• EU leaders back May with first step to Brexit trade talks
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    EU leaders back May with first step to Brexit trade talks

    EU leaders threw British Prime Minister Theresa May a lifeline in Brexit talks on Friday, agreeing at a Brussels summit to start preparations for the next stage of negotiations. EU President Donald Tusk said reports the talks were in deadlock were "exaggerated", hailing a speech May made in

  • G7, tech giants agree on plan to block jihadist content online
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    G7, tech giants agree on plan to block jihadist content online

    G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet. "These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom," Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said

  • GE shares plunge as it cuts profit forecast
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    GE shares plunge as it cuts profit forecast

    General Electric shares plummeted Friday after it reported lower earnings and slashed its profit forecast, raising the stakes for next month's turnaround presentation by its new CEO. The engineering giant promised more "sweeping changes" as it promised to go "back to basics,"

  • Force hails 'historic' Raqa victory but handover on hold
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    Force hails 'historic' Raqa victory but handover on hold

    The Kurdish-led force that expelled the Islamic State group from Raqa hailed a "historic victory" Friday in the devastated city's stadium and vowed to hand over power to a civilian administration. Three days after fully retaking the northern Syrian city that was considered the inner sanctum

  • Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin's invitation
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    Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin's invitation

    FIFA's disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year's World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, despite being banned from football. "I will go to the World Cup in Russia. A Kremlin spokesman said Russia will "be happy to see (Blatter

  • Smog defies China's Communist Party congress
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    Smog defies China's Communist Party congress

    Construction sites have halted work. Factories hundreds of kilometres away have halted production. Despite all-out efforts to give the Chinese Communist Party blue skies for its twice-a-decade congress, Beijing's notorious smog has cloaked the mega-city in its trademark toxic haze.

  • Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95 bln: Swiss Re estimate
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    Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95 bln: Swiss Re estimate

    Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday. The Zurich-based company estimated its own pre-tax claims burdens from three hurricanes and two quakes at some $3.6 billion

  • Putting elegance into age: US granny beauty queens
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    Putting elegance into age: US granny beauty queens

    Beauty pageants may conjure up images of young women in bikinis, but in Atlantic City a roomful of sequined grandmothers and great-grandmothers are putting their best stiletto forward. From an ex-CIA employee to Whitney Houston's childhood choir director to a marathon runner, Ms Senior America celebrates

  • Dakota Johnson doesn't approve of push-up bras
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    Dakota Johnson doesn't approve of push-up bras

    Dakota Johnson would rather feel good in underwear than have her breasts be the centre of attention.

  • Obama slams 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail
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    Obama slams 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail

    Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Thursday, railing against the "politics of division" after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor since leaving office. Speaking at a rally in New Jersey to support the Democratic Party candidate

  • White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense
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    White House chief cites son's loss in emotive Trump defense

    White House chief of staff John Kelly -- a former general whose son died in Afghanistan -- made an emotive defense of Donald Trump Thursday, amid a scandal over the president's phone call with a military widow. Kelly, who spent nearly four decades in the Marine Corps, said he had advised Trump not

  • Claudia Schiffer: 'Models are no longer hands-on in fashion'
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    Claudia Schiffer: 'Models are no longer hands-on in fashion'

    Claudia Schiffer felt emotional walking for Versace during Milan Fashion Week in September (17) as it reminded her of when she first started out.

  • Three Hernandez homers lift Dodgers into World Series
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    Three Hernandez homers lift Dodgers into World Series

    Enrique Hernandez smashed three home runs, including a grand slam, and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to their first World Series since 1988 by defeating the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Thursday. The 26-year-old Dodgers left-fielder, who has helped hurricane relief efforts in his native Puerto Rico, smacked

  • Isuzu’s ‘Blue Power’ lineup hits Cebu shores
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    Isuzu’s ‘Blue Power’ lineup hits Cebu shores

    Following the successful introduction of its ‘Blue Power’ models in Manila, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), formally introduced its latest light commercial model lineup to the Metro Cebu market. Set at ... The post Isuzu’s ‘Blue Power’ lineup hits Cebu shores appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • Melanie Griffith opens up about epilepsy diagnosis
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    Melanie Griffith opens up about epilepsy diagnosis

    Melanie Griffith's epilepsy has been markedly better since she split from husband Antonio Banderas in 2014.

  • Mariah Carey's Los Angeles home targeted by burglars - report
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    Mariah Carey's Los Angeles home targeted by burglars - report

    The burglars reportedly stole bags and sunglasses from the singer's home.

  • Taylor Swift tells fans she wrote Gorgeous about boyfriend Joe Alwyn - report
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    Taylor Swift tells fans she wrote Gorgeous about boyfriend Joe Alwyn - report

    Speculation began about who Taylor Swift had written Gorgeous about when she dropped the tune on Friday (20Oct17).

  • Tom Hanks speaks out against Harvey Weinstein's actions
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    Tom Hanks speaks out against Harvey Weinstein's actions

    Tom Hanks insists more needs to be done to support victims of sexual harassment and assault in the wake of the accusations against Harvey Weinstein.

  • Aston Martin Launches DB11 Volante Convertible
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    Aston Martin Launches DB11 Volante Convertible

    The eagerly anticipated Aston Martin DB11 Volante is now upon us, and it is set to make a strong case for the ‘ultimate driving machine.’ The British brand’s new drop-top ... The post Aston Martin Launches DB11 Volante Convertible appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein misconduct complaints
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    Tarantino admits he knew of Weinstein misconduct complaints

    Quentin Tarantino has admitted knowing for decades about Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, confessing in an interview published Thursday to feeling ashamed that he did not stop working with the mogul. The explosive admission to The New York Times came with allegations of assault and

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    Hyundai PH’s Service Promo Gets You Ready for All Souls’ Day Road Trip

    With All Souls’ Day only a couple of weeks away, Hyundai Asia Resources, Hyundai’s authorized vehicle distributor in the Philippines, wants you to get ready for the inevitable road trip ... The post Hyundai PH’s Service Promo Gets You Ready for All Souls’ Day Road Trip appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • Japan emperor abdication set for March 2019: report
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    Japan emperor abdication set for March 2019: report

    Japan's Emperor Akihito will step down on March 31, 2019, a report said Friday, the first imperial retirement in more than two centuries. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet top officials and members of the royal household next month before announcing the date, the Asahi Shimbun reported, citing

  • 'Thor: Ragnarok' could cap record year for Marvel
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    'Thor: Ragnarok' could cap record year for Marvel

    It may not get the same affection lavished on "Iron Man" or "Captain America," but the "Thor" franchise looks set to complete a record year for Marvel on its opening weekend. Bolstered by glowing early reviews, "Thor: Ragnarok" -- the third instalment of the God

  • 4S1M-Yamaha Racing Team Finishes 2017 Season with 4 Golds, 7 Silvers, and a Bronze
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    4S1M-Yamaha Racing Team Finishes 2017 Season with 4 Golds, 7 Silvers, and a Bronze

    The 4S1M-Yamaha Racing Team, powered by BRT and Racing Force, bagged a total of 12 winning cups–four golds, seven silvers, and a bronze in the 2017 Eneos Philippine Motorsports Championships. The final ... The post 4S1M-Yamaha Racing Team Finishes 2017 Season with 4 Golds, 7 Silvers, and a Bronze appeared

  • Sara Sampaio taking legal action after magazine publishes nude shots
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    Sara Sampaio taking legal action after magazine publishes nude shots

    Model Sara Sampaio has alleged that a French magazine has overstepped a "no nudity" clause in a photoshoot contract.