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House swiftly OKs P4.1-T nat’l budget for 2020 after only a month of debates

Some 272 House members stay at the plenary on Friday night to approve the proposed P4.1 trillion national budget for 2020. Pathricia Roxas/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Just a month since the executive branch submitted its proposed spending plan for next ...

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Higher fuel prices seen after attack in Saudi

MANILA, Philippines — Oil companies in the country raised on Tuesday pump prices of gasoline and diesel by P1.85 and 85 centavos per liter, respectively, and are expected to raise prices even more after the attack on oil fields in ...

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After losing ‘Friends,’ Netflix buys rights to ‘Seinfeld’

NEW YORK – Streaming giant Netflix said Monday it had acquired the global rights to popular American sitcom “Seinfeld” from 2021 — a feather in its cap as the battle among online video platforms for coveted content heats up. The ...

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Almost 80,000 homes still without power a week after Japan typhoon

A police officer ispects a fallen utility pole downed by winds caused by Typhoon Faxai in Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture on September 9, 2019. (Photo by jiji press / JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT TOKYO — Almost 80,000 homes ...

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UAAP: Rookie Manlapaz gains confidence after slim Adamson loss

Adamson rookie Ap Manlapaz had his breakout game against UP. File photo. ABS-CBN Sports. MANILA – They may have ended up on the losing end of a thrilling overtime game, but Adamson University rookie Ap Manlapaz was encouraged by his ...

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Oil prices soar more than 10 pct after Saudi plant attacks

A satellite image shows an apparent drone strike on an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia September 14, 2019. Planet Labs Inc/Reuters HONG KONG – Oil prices surged more than 10 percent Monday after attacks on two Saudi Arabian ...

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Saudi races to restore oil supply after strike blamed on Iran

Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq about 60km southwest of Dhahran in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province on September 14, 2019 following drone attacks. AFP RIYADH – Saudi Arabia raced on Sunday to restart operations at oil plants ...

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FIBA World Cup: Spain is champion after beating Argentina 95-75

Spain’s Ricky Rubio in action in Beijing Sept. 15, 2019. Thomas Peter, Reuters BEIJING – (UPDATE) Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday, completing a stunning campaign for ...

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Woman arrested after throwing red liquid on California Senate

In this photo provided by state Senator Steven Glazer, red dots are splattered on papers on Glazer’s Senate desk, after a woman threw a container with red liquid from the public gallery of the Senate chambers during a legislative session, ...

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FIBA World Cup: Calls for Bogut ban after Australia’s crushing World Cup loss

Australia’s Andrew Bogut reacts. REUTERS/Aly Song Outspoken Andrew Bogut faces possible punishment from basketball’s governing body FIBA after Australia’s acrimonious exit from the World Cup semi-finals in Beijing. Video footage showed Bogut — who was booed by Chinese fans throughout ...

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