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Vargas steps down as POC president

Ricky Vargas, Philippine Olympic Committee president visits a training session of the Gilas Pilipinas held at the Meralco Gym in Ortigas, Pasig on June 17, 2019. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines — Ricky Vargas stepped down from his post ...

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PBA: Ginebra holds on to down San Miguel in OT

Justin Brownlee makes a move against San Miguel. PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines — (UPDATE) Barangay Ginebra made the big plays down the stretch to hold on for a thrilling 110-107 overtime triumph over San Miguel Beer in the 2019 ...

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Swimmer missing from race down New York’s Hudson River

NEW YORK – Police were searching Saturday for a retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher from North Carolina who went missing during a marathon swimming race down New York’s Hudson River. Authorities say Dr. Charles van der Horst, 67, ...

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‘Idol Philippines’: ‘Lay Me Down’ cover gives judges goosebumps

[embedded content] He shared that he used to pretend to not be gay whenever he joined singing contests. But for Lucas Garcia, those days are now over. During his introduction, Garcia said: “I am 20 years old, proudly and beautifully ...

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Trump eases up, makes nice with May before she steps down

LONDON – Making nice at the end, President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his frequent criticisms of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal, declaring that history will remember her fondly if ...

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St. Francis Square Mall closes down tiangge area

MANILA—A mall in Mandaluyong on Saturday announced that its tiangge area, which consists of some 400 stalls, will be revamped as office spaces. St. Francis Square Mall, however, said the following stores will remain and operate at regular hours (10 ...

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NBA Finals: Siakam answers Canadian prayers as Raptors down Warriors

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (43) shoots the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) in game one of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena. Gregory Shamus/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports/REUTERS Pascal Siakam, who once studied ...

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Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling ‘Rocketman’ premiere

Elton John poses as he arrives for the screening of the film “Rocketman” at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival in France on May 16, 2019. Regis Duvignau, Reuters CANNES, France (Reuters) – Sporting a sequinned “EJ” rocket on his lapel, ...

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Manila real estate taxes to go down, Mayor-elect Moreno says

[embedded content] MANILA – Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno on Friday said he would reduce real estate taxes in the city by 40 percent over 3 years to make collections more efficient. Moreno said the real estate tax rate would be ...

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Duterte: Budget row dragged down economy

MANILA – Bickering in Congress over the approval of the 2019 national budget is to blame for the slow economic growth in the first quarter this year, President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday. “Atong ekonomiya ni-ana gamay because naay panahon wala ...

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