By Bryann Aguilar Staff Reporter Thu., July 19, 2018 The police hate crime unit in London, Ont., is reviewing a race-related incident between two men inside a grocery store after video of a white man calling another man an “illegal alien” and preventing him from leaving the store went viral this week. Officers were called inside a Sobeys store in the city’s north end at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. London police said the men were initially involved in a verbal altercation in one of the aisles of the store. A second interaction happened at the check out. A video of the latter argument was posted to Facebook and has gathered more than 870,000 views. In the video, a white man in a red T-shirt can be seen blocking another man in a black hoodie from leaving the store. Article Continued Below The man in the red shirt can be heard in the video saying “you’re an illegal alien” to the other man, who appears to be of Middle Eastern … [Read more...] about ‘I want to leave. Stop assaulting me.’ Hate crime unit reviewing race-related incident at London grocery store
Ten more people died Thursday from a heat wave that continued to grip Japan, raising the death toll to more than 30 since July 9, with the public warned to brace for more scorching weather over coming days. The extreme heat -- which rose to as high as 40.7 C in central Japan on Wednesday -- has caused more than 10,000 people to be sent to hospitals, according to a Kyodo News tally. The 10 fatalities were from seven prefectures. On Thursday, the mercury continued to hover well over 35 C in many areas of Japan, with Kyoto registering 39.8 C. Among those who died was an 80-year-old woman believed to be working at a farm in Sado, Niigata Prefecture, and another woman in her 90s in a field in Yabu, Hyogo Prefecture. A man in his 80s, who was mowing a rice paddy in Soja, Okayama Prefecture, also died. In Tokyo alone, rescuers responded to more than 3,000 emergency calls on Wednesday, a single-day record, preliminary data from the Tokyo Fire Department showed Thursday. The number of emergency … [Read more...] about News More than 30 dead in Japan heat wave
Watch more in iWantv or TFC.tv Ngayong tag-ulan, mapapansin na may kakaibang text alert galing sa National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) na natatanggap nang sabay-sabay ng mga nagmamay-ari ng mobile phones. Ito ang early warning system ng NDRMMC kung saan inaabisuhan ang mga cellphone users kapag may darating na bagyo o malakas na ulan sa kanilang lugar. Ayon sa tagapagsalita ng NDRRMC na si Edgar Posadas, batay ang mga alert sa mga color-coded warning na inilalathala ng Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). "Itina-translate natin 'yun sa template na madaling maintindihan ang nakasulat doon," aniya. Base rin ito sa Republic Act 10369 o ang Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act kung saan kinakailangang magbigay-abiso ang mga telecommunication companies sa kanilang sineserbisyuhan tungkol sa mga paparating na sakuna. "In times of disasters dapat magbigay sila ng libreng serbisyo sa pamamagitan … [Read more...] about News ALAMIN: Para saan ang maiingay na text mula sa NDRRMC?
The Makati Skyscrapers survived Davao Occidental-Cocolife's furious fightback to hammer out a 79-77 win in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup at Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna, on Thursday. Cedrick Ablaza came off the bench to finish with 22 points, including 3 triples, to go with his 8 rebounds while giving the Skyscrapers their third win in 4 games. Philip Paniamogan and Jeckster Apinan helped out with 16 and 13 points, respectively, amid the Davao Occidental's stifling second half defense. Makati erected a double-digit lead but the rampaging Tigers pulled within 2 points just a few seconds remaining following a couple of free throws by Mark Yee. Davao Occidental eventually fell short and succumbed to its second defeat in 4 games. Meanwhile, Alvin Vitug sank the game winner and gave the Laguna led 79-78 with just 4.9 seconds to go following Denok Miranda's layup. But Vitug got a timely assist from Erik de la Cuesta and sank the floater that gave Rizal … [Read more...] about News MPBL: Makati tops Davao Occidental; Rizal with breakthrough win
By Star staff Thu., July 19, 2018 Time magazine’s latest cover is sure to make some readers do a double-take, as it features a morphed image of President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The July issue was published after the two leaders’ controversial summit in Helsinki earlier this week. Trump has been criticized by both the Democrats and Republians for suggesting earlier this week that he had accepted Russian denials of interference in the 2016 U.S. election, contrary to the conclusions of American intelligence agencies. A day later, Trump said that he misspoke and that he did accept the agencies’ conclusions. Time said on its website that the composite image, by visual artist Nancy Burson, is meant to represent this particular moment in U.S. foreign policy. Article Continued Below TOP STORIES, DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX. NEW NEWSLETTER HEADLINES SIGN UP … [Read more...] about Time magazine cover illustration morphs faces of Trump, Putin