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Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

14 hours 5 min ago

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges which she insisted were meant to silence her. Senator Leila de Lima invoked the famous "People Power" revolution that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos three decades ago, in her strongest comments yet against Duterte and his war on drugs that has claimed thousands of lives. "There is no more doubt that our president is a murderer and sociopathic serial killer," De Lima told reporters, as she called on Duterte's cabinet to declare him unfit to lead and urged ordinary Filipinos to voice opposition to his rule.


TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

14 hours 18 min ago

Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies. The London-based startup said on Tuesday that it had developed a Facebook Messenger “chatbot”, or an automated program that can help users communicate with businesses and […] The post TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook appeared first on UNTV News.


Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

15 hours 4 min ago

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her. Senator Leila de Lima invoked a famous "People Power" revolution that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos three decades ago, in her strongest comments yet against Duterte and his drug war that has claimed thousands of lives. "There is no more doubt that our president is a murderer and sociopathic serial killer," De Lima told reporters, as she called on cabinet to declare him unfit to lead, and asked ordinary Filipinos to voice their opposition to his rule.


Philippines' Duterte a serial killer: senator

15 hours 4 min ago

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a "serial killer" who should be forced out of office, one of his chief critics said Tuesday, as she faced arrest on drug charges she insisted were meant to silence her. Senator Leila de Lima invoked a famous "People Power" revolution that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos three decades ago, in her strongest comments yet against Duterte and his drug war that has claimed thousands of lives. "There is no more doubt that our president is a murderer and sociopathic serial killer," De Lima told reporters, as she called on cabinet to declare him unfit to lead, and asked ordinary Filipinos to voice their opposition to his rule.


John Wick’s Classic Muscle Cars Take the Spotlight

15 hours 37 min ago

The movie John Wick is a neo-noir action thriller film that stars Keanu Reeves as John Wick, an extremely-skilled contract assassin famously known to have killed three men with a pencil. The ... The post John Wick’s Classic Muscle Cars Take the Spotlight appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


iHeartRadio Music Awards release Best New Artist finalists

15 hours 53 min ago

The award show's seven best new artist categories have been condensed to just one.


Anna Kendrick avoids making friends as she fears bridesmaid duties

15 hours 53 min ago

Anna Kendrick doesn't like attending weddings because she finds them to be like "a little pageant".


Chris Brown and Soulja Boy fight called off

15 hours 53 min ago

Chris Brown's manager has declared the fight is off.


Leslie Jones reacts after Twitter tormentor loses lucrative book deal

15 hours 53 min ago

Milo Yiannopoulos, the man who was banned from Twitter for alleged racist abuse of the actress Leslie Jones, has had his book deal


Shailene Woodley ditched her healthy glow for Big Little Lies

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 06:15

Shailene Woodley was given a make-under for her role as young mum Jane in Big Little Lies.


A boost for Nollywood with 'The Wedding Party' success

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 05:18

Nollywood film "The Wedding Party" has shown Nigerian cinema at the top of its game, with its success at the box office taking it to new audiences across Africa and the world. The country may well be in recession but Nollywood, which churns out some 2,000 films a year and is the world's second-biggest film industry outside India, has never been healthier. "The Wedding Party" is a madcap, glamorous comedy telling the story of the marriage of Dunny and Dozie, despite the misgivings of their families' rivalries.


NBA: Blockbuster Cousins to Pelicans deal made official

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:54

Star center DeMarcus Cousins was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday in a blockbuster NBA trade deal involving five players and two draft picks. Cousins and forward Omri Casspi will join the Pelicans while New Orleans sent rookie guard Buddy Hield, swingman Tyreke Evans, guard Langston Galloway, a 2017 first-round NBA Draft pick and a 2017 second-round selection to the Kings.


Lindsay Lohan 'racially profiled' while wearing headscarf

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:30

Lindsay Lohan was wearing the headscarf to leave Turkey out of respect for the country's traditions.


Mel B breaks character to sing Spice Girls during Broadway show

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:30

Mel B also broke character when she starting giggling during the finale number.


Drake wishes Rihanna happy birthday during Dublin concert

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:30

Drake has recently been linked to Jennifer Lopez and model Winnie Harlow.


Abu Sayyaf spotter killed in Tawi-Tawi clash

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 03:09

PHILIPPINES — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Public Affairs Office chief, Colonel Edgard Arevalo confirmed on Monday that “Al Abdullah,” a spotter for Abu Sayyaf Group, was killed in a fire fight with government forces who were conducting maritime security patrol in the waters of Bacungan Turtle Island in Tawi-Tawi. Col. Arevalo said […] The post Abu Sayyaf spotter killed in Tawi-Tawi clash appeared first on UNTV News.


‘Prove that release of captives is not propaganda’ – AFP to NPA

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 02:24

PHILIPPINES — The New People’s Army (NPA) has to prove its statement on the released of the six captive soldiers and policemen is not propaganda. This has been the statement of Brigadier General Restituto Padilla following reports that the leader of the NPA ordered the release of six captive cops, and soldiers. General padilla says […] The post ‘Prove that release of captives is not propaganda’ – AFP to NPA appeared first on UNTV News.


Trillanes slams Andanar over alleged media bribery

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 02:16

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Antonio Trillanes slams Press Secretary Martin Andanar over his allegations that the senator offered $1,000 to Senate media to get them to cover the press conference of SPO3 Arthur Lascañas on Monday. The senator said it was an irresponsible statement from a cabinet secretary, and a diversion from the real issue […] The post Trillanes slams Andanar over alleged media bribery appeared first on UNTV News.


Death squad vs. President Duterte is not an impeachable offense – lawmakers

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:53

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Some lawmakers believe that the allegations of SP03 Arthur Lascañas against President Rodrigo Duterte’s involvement in the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS) is not an impeachable offense. This is contrary to the statement of the Free Legal Assistance Group or FLAG on the possibility of filing an impeachment complaint against President […] The post Death squad vs. President Duterte is not an impeachable offense – lawmakers appeared first on UNTV News.


PNP and Malacañang claim UNTV Cup Season 5 Championship slots

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 01:39

PASIG CITY, Philippines — UNTV Cup supporters and spectators were in a frenzy as they witnessed two electric matches at the Pasig City Sports Center as the UNTV Cup Season 5 semifinals concluded. It’s both a completion of 2 teams overcoming twice-to-beat advantages in claiming a championship slot in the UNTV Cup Finals. In the […] The post PNP and Malacañang claim UNTV Cup Season 5 Championship slots appeared first on UNTV News.