• French rock magazine offers regrets after putting killer on cover
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    French rock magazine offers regrets after putting killer on cover

    A French magazine has expressed regret after coming under fire for featuring a rock star who murdered his girlfriend on its cover amid a growing scandal over allegations of sexual violence against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Bertrand Cantat was convicted of killing his actress girlfriend

  • Hayward's horrifying injury overshadows Cavaliers' win over Celtics
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    Hayward's horrifying injury overshadows Cavaliers' win over Celtics

    Boston's Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome broken left ankle injury barely five minutes into the new NBA season Tuesday, overshadowing the Cleveland Cavaliers' 102-99 victory in Kyrie Irving's homecoming. Hayward, the former Utah star who signed a four-year deal with the Celtics worth $128

  • China's Jiang rises from the 'dead' for Communist meeting
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    China's Jiang rises from the 'dead' for Communist meeting

    Rumoured to have died a few months ago, 91-year-old former Chinese president Jiang Zemin roused social media users Wednesday by taking a prominent place at the ruling Communist Party's leadership Congress. Proving that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated, the former leader sat next to

  • Xi declares 'new era' for China as party congress opens
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    Xi declares 'new era' for China as party congress opens

    President Xi Jinping declared China is entering a "new era" of challenges and opportunities on Wednesday as he opened a Communist Party congress expected to enhance his already formidable power. "China's development is still in a stage of important strategic opportunities. "

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    Ford PH Unveils Year-End Sale Offers for its Vehicles

    With the fourth and last quarter of 2017 already upon us, Ford Philippines has unveiled its year-end sale deals offering customers more opportunities to own a Ford vehicle before the year ends. ... The post Ford PH Unveils Year-End Sale Offers for its Vehicles appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Iraq forces take oil fields, dashing Kurdish dreams
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    Iraq forces take oil fields, dashing Kurdish dreams

    Iraqi forces Wednesday appeared poised to take full control of the oil fields in the disputed northern province of Kirkuk, dashing Kurdish hopes of creating a viable independent state. Kurdish peshmerga forces withdrew without a fight after federal government troops and militia entered the city of Kirkuk

  • Fake dentists ply brisk trade in Morocco
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    Fake dentists ply brisk trade in Morocco

    A smart white coat is no proof of being a qualified medical practitioner in Morocco, where fake dentists and other "health professionals" thrive on poverty, sometimes with wretched consequences. Hamid brandishes his pincers at the heart of the joyous racket of the Sunday market of Beni Yakhlef

  • Islamic State group loses emblematic Syria stronghold Raqa
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    Islamic State group loses emblematic Syria stronghold Raqa

    US-backed forces took full control of Raqa from the Islamic State group on Tuesday, defeating the last jihadist holdouts in the de facto Syrian capital of their now-shattered "caliphate". The victory caps a battle of more than four months, hammering another nail in the coffin of the jihadist

  • Echoes of war as S. Korean grannies on protest front lines
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    Echoes of war as S. Korean grannies on protest front lines

    A powerful US missile system installed in South Korea to defend it from the nuclear-armed North made international headlines this year. The South Korean documentary "Soseongri" shows how the deployment transformed a previously sleepy farming district into a domestic and international political

  • Catalans rally against separatist leaders' detention
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    Catalans rally against separatist leaders' detention

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday after a court ordered the detention of two Catalan separatist leaders, further inflaming tensions over the chaotic referendum on splitting from Spain. Shouting "freedom" or "independence" and carrying candles

  • Wildfire toll hits 45 in Portugal-Spain but rain brings respite
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    Wildfire toll hits 45 in Portugal-Spain but rain brings respite

    Overnight rain and calmer winds have helped firefighters tame a spate of deadly wildfires that broke out over the weekend, devouring homes and killing 41 people in Portugal and another four in northern Spain. Portugal's civil protection agency said Tuesday that the 15 biggest fires, which had raged

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    2017 Tokyo Motor Show to Feature Triple-Program Tokyo Connected Lab

    The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show is scheduled to open its doors to the public next week, from October 28 to November 5, and beyond the expected car displays and test ... The post 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to Feature Triple-Program Tokyo Connected Lab appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Weinstein resigns from board, celebrity accounts of assault snowball
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    Weinstein resigns from board, celebrity accounts of assault snowball

    Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced Hollywood mogul accused of decades of sexual abuse and harassment, resigned from the board of his production company on Tuesday, as Reese Witherspoon became the latest star to open up about her own experience of sexual asault. Weinstein was sacked as co-chairman of The

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    LTFRB to Cancel Franchise of Transport Strike Participants

    The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday, October 17, said that they will be canceling the franchise of those who participated in the two-day transport strike. Board ... The post LTFRB to Cancel Franchise of Transport Strike Participants appeared first on Carmudi Philippines

  • Louis XIV, Napoleon diamond to be auctioned off in Geneva
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    Louis XIV, Napoleon diamond to be auctioned off in Geneva

    A large, pink diamond once set in the crowns of numerous French kings and emperors will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, the Christie's auction house said Wednesday. "Le Grand Mazarin", a 19.07-carat light pink diamond, was a gift to Louis XIV in 1661 and was set in the crowns

  • Mining giant Rio Tinto, two ex-chiefs charged with fraud
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    Mining giant Rio Tinto, two ex-chiefs charged with fraud

    Rio Tinto and two former top executives were charged with fraud by US authorities on Wednesday, accused of inflating the value of the company's Mozambique coal assets and failing to disclose mounting losses. The complaint was filed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission in a Manhattan court

  • US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize
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    US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

    US author George Saunders on Tuesday became only the second American writer to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel "Lincoln in the Bardo". Judges for the world's most prestigious English-language literary award praised as "

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    Nissan Encourages You to Drink and Drive–with Water, Not Alcohol

    Dehydration means that the body lacks enough fluid. Too much dehydration can lead to dizziness and lack of coordination and/or focus, all of which can be dangerous to a driver ... The post Nissan Encourages You to Drink and Drive–with Water, Not Alcohol appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Scientists may have found a cause of dyslexia
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    Scientists may have found a cause of dyslexia

    A duo of French scientists said Wednesday they may have found a physiological, and seemingly treatable, cause for dyslexia hidden in tiny light-receptor cells in the human eye. In people with the reading disability, the cells were arranged in matching patterns in both eyes, which may be to blame for

  • Guardiola proud to beat 'best opponents' Napoli
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    Guardiola proud to beat 'best opponents' Napoli

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola described his side's 2-1 victory over Napoli in the Champions League group phase as one of the proudest moments of his storied career. City took a quick-fire 2-0 lead in Tuesday's game through Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, but Amadou Diawara's penalty

  • US judge blocks latest version of Trump travel ban
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    US judge blocks latest version of Trump travel ban

    A US federal judge on Tuesday barred the White House from implementing yet another version of President Donald Trump's controversial executive order on immigration, hours before it was due to go into full effect. The decision by US District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii -- which the White House

  • US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize
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    US author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

    US author George Saunders became on Tuesday only the second American writer to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel "Lincoln in the Bardo". Judges for the prestigious English-language literary award praised as "utterly original

  • Smithsonian launches drive for major hip-hop anthology
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    Smithsonian launches drive for major hip-hop anthology

    The Smithsonian federal museum complex in Washington, DC, on Tuesday announced a plan to create the most comprehensive anthology ever of hip-hop recordings. The anthology is expected to span more than 120 tracks over nine CDs and include a 300-page book. It is billed as the first in hip-hop to cover

  • Elizabeth Olsen gets red carpet ready with Pinterest
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    Elizabeth Olsen gets red carpet ready with Pinterest

    The Ingrid Goes West star also looks to Diane Kruger for style inspiration.

  • Kerry Washington loves to unwind with a strong masseuse
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    Kerry Washington loves to unwind with a strong masseuse

    The actress insists on a good deep-tissue massage whenever she can get one.