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October 12, 2018 5:52 AM Catholic ‘heavenly’ fashion breaks NY Met record

The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Thursday that 1.66 million visitors flocked to its 2018 Costume Institute show, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, making it the institution’s most visited exhibition. That number eclipsed the previous record holder, “Treasures of Tutankhamun”, seen by 1.36 million visitors in 1978, the museum 48

October 12, 2018 12:41 AM Khabib threatens to leave UFC if teammate fired

Undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he'll bolt out if UFC fires his teammate for striking Conor McGregor LOS ANGELES, USA – Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov threatened to leave the UFC on Thursday, October 11, if the MMA promoters fire teammate Zubaira Tukhugov for striking Conor McGregor in a post-fight melee Saturday. Nurmagomedov, a 30-year-old 72

October 11, 2018 10:45 AM Couple on honeymoon buy hotel after getting drunk

“Don’t make decisions when you’re angry. Don’t make promises when you’re happy,” so goes an adage widely shared on the internet. Maybe an addendum would be not to be drunk in either of those situations, but a pair of newlyweds failed to follow this piece of wisdom — and are now proud owners of a hotel in Sri Lanka. TV producer Gina Lyons, 33, and sales 63

October 11, 2018 9:58 AM World tourism numbers up 6.0% in first half of 2018 – UN

International tourist numbers grew 6.0 percent in the first half of 2018, with southern Europe and southeast Asia posting the biggest growth, due to the upturn in the global economy, the UN World Tourism Organization said Wednesday. The number of international tourists surged to around 641 million between January and June, some 37 million more than during 64

October 11, 2018 7:11 AM P3.2-M worth of marijuana seized inside QC apartment

Around P3.2-million worth of dried marjiuana were discovered on Wednesday evening inside the house of a drug suspect who was arrested in a prior buy-bust operation in Barangay Payatas, Quezon City. Reports from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said that suspect Jomel Bernas, 26, from Barangay Batasan Hills, was the target of Batasan Police Station’s 64

October 11, 2018 4:12 AM Ex-Bangsamoro commission member first LP bet to file COC

LIVE: Former Bangsamoro Transition Commission member Samira Gutoc filed her COC at the Comelec HQ today. Samira Ali Gutoc-Tomawis – women’s rights advocate and former member of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) – is the first member of the opposition Liberal Party (LP) to file her candidacy for senator in the 2019 elections. Presenting documents 74

October 10, 2018 8:32 AM Defying PH economic woes, long term investment inflows surged 52% in first 7 months

Long term investment inflows into the Philippines continued to defy the outflow of short term capital from the financial markets and the adverse sentiment brought about by high inflation and slowing economic growth, data from the central bank revealed. According to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), net inflows of foreign direct investments for the first 62

October 10, 2018 2:53 AM Google appeals record EU fine over Android

In its July decision, Brussels accuses Google of using the Android system's huge popularity on smartphones and tablets to promote the use of its own Google search engine and shut out rivals BRUSSELS, Belgium – Google on Tuesday, October 9, appealed the biggest ever anti-trust fine by the EU, which imposed a 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) penalty on the US tech giant 126

October 10, 2018 2:48 AM LOOK: More celebs bet on lotto in hopes of winning record-high jackpot

Even the movie stars are betting on the lottery in hopes of winning the Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot, which now stands at a whopping P1 billion. There is no harm in trying, after all, which is why Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) lottery stations throughout the country have seen droves of bettors trying their luck at becoming a billionaire. Actor-singer 81

October 9, 2018 9:52 AM WATCH: Japanese man hits sleeping woman on head with cellphone for leaning against him on a train

A Japanese man riding a train nonchalantly hit a sleeping woman on the head with his smartphone because she was leaning against him. Anyone who’s commuted to work or school has fallen asleep during a ride. Sometimes, people can’t help leaning on the shoulders of fellow passengers as they get jostled around by the vehicle they’re on. And sometimes people 67