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Robert Bolick hurts knee in NorthPort win

NorthPort rookie Robert Bolick. PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines—NorthPort guard Robert Bolick left the game with an apparent knee injury in the fourth quarter against San Miguel Beer in the PBA Governors’ Cup Wednesday night at Cuneta Astrodome. Bolick hurt his ...

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Shaquille O’Neal backs Rockets exec Morey over China-NBA row

FILE – Shaquille O’Neal speaks onstage during the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports/AFP NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal gave his support ...

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Hong Kong government to withdraw bill that sparked protests

HONG KONG – Hong Kong authorities are set to formally withdraw an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie ...

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Duterte’s ex-Davao police chief starts Calabarzon tour of duty, vows ‘purge’ of scalawags

SAN PEDRO CITY—The police officer who carried out the iron-fisted anti-crime policies of President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City sought to start his stint as Calabarzon police chief with a stern warning to rogue members of the regional police force ...

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US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes

WASHINGTON – For the first time, U.S. health regulators have judged a type of smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigarettes, a decision that could open the door to other less risky options for smokers. FILE – This Oct. ...

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Biogen reanalyzes studies, presses ahead on Alzheimer’s drug

Biogen Inc. said Tuesday it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer’s disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of the most common form of dementia. FILE – In this ...

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Koko Pimentel on Duterte’s condition: He’s a normal 70-year-old

MANILA, Philippines — After President Rodrigo Duterte cut his Japan trip short due to unbearable pain” in his spine, Senator Koko Pimentel described the President as “a normal 70-year-old man.” Duterte headed to the wake of former Senate President Aquilino ...

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NCRPO recalls personnel in Bilibid for contraband smuggling issue

MANILA, Philippines — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Wednesday recalled its personnel stationed in the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) after some of its members were caught smuggling inside the premises of the national penitentiary. NCRPO chief Brid ...

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Americans Agree on Many Aspects of the Us Identity

Majorities of Americans agree diversity strengthens the country and that values such as constitutional rights, a fair judicial system, and the American Dream are key to the nation’s identity, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for ...

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LTFRB grants 885 special bus permits for ‘Undas’

MANILA, Philippines – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday said it has granted 885 special permits to public utility buses (PUBs) to address the expected passenger volume surge during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day ...

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