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Police pick up adorable intruders: A pair of pygmy goats


BELFAST, Maine — Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets. A Belfast police officer responded Sunday morning to find the pygmy goats in a woman’s garage. They had been snacking on cat food. Officer Daniel Fitzpatrick used a cat leash to […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Bucks take 2-1 advantage


MILWAUKEE –Khris Middleton scored 20 points and the Milwaukee Bucks overwhelmed the cold-shooting Toronto Raptors for a 104-77 win on Thursday night (Friday PH time) to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Greg Monroe added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Bucks, who held DeMar DeRozan without a basket […]

Posted: April 21st, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Warriors rout Blazers for 2-0 lead


JaVale McGee shined on a night none of the usual stars found their steady shooting strokes and sparked Golden State off the bench with 15 points, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 110-81 , in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday night (Thursday morning PH time). Steph Curry went 6 for […]

Posted: April 20th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Raptors tie series


  TORONTO–Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, including the clinching basket with less than 10 seconds to play, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-100 on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Philippine time), evening their first-round playoff series at 1-1. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 of his 16 in the second […]

Posted: April 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave


WASHINGTON, United States — US President Donald Trump took a moment at the White House Easter egg roll Monday to deliver a terse message to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un: “Got to behave.” Trump made the off-the-cuff comment to a CNN reporter after kicking off the 139th annual Easter egg roll with First Lady Melania […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria


BEIRUT, Lebanon— A chemical weapons attack in an opposition-held town in northern Syria killed dozens of people on Tuesday, leaving residents gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and overcrowded hospitals. The Trump administration blamed the Syrian government for the attack, one of the deadliest in years, and said Syria’s patrons, Russia and Iran, […]

Posted: April 5th, 2017 in World | Read More »

FITBIT TRACKS YOU STEPS; now it wants to chart your Zs, too


FITBIT, whose devices encourage people to walk 10,000 steps each day, now wants to put them to sleep as well. The company said data collected by the millions of Fitbit trackers in use show that people are averaging less than seven hours of sleep a night, the amount recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Posted: March 12th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

130 experts denounce Trump’s revised travel ban


Over 130 US foreign policy experts have denounced President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying it undermines America’s national security and interests as much as the original order barring travelers from some Muslim-majority countries and refugees. “To Muslims – including those victimized by or fighting against ISIS (Islamic State) – it will send a message […]

Posted: March 12th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Thailand seizes 422 pieces of smuggled elephant tusks


BANGKOK — Thai authorities have seized 422 pieces of elephant tusks and arrested a Gambian man suspected of smuggling the ivory, customs officials said Tuesday. The cut-up tusks were hidden in a shipment listed as unprocessed gemstones, Customs Department Director-General Kulit Sombatsiri said. The parcel was examined because Malawi is regarded as high-risk for smuggled […]

Posted: March 9th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Trump expected to sign new travel ban order


Washington — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign a revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from certain Muslim-majority countries and halting the nation’s refugee program. A White House official said plans to roll out the order were on track for Monday. The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the […]

Posted: March 6th, 2017 in World | Read More »