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Trump decides against quarantine of New York region

Mar 29, 2020 - 1:50 PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, however, advises residents of the region not to travel except for essential purposes

GHOST TOWN. Cars cross 42th street as rain falls on March 28, 2020 in New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

The week in phones: an 18,000 mAh Energizer phone, a port-less Meizu, S10 leak

Feb 02, 2019 - 1:54 PM

Energizer announces that it will reveal a smartphone with an 18,000 mAh battery at Mobile World Congress 2019

Phone photo from Energizer


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After 18 years, polio back in Papua New Guinea – WHO

Jun 26, 2018 - 3:48 PM

PNG has not had a case of the disease since 1996, and was certified as polio-free in 2000 along with the rest of the World Health Organization's Western Pacific region

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MARITIME DISPUTE. A ship of the China Coast Guard near Scarborough Shoal, September 3, 2016. File photo from the Philippine Department of National Defense

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 25, 2018

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Pope Francis calls journalists 'protectors of news'

Jan 27, 2018 - 8:40 AM

'In today's world, theirs is, in every sense, not just a job; it is a mission,' Pope Francis says of the work of journalists, as he slams fake news

WELCOMING JOURNALISTS. Pope Francis (L) welcomes journalists on board the plane on the way to Santiago at the start of his seven-day trip to Chile and Peru, on January 15, 2018. Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

New York attacker linked to IS, 'radicalized' in U.S.

Nov 01, 2017 - 11:34 PM

'After he came to the United States is when he started to become informed about ISIS and radical Islamic tactics,' says New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo

SUSPECT. This handout photograph obtained courtesy of the St. Charles County Dept. of Corrections of Missouri on October 31, 2017 shows Sayfullah Habibullahevic Saipov, the suspect who killed eight people in New York on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. AFP

Bishop on killings: Filipinos 'quiet like in time of Hitler'

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Let us boldly reject merciless ways of dealing with the most miserable including our drug addicts Bishop Teodoro Bacani says at the Mercy Congress

'HOW CAN THIS BE?' Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani on January 18, 2017, questions the silence of many Filipinos about the recent drug-related killings in the Philippines. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Bishop hits PNP, says Oplan TokHang 'a bringer of death'

Jan 18, 2017 - 1:58 PM

What kind of police force do we have that cannot catch the killers of 4 000 people? asks Bishop Teodoro Bacani at the Congress on Mercy

HITTING PNP. Novaliches Bishop Emeritus Teodoro Bacani criticizes the Philippine National Police on January 17, 2017, for failing to catch vigilantes who have killed 4,000 suspected drug pushers and users. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cardinal Quevedo on killings: 'We do not practice our faith'

Jan 17, 2017 - 6:45 PM

We are a country where our faith has a dichotomy…We believe but we do not practice it says Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo

LEADING BISHOP. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo says the public's attitude toward extrajudicial killings shows that many Filipinos do not practice their faith. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Church silence on killings 'media-perceived,' cardinal says

Jan 17, 2017 - 5:05 PM

Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo adds that we should think of the Church as not the bishops only

NOT SILENT. Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo denies that the Catholic Church has been silent on recent killings in the Philippines. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Speak out on killings, bishop says in Mercy Congress

Jan 17, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Can we now keep our mouths shut when more than 6 000 of our poor people are being killed? says Bishop Broderick Pabillo at an international congress on mercy

NO TO KILLINGS. Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo urges Catholics to speak out on recent killings in the Philippines 'if we are true to our call to be a Church of the Poor.' Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

8 things to do to ring in the year of the sheep

Jan 30, 2015 - 5:32 PM

2015 is touted as a year of prosperity peace and cooperation Here is a list of things to do to channel these attributes and have a truly happy new year

Cristiano Ronaldo Museum awaits new trophy

Jan 10, 2015 - 8:04 PM

The 29 year old Real Madrid superstar is a hot favorite to secure a third trophy when FIFA announces its latest world player of the year

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo is seen here during his side’s loss to Germany. Photo by Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

Baldwin observes PH has ‘deeper’ basketball talent pool

Dec 29, 2014 - 3:50 PM

“I don t necessarily think the team will be revamped or needs to be revamped ” says Baldwin

MORE TALENT. Tab Baldwin looks to maximize the talent available to him when putting together the new Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

One World Trade Center fills hole in Manhattan skyline

Nov 16, 2014 - 1:31 PM

For New Yorkers it s a long awaited sign of the determination to rebuild slowed for years by political negotiations over just what should be done on Ground Zero and then by a hurting economy

RISING PROUDLY. People walk past One World Trade Center, on November 3, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

George Clooney to make film about British phone hacking scandal

Sep 04, 2014 - 10:20 AM

Hack Attack is based on book written by journalist Nick Davies

BRICS meet South American leaders after bank deal

Jul 17, 2014 - 7:45 AM

BRICS leaders justifies the creation of a development bank seen as an alternative to Western dominated global financial organizations

FORTALEZA SUMMIT. Leaders of the BRICS and UNASUR blocs during the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, 16 July 2014. Image courtesy Casa Rosada/Argentina president's office

BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'

Jul 16, 2014 - 10:04 AM

The leaders of Brazil Russia India China and South Africa agreed to launch the institutions to finance infrastructure projects and head off future economic crises

TOP OF THE BRICS. Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2-L), Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (C), Chinese President Xi Jinping (2-R) and South African President Jacob Zuma (R) pose for a picture during the 6th BRICS summit in the city of Fortaleza, Brazil, 15 July 2014. Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremilin Pool/EPA

iPhone 6 preview (TechRap)

Jul 06, 2014 - 7:56 PM

In just 3 months Apple should announce the new iPhone we go over everything you need to know about yet to be released smartphone

British PM under fresh pressure after hacking verdict

Jun 26, 2014 - 7:51 AM

Cameron said it had been the wrong decision to make the News of the World editor his media chief in 2007 though denied ignoring warnings about Coulson s activities at the tabloid

'WRONG DECISION.' British Prime Minister David Cameron. File photo by EPA/Andy Rain

Brooks cleared, Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial

Jun 25, 2014 - 8:56 AM

The jury delivered their verdicts after 8 days of deliberations and nearly 8 months of evidence sparked by the scandal that led to News Corp boss Murdoch shutting down the Sunday tabloid in disgrace in July 2011

GUILTY. Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson leaves Old Bailey Central Criminal Court in Central London, Britain, 24 June 2014. Daniel Leal-Olivas/EPA

World's oldest man dies in New York

Jun 09, 2014 - 10:43 PM

Alexander Imich a retired chemist passed away at age 111

PH economy to double in next decade: think-tank

May 19, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Once the region s perennial economic laggard the Philippines is seen to stage a major comeback to be one of the top 3 economies in the region by 2030

UK tabloid ex-editor tells of payments to public officials

Feb 28, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Brooks tells the phone hacking trial that she had permitted such payments on a handful of occasions between 1998 and 2009

PHONE-HACKING SCANDAL. Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, and her husband Charlie arrive for the phone-hacking trial at the Old Bailey court in London on October 31, 2013. Photo by Leon Neal/AFP

UK tabloid 'paid £250,000' for Hugh Grant prostitute scoop

Feb 20, 2014 - 10:10 PM

A former editor and executive said News of the World also spent moving Divine Brown to a desert hideout to stop other papers stealing the 1995 scoop

PHONE-HACKING TRIAL. Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, arrives for the phone-hacking trial at the Old Bailey court in London on February 20, 2014. Photo by Carl Court/AFP

Rebekah Brooks prepares to testify in UK hacking trial

Feb 19, 2014 - 7:12 PM

After nearly four months of hearings lawyers for Brooks a former editor of the now defunct News of the World tabloid were due to begin presenting the case for the defense

PHONE-HACKING SCANDAL. Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, and her husband Charlie arrive for the phone-hacking trial at the Old Bailey court in London on October 31, 2013. Photo by Leon Neal/AFP

British reporter admits hacking at Murdoch paper and rival

Jan 28, 2014 - 8:01 AM

British actor Jude Law also gives evidence at the trial telling the jury that the media seemed to have an unhealthy amount of information about his private life

WITNESS. British actor Jude Law arrives at the Old Bailey Criminal Court to give evidence in the 'News of the World' hacking trial, in London, Britain, 27 January 2014. Andy Rain/EPA

Google must wipe Max Mosley orgy photos: German court

Jan 24, 2014 - 10:03 PM

In the court s view the pictures offered seriously violate the plaintiff s privacy said judge Simone Kaefer

OFF GOOGLE. A German court orders Google to block photos of a sadomasochistic orgy involving former Formula One boss Max Mosley. File photo by AFP

UK hacking trial hears of targeting of murdered girl's phone

Nov 05, 2013 - 9:19 PM

Prosecutors say a 2002 story about the 13 year old was changed between the first and second editions of the newspaper to remove references to a message on her voicemail

FACING TRIAL. In this file photo, former Chief Executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks (C) leaves City of Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain, 29 November 2012. EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Former News of the World editors were lovers, trial hears

Oct 31, 2013 - 11:38 PM

Prosecutors in the UK phone hacking scandal say former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson had an affair

UK trial hears Murdoch protégée 'set up team that used hacking'

Oct 31, 2013 - 9:26 PM

A prosecutor says Rebekah Brooks set up an investigations team that was involved in phone hacking

Explosive evidence expected as UK phone-hacking trial opens

Oct 28, 2013 - 10:33 AM

Monday s trial is the first one arising from the scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch s News of the World newspaper

FACING TRIAL. In this file photo, former Chief Executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks (C) leaves City of Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Britain, 29 November 2012. EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Britain's high-profile phone-hacking trial to open

Oct 27, 2013 - 10:47 AM

Rupert Murdoch s key aide Rebekah Brooks and the British prime minister s former media chief Andy Coulson are among the defendants

In this file picture taken on June 6, 2013, former Downing Street communications director and News of the World Editor, Andy Coulson, leaves Southwark Crown Court in central London. The first trial from the phone-hacking scandal that sank Rupert Murdoch's News of the World opens in Britain on Monday, with Coulson as one of the defendants. AFP PHOTO/ANDREW COWIE

New designer drugs multiplying, testing authorities - UN

Jun 26, 2013 - 4:32 PM

New psychoactive substances often sold under harmless names like spice bath salts or herbal incense posed a serious health risk although they were legal

'BATH SALTS' Baggies of typical "bath salts" are seen on January 24, 2011 in Washington,DC. Photo by AFP/Paul J. Richards

Jolie stunt double sues News Corp over phone hacking

Jun 18, 2013 - 9:35 PM

UPDATED British national Eunice Huthart accused News Corp s of intercepting voice mail messages while she was a stunt double for actress Angelina Jolie

Media magnate Murdoch divorces 3rd wife

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:17 AM

A source close to News Corp said the couple had a pre nuptial agreement but did not elaborate

'BROKEN DOWN IRRETRIEVABLY.' Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng at the 85th Academy Awards last February 24

British PM's ex-aide denies phone hacking

Jun 06, 2013 - 10:26 PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron s former media chief Andy Coulson pleads not guilty to intercepting mobile phone voicemail messages of public figures

Journalism's creative destruction

Dec 01, 2012 - 6:24 PM

The phoenix rising out of the ashes will bring greater transparency and the journalist’s role will be as essential in the future as it is today

British inquiry urges new laws for 'outrageous' press

Nov 29, 2012 - 10:09 PM

A judge called for legislation to underpin a new regulator for Britain s outrageous newspapers

Ex-Murdoch aide Rebekah Brooks in British court

Jun 13, 2012 - 6:15 PM

Rebekah Brooks the former top aide to Rupert Murdoch and friend of British premier David Cameron appeared in court for the first time Wednesday to face charges relating to the phone hacking scandal

British PM's ex-aide charged in perjury probe

May 31, 2012 - 7:30 AM

Andy Coulson an ex editor of News of the World was charged with perjury over a phone hacking scandal

Murdochs in line for criticism in phone hacking report

May 01, 2012 - 11:23 AM

Lawmakers on the cross party committee are reportedly divided on how far to criticise the Murdochs over the phone hacking scandal which prompted them to close down their 168 year old News of the World tabloid in July

News Corp Chief Rupert Murdoch (L) and wife Wendi Deng (R) are driven away from the High Court in central London on April 26, 2012 after Rupert Murdoch's second and final day of giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP