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November 18, 2017

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Tropical Depression Tino begins to move away from PH

What’s the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler’s  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Tino began to move away from the Philippines late Friday night, November 17, after making landfall in Palawan late afternoon. In a bulletin issued 11 pm on Friday, state … Source: Rappler

Muhammad Ali's 'fight doctor' Ferdie Pacheco dead at age 89

MIAMI, United States  – Boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s physician and cornerman, “Fight Doctor” Ferdie Pacheco, died Thursday, November 16, at his home in Miami, his family announced. He was 89. Pacheco, who earned a medical degree from the University of Miami, met Ali in the early 1960s at Miami’s Fifth … Source: Rappler

Mugabe makes first public appearance since army takeover

HARARE, Zimbabwe (UPDATED) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony Friday, making a first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to signal the end of his 37-year reign. Despite his show of defiance, pressure mounted on the 93-year-old leader to quit as veterans of Zimbabwe’s independence … Source: Rappler

Tropical Depression Tino makes landfall in Palawan

What’s the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler’s  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Tino made landfall in Palawan late Friday afternoon, November 17, then proceeded to move toward the West Philippine Sea. In a bulletin issued 8 pm on Friday, state … Source: Rappler

#FridayFeels: Tapos na ang petmalung bakasyon

I-bookmark ang Kdrama Linisin na ang kama Labhan ang uniporme Pabalik na ang klase – Rappler.com Artwork by Shellette GipaText by Don Kevin Hapal #FridayFeels is a cartoon series by the Rappler Creatives Team. Cathartic, light, but relevant, it’s a welcome break from your heavy news feed! You can pitch illustration ideas by sending a

Trump breaks silence on latest scandals, hits Democrat accused of groping

WASHINGTON, United States – After days of relative silence about a series of sexual misconduct scandals roiling the United States, President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday, November 16, bashing a leading Democrat now under investigation. Trump took to Twitter to hit out at Senator Al Franken, who, it emerged earlier in … Source: Rappler

Alvarez on Uson and Roque, Abu Sayyaf members arrested, Andanar on keyboard army | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez  says Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque will be among the ruling PDP-Laban’s senatorial candidates in 2019.  The Philippine National Police says 3 Abu Sayyaf members arrested in Quezon City last week planned to launch an attack during the Association of Southeast Asian … Source:

Paolo Ballesteros takes on Joey de Leon’s ‘Barbi’ role

MANILA, Philippines – After the success of 2016’s Die Beautiful, Paolo Ballesteros is back on the big screen as he turns into a gay superhero in Barbi D’ Wonder Beki. Dubbed the actor’s “birthday movie,” the comedian/host is set to showcase his make-up skills … Source: Rappler

Pimentel: No party decision yet on Uson, Roque as PDP-Laban bets

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, who is also president of the ruling PDP-Laban, said on Friday, November 17, that blogger-turned-Malacañang official Mocha Uson and  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque  are not yet assured of slots on the administration party’s senatorial slate for 2019. Their names announced earlier on Friday by Speaker Pantaleon … Source:

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