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Trump barks, but struggles to find his bite - CNN


CNN

Trump barks, but struggles to find his bite
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is all about the bark -- bold, aggressive promises. Whether it's unfair Chinese trade practices, the North American Free Trade Agreement he's dubbed a "disaster" or Iran's destabilizing actions, Trump has kept up ...
Revisiting Nafta: The Stakes for Key IndustriesNew York Times
Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratchingmySanAntonio.com
Congress expresses broad support for Trump's plan to renegotiate NAFTAWJLA
San Francisco Chronicle -Reuters -Irish Times -CBC.ca
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Armed police swooped on terror suspect as he headed for Downing Street with bag packed with knives - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Armed police swooped on terror suspect as he headed for Downing Street with bag packed with knives
Telegraph.co.uk
A suspected jihadist carrying a rucksack packed with knives was heading towards Downing Street when he was dramatically arrested by armed police, security sources have told The Telegraph. The 'lone wolf' suspect had been under close surveillance when ...
Westminster 'terror attack' suspect with knives arrestedDaily Mail
Police thwart suspected terror attack in WestminsterThe Guardian
Terror arrest near UK parliamentThe Australian
SBS -New York Daily News -South China Morning Post
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Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg: Isaiah Canaan will start Game 6 vs. Celtics - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg: Isaiah Canaan will start Game 6 vs. Celtics
Chicago Tribune
Fred Hoiberg said "nothing has changed" regarding Rajon Rondo's status for Friday's Game 6 — and beyond? — with his fractured right thumb. "Rajon most likely will come in (Thursday night) and work out," Hoiberg said on a conference call with ...
NBA Playoff Odds: Celtics Slim Road Favorites Ahead Of Game 6 Vs. BullsNESN.com
Bulls in dangerBusinessWorld Online Edition

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United and man dragged from flight reach 'amicable' settlement - Washington Post


Washington Post

United and man dragged from flight reach 'amicable' settlement
Washington Post
Lawyers for David Dao, the Kentucky man who was violently removed from a flight for refusing to give up his seat earlier this month, said Thursday that they have reached a confidential settlement with United Airlines. The agreement comes on the same ...
United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from planeGMA News
Doctor dragged off United flight reaches settlement for undisclosed amountThe Guardian
United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policiesDaily Mail
The Boston Globe -The Straits Times -Channel NewsAsia -Los Angeles Times
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PHL says completes scientific survey in disputed sea

The Philippines has completed an 18-day scientific survey in the South China Sea to assess the condition of coral reefs and draw a nautical map of disputed area, a top security official said on Thursday.

PHL says completes scientific survey in disputed sea

The Philippines has completed an 18-day scientific survey in the South China Sea to assess the condition of coral reefs and draw a nautical map of disputed area, a top security official said on Thursday.

Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war - Washington Post


Washington Post

Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war
Washington Post
BEIRUT — Syria's military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbors. Apparently seeking to ...
Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airportSBS
After missile attack in Damascus area, Israeli fires Patriot to intercept 'target' from SyriaThe Japan Times
Syria war: Israel Patriot missile downs 'target' over GolanBBC News
Reuters -WCVB Boston -Al-Arabiya -Los Angeles Times
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North Korea's new propaganda video puts White House in crosshairs - New York Daily News


New York Daily News

North Korea's new propaganda video puts White House in crosshairs
New York Daily News
North Korea further ramped up its belligerent rhetoric, releasing a new propaganda video that simulated strikes on the White House and a U.S. aircraft carrier. The nearly two-and-a-half-minute video — released by state-run outlet Arirang-Meari — put ...

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Armed British police arrest man with knives near May's office

Armed British police officers arrested a man carrying knives near Prime Minister Theresa May's office in London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism.

Armed British police arrest man with knives near May's office

Armed British police officers arrested a man carrying knives near Prime Minister Theresa May's office in London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism.

Analysis: Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election - Washington Post


Washington Post

Analysis: Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election
Washington Post
PARIS — When France's presidential election turned into a political boxing match this week at the gates of an appliance factory threatened with closure, the far-right populist Marine Le Pen showed that she wields a mean right hook. Her centrist rival ...
Macron age gap 'unusual' to French, titillates abroadChannel NewsAsia
Le Pen Says Macron Is `Against French Values' in Nice SpeechBloomberg
Emmanuel Macron's campaign team bans Russian news outlets from eventsThe Guardian
U.S. News & World Report -The Sydney Morning Herald
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Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights -- army

Israel's Patriot anti-aircraft missile system shot down an aerial target over the Golan Heights on Thursday, the Israeli military said.

Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights -- army

Israel's Patriot anti-aircraft missile system shot down an aerial target over the Golan Heights on Thursday, the Israeli military said.

Hepe ng MPD Station 1, ipinagtanggol noon ang pagkakapatay ng mga pulis sa estudyanteng iskolar

Kontrobersiyal ngayon ang hepe ng Manila Police District-Station 1 na si Police Superintendent Robert Domingo dahil sa nabisto umanong 'secret cell' sa kaniyang presinto.

Hepe ng MPD Station 1, ipinagtanggol noon ang pagkakapatay ng mga pulis sa estudyanteng iskolar

Kontrobersiyal ngayon ang hepe ng Manila Police District-Station 1 na si Police Superintendent Robert Domingo dahil sa nabisto umanong 'secret cell' sa kaniyang presinto.

More people consider themselves poor -- SWS

There are more people who consider themselves poor in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

More people consider themselves poor -- SWS

There are more people who consider themselves poor in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

Fiesta-themed gala dinner for Asean leaders - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Fiesta-themed gala dinner for Asean leaders
Inquirer.net
Southeast Asian leaders will enjoy the best of Philippine hospitality when President Duterte fetes them at a fiesta-themed gala dinner at the end of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit on Saturday. Mindanao, the island where Mr.
Pressure China on SCS? You're dreaming – RodyPhilippine Star
Duterte to 'skip' arbitral ruling during ASEAN summitRappler
Duterte brushes off disputed waters woesGulf Times

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Pulis na rumaraket sa pagpasada ng kolorum na van, hinabol ng LTFRB

Isang pulis ang nahuli sa aktong rumaraket sa pagpasada ng kolorum na van sa Parañaque City. Pero nakipagmatigasan umano ito at hindi isinuko ang van nang sitahin ng tauhan ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

Pulis na rumaraket sa pagpasada ng kolorum na van, hinabol ng LTFRB

Isang pulis ang nahuli sa aktong rumaraket sa pagpasada ng kolorum na van sa Parañaque City. Pero nakipagmatigasan umano ito at hindi isinuko ang van nang sitahin ng tauhan ng Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).

SC asked to promulgate new writ for drug suspects killed in police operations - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

SC asked to promulgate new writ for drug suspects killed in police operations
Manila Bulletin
The Supreme Court (SC) has been asked to adopt a “Writ of Contra Homo Sacer” that would create rules to address effectively the legal remedies for drug suspects, those killed in police operations, and victims of vigilante groups and extrajudicial killings.

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Lighthouse in Spratlys to be repaired — Tugade

MANILA, Philippines - The lighthouse in the Philippine-held Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) in the disputed Spratlys will be repaired and rehabilitated, Transpor

North Korea seeks ASEAN help in row with US

MANILA, Philippines - North Korea has appealed to Southeast Asian countries for support in its row with the United States to prevent what it warned could be

Duterte threatens 2 local media firms

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte yesterday issued threats against two news organizations that he accused of “crucifying him” as he ranted about the su

Cops to observe maximum tolerance on Asean protesters

MANILA, Philippines - The police will observe maximum tolerance in dealing with activists who stage protest actions during the 30th Association of Southeast

Trump, senators tackle NoKor provocations

WASHINGTON – All 100 US senators were bused to the White House in an unprecedented move on Wednesday for a classified briefing on how to deal with North Kore

Brunei to exchange ‘expertise’ with Philippines on drug war

MANILA, Philippines - Brunei is ready to work with or take pointers from the Philippines in the fight against illegal drugs, a campaign that has earned Presi

Altered audit caused mining firm’s suspension – DENR exec

MANILA, Philippines - A ranking official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has attested in an affidavit submitted to the Office o

Ex-DOTC chief Abaya may face raps over unusable trains

MANILA, Philippines - If there is sufficient evidence, charges will be filed against former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and other officials

Widodo: Sea row must be resolved immediately

MANILA, Philippines - The South China Sea dispute is an issue that must be solved immediately, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said yesterday.

Philippines to get South Korea anti-sub warship

MANILA, Philippines - South Korea will transfer a used Pohang-class anti-submarine warship to the Philippines this year in return for a token $100, the defen

Dante weakens into tropical depression, exits PAR - Rappler


Rappler

Dante weakens into tropical depression, exits PAR
Rappler
What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's Agos or tweet us at @rapplerdotcom. Satellite image as of April 27. 7:30 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA. MANILA, Philippines – State weather service Pagasa announced Thursday ...

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'Secret cell' ng MPD Police Station 1 na nasa likod ng kabinet, nabisto

Mistulang eksena sa pelikula na nadiskubre ng Commission on Human Rights (CHR)  ang isang selda sa Manila Police District Station 1 sa Tondo, Maynila na mistulang ginawang pinto ang nakaharang na kabinet.

'Secret cell' ng MPD Police Station 1 na nasa likod ng kabinet, nabisto

Mistulang eksena sa pelikula na nadiskubre ng Commission on Human Rights (CHR)  ang isang selda sa Manila Police District Station 1 sa Tondo, Maynila na mistulang ginawang pinto ang nakaharang na kabinet.

Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

The Pentagon's inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, took money from foreign entities without needed approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday.

Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

The Pentagon's inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, took money from foreign entities without needed approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday.

Social Justice is aim of DENR policy reforms, says Gina Lopez

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez unveiled on Thursday policy reforms that would address key environmental issues including watershed protection, protected areas, air pollution, land titling, and forest restoration.

Social Justice is aim of DENR policy reforms, says Gina Lopez

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez unveiled on Thursday policy reforms that would address key environmental issues including watershed protection, protected areas, air pollution, land titling, and forest restoration.

PHL, Brunei to collaborate vs. illegal drugs

The Philippines and Brunei will soon work together in a campaign against illegal drugs.

PHL, Brunei to collaborate vs. illegal drugs

The Philippines and Brunei will soon work together in a campaign against illegal drugs.

CHR: Gov't will send own panel to UN Human Rights Council

The government will respond to the United Nations Human Rights Council's impending review of the country's human rights situation, the Commission on Human Rights on Thursday.

CHR: Gov't will send own panel to UN Human Rights Council

The government will respond to the United Nations Human Rights Council's impending review of the country's human rights situation, the Commission on Human Rights on Thursday.

CHR discovers 'hidden cell' with 11 detainees in Tondo police station

A surprise inspection by Commission on Human Rights (CHR) personnel on a police station in Tondo, Manila, on Thursday afternoon led to the discovery of a hidden lock-up cell where 11 individuals, including women, were detained.

CHR discovers 'hidden cell' with 11 detainees in Tondo police station

A surprise inspection by Commission on Human Rights (CHR) personnel on a police station in Tondo, Manila, on Thursday afternoon led to the discovery of a hidden lock-up cell where 11 individuals, including women, were detained.

April 27 declared Lapu-Lapu Day

On April 26, Duterte signed Proclamation No. 200 declaring every April 27th of the year Lapu-Lapu Day.

April 27 declared Lapu-Lapu Day

On April 26, Duterte signed Proclamation No. 200 declaring every April 27th of the year Lapu-Lapu Day.

Clashes destroy 300 hectares of farmland in Lanao del Sur

Around 300 hectares of farmland were destroyed in Piagapo, Lanao del Sur, following the series of clashes between security forces and the Maute group, GMA News' Ian Cruz reported on 24 Oras on Thursday.

Clashes destroy 300 hectares of farmland in Lanao del Sur

Around 300 hectares of farmland were destroyed in Piagapo, Lanao del Sur, following the series of clashes between security forces and the Maute group, GMA News' Ian Cruz reported on 24 Oras on Thursday.

Power goes out for a few seconds at Duterte's state banquet for Brunei Sultan

The state banquet hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte for Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Thursday had a slight mishap--a power interruption that lasted less than 20 seconds, to be exact.

Power goes out for a few seconds at Duterte's state banquet for Brunei Sultan

The state banquet hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte for Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Thursday had a slight mishap--a power interruption that lasted less than 20 seconds, to be exact.

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NOTICE TO Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney encourages registered Filipino Overseas Voters in New South Wales who have received their ballots packets from COMELEC-Manila for the 2016 Philippine National Elections to send their accomplished ballots to the Consulate as soon as possible.

The accomplished ballots may be submitted to the Consulate daily, including on weekends and holidays, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on 9 April-8 May 2016, and from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on 9 May 2016.

For Filipino Overseas Voters who have not yet received their ballots, please check whether your name is in the following lists on the Consulate website, :

• Returned-To-Sender (RTS) ballots; and

• List of voters with incomplete or no mailing address.

If your name is on either of the above lists, please contact the Consulate and look for Mr. Jessie Llaneta at Tel. No. 926207377, or send your complete details, e.g., mobile number and mailing address, to sydney.pcg@dfa.gov.ph, or contact the Duty Officer at mobile number 0415-426400.

Thank you.

Philippine Consulate General, Sydney

20 April 2016

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Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

Miss Universe 2015 Winner Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo (Steve Harvey Epic FAIL)

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Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo wins Miss Universe 2015

Pia Alonzo was crowned Miss Universe 2015 on Sunday
She becomes only the third Filipina to win the crown after Gloria Diaz and Margarita Moran

She was crowned amid much confusion after host Steve Harvey initially announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez as the winner.

Harvey apologized and said he read the wrong results.

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