Johnny Depp celebrates defamation verdict, Amber Heard ‘heartbroken’

Inquirer.net 06/02/2022

FAIRFAX, United States – A jubilant Johnny Depp said Wednesday that a US jury “gave me my life back” by overwhelmingly taking his side in a bitter defamation battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard over mutual allegations…

Shot grandmother, acted alone: police profile Texas gunman

05/25/2022

UVALDE, Texas — Before he opened fire in a Texas elementary school — killing 19 small children — teenager Salvador Ramos first shot his grandmother, officials said. The 18-year-old, who died when police tried to arrest him, was…

‘Agaton’ landslides, floods death toll hits 148

04/15/2022

ABUYOG, Leyte – The death toll from landslides and flooding in the Philippines triggered by Tropical Storm Agaton (international name: Megi) rose to 148 on Thursday, April 14, 2022, official figures showed, as more bodies were found…

Borodianka, a ruined town emerges after Russians leave

04/05/2022

BORODIANKA, Ukraine — Borodianka has been turned inside out. The buildings are flayed open, spilling clothing into the treetops. A trip along the long straight road through the modest Ukrainian town is now a procession of the grimly absurd.…

Plane carrying 133 crashes in China, casualties unknown

03/21/2022

BEIJING — A China Eastern passenger jet carrying 133 people has crashed in southwest China and caused a mountain fire with casualties unknown, state broadcaster CCTV reported Monday. The Boeing 737 plane crashed in the rural countryside…

Kim Kardashian divorce from Kanye West finalized

03/03/2022

LOS ANGELES – Reality TV star Kim Kardashian’s marriage to Kanye West officially ended Wednesday when a Los Angeles judge finalized her divorce from the rapper now known as Ye. Kardashian appeared before the court virtually but…

Bali welcomes back tourists with first international flight

02/17/2022

DENPASAR — Bali began a tentative re-opening to foreign tourists on Wednesday with the first international passenger flight to the Indonesian holiday island in nearly two years. The resumption of flights comes as the Southeast Asian archipelago…

Celtics beat Hawks to stretch NBA win streak to eight games

02/14/2022

Washington, United States—Jayson Tatum scored 38 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Boston Celtics stretched their NBA win streak to eight games on Sunday by defeating the Atlanta Hawks 105-95. The Celtics improved to 33-25 (win-loss),…

Masks in class: How damaging to child development?

Inquirer.net 02/11/2022

Washington, United States — Two years into the pandemic, concerns around the effect of masks on the linguistic, emotional, and social development of children are taking center stage. In the United States, calls to lift mask mandates at…

James, Durant named captains for NBA All-Star showcase

Inquirer.net 01/28/2022

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James was named an NBA All-Star Game captain for the fifth-straight season on Thursday, January 27, 2022, as the league revealed the starting players for the mid-season showcase in…

Moderna begins trial of Omicron-specific vaccine booster

Inquirer.net 01/27/2022

WASHINGTON – US biotech company Moderna announced on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, that it has begun clinical trials of a booster dose of vaccine designed specifically to combat the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The trials will…

Suns rally to down Mavs; Pelicans beat Knicks

01/21/2022

Los Angeles, United States— Devin Booker scored 28 points and Chris Paul added 20 points and 11 assists as Phoenix beat the Dallas Mavericks, 109-101, on Thursday, January 20, 2022, (Friday morning, January 21, Philippine time) in…

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