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Hits and misses in ‘The Voice Kids 3’ compilation
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  If we were to pick our top choices from the latest batch of “The Voice Kids” finalists based solely on the talent search’s latest compilation, “The Voice Kids, Season 3: The Album,” the result would be different from the roster of winners declared last Aug. 28—and second placer Antonetthe Tismo would come out on [...]

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For gluttons mostly
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  In 2010, veteran chef Tom Pizzica joined season six of the TV search, “Food Network Star,” but failed to cop the top slot. That “not quite good enough” outcome would have sucked the air and resolve out of most less-than-winning wannabes, but Tom proved to be made of sterner stuff, and kept dreaming, hoping—and [...]

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Sex video fake, say viewers
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A Filipino-American woman residing in the United States has sent the Philippine Daily Inquirer a copy of a video showing a couple engaged in the sex act—and asked the question: “Is Sen. Leila de Lima the female in the video?”   Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has threatened that he will show a purported sex [...]

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VP says video showing ‘public shaming of a woman’
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  Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday slammed the plan to show an alleged sex video of Sen. Leila de Lima at next week’s congressional hearing on the alleged drug trade at the national penitentiary, saying it was tantamount to “a public shaming of a woman.”   “As a longtime advocate for human and women’s [...]

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Naia opens place for mass sendoffs
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OVERSEAS Filipino workers (OFWs) may now relish their fleeting moments with relatives, even by the jeepload, as the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) formally opened on Wednesday a place for a proper sendoff at the country’s premier airport.   Bowing to the local culture of a community-wide goodbye, the MIAA opened the east and west [...]

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Man found dead on guardrail in US had eaten up to $500K in heroin
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  CLEARFIELD, Pennsylvania — A Pennsylvania coroner says a Guatemalan found dead over a guardrail had swallowed up to $500,000 worth of heroin and was killed when one of the packets burst. Clearfield County Coroner Mike Morris tells WJAC-TV (http://bit.ly/2d0rqTS ) he’s working with state police and drug enforcement agents to determine the source and [...]

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Peso plunges to 7-yr low
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INVESTOR concerns on the Duterte administration’s war on drugs coupled with external developments causing uncertainty globally pulled the peso to a seven-year low on Monday. The peso closed at 48.25 to a dollar, the weakest level since the close of 48.335 on Sept. 15, 2009. At the Philippine Dealing System, the domestic currency reached an [...]

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One thing that never fails to inspire Jennylyn
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Jennylyn Mercado’s discography has always leaned toward slow romantic ballads, and her sixth and latest studio album, “Ultimate,” doesn’t veer away too drastically from them.   But this time around, the tunes have a palpable, more contemporary pop-sounding bounce. She has grown tired of “singing the same stuff,” she said, and was raring to experiment [...]

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White eyes NBA again after first pro stint in PBA
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ANTIPOLO—A month after going undrafted in the NBA, James White’s basketball journey brought him overseas to Manila, thousands of miles away from home. As a dewy-eyed 22-year-old fresh out of college, White didn’t know what to expect as he took on the world. All he needed was a chance and the opportunity was his for [...]

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