojan Horses in the Knesset who give headwind to terrorism," she said. The Palestinian militant Islamic group Hamas praised Argentina for canceling the game. Spokesman Husam Badran said Hamas "applauds" the move and reiterated its position that rejects "all forms of normalization" with the Jewish state. A senior official at the Argentine Football Federation said the national team decided to call off the match with Israel after receiving threats from Hamas. The official, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity due to safety concerns, did not provide evidence or details of the alleged threats. A Hamas official mocked reports that the group had threatened the players, calling them unrealistic, and saying they don't deserve a comment. The Hamas official was not authorized to comment in the issue and also spoke on condition of anonymity. Hamas is sworn to Israel's destruction and has ruled Gaza with an iron fist since it took over the territory in 2007. Israel and the United States consider it a terror organization for its bombings, shooting and rocket attacks targeting civilians. Israel has largely fended off the boycott campaign with only a small number of artists and organizations shunning the country. Argentina's snubbing would appear to be the boycott movement's greatest achievement thus far. The grassroots movement advocates boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel in what supporters say is a way to promote Palestinian rights through nonviolent means. Israel says the campaign goes beyond Israeli occupation of lands claimed by the Palestinians and masks a deeper aim of delegitimizing or even destroying the country. It has formed a government ministry whose primary mission is to combat the boycott movement. The Argentinean move, which featured on the front pages of all the major Israeli dailies, raised fears that it could serve as a template for future boycotts of Jerusalem, most notably next year's scheduled hosting of the popular Eurovision song contest. The Palestinians celebrated the cancellation as a major triumph. Israeli organizers said an offer had been floated to have the game played in Barcelona instead, but it was highly unlikely. "I think sports should never be involved with politics," said Shahaf Ashraga, a fan in Jerusalem. "It just makes me sad to think that the game has to be canceled because of the Palestinian pressure." Argentina opens its Group D campaign in Russia against Iceland on June 16. It then plays Croatia on June 21 and Nigeria on June 26. It is unclear whether Argentina will play another warmup, or if it will arrive in Moscow ahead of schedule. ___ Associated Press writers Debora Rey and Victor Caivano in Buenos Aires, Argentina, contributed......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Man shot dead in own backyard

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A 33-year-old was shot dead by two unidentified suspects evening of June 2, 2018 inside his own backyard at Barangay Yatingan in Pontevedra, Capiz. Police identified the victim as Jaicar Beldia who succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds in his body. Beldia was resting in a chair on the terrace of his […] The post Man shot dead in own backyard appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

Body with hack wounds found in Batangas

BATANGAS City, Batangas -- Police are hunting down a man who hacked dead an unidentified man while they were drinking in Bgy. Soro-Soro Karsada, here, on Wednesday. The victim, not familiar in the neighborhood, was wearing a white T-shirt and short pants, about 5’6” in height and with a regular….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Cop shot dead in Mati City

DAVAO CITY -- A policeman was shot dead by gunmen 'riding intandem' in Mati City Davao Oriental onMonday. Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz, the spokesperson of the Southern Mindanao Police Office, identified the victim as Police Officer 3 Walter Canja, a member of the 2nd Mobile Force Company of the Davao Oriental Police Office. Driz said based on the initial report reaching the police regional office, Canja was driving a white Nissan Navarra Calibre when attacked by the unidentified gunmen in Purok Trabahador Menzi in Barangay Dahican. He said the armed men overtook the policeman's vehicle before firing shots at him several times. "He was hit in different parts of his body and died...Keep on reading: Cop shot dead in Mati City.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Carpenter hacked dead by neighbor

A CARPENTER was found dead Sunday morning (May 20) at Passi City, Iloilo. The body of Jocil Aguilar, 48, was sprawled on the roadside in Barangay Dalicanan, where he also lived. Superintendent Norberto Delmas, Passi City police chief, said that Cyril Tabiling discovered Aguilar’s body, which bore hematoma, bruises, and hack injuries, at around 7:45 […] The post Carpenter hacked dead by neighbor appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

3 dead in Quezon road accidents

LUCENA CITY -- Three people died in three separate road accidents in Quezon provinceon Saturday. The Quezon police headquarters reported that a still unidentified woman, estimated to be around 35 to 45 years old, was seriously injured in an accident along Maharlika Highway in Barangay (village) Angeles in Atimonan town shortly beforemidnight. Police said the unconscious victim, who sustained fatal head and body injuries, was hit by a passing vehicle. The victim died while being taken to the Doa Marta District Hospital. In Calauag town, tricycle driver Gaudencio Flores, died on the spot after his vehicle collided with an incoming A&B Liner passenger bus along the Maharlika Hi...Keep on reading: 3 dead in Quezon road accidents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Abducted 3-year-old girl in CamNorte, found dead

                LEGAZPI CITY---A 3-year-old girl who went missing earlier this week was found dead on Thursday in Labo town Camarines Norte province.   Police said the victim, Christine Joy Pacinos, was kidnapped early Tuesday while sleeping in their home allegedly bythe suspect, Alberto Belmonte, 29.   Belmontehas been in the custody of the Labo police since May 1 after another girl told authorities that she saw the suspect carrying the victim towards the urban areas, Senior Insp. Maria Louisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson said Friday.   The girl's already decaying body was found nak...Keep on reading: Abducted 3-year-old girl in CamNorte, found dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

3 dead, 1 hurt as 12-wheeler truck crushes tricycle in Taguig

Three persons were killed and another was hurt as a a 12-wheeler truck carrying sand squashed a tricycle in Taguig Cityon Wednesdayafternoon. According to Taguig Rescue personnel, the fatalities were all passengers of the tryciclye -- identified as 31-year-old Coritha Lycop, her 4-year-old son Miguel, and 47-year-old Anna Seeres, all residents of Barangay Signal Village. They were taken to the Taguig-Pateros District Hospital, where they pronounced dead with body and head injuries. The driver of the tricycle, 35-year-old Ruel Lycop, husband of the woman and father of the boy who died, was also taken to the same hospital for treatment. In a report by the Taguig Disaster Risk R...Keep on reading: 3 dead, 1 hurt as 12-wheeler truck crushes tricycle in Taguig.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Farmer shot dead

ROXAS CITY, Capiz—A 42-year-old farmer was shot dead by a friend evening of April 21, 2018 in Barangay San Julian, Tapaz, Capiz. The victim was identified as Randy Fagtanan of Barangay San Antonio, Tapaz who succumbed to fatal gunshot wounds on the head and other parts of his body. Police investigation indicated that the suspect, […] The post Farmer shot dead appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Ecija cops identify ‘blonde’ woman found dead in Quirino, reported missing in Cabanatuan

CABANATUAN City --Police have identified the missing “blonde woman,” whose body was found dumped in Aglipay, Quirino with her head wrapped in packaging tape, police said yesterday. Provincial police director Senior Supt. Eliseo T. Tanding identified the victim as Ingrid Ferrer, 43, of Doña Adela Subd., Bgy. Mabini Homesite, this….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 8th, 2018

8 dead as Holy Week parties turn tragic in Northern Luzon

TUGUEGARAO CITY --- Eight people, three of them children, drowned in separate incidents in Cagayan and Pangasinan provinces during the Holy Week break, according to police reports. Kent Santos, 23, a construction worker, drowned when he and his friends were swept by the strong current while swimming on Good Friday at the Pozorobo beach in Barangay San Vicente in Sta. Ana town, Cagayan. They were among hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts who converged at Pozorobo for the Partakan Festival, a private event. Santos' body was found in nearby Anguib beach on Easter Sunday. Still missing Also on Friday, Rowel Trinidad drowned after taking a dip at the Duba cave and lagoon at Baranga...Keep on reading: 8 dead as Holy Week parties turn tragic in Northern Luzon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

Cancer survivor to represent Philippines in North Pole Marathon

Triathlete and cancer survivor Luisito “Louie” Sangalang is set to fly to the northernmost point on Earth to represent the Philippines in the North Pole Marathon on April 9.  He will join ten other sponsored runners from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan in the grueling marathon.  The runners, hailing from all over the globe, will be running on ice sheet measuring 6 to 12 feet thick, resting 12,000 feet above of the Arctic Ocean.  They will be traversing a 42-kilometer path with an average temperature of negative 30 degrees centigrade, even going as low as negative 40 degrees centigrade at times.  The marathon is unique and at the same time, infamous because it is run on a small 4.22-kilometer (2.62-mile) loop about 10 times, over hard snow or ice.  The FWD North Pole Marathon is recognized by the Association of International Marathons & Distance Races (AIMS) and is the only certified marathon that is run entirely on the frozen water of the Arctic Ocean.  To prepare for the race of a lifetime, Sangalang has joined various local marathons to keep his body in top physical shape.  To enable his body to adjust to the extreme cold weather, he has continuously trained inside an industrial freezer with a temperature that mimics that of the negative 30-degree centigrade temperature in the North Pole.  Triathlon coach Ani De Leon-Brown as well as Sangalang’s running coach Ige Lopez provided the athletic training and guidance. Romi Garduce, the first and only Filipino to have completed the Seven Summits in 2012, gave valuable advice on how to survive the extreme cold.  Other members of the Squad include celebrity mom Maricel Laxa-Pangilinan and son Benjamin, who gave motivational support for Sangalang, and radio DJ and host Sam YG, who joined Sangalang in his rigorous training sessions.  From overcoming life challenges to conquering the world’s summit, chief backer Peter Grimes says Sangalang’s resilience in overcoming different challenges is one trait that resonates well in Filipinos and this made him the perfect choice to represent the Philippines in the marathon.  “Louie's inspiring story of being a cancer survivor and his passion for fitness, which he uses to inspire Filipinos to live an active lifestyle, also best represent what FWD stands for: embracing the opportunities in your life without hesitation,” said Grimes.  Apart from Louie, the other runners have their own life challenges but are pursuing the FWD North Pole Marathon experience nonetheless.  Representing Singapore and Hong Kong, respectively, are para-athlete Shariff Abdullah, dubbed as Singapore Blade Runner, and the visually impaired Leung Siu Wai.  Louie’s send-off party was held on March 22 at the Bonifacio Technology Center, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, and was attended by executive and team members of the backing company, North Pole Marathon campaign collaborators, Louie’s friends and relatives, and his support squad......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

Japanese found hanging dead at BI detention bldg

A 57-year-old Japanese was found hanging dead on a bathroom towel inside the comfort room of immigration detention building of Bureau of Immigration (BI) yesterday in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City. Police said the body of Kageyasu Mizusawa, with last known address of Timpolok, Purok Thunder, Lapu-lapu, Cebu City, was….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Slovak police probe murder of investigative journalist

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Slovakian police launched a murder probe on Monday after a leading investigative journalist known for writing about high-profile tax fraud was found dead along with his girlfriend, officials said. The body of Jan Kuciak, a 27-year-old reporter for the aktuality.sk news portal, was discovered alongside that of Martina ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

TOKYO — Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body. The band-aid-like device is just one millimeter thick and can monitor important health data as well as send and receive messages, including emojis. Takao Someya, […] The post Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display

Palmreading could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a new invention from Japan: an ultra-thin display and monitor that can be stuck directly to the body. The band-aid-like device is just one millimeter thick and can monitor important health data as well as send and receive messages, including emojis. Takao Someya, the University of Tokyo professor who developed the device, envisions it as a boon for medical professionals with bed-ridden or far-flung patients, as well as family living far from their relatives. "With this, even in home-care settings, you can achieve seamless sharing of medical data with your home doctors, who then would be able to communicate back to their...Keep on reading: Palmreaders? Japan team builds second skin message display.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018