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Shooter in deadly Illinois rampage was not supposed to own a gun, police say

(CNN) [Breaking news update, published at 12:30 p.m. ET]. Police in Aurora, Illinois, have released the names of the five Henry Pratt Co. employees who were killed in Friday's shooting: • Clayton Parks of Elgin, Illinois. He was a human resources manager. Read more

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LOOK: Slater Young marries Kryz Uy in Cebu

Slater Young has married his fiancée of one year, blogger Kryz Uy. The garden ceremony took place Saturday at a beach resort in Cebu --Slater's hometown. Their guests included "Halik" star Sam Milby. Check out some of the photos --some taken by Pat Dy ... Read more

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Interview: US widens EU divisions via Middle East conference in Warsaw

WARSAW, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- By organizing a Middle East conference in Warsaw zeroing in on Iran, the United States has widened divisions among European Union countries, while securing its interests instead of promoting peace and security in the Middle ... Read more

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Bong Revilla insists he has no plundered millions to return

The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan must now clarify whether the senatorial candidate is liable to return stolen taxpayers money. Lian Buan · @lianbuan. Published 3:55 PM, February 16, 2019. Updated 4:01 PM, February 16, 2019. WHAT MONEY? Senatorial ... Read more

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Warriors' Stephen Curry gives new uniforms to Davidson then celebrates a ...

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry has a loaded schedule this week between the NBA All-Star Game, the 3-point contest and the media obligations that come with being one of the top players in the game. But because this year's event is located in ... Read more

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As the clock ticks, there's a path to a 'win-win' outcome in US-China trade talks

The usual cast of characters were back at the negotiating table, trying to find a way to stem another round of US tariff increases that were stayed in December after the Buenos Aires G20 meeting between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President ... Read more

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DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 29

Feb 16 (Reuters) -. For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events. Emerging Markets Economic Events. Government Debt Auctions. Political and General News. U.S. Federal Reserve. Today in Washington ... Read more

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Gina Iniong dedicates upcoming ONE fight to ailing mother

Gina Iniong's upcoming fight isn't going to like her previous ones. Iniong returns to the ONE Championship cage on Saturday against undefeated Jihin Radzuan in ONE: Clash of Legends at Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, in a bout she dedicates to her ... Read more

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte spotted shopping in Hong Kong for second ...

Shoppers' paradise Hong Kong attracted a surprise visitor on Saturday – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was seen in town for the second time in less than five months. Duterte was in Hong Kong with his partner Honeylet Avancena, who was ... Read more

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Rubber-based Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Market by Types, Application, Growth ...

Rubber-based Pressure Sensitive Adhesive market segmented on the basis of suppliers, consumers, drivers, opportunities market challenges, indicators, market risks/restraints, influences. The Rubber-based Pressure Sensitive Adhesive market mainly ... Read more

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1Bataan eases past Pasig Grindhouse to capture first leg of Chooks Pilipinas 3x3

1Bataan Risers proved that they were the rightful kings as they were crowned champions of the first leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 President's Cup, topping the Pasig Grindhouse Kings, 19-18 in the Finals on Saturday at the SM Megamall Events ... Read more

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Global Office and Commercial Coffee Services Market 2019 Size, Share, Products ...

“arcognizance.com” has added latest research report on “Global Office and Commercial Coffee Services Market”, this report helps to analyze top manufacturers, regions, revenue, price, and also covers Industry sales channel, distributors, traders ... Read more

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Crafts, skills of IP, women in NegOcc town pushed

By Erwin Nicavera February 16, 2019, 6:12 pm. Share. Twitter. BACOLOD CITY -- Efforts to improve the craftsmanship and culinary skills of indigenous peoples (IPs) and women groups in Binalbagan, Negros Occidental is being pushed by a non-government ... Read more

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Marvel Comics Universe & May 2019 Solicitations Spoilers: War Of The Realms ...

Marvel Comics Universe and May 2019 Solicitations Spoilers follows. War Of The Realms Causes Four Giantmen To Unite In Giant-Man?! Marvel reports: This May, Rise to New Heights with 'Giant-Man' #1. Leah Williams and Marco Castiello present the new ... Read more

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Philippine banks agree to reschedule debt of Hanjin shipyard in Subic

SEOUL -- Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction secured approval from Philippine banks to reschedule the debt of its affiliate in Subic, two days after the mid-sized South Korean shipbuilder reported capital impairment. Philippine creditors agreed to ... Read more

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Global Office and Commercial Coffee Services Market 2019 Size, Share, Products ...

“arcognizance.com” has added latest research report on “Global Office and Commercial Coffee Services Market”, this report helps to analyze top manufacturers, regions, revenue, price, and also covers Industry sales channel, distributors, traders ... Read more

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Gina Iniong dedicates upcoming ONE fight to ailing mother

Gina Iniong's upcoming fight isn't going to like her previous ones. Iniong returns to the ONE Championship cage on Saturday against undefeated Jihin Radzuan in ONE: Clash of Legends at Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, in a bout she dedicates to her ... Read more

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NBA All-Stars Chris Webber, Jack Sikma, Paul Westphal among 13 Hall of Fame ...

Seven-time NBA All-Star Jack Sikma and five-time NBA All-Stars Chris Webber and Paul Westphal were among 13 people named Friday as finalists for 2019 induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Candidates were announced as festivities began in ... Read more

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Foton downs UVC in Grand Prix opener

Foton flirted with disaster before eking out a 26-24, 25-20, 15-25, 25-21 victory over United VC in the opening salvo of the 2019 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Saturday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. American import Courtney Felinski ... Read more

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LOOK: Alyssa Valdez, Gretchen Ho meet NBA Rising Stars in Charlotte

@gretchenho and @AlyssaValdez2 are here to check out the Rising Stars Practice before the big game later! Catch it on ABS-CBN at 10 AM! @abscbnsports #NBA #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/5LoL3cRsDz. — NBA Philippines (@NBA_Philippines) February ... Read more

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LOOK: Korean actor Park Hyung Sik arrives in Manila for fan meet

MANILA - Korean actor Park Hyung Sik is back in Manila, arriving Saturday morning for a fan meet organized by a local clothing brand. The man of the night @ZEA_Hyungsik just arrived and he's ready to sweep us all off our feet❣ Any suggestions for our ... Read more

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Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

TUCSON, Ariz. — Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico by the Sinaloa cartel into ... Read more

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PHOTOS: Today in History, February 16

Today is Saturday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2019. There are 318 days left in the year. Highlight in History: In 1959, Fidel Castro became premier of Cuba a month and a-half after the overthrow of Fulgencio Batista. [1/82]. Actress Julie Andrews, center ... Read more

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WGEID exec lauds PH for clarifying 625 'desaparecidos' cases

By Gigie Arcilla February 16, 2019, 1:15 pm. Share. Twitter. PH DELEGATION TO WGEID. Members of the Philippine government's delegation to the meeting with the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) in Sarajevo, Bosnia ... Read more

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Top poll ad spender? Alejano says he spent less than '3%' of PCIJ estimate

'I cannot imagine myself having that amount,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, who has been named by the PCIJ as the top 10 ad spender so far for the 2019 polls. Rambo Talabong. Published 5:36 PM, February 16, 2019. Updated 6:22 PM, ... Read more

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All that's happening at Kryz Uy and Slater Young's Cebu wedding

It's finally happening! After celebrating a bachelorette party at Las Vegas and shooting a breathtaking prenup at New Zealand in the last few months, Kryz Uy and Slater Young are tying the knot. The couple's close friends and family flew to Cebu for ... Read more

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NU Bullpups, Ateneo Eaglets set UAAP juniors finals rematch

MANILA, Philippines – The NU Bullpups sustained their dominance in the UAAP juniors basketball division with a 94-72 rout of the Adamson Baby Falcons in the Season 81 Final Four at the FilOil Flying V Centre on Friday, February 15. The Goldwyn ... Read more

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Marketing, Sale, Growth Drivers, Opportunities, Industry Trends and Forecast ...

The Global Hexylene Glycol Market research report occupies as a profitable study which has a quality to move Hexylene Glycol market challengers and beginners towards their resolved goals. The report represents an overall analysis of factors surrounded ... Read more

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Photos: Today in History: Feb. 15

Pope Pius XI being carried on his Gestatorial Chair into the Sistine Chapel, Rome as he celebrates the eighth anniversary of his coronation on Feb. 15, 1930. Members of the Roman Nobility and members of the Diplomatic Corps were among those present. Read more

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Foton's imports lead the charge as Tornadoes turn back UVC

Foton recovered from a third-set meltdown to open its 2019 Philippine SuperLiga Grand Prix campaign with a 26-24, 25-20, 15-25, 25-21 win over United Volleyball Club on Saturday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Imports Courtney Felinski and Selime ... Read more

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PGA Tour 2019: Live leaderboard for Genesis Open (Tiger, Phil, Rory in field)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Bubba Watson are among those in the stacked field for the PGA Tour's Genesis Open 2019 this week in California. Day 2 is Friday, Feb. 15. GENESIS OPEN ... Read more

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LOOK: Korean actor Park Hyung Sik arrives in Manila for fan meet

MANILA - Korean actor Park Hyung Sik is back in Manila, arriving Saturday morning for a fan meet organized by a local clothing brand. The man of the night @ZEA_Hyungsik just arrived and he's ready to sweep us all off our feet❣ Any suggestions for our ... Read more

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All that's happening at Kryz Uy and Slater Young's Cebu wedding

It's finally happening! After celebrating a bachelorette party at Las Vegas and shooting a breathtaking prenup at New Zealand in the last few months, Kryz Uy and Slater Young are tying the knot. The couple's close friends and family flew to Cebu for ... Read more

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NBA's Stephen Curry says he regrets daughter's viral appearance at 2015 news ...

NBA superstar Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors said this week that he regrets bringing his young daughter Riley to the podium during a 2015 news conference when her cute antics went viral. Curry was referring to the famous moment when Riley ... Read more

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Top poll ad spender? Alejano says he spent less than '3%' of PCIJ estimate

'I cannot imagine myself having that amount,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, who has been named by the PCIJ as the top 10 ad spender so far for the 2019 polls. Rambo Talabong. Published 5:36 PM, February 16, 2019. Updated 5:37 PM, ... Read more

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Pope condemns global food inequality

By Reuters. ROME – Pope Francis condemned unfair access to food around the world as “perverse” on Thursday, saying it threatened disaster for humanity if not remedied. Pope Francis holds a meeting with World Youth Day volunteers at Rommel Fernandez ... Read more

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Paraw Regatta off limits to 'epal' politicos

ILOILO City – Everybody is welcome to witness Paraw Regatta tomorrow, even politicians but they would be barred from making speeches, according to the Iloilo Paraw Regatta Foundation, Inc. (IPRFI). Paraw Regatta is a 36.5-kilometer race among native ... Read more

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Irish backpacker, 21, 'raped by taxi driver as she screamed “No! Please stop ...

AN IRISH backpacker was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver after a night out on a dream holiday in the Philippines. A police report on the attack described how the cabbie was gripped by a ''lustful desire'' as he walked the girl back to her ... Read more

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Global Confocal Scanning Microscope Market Regional Outlook 2019 | Olympus ...

Global Confocal Scanning Microscope Market report provides comprehensive coverage on major industry drivers, restraints, and their impact on market growth during the forecast period. Furthermore, the study encompasses various market-specific growth ... Read more

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North Cotabato teacher slain in Maguindanao

KIDAPAWAN CITY – An unidentified gunman shot dead a public school teacher on his way to a national high school in Datu Montawal, Maguindanao on Friday. Chief Inspector Erwin Tabora, Datu Montawal town police chief, said Emmanuel Gonzales, ... Read more

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Today in History: Feb. 16

Today is Saturday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2019. On Feb. 16, 1968, the nation's first 911 emergency telephone system was inaugurated in Haleyville, Alabama, as the speaker of the Alabama House, Rankin Fite, placed a call from the mayor's office in ... Read more

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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray called out for wearing a Sabyasachi design ...

Catriona Gray , Miss Universe 2018 apparently wore a copy of a Sabyasachi design by American designer Sherri Hill to New York Fashion Week 2019 and was trolled on Instagram for it. The design belongs to Sabyasachi Mukherjee's 2016 Firdaus Couture ... Read more

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New Report of Flanged Thermowells Market Overview, Manufacturing Cost ...

Industrial Forecast on Flanged Thermowells Market: A new research report titled, 'Global Flanged Thermowells Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025' have been added by Reports Monitor to its huge collection of research report with grow significant ... Read more

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SWS: Majority of Filipinos see fewer drug users in their areas

MANILA, Philippines — Majority of Filipinos said the number of drug addicts in their areas has decreased over the past year, a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey result showed on Saturday. ADVERTISEMENT. In a survey conducted from Dec. Read more

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No Michelle Morente for La Salle in UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball

MANILA, Philippines—Michelle Morente caused some stir when she left Ateneo and transferred to De La Salle in September 2017. Morente, though, won't be suiting up at all for the Lady Spikers in women's volleyball with the defending champions instead ... Read more

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PSL Grand Prix Preview: the rise of the Generika-Ayala Life Savers

The most intact team in the Philippine Superliga (PSL) hopes to build on its first podium finish in franchise history last conference as the Generika-Ayala Life Savers take to the Taraflex on opening day at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City against ... Read more

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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray called out for wearing a Sabyasachi design ...

Catriona Gray , Miss Universe 2018 apparently wore a copy of a Sabyasachi design by American designer Sherri Hill to New York Fashion Week 2019 and was trolled on Instagram for it. The design belongs to Sabyasachi Mukherjee's 2016 Firdaus Couture ... Read more

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George Clooney Defends Meghan Markle From Being Chased Like Diana, and Other ...

We're pleased to bring you “While You Were Out”—the Verily editors' quick takes on the happenings of this week. Our Favorite Moments from the Grammys. This past Sunday, country singer Kacey Musgraves took home the biggest prize of the night with ... Read more

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Vietnam car maker set to export to Asean, US

VIETNAM'S Truong Hai Automobile Company (Thaco) plans to export locally manufactured buses, cars and semi-trailers as well as spare parts and accessories to the US, Canada, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines worth $60 million this year. Read more

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Mexico border wall: Trump defends emergency powers move

President Trump has confirmed he will use emergency powers to build a wall on the US border with Mexico, saying "walls work". Building the wall was a key pledge of Mr Trump's campaign, but Democrats have described the move as a "gross abuse of power" ... Read more

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Gov't forces raid BIFF gun factory in Maguindanao

By Francis Wakefield. Government forces seized illegal firearms in a dawn raid at a gun factory of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Brgy Poblacion, Buluan, Maguindanao. (6th Infantry Division - Kampilan / MANILA BULLETIN). Read more

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WGEID exec lauds PH for clarifying 625 'desaparecidos' cases

By Gigie Arcilla February 16, 2019, 1:15 pm. Share. Twitter. BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The chairman of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) on Thursday lauded the Philippine Government for taking the initiative to clarify the ... Read more

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SEA Games 2019 suffers 33% budget cut

Only P5 billion of the proposed P7.5 billion budget for the country's hosting of the regional sporting event has been approved. Beatrice Go. Published 3:14 PM, February 15, 2019. Updated 3:14 PM, February 15, 2019. NINE MONTHS. The country has only 9 ... Read more

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Samsung Galaxy A30 Hits The FCC, Confirms Previous Spec Reports

The Samsung Galaxy A30 has appeared at the FCC, following in the Galaxy A50's footsteps, as the phone appeared at the website a couple of days ago. The Galaxy A30 will be one of the phones in Samsung's Galaxy A 2019 series, which is expected to ... Read more

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PMA to 2019 candidates: Don't use our homecoming to campaign

The Philippine Military Academy will ask politicians to get rid of their campaign materials found in Fort Gregorio del Pilar. Rambo Talabong. Published 8:29 AM, February 16, 2019. Updated 9:16 AM, February 16, 2019. NO CAMPAIGNING, PLEASE. Read more

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Benasa named UAAP volleyball commish

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno February 15, 2019, 4:15 pm. Share. Twitter. MANILA -- A long-time international referee will oversee the entire University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) volleyball tournaments. Yul Benasa will take charge as ... Read more

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Doc Volleyball's UAAP 81 Primer: A Song of Digs and Spikes

Doc Volleybal AJ Pareja ranks Ateneo, UST, DLSU and UP as his top four teams for the first round of the UAAP Season 81 women's volleyball tournament. With numerous off-season tournaments that filled up the calendar post-UAAP Season 80, volleyball ... Read more

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Aloe Vera Gel Market 2019 In-Depth Analysis and Future Forecast 2019-2024 ...

Industrial Forecasts on Aloe Vera Gel Industry: A new research report titled, 'Global Aloe Vera Gel Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025' have been added by Reports Monitor to its huge collection of research report with grow significant CAGR ... Read more

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LOOK: Alyssa Valdez, Gretchen Ho meet NBA Rising Stars in Charlotte

@gretchenho and @AlyssaValdez2 are here to check out the Rising Stars Practice before the big game later! Catch it on ABS-CBN at 10 AM! @abscbnsports #NBA #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/5LoL3cRsDz. — NBA Philippines (@NBA_Philippines) February ... Read more

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Bangladeshi among 6 held in Malaysia anti-terror operations

One Bangladeshi national has been detained in Malaysia along with three other foreigners and two Malaysians on suspicion of being involved with terrorist groups, the country's Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said. The said the ... Read more

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Gov't failed to pay DPWH contractors P100B–Andaya

The government failed to pay private companies more than P100 billion in 2018 due to a “corrupt system” that continued to control the payment scheme for public works contracts, according to House appropriations committee chair Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. Read more

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Should NBA have moved All-Star Game back to North Carolina?

The NBA landed itself a public-relations slam dunk, especially among social justice supporters, when in 2016 it stripped Charlotte of the All-Star Game. The perception of the move to bring it back this weekend? Far less certain, and much thornier. On ... Read more

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MMA: Gina Iniong dedicates fight to ailing mom

Expect Team Lakay's Gina Iniong to enter the cage this Saturday armed with a purpose. The Pinay atomweight fighter will go up against unbeaten Jihin “Shadow Cat” Radzuan at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand in the undercard of ONE: Clash of ... Read more

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Demolition of buildings at Marawi's ground zero starts

MARAWI CITY — Demolition and clearing of structures heavily damaged by the five-month war in 2017 between government forces and the Islamic State-inspired Maute group here began on Thursday, signaling the start of the rebuilding of Marawi, an official ... Read more

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Uninterruptible Power Supply Market Introduction, product scope, market ...

Uninterruptible Power Supply Market analysis is provided for global market including development trends by regions, competitive analysis of Uninterruptible Power Supply market. “An uninterruptible power supply is electrical equipment that gives ... Read more