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US consumers see gloomy future, sinking November confidence

The outlook among US consumers is increasingly grim, sending confidence lower as the country grapples with a surge in Covid-19 cases, according to a survey released Tuesday......»»

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World s top surgical glove maker shuts factories due to coronavirus

A Malaysian company that is the world's biggest manufacturer of surgical gloves will close over half of its factories after a surge in coronavirus cases among workers, authorities said Monday......»»

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France to ease lockdown as world ramps up vaccine preparations

France on Tuesday was set to become the latest country to ease coronavirus restrictions in the run-up to Christmas, as Russia joined in a flurry of encouraging announcements about possible vaccines......»»

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Turkey warns Greece about Aegean island drills

Turkey's defence ministry on Tuesday accused Athens of violating two international treaties by planning aerial exercises near two Greek islands in the Aegean Sea......»»

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After two arrests, Zimbabwe journalist remains defiant

The ruling party in his native Zimbabwe has declared him an enemy of the state. .....»»

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Mysterious obelisk in US desert draws wild theories

A mysterious metal "obelisk" found buried in the remote western United States desert has inflamed the imaginations of UFO spotters, conspiracy theorists and Stanley Kubrick fans around the world......»»

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Thai pro-democracy leaders summoned over royal defamation

Twelve Thai pro-democracy protest leaders have been summoned by police to answer charges of royal defamation, the first use of the draconian law in almost three years, as Bangkok gears up for another major rally......»»

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YouTube bans far right-wing OAN channel for a week

YouTube stopped One America News Network, one of US President Donald Trump's favored channels, from posting new videos for a week for falsely claiming Covid-19 has a cure, the social media network said Tuesday......»»

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Trump planning to pardon ex-aide Flynn: US media

US President Donald Trump plans to pardon his former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI over his Russian contacts, US media reported Tuesday......»»

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China sentences Taiwanese professor to four years in jail

China sentenced a Taiwanese professor to four years in jail for espionage, officials said Wednesday, as tensions between Beijing and Taipei deteriorate further. .....»»

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DOTr includes Normin in granting of cash aid to PUV operators

More than 5,000 public utility vehicle (PUV) operators in the region have become recipients of the P36 million cash aid from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) after Northern Mindanao has been included in the granting of financial assistance to the public transport sector, an official from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-10 (LTFRB-10) said Monday (Nov. 23)......»»

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Address the roots of the armed conflict, red-tagged activists say

“You think you can kill a movement by persecuting them? You do not know history. If you see the history of the Catholic church, it only grew when there were martyrs whose blood actually watered the seed that was sown by Jesus Christ. So if you think that you will break the movement, you will break dissent by persecuting, you are very much mistaken.” The post Address the roots of the armed conflict, red-tagged activists say appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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In Photos: Toledo cops uproot, burn P130K worth of marijuana plants

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Policemen in Toledo City burned P130, 000 worth of marijuana plants which they uprooted from a plantation in Sitio Kaluctogan in Barangay Pangamihan late afternoon on Tuesday, November 24. In an advisory, Police Lieutenant Colonel Junnel Caadlawon said that they received information on location of the plantation from a tipster at […] The post In Photos: Toledo cops uproot, burn P130K worth of marijuana plants appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Beyonce dominates Grammy nods; snubbed The Weeknd calls process ‘corrupt’

LOS ANGELES – Beyonce dominated nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards on Tuesday in a field that favored alternative artists over mainstream musicians, topped by a stunning snub for Canadian singer The Weeknd, who called the process “corrupt.” Beyonce’s nine nods made her the second most nominated Grammy artist in history, with a total of […] The post Beyonce dominates Grammy nods; snubbed The Weeknd calls process ‘corrupt’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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104 jeepneys now serving Cebu City routes — Cuenco

The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force continues to conduct inspections on the roadworthiness of jeepneys wanting to return to the city’s streets. | Delta Dyrecka Letigio CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Jeepney Task Force has revealed that 104 jeepney units are now plying the different routes in Cebu City. Councilor James Cuenco, the […] The post 104 jeepneys now serving Cebu City routes — Cuenco appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Berta gets well-wishes from netizens

CEBU CITY, Philippines— He was once the face of Cebu City’s hundreds of street dwellers. Dirty, neglected, and unkempt. But what sets Berta apart was his ability to show a lighter and funnier side to their wretched existence with his witty, quotable quotes on just about anything under the sun. A month after being brought […] The post Berta gets well-wishes from netizens appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Ahong backs holding of Misa de Gallo, police say they’re ready

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan said he is in favor of holding the traditional Misa de Gallo starting on December 16, 2020, despite the threat of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). According to Chan, he is not against the holding of Dawn Masses as long as the health and safety protocols […] The post Ahong backs holding of Misa de Gallo, police say they’re ready appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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‘Pit Señor sa mga way uyab kini” viral story online

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— If you are a devotee of the Señor Sto. Niño you’d know why most of the devotees would prefer to attend the last scheduled Mass of the novena masses leading to His fiesta celebration. That’s because of the short traditional Sinulog dance that happens after the mass. This is when […] The post ‘Pit Señor sa mga way uyab kini” viral story online appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Netizens warned against identity theft, other cyber crimes

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maria (not her real name), a 20-year-old from Cebu City, has not been able to sleep for days after she received threats from a social media account using her name and threatening to post lewd pictures with her face plastered on the photos. The student has asked the help of Cebu […] The post Netizens warned against identity theft, other cyber crimes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City’s four new fire trucks and the renovated state-of-the-art command center were blessed and turned over to the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) today, November 25, 2020. The blessing and turnover ceremonies were led by Mayor Jonas Cortes. “Magtinabangay ta kay karun’g panahuna lisod gyud kaayo, kung mapun-an […] The post Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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