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December 29, 2018 4:37 AM UEFA: Anti-racism protocol not followed in Koulibaly case

Napoli's Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly gets targeted by monkey noises and racist chants during an Italian league match MILAN, Italy – European football governing body UEFA said Friday, December 28, that the correct anti-racism protocol had not been followed during the Italian league game between Inter Milan and Napoli midweek amid repeated abuse 103

December 10, 2018 5:18 AM HOAX: CHR chair says 'rights of NPA rebels should not be violated'

'The quote is a work of fiction,' says Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon Claim: Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Chito Gascon supposedly said that New People's Army (NPA) rebels should be safe and their rights must not violated. Facebook user Jay Gallego Lee posted the claim on December 5. Since then, it has gotten at least 107

November 17, 2018 12:09 AM Poe: Insurance coverage of buses, jeeps to continue, benefits doubled

The insurance coverage of public utility vehicles (PUVs) will extend past its expiration on Nov. 18 for the protection of the riding public, Sen. Grace Poe said. A few days before the insurance cover of buses and jeepneys lapsed, Poe said the Insurance Commission (IC) issued Circular Letter 2018-59 dated Nov. 15 that effectively implements a status quo on the Passenger 117

October 18, 2018 4:30 AM Two gang members die in police encounter in QC

Two alleged members of the “Estribo” robbery gang died in an encounter with the police in Quezon City on Thursday. Police said a concerned citizen reported that at about 1 a.m., four armed men were lurking along Aurora Boulevard, which prompted authorities to conduct surveillance in the area. The suspects drew guns and opened fire upon sensing the presence 106

October 16, 2018 7:26 AM 6 drug suspects nabbed in QCPD buy-bust operations

Six drug suspects, including two with pending cases, were arrested on Tuesday morning after a buy-bust operation in Barangay Pasong Tamo, Quezon City. Initial reports by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) stated that authorities from the Novaliches Police Station caught suspects Serafin Soriano, 51; Brian Labrador, 39; Marjun Superales, 27; Charlie 82

October 16, 2018 6:21 AM Worker accused of girl’s murder gunned down inside detention cell

DAVAO CITY—A worker who admitted abducting and killing a six-year old girl last month was shot dead by police inside his detention cell here on Tuesday, authorities said. Rico Jay Labao, 27, was pronounced dead by doctors after the shooting inside the Talomo police detention cell past 9 a.m., according to Senior Insp. Teresita Gaspan, Davao City Police 61

October 13, 2018 8:57 AM At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods, landslides

INDONESIA — At least 22 people have died and many remain missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday. Heavy downpours since Wednesday triggered flooding and landslides that hit several districts on Sumatra island. At least 17 people were confirmed killed in the last three days in North 112

October 13, 2018 2:39 AM Former ‘3 Doors Down’ bassist gets 10 years on gun charge

FILE – In this April 9, 2011 file photo, “3 Doors Down” bassist Todd Harrell performs before a NASCAR auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Harrell, the founding member and former bassist of the rock band “3 Doors Down” has been sentenced to 10 years in Mississippi state prison for possession of a firearm by a felon. News outlets report 66

October 12, 2018 10:06 AM South Carolina man shoots teenage cousin for eating his bag of potato chips—police

A man from Colleton County, South Carolina, shot his teenage cousin after he warned him not to eat his salt and pepper potato chips. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday that 19-year-old Ryan Dean Langdale turned himself in after he admitted to the crime, which happened on Sept. 29, reports The Post and Courier. Langdale was reported 65

October 11, 2018 8:08 AM Giant hammer artwork stolen in Northern California

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer. A really, really big one. The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat says police in Healdsburg in California’s wine country are looking for an enormous artwork that vanished over the weekend. The artwork was an 800-pound ball-peen hammer made of metal with a long redwood handle 54