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Google tensions deepen over firings of 'Thanksgiving Four'

Nov 26, 2019 - 4:46 PM

(UPDATED) The dismissals of the 4 deepen staff-management tensions at a company once seen as a paradigm of Silicon Valley freedoms but now embroiled in numerous controversies

GOOGLE. People walk in Google's main campus as a sit-in to protest against Google's retaliation against workers takes place within Google's main cafeteria in Mountain View, California on May 1, 2019. File photo by Amy Osborne/AFP

Big turnout of 'Googlers' at headquarters in global protest

Nov 02, 2018 - 11:25 AM

'Not only will these women and men change the Tech Bro Culture in Silicon Valley, they're going to change the world!' Democratic California congresswoman Jackie Speier tweets

WALKOUT. Google employees stage a walkout on November 1, 2018, in New York, over sexual harassment. Photo by Bryan R. Smith/AFP

The week in photos: September 1-7, 2018

Sep 08, 2018 - 8:00 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

ABORTION HEARING. Women dressed as characters from the novel-turned-TV series "The Handmaid's Tale" stand in an elevator at the Hart Senate Office Building as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh starts the first day of his confirmation hearing in front of the US Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on September 4, 2018. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

The week in photos: March 31-April 6, 2018

Apr 07, 2018 - 3:18 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Children look out of the window of a bus upon their arrival at the Abu al-Zindeen checkpoint near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab after Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from the former rebel bastion's main town of Douma were evacuated from the last rebel-held pocket in Eastern Ghouta on April 3, 2018.Russia-backed regime forces have retaken control of 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta since February 18 through a combination of a deadly air and ground assault and evacuation deals. / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-Khatib

'#ENOUGH': U.S. students stage walkout against gun violence

Mar 14, 2018 - 11:56 PM

(UPDATED) According to the #ENOUGH campaign, students from more than 3,000 schools nationwide took part in demonstrations on Wednesday, March 14

AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE. Students from Harvest Collegiate High School stand in Washington Square Park on March 14, 2018 in New York to take part in a national walkout to protest gun violence, one month after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Elton John left stage because of 'rude' fan

Mar 04, 2018 - 1:17 PM

The incident occurs while he was playing 'Saturday Night'

Sir Elton John has a performance of two songs before holding a press conference in New York January 24, 2018. Pop legend Elton John on Wednesday announced a final tour, saying he intends to stop traveling to spend more time with his family. The 70-year-old British entertainer, revealing his plans at a gala New York event, said he planned to "go out with a bang" with a global tour that may last several years.  / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

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May 22, 2017 - 10:53 PM

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University students walk out of Pence speech

May 22, 2017 - 2:08 PM

The members of the graduating class – dressed in cap and gowns together with some two thousand classmates – stood up and quietly left the school s football stadium when Pence began delivering his speech videos posted online show

PENCE COMMENCEMENT WALKOUT. US Vice-President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 20, 2017. File photo by Virginia Mayo/AFP

Eduard Folayang sheds light on signature walkout song

Nov 11, 2016 - 12:24 AM

What does the song Hero by the Christian rock band Skillet mean to the Philippines mixed martial arts athlete who is competing for the ONE Championship?

FACE OF PHILIPPINE MMA. Eduard Folayang is scheduled to challenge Shinya Aoki for the ONE Championship lightweight belt on November 11., 2016. Photo by Nissi Icasiano/Rappler

Robert Downey Jr discusses interview walkout

Apr 29, 2015 - 4:11 AM

I just wish I had left sooner he says

File photo via Featureflash/Shutterstock

New Lufthansa pilots' strike to begin October 20

Oct 19, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Pilots are fighting a plan by the airline to raise the minimum age of retirement and to involve pilots in the financing of their pensions

CANCELLED FLIGHTS. Numerous flights by Germanwings are shown as canceled on an information board at Cologne/Bonn Airport in Cologne, Germany, October 16, as pilots of the Lufthansa subsidiary go on strike. Photo by EPA/Rolf Vennenbernd

Miriam eyes Poe, Duterte or Gibo as VP in 2016

Sep 10, 2014 - 12:51 PM

If I do not reach full recovery by December this year I will not run for any public office The decision to run will depend on my doctors Santiago tells reporters

File photo by Romeo Bugante/Senate PRIB

Memorable moments in the Philippine Senate

Jun 10, 2014 - 11:22 AM

Ernesto Maceda sings Loren Legarda cries Tessie Aquino Oreta dances What other surprises have we not seen in the Senate?

Rain or Shine fined P2M for partial walkout in PBA Finals

Feb 28, 2014 - 2:29 PM

Rain or Shine has been fined P2 million 45 000 for walking out at the 2nd quarter of Game 6 of the PBA PH Cup Finals

WALKOUT. Yeng Guiao led his team out of the playing court after a series of calls he believes heavily favored San Mig Coffee. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

'Transformers' director walks out of Samsung event

Jan 07, 2014 - 8:16 PM

Michael Bay breaks under pressure at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014

EMOTIONAL RIDE. Michael Bay panics and walks out at Consumer Electronics Show. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

1986 Comelec walkout not about Cory or Marcos

Feb 25, 2013 - 10:31 PM

Statement of vote tabulators from 1986 puts snap election walkout in perspective

WALKOUT. Vote tabulators walked out during the quick count of votes in the 1986 snap elections. Photo from http://definitelyfilipino.com

Corona apologizes to the senator-judges

May 25, 2012 - 2:42 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona apologizes to the Senator judges for his untimely exit after giving a 3 hour long opening statement Tuesday May22

The foiled (great) escape

May 25, 2012 - 9:22 AM

His two years as chief justice have given him precisely that—a parallel universe—where realities blur when these contradict his thinking jar or distress him He was not to be questioned He was to be followed always

Corona's hypoglycemia

May 22, 2012 - 8:47 PM

Hypoglycemia which supposedly forced Chief Justice Renato Corona to walk out of the impeachment court can usually be cured with Coke says doctor

DIABETIC CORONA. The Chief Justice walked out of the Senate session hall supposedly due to hypoglycemia.

Corona now in hospital - counsel

May 22, 2012 - 8:28 PM

After walking out of the impeachment court Chief Justice Renato Corona is brought to a hospital

'Walkout premeditated to avoid cross-examination'

May 22, 2012 - 7:01 PM

The prosecution says Chief Justice Renato Corona planned his walkout to avoid questions after his testimony

CONVERSATIONS: Waiver, walkout, what's next in the #CoronaTrial?

May 22, 2012 - 5:38 PM

How do you feel about the dramatic turn of events during Day 40 of the CoronaTrial?

Walkout by Corona's impeachment lawyers looms?

Feb 12, 2012 - 9:56 PM

Defense lawyers hint that they will reject a Senate decision to defy the Supreme Court

A prosecution walkout - 11 yrs ago

Jan 16, 2012 - 6:38 AM

The impeachment trial brings together old characters in a previous exercise

Overwhelming number of congressmen impeached CJ Corona