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  1. Man held after people injured in London incident

    10.07 / 16:22 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    LONDON, United Kingdom (UPDATED) – Police arrested a man near London's Natural History Museum on Saturday, October 7, after a vehicle apparently drove into pedestrians at a busy tourist spot, injuring a number of people. Witnesses and footage posted on social media suggest the man was pinned down on the ground …
  2. Malaysia arrests 8 suspected militants, including 3 Filipinos

    10.07 / 16:22 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysian police said on Saturday, October 7, they have detained 4 locals and 4 foreigners suspected of militant activities, the latest arrest of alleged Islamic extremists in the Muslim-majority country. The group, who include 3 Filipinos and one Albanian, were detained between September 27 and October 6 …
  3. Philippines 'breeding ground for terrorists,' says Filipino suspect in NY plot

    10.07 / 16:22 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino suspect in a thwarted jihadist plot targeting New York City had boasted that his country was "a breeding ground for terrorists," the US Justice Department said Saturday, October 7. Russell Salic and two others have been charged with involvement in the plan to carry out the attacks in the name of the Islamic State group (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the …
  4. Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation – Erdogan

    10.07 / 13:59 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, October 7, that pro-Ankara Syrian rebels were staging a new military operation in Syria's northwestern Idlib province with the aim of pushing out jihadists who control the region. The move comes as Turkey along with Russia and Iran prepare to …
  5. Bangladesh's mega refugee camp plan 'dangerous' – UN official

    10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh – A top UN official said Saturday, October 7, Bangladesh's plan to build the world's biggest refugee camp for 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims was dangerous because overcrowding could heighten the risks of deadly diseases spreading quickly. The arrival of more than half a million Rohingya refugees who have fled an army crackdown in Myanmar's …
  6. Dream comes true as tearful Halep powers to number one ranking

    10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    BEIJING, China - Emotional Simona Halep called it the best day of her life as she surged to number one in the world for the first time after reaching the China Open final on Saturday, October 7. The Romanian, who said her next…
  7. Filipino charged for foiled NY terror plot is a doctor from Marawi

    10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    MANILA, Philippines – Russel Salic, the Filipino charged for allegedly supporting a foiled terror plot in New York , is a doctor who used to practice in Marawi City, Rappler learned. Salic is an opthalmologist who used to work at the Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City. He lived in neighboring Marantao town. He surrendered to authorities in Manila in …
  8. NBA anthem protests would be 'counter-productive', says Steph Curry

    10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    SHANGHAI, China - Two-time MVP Stephen Curry said Saturday, October 7 it would be "counter-productive" for NBA players to follow their NFL counterparts by kneeling in protest during the national anthem.   Scores of National Football League (NFL) players have taken a knee during the anthem in defiance …
  9. LIVE BLOG: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 80 men's basketball round one

    10.07 / 12:23 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    MANILA, Philippines – Archrivals Ateneo Blue Eagles and De La Salle Green Archers will clash for the first time this Season 80 on Sunday, October 8 at the Mall of Asia Arena.  Ateneo is atop of the standings as the first round draws to a close at 6-0, but …
  10. After near upset of DLSU, the UE Red Warriors walk with a winning swagger

    10.07 / 11:36 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
      MANILA, Philippines - Career-high guy Philip Manalang said it best after UE’s 96-91 thriller over 0-7 UST: “Ibang-iba ngayon, gusto namin talaga lahat manalo.” (“It’s really different today, we really wanted to win.”) He said that not just because they faced another …
  11. Sudan eyes economic revival as U.S. lifts sanctions

    10.07 / 11:36 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    KHARTOUM, Sudan – Up until a few years ago, Sudanese engineer Ahmed Abdallah used to manage his family's expenses on his $400 monthly salary but he has since had to take out loans to make ends meet. With the US State Department's announcement Friday, October 6, of an end to some …
  12. Adamson Falcons end FEU's 3-game winning streak

    10.07 / 11:36 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    MANILA, Philippines – The Adamson University (AdU) Soaring Falcons extended their winning streak to 4 as they bested the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws, 95-79, on Saturday, October 7 at the Mall of Asia Arena.  Both teams came into the game on winning streaks and were looking to break away …
  13. Syria regime enters ISIS-held town in 'severe blow' to ISIS

    10.07 / 10:48 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    BEIRUT, Lebanon – Regime forces Friday, October 6, broke into the eastern town of Mayadeen, one of the Islamic State group's last bastions in Syria, backed by Russian air raids taking a deadly toll on civilians. Mayadeen in the oil-rich eastern province of Deir Ezzor is seen as the jihadist group's …
  14. LPA to bring rain showers over parts of Luzon on Sunday

    10.07 / 10:48 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – A low pressure area (LPA) off Virac, Catanduanes, will bring scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over the regions of Ilocos, Cordillera, Cagayan Valley, …
  15. Decapitated head of Swedish journalist Kim Wall found

    10.07 / 10:48 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (Updated) – Danish police said Saturday divers had recovered the decapitated head and two legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who vanished in August while interviewing a Danish inventor aboard his homemade submarine. In a grisly case worthy of a Nordic noir thriller, Copenhagen police inspector Jens Moller Jensen told …
  16. Trump rolls back Obamacare provision for free birth control

    10.07 / 10:48 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    WASHINGTON, United States – US President Donald Trump's administration annulled on Friday an Obamacare provision that obliged employer health plans to pay for contraception, potentially stripping free birth control from millions of women. The move extends to all commercial enterprises an exemption already given to religious institutions. Rights groups, physicians, Democrats and …
  17. PNP probes death of man from 'self-inflicted' injuries while in cops' custody

    10.07 / 10:48 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The chief of Police Regional Office 9 has announced the creation of a fact-finding team to investigate the death of a man who supposedly harmed himself while in police custody in Zamboanga City on September 30. “The Police Regional Office 9 assures the public of the …
  18. Bloggers bound by same rules as journalists – Robredo

    10.07 / 07:31 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    MANILA, Philippines – They cannot just hide beneath the cloak of being just a "blogger." The likes of Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and Thinking Pinoy's Rey Joseph Nieto  should not skirt rules on verification when posting information online just because they are bloggers and not journalists, …
  19. [Newspoint] One very insecure president

    10.07 / 07:31 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    Rodrigo Duterte obviously feels very insecure in his presidency. Enough evidence of that may have shown on just one occasion, a few days ago, at the Integrated Bar convention, after he chucked his written speech and proceeded to extemporize. The president's problem is that, when he goes off unprompted, he’s …
  20. Tracy McGrady back with Magic in advisory role

    10.07 / 06:08 rappler.com Rappler.com - Lifestyle
    MIAMI, USA - Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady, inducted earlier this year into the Basketball Hall of Fame, was named on Friday, October 6 as a special assistant to Orlando Magic chief executive Alex Martins. McGrady, who played for the Magic from 2000 to 2004,…