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Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer fight

Rod Stewart performs onstage at iHeartRadio LIVE at iHeartRadio Theater on November 27, 2018 in Burbank, California. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for iHeartMedia/AFP/file Rod Stewart has been given the all-clear after battling prostate cancer, the British pop stalwart has revealed. The ...

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‘Deepfake challenge’ aims to find tools to fight manipulation

A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. Kacper Pempel, Reuters/file WASHINGTON – Technology firms and academics have joined together to launch a “deepfake challenge” ...

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Boxing: Donaire preparing for chess match in November world-title fight

Nonito Donaire Jr. expects his title unification bout against Japanese Naoya Inoue in November to be highly tactical. “We are both gifted fighters with speed and power and intelligence. The one who commits the first mistake in the ring, he ...

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Fight ‘fake news’ on vaccines, Recto urges gov’t

MANILA – Government should fund an information drive to combat misinformation on vaccines on top of the proposed P7.5-billion national immunization budget for 2020, a lawmaker said Wednesday. There should be a “creative information drive” to reassure parents and children ...

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PNP backs expanding wiretapping power of gov’t to fight terrorism

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde said Tuesday that he supports a proposal to expand the wiretapping authority of government to fortify its fight against terrorism and other threats to national security. Defense Secretary Delfin ...

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FACT BOX: Facebook’s fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019

Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of the Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. Dado Ruvic, Reuters Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information ...

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Celebs on trans woman barred from women’s restroom: ‘Fight for equality not over’

Gretchen Diez (right) was turned over to Police Station 7 of the Quezon City Police District after she was barred from entering a ladies’s room in a mall. Image: QCPD Public Information Office After trans woman Gretchen Diez was blocked ...

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MMA: Chance to fight ex UFC king Demetrious Johnson thrills Danny Kingad

Danny Kingad acknowledged that he’s excited to be facing former UFC champion Demetrious Johnson in the ONE Flyweight Grand Prix final. “The King” hurdled a tough match against Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black-belt Reece McLaren to set himself up for the final ...

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China vows fight against Trump’s latest tariffs as stocks sink

FILE PHOTO: US President Donald Trump meets with China’s President Xi Jinping at the start of their bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Kevin Lamarque, Reuters BEIJING – China on Friday vowed to ...

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Duterte wants firemen armed so they can help fight Reds, crime

FROM HOSES TO HOLSTERS?  Firefighters direct a hose at a burning building in Baclaran, Parañaque City, in a Feb. 27, 2018 file photo. President Duterte wants them armed and given a role in anti-insurgency operations. —MARIANNE BERMUDEZ President Duterte wants ...

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