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Solano found guilty of obstruction of justice in Atio hazing death

Jun 17, 2019 - 9:29 AM

(UPDATED) Aegis Juris fratman John Paul Solano is sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison

GUILTY. John Paul Solano is found guilty of obstruction of justice in the Atio Castillo hazing case. File Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Malaysian clubs top Le Tour Stage 2, PH’s Morales nabs 4th place

Jun 16, 2019 - 9:46 AM

German Mario Vogt tops Stage 2 of the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas as national team cyclist Jan Paul Morales barely misses a podium finish

GRUELING. Stage 3 of Le Tour de Filipinas gets going Sunday from  Daet, Camarines Norte to Legazpi City, Albay. Photo release

[ANALYSIS] Work on alternatives and growth, before speeding into federal system

Jun 11, 2019 - 6:30 PM

What we should be speeding up in the second half of the administration is more policy reform and economic growth, not changing parts and engines

Cebu graduate surprises classmates, adviser with hand-drawn portraits

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:05 PM

A young artist celebrates his bond with his senior high school class in a unique and personal way

2 charred bodies found in Cebu sitio

May 29, 2019 - 8:51 PM

Police in Tuburan, Cebu, say that although the victims have been identified by their relatives, the bodies will still be submitted for DNA confirmation

CHARRED. Police look at the two charred bodies found in Sitio Matnog, Barangay Putat, Tuburan, north of Cebu, on Tuesday, May 28. Photo from Tuburan Police's Facebook page

Ravena, Bolick headline All-Collegiate Team

May 25, 2019 - 3:08 PM

This season’s top 5 collegiate basketball players come from 4 different schools

SEASON’S BEST. Varsity stars (from left) Perpetual’s Prince Eze, UP’s Bright Akhuetie, Ateneo’s Thirdy Ravena, San Beda’s Robert Bolick, and UP’s Paul Desiderio deliver highlight reel-worthy performances this season.

Rappler Talk: Journalist Evan Ratliff on drug kingpin Paul Le Roux’s operations in PH

May 23, 2019 - 12:17 PM

On Thursday, May 23, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to award-winning journalist Evan Ratliff on how he traced the under-the-radar operations of Paul Le Roux

Giannis, Gobert, George top defensive player votes

May 23, 2019 - 10:51 AM

The trio finish with nearly identical point totals to emerge as finalists for the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year award

TRIPLE THREAT. Jazz’s Rudy Gobert (center) vies for a second straight Defensive Player of the Year plum against MVP contender Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks and Thunder star Paul George. Photos from AFP

WATCH: Trailer of 'Westworld' season 3 introduces Aaron Paul

May 20, 2019 - 12:35 PM

The third season of the show premieres in 2020

Giannis, Harden, George named NBA MVP finalists

May 18, 2019 - 9:46 AM

Bucks hotshot Giannis Antetokounmpo has been tipped as favorite to win the top individual plum

Thunder stars Westbrook, George undergo surgery

May 08, 2019 - 2:53 PM

Russell Westbrook is expected to return to basketball activities in 3 weeks, but Paul George's return remains indefinite

RECOVERING. Paul George and Russell Westbrook look forward to the next season after the Thunder's first-round playoff exit. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Rappler Talk: Paul Hutchcroft on redesigning the Philippine electoral system

Apr 30, 2019 - 1:56 PM

Political scientist Paul Hutchcroft sits down with Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug on Tuesday, April 30, to discuss the structure of the Philippine electoral system and what changes can be implemented

Rockets' Chris Paul fined $35,000 for referee bump

Apr 30, 2019 - 10:08 AM

'If I'm not emotional, I'm not me, but I've definitely got to be better for my team,' says Rockets star Chris Paul

UPSET. Chris Paul gets ejected in Game 1 of the Rockets’ playoff duel versus the defending champion Warriors. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

The Mueller report is out, but the probes continue

Apr 20, 2019 - 9:15 AM

The final report from the probe makes clear that more than a dozen other cases, most of them secret, remain in the pipeline

RELEASED. An illustration shows printed pages of the Mueller Report at an office on April 18, 2019, in Washington, DC. Photo by Eva Hambach / AFP

LOOK: LeBron, CP3, Melo turn up antics in Wade's final game

Apr 11, 2019 - 2:01 PM

LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony ham it up with Dwyane Wade as their long-time pal plays his final NBA game

 TOP SQUAD. Dwyane Wade (second from left) gets a lot of love from best friends and league stars (from left) Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and LeBron James in his farewell match. Photo from NBA Twitter

Stage set for Pogba to prove his worth to Man Utd

Apr 09, 2019 - 12:24 PM

World Cup winner Paul Pogba is set to start for Manchester United against Barca

PROVING HIMSELF. Paul Pogba has a chance to prove himself for Manchester United. File photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

‘Drag Race’ winner Bianca del Rio: ’If you can’t laugh at yourself, how can you laugh at someone else?’

Apr 06, 2019 - 12:28 PM

‘So long as you have a sense of humor about yourself, it works out well to have a sense of humor about other people,’ says the drag queen known for her biting brand of insult comedy

CLOWN IN A GOWN. The drag queen and stand-up comedian known for her sass and unapologetic, biting humor tells the Manila press that she’s one to never take herself seriously, so she’s able to poke irreverent fun at people. ‘You gotta laugh, and you gotta have a good time,’ she says. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Apr 04, 2019 - 10:33 AM

Wild slams take over the highlight reel

PG JAMS. Paul George spices up another solid outing for the Thunder. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Solskjaer: Pogba has 'big part' to play at Man Utd

Apr 02, 2019 - 4:02 PM

'Paul is happy here. He is going to be a big, big part of things here,' says Manchester United manager Solskjaer

HIGHLY-COVETED. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that Paul Pogba will stay in Manchester United. File photo by Alain Grosclaude/AFP

Westbrook, George power Oklahoma's bounce-back win

Mar 28, 2019 - 2:38 PM

The Thunder rebound from a shock defeat with a convincing win over the Indiana Pacers

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. Russell Westbrook claims  his 29th triple double of the season before a delighted home crowd. Photo from NBA Twitter

NBTC: Ababou's Team Dedication cops Division 2 All-Star title

Mar 23, 2019 - 5:53 PM

Dylan Ababou's Team Dedication tops Paul Desiderio's Team Passion in the NBTC Division 2 All-Star Game

TOPNOTCH. Mctroi Crisostomo of Holy Trinity College-General Santos bags the Most Outstanding Plaeyer award. Photo from NBTC

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Mar 21, 2019 - 11:02 AM

James Harden and Chris Paul put on a show for the Houston Rockets

DAZZLING DUO. Chris Paul and James Harden spice up the Rockets' dominant win over the Hawks. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Banged up Lee endures pain to steer Magnolia back to playoff race

Mar 21, 2019 - 8:39 AM

The Hotshots improve to 7th place in the team standings behind the shifty guard's work from beyond the arc

NO PAIN, NO GAIN. Paul Lee shrugs off his injury. Photo from PBA Images

Even more jail time for Trump ex-campaign chief as he faces New York charges

Mar 14, 2019 - 11:35 AM

New York prosecutors file mortgage fraud and other charges against Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chief, just minutes after he was sentenced to an additional 43 months in prison in another case

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 17: Paul Manafort, Campaign Manager for Donald Trump, speaks on the phone while touring the floor of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena as final preparations continue July 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Republican National Convention begins tomorrow. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Trump ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort jailed for 43 more months

Mar 14, 2019 - 12:25 AM

Paul Manafort's case is the highest-profile yet stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election

ANOTHER 43 MONTHS. In this file photo taken on June 15, 2018 Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives for a hearing at US District Court on June 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. File photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

NBA fines Thunder's George $25,000 for ripping referees

Mar 10, 2019 - 1:50 PM

'We haven't gotten a fair whistle all year. Somebody has got to look into this,' says Thunder star Paul George

PENALIZED. Paul George gets sanctioned for calling out the referees after the Thunder’s road loss to the Clippers. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's toll: 6 top Trump aides (so far)

Mar 08, 2019 - 11:04 AM

Since May 2017, when he took over the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election , Robert Mueller has filed charges against 6 former senior aides and associates of Trump

RUSSIA PROBE. Investigators have asked the White House to hand over records related to the Russia probe. Trump file photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP; Robert Mueller file photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison

Mar 08, 2019 - 8:49 AM

This is the stiffest sentence yet given to an associate of US President Donald Trump in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Paul Manafort, advisor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign, checks the teleprompters before Trump's speech at the Mayflower Hotel April 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. A real estate billionaire and reality television star, Trump beat his GOP challengers by double digits in Tuesday's presidential primaries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Deleware, Rhode Island and Connecticut. "I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely," Trump told supporters at the Trump Tower following yesterday's wins. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Pau Gasol thrilled to join Bucks

Mar 04, 2019 - 11:46 AM

The two-time NBA titlist provides a solid inside presence on the court as well as championship knowledge and a strong locker room leader off the court

NEW CREW. Pau Gasol will be playing for his fifth NBA team in his 18-year career. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Chris Paul cracks NBA all-time top 10 in steals

Mar 02, 2019 - 10:17 AM

The Houston Rockets star becomes just the fourth player to rank in the all-time top 10 in both steals and assists

ELITE. Chris Paul joins an elite group that includes Hall of Fame guards John Stockton, Jason Kidd and Gary Payton.

George buries game-winner as Thunder slip past Jazz in 2OT

Feb 23, 2019 - 5:25 PM

OKC star Paul George drains a floater with 0.8 seconds left as the Thunder escape the Jazz in double overtime

CLUTCH. Paul George finds a perfect way to cap a sensational 45-point performance. Photo from NBA Twitter

'Tinnie terrorists' jailed in Australia for Philippines boat plot

Feb 22, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Despite having almost zero sailing experience, the "Tinnie Terrorists," as the Australian media have dubbed them, were planning to reach the southern Philippines and join up with Muslim separatists

Trump campaign chief faces up to 24 years in jail after breaking plea deal

Feb 16, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Paul Manafort is one of 7 former Trump campaign associates who have been charged by the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

INDICTED. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

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Feb 14, 2019 - 11:51 PM

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WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Feb 11, 2019 - 9:14 AM

Thunder superstars Paul George and Russell Westbrook team up for a steal-and-slam play as Rockets guard Chris Paul dish out clever assists

STAR POWER. Paul George and Russell Westbrook deliver the goods yet again for the Thunder. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Part of the game: Ross, Lee shrug off physical clash

Feb 10, 2019 - 11:40 PM

The two spitfire guards bump at each other for several possessions and exchange sweet nothings

NOTHING BEHIND IT. Paul Lee and Chris Ross both downplay their on-court spat. Photo from PBA Images

Westbrook ties NBA record as Thunder shock Rockets

Feb 10, 2019 - 2:07 PM

The Thunder roar back from a 26-point deficit against the Rockets behind Russell Westbrook's record-tying triple-double and Paul George's 45 points

HISTORIC. Russell Westbrook ties Wilt Chamberlain for most consecutive triple-doubles in history with 9 straight.Photo from NBA Twitter

U.S. boyfriend of 'Russian agent' Butina charged with fraud

Feb 07, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Paul Erickson is charged with one count of fraud for cheating investors in companies he controlled that purported to be running assisted living facilities and building homes in North Dakota, in addition to 7 counts of money laundering

GenSan jin sweeps poomsae golds in Batang Pinoy Mindanao leg

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Thirteen-year-old Paul Anthony Rodriguez rules the individual, pair, and team events of the taekwondo poomsae competition

YOUNG STAR. Paul Anthony Rodriguez of General Santos continues to prove why he deserves a slot in the national team. Photo from PSC release

Rookie Desiderio to have long PBA career, says Blackwater coach

Feb 01, 2019 - 9:55 PM

Bong Ramos is impressed with the former UP Fighting Maroon's heart and willingness to play on the defensive end

ROOKIE NERVES. Paul Desiderio is just shy to take his shots, says Blackwater head coach Bong Ramos. Photo from PBA Images

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Jan 31, 2019 - 7:57 AM

The Lakers throw down vicious slams and Thunder star Paul George gets a circus shot to fall

FOCUSED. Trade rumors may be swirling but Lakers forward Brandon Ingram stays in the zone. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Top 3 NBA plays

Jan 29, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Paul George shows off his bounce as he puts Giannis Antetokounmpo on a poster in a rousing win for the Thunder

SERIOUS HOPS. Paul George comes through in crunchtime for the Thunder. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

Pope says priest celibacy not 'optional'

Jan 28, 2019 - 9:15 PM

'Personally I think that celibacy is a gift to the Church. Secondly, I don't think optional celibacy should be allowed. No,' says Pope Francis

ON CELIBACY. This file photo shows Pope Francis during a meeting with bishops at the sacristy of the Metropolitan Cathedral, in Santiago on January 16, 2018. File photo by Luca Zennaro/Pool/AFP

Paul Zamar slowly feeling at home with San Miguel

Jan 26, 2019 - 9:14 AM

Coming off back-to-back quiet performances, the 31-year-old sophomore proves his worth in the Beermen's second straight win

NEW ACQUISITION. Paul Zamar says he still has plenty to learn with his new team. Photo from PBA Images

Assange starts legal bid to unseal U.S. charges against him

Jan 23, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Lawyers of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange file his application with the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights

US CHARGES. In this file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on May 19, 2017. File photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

WATCH: Westbrook, George power Thunder past Blazers

Jan 23, 2019 - 2:47 PM

The Thunder roll as Paul George drains 36 points and Russell Westbrook records another triple-double

George leads Thunder romp, NBA-best Bucks blast Mavs

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:38 AM

OKC Thunder continues to focus on the playoffs as they place third in the Western Conference standings

ALL-STAR. Paul George leads the OKC Thunder with 31 points over the New York Knicks. Photo from OKC Thunder Twitter

LOOK: Paul Desiderio gets his own Chooks-to-go branch

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:12 PM

Despite not winning the UAAP championship, Chooks-to-Go gifts Paul Desiderio a franchise

REWARD. Chooks-to-Go still awards Paul Desiderio his very own branch that will be with him for the rest of his life. Photo from release

Trump campaign chief wanted polling data to go to Ukrainian oligarchs – report

Jan 10, 2019 - 1:57 PM

CNN says the development demonstrates Paul Manafort had an interest in taking money from a foreign country while he led Trump's campaign

CAMPAIGN CHIEF. In this file photo taken on June 15, 2018, Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at US District Court on in Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump campaign chief gave polling data to Russian

Jan 09, 2019 - 2:52 PM

Paul Manafort denies allegations from the Russian collusion investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller that he had lied about his dealings with Konstantin Kilimnik

PAUL MANAFORT. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a hearing November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP