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Cotabato City s discipline ordinance aids keep peace and order

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 22 - Cotabato City's peace and order situation continues to improve as criminal activities significantly decreased in the past months as a result of the implementation of the Ci.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: News3 hr. 38 min. ago Related News

Cotabato City s discipline ordinance aids keep peace and order

COTABATO CITY, Oct. 22 - Cotabato City's peace and order situation continues to improve as criminal activities significantly decreased in the past months as a result of the implementation of the Ci.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: News4 hr. 38 min. ago Related News

Rugby: Philippines wins silver in Asia Trophy Series

The Philippine women's rugby team settled for the silver medal after bowing to Malaysia, 10-7, on Sunday in the 2018 Asia Trophy Series in Brunei. The Lady Volcanoes went undefeated, winning their first five games of the two-day competition before running into the Malaysians in the gold medal match. "I couldn't be more proud of how the team performed overall. Not only is it the best result the team has ever had in a single tournament, the entire team was composed of Philippine homegrown players. The program is on track for a competitive rematch against Malaysia in the Southeast Asian Games next year," said Philippine team head coach Ada Milby. The Philippines beat Uzbekistan, 12-10,...Keep on reading: Rugby: Philippines wins silver in Asia Trophy Series.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 10 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Lotto results for October 20, 2018

Lotto results for October 20, 2018.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 21st, 2018Related News

Saudi Arabia: Storms and reforms under new crown prince

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  Mohammed bin Salman became crown prince of Saudi Arabia in June last year, shaking up the ultra-conservative oil giant with economic, social and religious reforms. But his tenure has also brought a crackdown on political dissent. Here is a rundown of developments: Crown prince at 31 On June 21, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2018Related News

International Clean Energy Mini-Grids Developers Eager to Invest in the Philippines

Potential foreign investors that recently participated in a business-to-business (B2B) matchmaking session in Manila expressed interest in partnering with local electric cooperatives to invest in clean energy mini-grid. This was the result of a post-event survey conducted by the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) that co-organised the first-ever Philippines Mini-grid Business-to-Business (B2B) Forum in Manila […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2018Related News

Lotto results for October 19, 2018

EZ2 - 7 12 3 digits (In exact order) (11am draw) - 8 8 3 (4pm draw) - 4 4 1 (Evening draw) - 4 5 7 4 digits - 2 1 6 7 6/45 MegaLotto - 31 21 22 11 20 45 P12,074,963.00 6/558 UltraLotto - 3 25 22 55 33 41 P49,500,000.00.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 20th, 2018Related News

Chasing unicorns

The Cinderella story of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte continues to spawn adherents. If he can, I can. Hence the mad rush to carpe diem and file certificates of candidacy this week. It was reminiscent of the recent surge to purchase lotto tickets......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Jamal Khashoggi: From Saudi royal insider to open critic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A complex man of contradictions, journalist Jamal Khashoggi went from being a Saudi royal family insider to an outspoken critic of the ultra-conservative kingdom's government. Now even Donald Trump fears he is dead. In what might be his last ever column for The Washington Post, Khashoggi ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Ultra Lotto winner from Eastern Samar borrows money to get prize

One of the two winners of the P1.18-billion Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot had to borrow money to travel to Manila from Borongan City, Eastern Samar to claim his prize on Oct. 16......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Ultra Lotto winner needed fare money to claim his prize

Ultra Lotto winner needed fare money to claim his prize.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Mailap na Jackpot Prize

Talk of the town ngayon ang 6/58 Ultra Lotto. Ang jackpot prize kasi nito, umabot na sa mahigit isang bilyong piso! Oo, hindi ka namamalikmata - more than P1B nga ang puwede mong mapanalunan kapag.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsOct 19th, 2018Related News

Kremlin suspects terror attack in Crimea blast

MOSCOW — An explosion at a college in Crimea that killed at least 10 people could have been a terror attack, according to the Kremlin. Authorities say more than 50 people were also injured as a result of the explosion at a vocational college in the Black Sea city of Kerch. Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2018Related News

Ronaldo rape allegation moving on 2 legal tracks in Nevada

By Ken Ritter, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in Las Vegas. One involves the lawsuit, which will proceed to a jury trial in civil court only if a state judge sides with attorneys for plaintiff Kathryn Mayorga on key procedural and statutory questions. The other track involves a police investigation that was recently reopened at the request of Mayorga, a former model and schoolteacher who alleges that one of the world's most famous athletes attacked her in the bedroom of his penthouse at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. At the end of the investigation, police will decide whether to recommend that prosecutors file criminal charges against the 33-year-old soccer star from Portugal who plays for the Italian club Juventus and his national team. He has had lucrative contracts with other clubs including Sporting Lisbon, Manchester United and Real Madrid. The Associated Press does not generally name people who say they are victims of sex crimes. Mayorga gave consent through her lawyers to make her name public. THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION Mayorga's attorneys say she underwent a medical exam to collect DNA evidence soon after the alleged attack in June 2009. But the investigation was ended because Las Vegas police said she only identified her attacker as a European soccer player — not by name — and did not say where the incident took place. The case was reopened in recent weeks at Mayorga's request. Her lawyers say she provided Ronaldo's name to detectives who interviewed her in 2009 and identified the location as the Palms Hotel and Casino. Police will turn over the results of the investigation to Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson to decide whether to file criminal charges. A jury of 12 people would have to reach a unanimous verdict of guilt for a conviction on a felony sexual assault charge that could bring a sentence ranging from 10 years to life in state prison, depending on whether the jury decides if Mayorga suffered substantial bodily injury. Police have refused to release documents about the case. Officer Aden OcampoGomez, a police department spokesman, said Tuesday he could not comment about an ongoing investigation. THE LAWSUIT Ronaldo's attorneys have not yet responded to the lawsuit filed by Mayorga on Sept. 27 in Clark County District Court. William Terry, a veteran Nevada criminal defense attorney not connected with the case, predicted that Ronaldo's legal team will ask the judge to dismiss the lawsuit before they reply to its claims. "There will be a ton of issues to decide long before the case gets to a jury," Terry said after reviewing the lawsuit and statements by attorneys at the request of The Associated Press. "I think the whole complaint is vulnerable to dismissal." Before the lawsuit could go to trial, Judge Adriana Escobar would have to decide if too much time has passed since the alleged attack; whether Ronaldo or Mayorga violated a 2010 non-disclosure agreement that requires Mayorga to keep quiet about an encounter that Ronaldo's lawyers say was consensual; and whether documents cited in European news stories about the case are authentic. Mayorga's attorneys want to void the non-disclosure pact. The lawsuit claims Ronaldo used "fixers" to pressure Mayorga to sign. It also accuses Ronaldo or people working for him of conspiracy, coercion and fraud, defamation, battery, breach of contract and negligence for allowing details of the confidential settlement to become public in European publications. If the lawsuit gets to trial, a jury of as many as eight people would be asked to reach a majority decision based on a preponderance of evidence or the probable truth or accuracy of the allegations. That is a less-stringent standard than a criminal case. If jurors find in favor of Mayorga, they would be asked to consider possible monetary damages. Mayorga is seeking an unspecified amount greater than $200,000. TIMING OF THE CLAIMS Leslie Mark Stovall, a lawyer for Mayorga, has acknowledged that plaintiffs in personal injury cases in Nevada usually have two years to file a civil lawsuit. However, he says a psychiatrist diagnosed Mayorga this year with post-traumatic stress and depression "caused by Cristiano Ronaldo's sexual assault in 2009." As a result, the attorney says, Mayorga was not emotionally or legally competent to enter the non-disclosure agreement nine years ago. "We believe that we have the factual basis to ask the court to set aside the agreement so that we can litigate her original damages," the attorney said. In the police case, veteran prosecutors, defense attorneys and law professor Eve Hanan at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, agreed that the state could bring criminal charges despite the passage of time because Mayorga filed a police report. "There is no statute of limitations if there is a valid police report," attorney Tom Pitaro said......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 17th, 2018Related News

Miranda scores to give Brazil 1-0 win over Argentina

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Defender Miranda headed in a stoppage-time goal Tuesday to give Brazil a 1-0 win over archrival Argentina in a friendly in Saudi Arabia. Miranda met a corner from Neymar in the 92nd minute and headed past goalkeeper Sergio Romero to hand Brazil a third victory in the "Superclasico de las Americas." The match at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah featured few other chances for either team. Argentina was without superstar Lionel Messi, and striker Paulo Dybala was ineffective up front in a match where players from both teams complained about the heat. An emotional Miranda dedicated the goal to his wife on the 16th anniversary of their first meeting. Brazil's next friendly will be in London against Uruguay in November as the team continues preparations for the Copa America tournament it will host next summer. Argentina's interim coach Lionel Scaloni said the test was positive regardless of the result. "A lot of players were in their first Superclasico, they will achieve great things," he said. "Doing what we did today we will fight a war against everyone that plays us.".....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 17th, 2018Related News

Germany s struggles continue with loss to France

By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Germany is out of contention for another international trophy after France handed Joachim Loew's struggling team its latest loss on Tuesday. The balance of power in European soccer is swinging even further away from the 2014 World Cup champion since its poor title defense in Russia. World Cup winner France rallied for a 2-1 win in the UEFA Nations League against Germany, which fell to a fourth loss in its last six competitive games. The result means Germany, eliminated in the World Cup group stage in Russia, cannot advance to the Final Four tournament in June for the Nations League top-tier group winners. Germany wasted its first-half dominance at Stade de France, having led via a 14th-minute penalty from Toni Kroos. Antoine Griezmann struck twice in the second half — a precisely guided header in the 62nd and a penalty in the 80th — to take France's unbeaten streak to 15 games and extend its lead in Group 1 of League A. Germany also risks an embarrassing relegation to the second-tier League B when it finishes the group program against the Netherlands on Nov. 19. Elsewhere in the Nations League, Ukraine won promotion to League A by beating the Czech Republic 1-0 in Group 1 of the second tier. Ukraine, coached by former star forward Andriy Shevchenko, also improved its chances of qualifying for the 2020 European Championship. Nations League group winners are assured of a place in the playoffs for the Euros, if they don't qualify directly. UEFA created the Nations League to replace most international friendly games, though Belgium's schedule was free Tuesday to host the neighboring Netherlands in a 1-1 draw in Brussels. France was overrun for a period in the first half after Germany converted a penalty that followed midfielder Paul Pogba being dispossessed too easily in his own half. German winger Leroy Sane was sent clear and his low cross hit the arm of defender Presnel Kimpembe. France drew level when left-back Lucas Hernandez crossed for his Atletico Madrid teammate Griezmann to guide a rising header beyond goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's dive. Griezmann later wrong-footed Neuer from the penalty spot after a foul was called on defender Mats Hummels against midfielder Blaise Matuidi. Television replays showed Matuidi appeared to stand on Hummels' ankle sliding into the challenge, but UEFA is not using video review in its competitions this season. UKRAINE UP A third straight win for Ukraine ensured it became the first League B team promoted into the top tier for the next edition of the Nations League. Ruslan Malinovskyi's long-distance shot in the first half was enough to beat the Czechs in Kharkiv. Wales now leads Group 4 in League B after beating Ireland 1-0 in Dublin through Harry Wilson's second-half free kick. Wales hosts Denmark on Nov. 16. In League C, Norway now leads Bulgaria in the four-team Group 4 after beating the Bulgarians 1-0 in Oslo. Slovenia staved off relegation by drawing 1-1 with Cyprus in a game featuring three red cards. GEORGIA PROMOTED Georgia ensured promotion from League De with its fourth straight win, 3-0 at Latvia, ensuring it will win Group 1. The No. 93-ranked Georgians will also have a chance to advance to Euro 2020. One of the fourth-tier League D teams is sure to reach the Euro through the playoff route for Nations League group winners. Gibraltar earned just its second ever competitive victory, beating visiting Liechtenstein 2-1. Gibraltar also closed to within three points of Group 4 leader Macedonia which lost its perfect record in a 4-0 loss at Armenia. The final rounds of Nations League games are played Nov. 15-20. The Euro 2020 qualifying draw, seeded by Nations League standings, will be held Dec. 2 in Dublin......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsOct 17th, 2018Related News

STATEMENT: Suara Bangsamoro on the 1st anniversary of the ‘liberation’ of Marawi City

Statement of Suara Bangsamoro, National Executive Council(NEC) 16 October 018 Homelessness and landlessness, the result of President Dutertes liberation of Marawi City A year after President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of Marawi Citys liberation from the siege mounted by Maute and other ISIS-inspired groups, more than 27,000 displaced Marawi City residents continue to suffer homelessness and […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsOct 17th, 2018Related News

Mega-lotto bettors can gun for P35-billion

Two bettors reportedly won Sunday the all-time high Lotto jackpot of P1,180,622,508 of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office – and the usual skeptics are asking if there was sleight of hand......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News

Bicol, Samar bettors share lotto jackpot

Two bettors from Bicol and Samar won the Ultra Lotto 6/58 last Sunday night and shared the P1,180,622,508 jackpot – the highest in the history of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsOct 15th, 2018Related News

How the P1-billion historic Ultra Lotto jackpot prize was achieved

The long wait for the lucky winners of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s Ultra Lotto game has come to an end with the announcement of two individuals who placed their bets in Albay and Eastern Samar. PCSO in a social media post this Monday shared that two bettors won the jackpot prize of P1.180 billion […] The post How the P1-billion historic Ultra Lotto jackpot prize was achieved appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopOct 15th, 2018Related News