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 Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zero

        BOSTON - Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of the coldest temperatures felt so far this season started to set in across the Midwest and Northeast Sunday and are expected to plunge further overnight. Wind chills will bring temperatures into teens in the New York City area and down to minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 40 degrees Celsius) in upstate New York, the National Weather Service predicted. I...Keep on reading:  Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zero.....»»

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Henry Sy Sr., retail king and mall tycoon, 94 - Philippine Star

Henry Sy Sr., retail king and mall tycoon, 94 Philippine Star His legacy of hard work, simple living and a firm belief in the value of education lives on in his family and in the thousands of lives h.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Mayweather attends Pacquiao-Broner fight

The former pound-for-pound king made his way to ring right before the Badou Jack-Marcus Brown fight — the last bout before the main event......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Henry Sy Sr., retail king and mall tycoon, 94

His legacy of hard work, simple living and a firm belief in the value of education lives on in his family and in the thousands of lives he had touched through his numerous businesses and philanthropic activities......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2019Related News

Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, recovers after Land Rover crash

    LONDON --- Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was recovering at the royal Sandringham estate after the Land Rover he was driving rolled over on its side in a collision with another vehicle.   An alarming photo showing Philip's toppled black Land Rover dominated the front pages Friday of Britain's tabloids. The Daily Mirror's headline read: "Philip, 97, cheats death in crash."   Buckingham Palace said Philip received a "precautionary checkup" at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn on Friday and was found to have "no injuries of concern."   Witness Roy Warne told the BBC he was driving home from work Thurs...Keep on reading: Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, recovers after Land Rover crash.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 19th, 2019Related News

Alab Pilipinas re-ignites in ABL after repulsing Macau

Once more in the continuation of their title defense in the 2018-2019 Asean Basketball League, Alab Pilipinas came off a loss, came through in the next game, and came away with a big-time triumph over another contender. Renaldo Balkman’s game-long brilliance coupled with total team effort in the endgame proved to be the difference on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre as the Filipinos turned down the lights on visiting Macau, 106-99. The two teams were going at it for majority of the matchup until Balkman, PJ Ramos, and Pao Javelona got together for a 10-1 run bridging the third and fourth quarters that built up an 82-73 edge for the home team. Of course, the Black Bears would only battle back and pulled within two points inside the last six minutes only to see Balkman and Ramos connive yet again, this time alongside Ray Parks Jr., Ethan Alvano, and Caelan Tiongson in a 16-3 answer that re-increased the Alab lead to 106-91. Both the lead and the momentum would remain with them until the final buzzer. In the end, Balkman 37 points, nine rebounds, four steals, and three assists while fellow Puerto Rican reinforcement Ramos contributed his own 21-marker, 14-board double-double. Parks Jr. also did damage with 13 points and 10 assists while point guards Javelona and Alvano merged for 16 markers, 14 dimes, and eight rebounds. This strong showing was nothing but a welcome development as, just five days ago, the Filipinos fell for the second time in the last four games. With the bounce back win, though, the defending champions remained alone atop the leaderboard now at 7-2. On the other hand, Macau dropped to 6-5 in the standings despite the best efforts of Anthony Tucker who had 22 points, 10 assists, and six rebounds to his name. BOX SCORES ALAB PILIPINAS 106 – Balkman 37, Ramos 21, Parks 13, Domingo 13, Javelona 9, Alvano 7, Tiongson 6, Urbiztondo 0, Rosser 0. MACAU BLACK BEARS 99 – Watkins 24, Tucker 22, Yu 20, McKinney 18, Liu 12, King 3, Lai 0. QUARTER SCORES: 20-19, 47-48, 79-73, 106-99. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Disney rings in live-action Hunchback of Notre Dame remake

MANILA, Philippines – Along with Aladdin, Dumbo, and The Lion King,  childhood classic Hunchback of Notre Dame is joining Disney's upcoming live-action reboot roster. The 1996 animated film is being adapted for the big screen as a live-action musical, entitled  Hunchback.  ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 18th, 2019Related News

Pacquiao to go home ‘beltless’ – Broner trainer

For him, the Manny Pacquiao era will be over by Sunday and Broner will be crowned king......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 17th, 2019Related News

‘Fortnite’ update introduces giant floating ice ball

"Fortnite" season 7's emerging event leans into a wintry theme, as players have noticed a giant, floating ball of ice that appears to contain a powerful enemy. As of update 7.20, "Fortnite: Battle Royale" features the mystery orb above map location Polar Peak. The Ice King has already been introduced via a themed costume, his appearance an unlockable outfit for players that reach Level 100 between early December and, it is thought, late February. Now it looks like he's at the center of the Peak's strange ice ball, a new feature not announced as part of 7.20's official patch notes. One "Fortnite" player was able to peer inside the floating orb in order to discover its cont...Keep on reading: ‘Fortnite’ update introduces giant floating ice ball.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2019Related News

Mayweather to watch Pacquiao-Broner fight at ringside

Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe confirmed that the undefeated former pound-for-pound king will be ringside to personally check out Pacquiao's clash with Broner......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 16th, 2019Related News

Stanley Pringle to be crowned as PBA s new scoring king

MANILA, Philippines – A new scoring king will be formally crowned on January 21 when the PBA Press Corps holds the 25th silver anniversary of its traditional Awards Night at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center in Cubao. Stanley Pringle of NorthPort is set to be honored as the scoring champion for ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2019Related News

Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper s book reviews

NEW YORK, USA – When Stephen King's local newspaper, under financial pressure, announced it would cut regional book reviews, the horror author swooped in – and managed to save the section with just a few tweets. The story began on Friday, January 11 when King shared that The ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2019Related News

‘Aquaman’ Tops North American Box Office in Opening Weekend

Warner Bros. superhero film “Aquaman” is the new North American box office king, collecting an estimated USD67.4 million during its first three days of release in North American theaters. “Aquaman” has earned a massive USD72.1 million in North America, if the USD4.7 million in special opening and preview events is included. It is also the […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2019Related News

Michel scores 3 TDs, Patriots roll past Chargers 41-28

By Kyle Hightower, Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Sony Michel ran for 129 yards and had three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28 in the divisional playoffs on Sunday to earn their eighth straight trip to the AFC championship game. New England (12-5) will play at Kansas City in next week's AFC title game. The Patriots beat the Chiefs 43-40 in Foxborough in Week 6. The Patriots finished 9-0 at home this season. It is the 13th conference championship game appearance by the Patriots during the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era. "It's going to be a good game," Brady said of the rematch with the Chiefs. "They're a good team. We played them earlier this year. I know everybody thinks we suck and, you know, we can't win any games, so we'll see. It'll be fun." The Chargers (13-5) haven't reached the AFC title game since the 2007 season. Quarterback Philip Rivers finished 25 of 51 for 331 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. He is 0-5 in games played in Foxborough, including 0-3 in the postseason. Brady finished 34 of 44 for 343 yards and a touchdown. He improves to 8-0 as a starter against Rivers, who drops to 1-8 against New England all-time. James White tied Darren Sproles' NFL postseason record with 15 catches, totaling 97 yards. New England scored on its first four possessions of the game to build a 35-7 halftime lead. Julian Edelman had nine catches for 151 yards. The Chargers added three touchdowns in the second half , but it was much too late. Los Angeles lost for just the second time on the road (8-2) and first time outside Los Angeles this season. In its past four trips to the playoffs, Los Angeles has lost in the divisional round. "We dug ourselves a hole in the first half," Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said. "One game doesn't define where we are as a football team." Rivers seemed poised to keep Los Angeles in the game, connecting with Keenan Allen for a 43-yard score on Los Angeles' first offensive possession. It was the longest touchdown of Allen's career, including the postseason. It turned out to be just a blip. The Chargers punted the four other times they had the ball in the first half. The Patriots were efficient throughout the opening 30 minutes, going 5 for 5 in the red zone, 5 of 6 on third down and committing only one penalty. New England didn't go three-and-out for the first time until its fifth offensive touch of the day when it punted with 3:32 left in the second quarter. But Ryan Allen's 48-yard punt was fumbled by Desmond King , sending the ball rolling toward the sideline. The referees ruled the ball went out of bounds before New England's Albert McClellan appeared to recover it. But the play was reversed after a challenge by Bill Belichick. The turnover proved costly, with the Patriots scoring just four plays later when Michel crossed the goal line from 5 yards for his third touchdown of the half. New England established the run early, creating big holes in a Chargers defense that ended the regular season ranked ninth in the NFL, allowing just 106 rushing yards per game. Michel carried 16 times for 105 yards in the first half. He set the tone early, scoring from 1 yard on the opening possession of the game. It capped a 14-play, 83-yard drive in which he rushed five times for 15 yards and had a 9-yard reception. The Patriots added scoring drives of 67, 58, 87 and 35 yards. MILESTONES Michel became just the second Patriots rookie in franchise history to have a rushing touchdown in the postseason. He joined fellow Georgia alum, Robert Edwards, who ran for a touchdown as a rookie in New England's 1998 wild-card loss to Jacksonville. Michel also became the first New England player with two rushing TDs in the first quarter of a playoff game since LeGarrette Blount did it in the 2013 divisional-round win against Indianapolis. Brady extended his postseason record with his 15th career 300-yard passing game. Next is Peyton Manning with nine. STREAKING Brady has a touchdown pass in 13 straight postseason games, tied for the third-longest streak since 1950. Only Brett Favre (20) and Brady himself (18 from 2001-11) have longer streaks. INJURIES Chargers: Safety Adrian Phillips was helped off the field early in the first quarter with an arm injury, but returned. Receiver Mike Williams jogged off the field after a collision in the first quarter. Patriots: Guard Shaq Mason left the game in the fourth quarter......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 14th, 2019Related News

PBAPC to fete ’18 PBA standouts

A new scoring king will be formally crowned on Jan. 21 when the PBA Press Corps holds the 25th silver anniversary of its traditional Awards Night at the Novotel Manila Araneta Center......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

WEEKLY REFLECTIONS | The wise men must be Filipinos

“…some men who studied the stars came from the East to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the baby born to be the king of the Jews? We saw his star when it came up in the East, and we have come to worship.” – Matthew 2:1-2.....»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

Beautiful! Carole King shows up as herself in Broadway bio

NEW YORK --- Anything can happen in live theater, and audience members seeing "Beautiful," the life story of Carole King, got a surprise when King appeared in the role of herself to celebrate the show's fifth anniversary on Broadway. The packed house at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre erupted into thunderous cheers and applause as King appeared Saturday night, sitting at a baby grand piano and showing all the love in her heart as she sang "Beautiful," the final song. "It's kind of miraculous that this show has lasted for five years because not many do. And it's a testament to, I think, people say the music ... but the book is so good and the direction and the lighting and the sets...Keep on reading: Beautiful! Carole King shows up as herself in Broadway bio.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 13th, 2019Related News

MLK daughter: Firing not best for weatherman | Inquirer Entertainment

ROCHESTER, N.Y. --- A daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. says an upstate New York TV meteorologist who uttered a racial slur while saying her father's name shouldn't have been fired. Bernice K.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2019Related News

Pringle crowned PBA& rsquo;s new scoring king

Pringle crowned PBA& rsquo;s new scoring king.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJan 13th, 2019Related News

Malaysian state chooses new sultan, expected to be elected king

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A Malaysian state announced it had a new sultan Saturday, January 12, who is expected to be elected king after the former monarch abdicated following his reported marriage to a Russian former beauty queen. Tengku Abdullah Shah has replaced his father, Sultan Ahmad Shah as the ruler ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2019Related News