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Best day ever: Destanee hits with Serena, her inspiration

MELBOURNE, Australia — Last week, Destanee Aiava became the first player born this millennium to win a main draw match at a WTA event......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJan 13th, 2017

Green Day takes on the American dream in ‘Back in the USA’

Green Day has just released a greatest hits album that includes the brand-new track "Back in the USA", which has now been given the video treatment with a black-and-white satire of the American dream. The video opens on a 1950s-style scene of American life, complete with lawn-mowing, sweater vests and waving neighbors. Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong grabs a copy of the newspaper, headlined "Presidential Address Tomorrow," and heads inside before getting a visit from a traveling sunglasses saleswoman who changes his outlook on his seemingly idyllic lifestyle. He is soon joined by his fellow band members as they bring their new outlook to the stage. "Back in the US...Keep on reading: Green Day takes on the American dream in ‘Back in the USA’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

WATCH: Mariah Carey’s ‘The Star’ video released

A new video for "The Star" finds Mariah Carey singing in front of a starry sky while key scenes from the new animated film play out. The movie "The Star" was released on Friday in the United States and takes its story inspiration from the Nativity of Jesus, with a voice cast that features Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Kristin Chenoweth, Oprah Winfrey and many more stars. Mariah Carey lends her voice to the role of Rebecca the hen and performs the movie's title track, a ballad with a swelling arrangement and a message about keeping one's faith. The soundtrack for "The Star" was released in October and also features contributions by Fifth Harmony and a number of country, pop a...Keep on reading: WATCH: Mariah Carey’s ‘The Star’ video released.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News13 hr. 26 min. ago

PDEA hits record-high drug ops since it became sole agency for drug war

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency posted a record high of 1,341 operations from the period of October 10 to November 10, one Source link link: PDEA hits record-high drug ops since it became 'sole' agency for drug war.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

PDEA hits record-high drug ops since it became sole agency for drug war

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency posted a record high of 1,341 operations from the period of October 10 to November 10, one.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Gadon hits Sereno& apos;s & apos;delaying tactics& apos; on impeachment case - Inquirer.net

Gadon hits Sereno's 'delaying tactics' on impeachment case - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

New Orleans humming with excitement over Serena Williams wedding

NEW ORLEANS, United States – Star wattage abounded in New Orleans on Thursday, November 16, as A-list celebrities gathered for the wedding of tennis superstar Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Despite the media frenzy, the happy couple released few details of their ceremony. But unnamed sources told People magazine ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Trump breaks silence on latest scandals, hits Democrat accused of groping

WASHINGTON, United States – After days of relative silence about a series of sexual misconduct scandals roiling the United States, President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday, November 16, bashing a leading Democrat now under investigation. Trump took to Twitter to hit out at Senator Al Franken, who, it emerged earlier in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

Try Surfing at Siargao Like Model Madi Ross

In the past, we've talked about items needed to lounge at the beach and what celebrities pack in their beach bags. But have you ever wondered what activities they plan? We went through their Instagram feeds to get some inspiration for own trips as well. From riding jet skis to island hopping, here are some things you should consider for your next beach vacation. Ride Horseback on the beach A post shared by KIMI JUAN (@kimijuan) on Oct 9, 2017 at 8:10pm PDT Live out your romantic comedy movie dreams by taking riding horseback on the beach. On her trip to Bali, Kimi Juan did just that with a beautiful sunset in the background. If you want to try this for yourself, visit the...Keep on reading: Try Surfing at Siargao Like Model Madi Ross.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Serena Williams set to wed in New Orleans — reports

  WASHINGTON, United States --- Tennis superstar Serena Williams is used to hoisting trophies, but on Thursday, it looks like she'll be carrying a wedding bouquet. Music royalty Beyonce and Jay Z, along with actress Eva Longoria are among the A-listers reportedly convening in New Orleans for Williams' wedding to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. People and The Daily Mail, citing unnamed sources, have reported that about 250 guests will be invited to the ceremony at the Contemporary Arts Center in the Big Easy. The Daily Mail said the wedding planning has been shrouded in secrecy and guests would not learn the details until Thursday morning. It said the event would...Keep on reading: Serena Williams set to wed in New Orleans — reports.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

Magnitude-5.1 quake hits Davao Occidental

Magnitude-5.1 quake hits Davao Occidental.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

Rare quake hits South Korea

SEOUL — A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea’s southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record, in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors. The quake, which was felt across much of the country including in the capital Seoul, struck at the shallow depth of nine kilometres….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

Twins Molitor, D-Backs Lovullo win Manager of Year awards

By Ben Walker, Associated Press Paul Molitor and Torey Lovullo both presided over turnaround seasons, guided their teams into the playoffs and won Manager of the Year awards by wide margins. The paths they took, those were totally different. Molitor needed a clubhouse talk to calm down the Minnesota Twins, his players angered by moves the front office made at the July 31 trade deadline. "I still believed," Molitor said Tuesday, recalling how he helped his team overcome "that speed bump." No such distractions in the desert. In his first full season as a skipper, Lovullo built a culture of communication with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He often referred to the "love" teammates had for each other — and Lovullo certainly loved the midseason deal that brought big-hitting J.D. Martinez to the D-backs. "We are going to be one year better," he said, adding his club would be even "more united" in 2018. Molitor won the American League Manager of the Year award after the Twins became the first team to make the playoffs following a 100-loss season. Molitor drew 18 of the 30 first-place votes in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Cleveland's Terry Francona was second and A.J. Hinch of the World Series champion Houston Astros finished third. Voting was completed before the start of the playoffs. Lovullo got 18 first-place votes, too, in earning the National League prize. Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers was second and Colorado's Bud Black was third. Roberts, Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Dusty Baker, since let go by Washington, also had first-place votes. Molitor joined Frank Robinson as the only Hall of Fame players to win a manager of the year award, which was first presented in 1983. "I was aware of some of the history," Molitor said. The Twins went 85-77 this season and captured their first playoff spot since 2010 before losing to the Yankees in the AL wild-card game. Last year, the Twins led the majors with 103 losses. Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer and their Minnesota teammates were in the midst of a 5-13 slide when the Twins traded closer Brandon Kintzler to Washington for a minor leaguer less than a month after he made the All-Star team. They also dealt away Jaime Garcia after he won his only start since they got him from Atlanta. "A little bit of a wrinkle," Molitor said. Molitor's message to the Twins at that point was "not magical," he said. Instead, it was fairly simple and straightforward: Believe in yourselves. "I still had a lot of optimism," he said. The 61-year-old Molitor was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, and got the last of his 3,319 career hits with the Twins in 1998. Shortly after the playoff loss, Molitor got a new three-year contract to continue managing the Twins. The 52-year-old Lovullo guided the Diamondbacks to a 93-69 record and their first playoff spot since 2011, a year after they went 69-93. Lovullo was Boston's bench coach when he ran the Red Sox for 48 games in 2015 while manager John Farrell underwent cancer treatment. Powered by Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Lamb and Martinez, and led by pitchers Zack Greinke and Robbie Ray, the Diamondbacks made the playoffs this year. They beat Colorado in the NL wild-card game before getting swept by the Dodgers in the Division Series. The Diamondbacks were swept in a three-game series at Minnesota in mid-August, outscored 27-8 at Target Field. Less than a week later, Arizona began a franchise-record 13-game winning streak. Going into a new season, Lovullo's team has a new target. "It didn't end the way we wanted. The Dodgers walked through us," he said......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 15th, 2017

History will have to wait as Azkals, Nepal battle to scoreless draw

The Philippine Azkals needed just one more win to make history by clinching a spot in the AFC Asian Cup for the first time, but home team Nepal had other ideas, holding the Philippines to a scoreless draw, Tuesday afternoon at the ANFA Complex in Latipur, Nepal.  Close chances were the story for both teams, as the Azkals and Nepal had a number of golden opportunities to get on the board, but just couldn't find the back of the net.  Hoping to finally secure a spot in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup with a game to spare, the Azkals ramped up the intensity in the second half, pushing the offense, but still couldn't buy a goal.  Playing without anything to lose, already-eliminated Nepal gave the Azkals some fits in the second half, including a late strike that was deflected by Junior Muñoz.  The Azkals came very close in the 83rd minute mark, with headers from Daisuke Sato and Mike Ott ulitmately getting denied by the Nepalese defense.  Tense moments as the Azkals are still looking to break through the Nepalese defense. #ACQ2017 pic.twitter.com/KuZP1wDX53 — ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) November 14, 2017 With four minutes of injury time added, the Azkals again had their closest chance to claim history with just seconds remaining, when a Neil Etheridge free kick led to another header attempt that was denied by the right post.  Sato tried to keep the ball in play, but it was ultimately cleared by Nepal.  Azkals were so close to breaking through. The final attempt hits the post after the gorgeous FK by Neil Etheridge. #ACQ2019 pic.twitter.com/qURxhCHVkG — ABS-CBN Sports (@abscbnsports) November 14, 2017 The Azkals figure in their third straight draw, but remain unbeaten and at the top of Group F with nine points in five matches played.  The Pinoy side will have to wait until March of next year for another opportunity to clinch history, when they close out the third round of qualification against Tajikistan at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Lady Realtors end slump, whip Tigresses in three sets

Games Thursday: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 4:15 p.m. – Cocolife vs Iriga City 7:00 p.m. – Generika-Ayala vs F2 Logistics   Sta. Lucia Realty finally long drought as the Lady Realtors schooled Victoria Sports-University of Santo Tomas, 25-19, 25-21, 25-19, Tuesday in the 2017 Chooks to-Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Lady Realtors gifted head coach Jerry Yee his first win in the league after dropping their first three games. Ukranian reinforcement Dana Anisova led SLR’s assault with 13 points anchored on 11 attacks while Canadian Marisa Field and local star Pam Lastimosa chipped in 11 markers apiece for the Lady Realtors. Rialen Sante added nine points while Rebecca Rivera tallied 20 excellent sets for SLR.     Still, Yee was from satisfied with their win against the collegiate squad.  “Madami pa rin kaming errors and lapses then, hindi pa rin nagko-connect ang setter at middle hitters natin,” he said pointing at their 23 errors. “Buti nalang nandiyan ‘yung ibang imports natin na kayang-kaya ‘yung outside hits.” “Ang hirap noon kapag natalo pa kami. So, kahit papaano may konting pressure doon. We needed a win so we got a win,” he added. “Ito ang mga baby steps namin so we’ll take it.” Dimdim Pacres scored nine points while Carla Sandoval and Caitlyn Viray tallied eight markers each for the Golden Tigresses, who remained listless in three outings......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Fire hits Caloocan police station, destroys case files

Fire hits Caloocan police station, destroys case files Source link link: Fire hits Caloocan police station, destroys case files.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Fire hits Caloocan police station, destroys case files

Fire hits Caloocan police station, destroys case files.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Yes, Wee can!

When businesswoman and carrageenan queen Rosalind Wee hits a golf ball nowadays, she thinks of the tumor that was excised from her brain in a life-threatenin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Oil spill hits Sorsogon villages

BARCELONA, Sorsogon --- An oil spill, said to have come from a cargo vessel battered by strong winds as Tropical Storm "Salome" was crossing the Bicol region last week, had spread to at least 10 villages here, officials said. Mayor Manuel Fortes Jr. said he would meet with members of the Barcelona town council to discuss the possible charges that the local government would file against the owner of MV Kitty. Fortes said the spill was first seen by residents of Barangay Tagdon on Saturday afternoon. "We will file a formal complaint against the shipping [firm]. The oil spill did not happen by accident; it was done intentionally," Fortes said. He said while the local governm...Keep on reading: Oil spill hits Sorsogon villages.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

Sandigan hits 16-year high case disposal rate

MANILA, Philippines — With three months left before the year ends, the Sandiganbayan has already surpassed its highest record of disposed cases for the past.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017

Deadly tremor hits border region – BBC News

Deadly tremor hits border region – BBC News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017