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IFCN explains Facebook's 'partnership' with right-wing-funded site

Oct 25, 2019 - 5:50 PM

(UPDATED) The right-wing site, the Daily Caller, is not an IFCN signatory and IFCN does not appoint Facebook's fact checkers

ZUCKERBERG. In this file photo taken on September 19, 2019 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks to meetings for technology regulations and social media issues on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Bernie Sanders makes a statement with big New York rally: ‘I am back!’

Oct 20, 2019 - 11:14 AM

There were calls for the 78-year-old progressive to quit the race, but a strong performance at the fourth Democratic primary debate earlier in the week in Ohio showed he still had plenty of fight left in him

Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders in U.S. race

Oct 20, 2019 - 11:05 AM

'We right now have one of the best Democratic presidential primary fields in a generation, and much of that is thanks to work that Bernie Sanders has done in his entire life,' says firebrand Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

ENDORSEMENT. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. policemen fired for suggesting Democratic lawmaker be shot

Jul 23, 2019 - 1:08 PM

'This vile idiot needs a round.......and I don't mean the kind she used to serve,' Charlie Rispoli, of the Gretna police department, writes of former bartender Ocasio-Cortez

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez holds an immigration Town Hall In Queens on July 20, 2019 in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments'

Jul 17, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Democrats hold a majority in the 435-member House but are outnumbered by Republicans in the Senate, where the resolution is unlikely to be considered

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the members of the media as she makes her way to the House chamber to vote on a resolution denouncing comments by President Trump targeting four progressive Democratic congresswomen of color on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. The resolution passed 240-187, with Republicans Will Hurd (R-TX), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Fred Upton (R-MI) Susan Brooks (R-IN) and independent Justin Amash (I-MI) joining Democrats. Pete Marovich/Getty Images/AFP  Pete Marovich / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP AFP

Trump says he does not have a 'racist bone' in his body

Jul 16, 2019 - 11:14 PM

Democratic leaders condemn Donald Trump's comments, rallying around lawmakers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump takes part in the 3rd Annual Made in America Product Showcase on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 15, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump under fire for 'racist' attack on U.S. congresswomen

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:09 AM

The US president refers on Twitter to 'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen' in remarks that appeared to be aimed at a group of outspoken relatively young, liberal women of color, all first-time members of the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a Congressional Iftar event at the U.S. Capitol May 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. Muslims around the world are observing the holy month with prayers, fasting from dawn to sunset and nightly feasts. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP  ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

America's youngest congresswoman launches term with radical plan

Jan 06, 2019 - 4:21 PM

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposes taxing the ultra-wealthy up to 70 percent

YOUNGEST WOMAN. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) takes a photo with Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) prior to the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

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Nov 07, 2018 - 9:42 PM

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NY Democrat rock star makes history

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:59 AM

(UPDATED) 'We have made history tonight,' the grinning 29-year-old tells cheering supporters at her victory party in Queens

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 28, 2018

Jun 28, 2018 - 9:28 AM

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TAHO VENDOR. Mario Cañete is with his daughter at the basketball-gym-turned-patients-ward of National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City on Wednesday, June 27, a day after he was diagnosed with leptospirosis. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

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Jun 27, 2018 - 8:43 PM

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Democrat Crowley ousted by political novice in U.S. shocker

Jun 27, 2018 - 2:33 PM

According to a detailed profile this week in Vogue, just months ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was still working as a server in a restaurant. She identifies as a Democratic socialist.

VICTORY PARTY. Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is joined by New York gubenatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon at her victory party in the Bronx after upsetting incumbent Democratic Representative Joseph Crowly on June 26, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images/AFP

Policeman dead in pre-election bombing in Egypt's Alexandria

Mar 24, 2018 - 7:55 PM

(UPDATED) 4 others are injured in the attack that targeted the convoy of the city's security chief

AFTERMATH. Egyptian forensics check a destroyed vehicle at the site of a bomb attack in the northern port city of Alexandria, which hit a convoy of the city's security chief, on March 24, 2018. Photo by AFP

Egypt train crash toll hits 41 as cranes clear busy link

Aug 12, 2017 - 5:57 PM

UPDATED The accident also wounds 132 people with 79 being discharged after treatment while 53 remained in hospital on Saturday Health Minister Ahmed Emad el Din Rady says

TRAIN CRASH. A picture taken on August 12, 2017 shows a general view of people observing the wreckage of a fatal train collision in the area of Khorshid on the outskirts of Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria from the day before. Photo by Khaled Desouki/AFP

Egypt train collision kills at least 36 – health ministry

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:33 PM

UPDATED State television citing transport ministry officials report the crash was probably caused by a malfunction in one of the trains that brought it to a halt on the rails

700,000 girls to get cervical cancer protection in schools

Aug 07, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED Female students aged 9 to 12 enrolled in public schools can get the HPV vaccine for free

PREVENTING CERVICAL CANCER. Grade 4 students at the Addition Hills Integrated School get free HPV vaccination from the DOH. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Palm Sunday church bombings kill at least 43 in Egypt

Apr 09, 2017 - 5:45 PM

4th UPDATE The Islamic State claims responsibility for the twin attacks on Egypt s Coptic Christian minority

ATTACKED. A general view shows people gathering outside the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in the Nile Delta City of Tanta, 120 km (75 miles) north of Cairo, after a bomb blast struck worshippers gathering to celebrate Palm Sunday on April 9, 2017. Khaled Desouki/AFP

Rufa Mae Quinto, Trevor Magallanes welcome baby girl

Feb 17, 2017 - 10:30 PM

Rufa Mae and Trevor are now parents to daughter Alexandria Athena Magallanes

EgyptAir crash: What we know so far

May 21, 2016 - 10:22 PM

French experts confirm that smoke was detected in the cabin of an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean carrying 66 people but what brought it down remains a mystery

FOUND. A picture uploaded on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian military spokesperson on May 21, 2016 and taken from an undisclosed location reportedly shows some debris that the search teams found in the sea after the EgyptAir Airbus A320 crashed in the Mediterranean. Photo from the Egyptian military spokesperson's Facebook page / AFP

Search teams hunt for EgyptAir black boxes

May 21, 2016 - 3:32 PM

While Egypt s aviation minister has pointed to terrorism as more likely than technical failure French Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault says there was absolutely no indication of why the plane went down

This handout picture taken and released by the French naval Force SIRPA Marine on May 20, in Toulon, southeastern France shows the EV Jacoubet patroller leaving to take part in a search operation of the missing EgyptAir plane. Photo by Stephane Dzioba / SIRPA Marine / AFP

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane found in Mediterranean

May 20, 2016 - 11:44 PM

UPDATED They haven t died yet No one knows We re asking for God s mercy says a woman in her 50s whose daughter had been on board

Body part, seats, luggage found in EgyptAir search

May 20, 2016 - 8:20 PM

The Greek defense minister says a body part seats and one or more items of luggage have been found by crews searching for the wreckage of an EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed in the Mediterranean

LANDING. An Egyptair Airbus A330 plane lands at the Charles de Gaule airport near Paris, France,19 May 2016. Photo by Etienne Laurent / EPA

Egyptian journalist killed as police, Islamists clash – security

Mar 29, 2014 - 8:17 AM

The casualties include an Egyptian woman journalist who worked for privately owned Al Dustour newspaper She was shot in the head while covering clashes

At least 12 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Egypt

Oct 12, 2013 - 2:11 AM

116 migrants were also rescued on Friday when their boat capsized off the coast near Egypt s second city Alexandria a security official said

Plot to derail Megan Young victory?

Sep 27, 2013 - 2:14 PM

A faction in the PH pageant industry is allegedly fanning an imagined controversy a day before the Miss World coronation

FILIPINOS' BET. Megan Young in an official Miss World swimsuit photo release. www.missworld.com

Bloodshed at Egypt protests: 72 dead

Jul 28, 2013 - 8:19 AM

UPDATE The Cairo bloodshed the worst since Morsi s ouster in a military led coup on July 3 prompting domestic and international condemnation

DEATH IN THE STREETS. People mourn next to a body of killed supporter of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a field hospital at Rabaa Adawiya mosque following clashes with security forces, in Cairo, Egypt, 27 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Ahmed Hayman

Millions flood Egypt streets to demand Morsi ouster

Jul 01, 2013 - 8:44 AM

As chants of Leave rang out around Cairo the presidency insisted dialogue was the only way out of the crisis

ANGER IN THE STREETS. Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi shout slogans while holding a giant Egyptian flag during a protest calling for his ouster outside the presidential palace in Cairo on June 30, 2013. AFP/Mahmud Khaled

Divided Egypt votes on new constitution

Dec 15, 2012 - 10:00 AM

Egyptians vote Saturday on a new constitution supported by the ruling Islamists but bitterly contested by a secular leaning opposition that failed to scupper the referendum with mass protests

CLASH. Egyptian protesters shout slogans in front of burning cars set on fire during a demonstration calling for a "No" vote in a referendum on a new constitution in Alexandria. AFP Photo

Know your stars: How to beat Mercury in retrograde

Aug 01, 2012 - 8:41 PM

In this period of Ramadan we discuss Arabic astrologers plus an astronomical anomaly that has been causing major trouble

THE CRESCENT AND STAR atop the dome of a mosque at the border of Pasay and Paranaque. This mosque is named after Rajah Sulayman as a tribute to the Muslim leader who bravely resisted colonization in the 16th century. Photo by Resti H. Santiago