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Rodrigo Duterte (Presidential Communications Operations Office | Wikimedia Commons)

Filipinos deeply conflicted on Duterte’s drug war

Jailed drug user Bitoy Paras perks up when describing his support for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on narcotics, an unlikely fan of a campaign that has left Filipinos deeply conflicted.


‘Zombie’ storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storms packing nearly 180 kilometres-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said.

Fifteen killed as migrant vehicle crashes in Turkey

Fifteen people, including children, died on Sunday when a vehicle carrying migrants plunged off the highway into a river-bed in western Turkey, state media said.

Khabib Nurmagomedov (photo by BattleBeetle via Wikimedia Commons)

UFC 229 Main Event Mayhem erupts after Nurmagomedov win over McGregor [WATCH]

The fight mixed martial arts fans happened although the finish left a lot to be desired. Khabib Nurmagomedov successfully retained his title, forcing Conor McGregor to submit with 3:03 left in the fourth round in the main event of UFC 229.

Singtongnoi Por Telakun (ONE Championship photo)

Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two web browsers now want to help you fight back in what’s becoming an escalating privacy arms race.


Monster typhoon barrels closer to north PH, China

Typhoon Mangkhut retained its ferocious strength, gained speed and shifted slightly toward more densely populated coastal provinces on Friday as it barreled closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation was underway.


Powerful hurricane could be headed to southeast US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday.


Isentia launches new media intelligence platform

Asia Pacific’s leading media intelligence company, Isentia, is launching its flagship media intelligence platform, Mediaportal, in the Philippines.

Jack Reynor and Myles Truitt in Kin

‘Kin’ Latest News: Myles Truitt becomes surprise hero destined for greatness

14-year-old African-American Eli (Myles Truitt) lives in Detroit with his adoptive father Hal (Dennis Quaid), a compassionate yet strict construction site supervisor and widower who senses Eli falling into delinquency. While exploring an abandoned building site looking for materials to scrap for extra money, Eli happens upon the aftermath of an otherworldly shoot-out. In the debris, he finds an unusual-looking metallic box and takes it home. He doesn’t know what it is, but holding it seems to activate it, and Eli decides to guard it preciously.