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Rappler Talk: How girl scouts contribute to nation-building

MANILA, Philippines – Can one person change the world? A girl definitely can. Sixteen-year-old Khristina Ricarder has dedicated a year of her life to a community-based project that transforms neglected spots to green spaces that are clean and provides socio-economic benefits to the community. The project, called Adopt a Spot and ........»»

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Hit-and-run driver kills teen in Benguet

BAGUIO, Philippines – Police are trying to zoom in on the jeepney driver who struck and killed a Grade 10 student, the brother of a press worker in this city. A jeepney collided with 4 cars and two motorcycles in the evening of November 12 at Marcos Highway along Marville Homes Subdivision, ........»»

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Tropical Depression Samuel makes landfall in Eastern Samar

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Samuel made landfall in Borongan City, Eastern Samar, at 2 am on Wednesday, November 21. In a bulletin released past 2 am on Wednesday, the Philippine ........»»

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Tropical Depression Samuel slightly weakens after landfall

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Samuel slightly weakened and accelerated after making landfall on Wednesday, November 21. In a bulletin issued 5 am on Wednesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services ........»»

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U.S. to give Saudis a pass even if Crown Prince behind murder

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday, November 20, to stick by ally Saudi Arabia even while admitting that de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been behind the brutal murder of a dissident journalist. "It could very well be that the Crown Prince ........»»

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NBA-worst Cavs cut ties with JR Smith

      WASHINGTON, USA – JR Smith, who helped the Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2016 NBA title, will no longer play for the league-worst Cavs as they try to rebuild after losing superstar LeBron James. The Cavaliers announced that Smith, a 33-year-old guard, "will no longer be with the team as the organization ........»»

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NBA star Durant fined $25,000 for harsh words to heckler

  NEW YORK, USA – Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday, November 20 (Wednesday, November 21, Manila time) for an obscenity-laced response to a heckler during a loss Saturday at Dallas. The violation, technically, for directing inappropriate language toward a fan, took place with ........»»

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Maria Ressa receives CPJ s press freedom award

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa received the 2018 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award on Wednesday morning, November 21 (Manila time) in New York City.  The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) presents the Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award  "to an individual who has shown extraordinary and sustained achievement in ........»»

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Pacquiao, Roach at loggerheads over reunion

    LOS ANGELES, USA – Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said Tuesday, November 20 (Wednesday, November 21, Manila time) he hopes to be reunited with long-time trainer Freddie Roach for his January bout against Adrien Broner but admitted he had not spoken to the veteran cornerman about renewing their partnership. Pacquiao ended ........»»

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LIVE: CPJ International Press Freedom Awards 2018

  WATCH HERE This is a press release from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) NEW YORK CITY – The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists have faced legal action, physical attacks, threats, ........»»

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Tropical Depression Samuel heads for Iloilo

What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Samuel began moving over the Visayan Sea early Wednesday morning, November 21, on its way to Iloilo. In a bulletin issued 8 am on Wednesday, the ........»»

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IN PHOTOS: These Chinese cities are your next dream destinations

MANILA, Philippines – It’s a truth universally acknowledged that, for many modern-day travelers, the photo opportunities in a destination is of utmost importance. Luckily, we’ve our new-found friend China to turn to for IG-worthy snaps that will be the inspo/source of envy of friends, family…and even yourself, when the vacation ........»»

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Over 560,000 Android users downloaded malware hidden in games

MANILA, Philippines – There were more than 560,000 installations of Android malware disguised as games on the Play Store, TechCrunch reported Wednesday, November 21. ESET security researcher Lukas Stefanko exposed 13 driving simulation apps on the Play Store which hid malware that downloaded a payload from a different ........»»

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De Vera’s removal won t affect SC case vs Suarez – Fariñas

MANILA, Philippines – Former House majority leader Rodolfo Fariñas said the removal of Eugene de Vera as party-list representative will not hurt the Supreme Court (SC) case they filed against House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez . "The unconstitutional and illegal removal of Rep De Vera will not affect our pending petition ........»»

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Trump sends written responses to special counsel Mueller

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Donald Trump has transmitted his written responses to questions by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who ........»»

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Mbappe, Neymar injured in international friendlies

    PARIS, France – A shoulder injury to Kylian Mbappe overshadowed France's 1-0 friendly win over Uruguay at the Stade de France on Tuesday, November 20, as Didier Deschamps' world champions ended the year on a high note. Mbappe had to be replaced in the first half after a nasty fall, continuing ........»»

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Glamour embraces digital, drops regular print edition

NEW YORK, USA – Glamour, the fashion and beauty magazine popular with young women, is ditching its monthly print editions and embracing the online revolution, its chief editor and publishers Conde Nast announced Tuesday, November 20. As Conde Nast navigates choppy waters for print media, Glamour's 37-year-old editor-in-chief Samantha Barry ........»»

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Robredo on China deals: Don t compromise PH sovereignty

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo told the Philippine government that it must continue to assert its sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea despite signing 29 agreements with China . Robredo made the statement on Wednesday, November 21, the second day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the ........»»

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Ex-Arroyo lawyer Batacan faces charges for alleging corruption in Ombudsman

  MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – When veteran defense lawyer Edna Batacan faced the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) in June to apply for the post of Ombudsman, she admitted to paying illegal fees – inviting corruption and obstruction complaints against her. Ombudsman Samuel Martires, Batacan’s co-applicant at the time, ........»»

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6 members of notorious robbery gang killed in Cagayan police operation

CAGAYAN, Philippines – Six alleged members of a notorious robbery and hold-up gang were killed in a police operation in Cagayan on Tuesday night, November 20.  In a report, Cagayan provincial police chief Warren Tolito said local police operatives of Lal-lo town engaged in a shootout with the ........»»

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